Rockport Chamber Music Festival – Tickets On Sale March 27th

David Deveau, Artistic Director
June 6-July 13, 2014

Ticket Sales Dates
Subscriptions: March 27, 2014
Single Tickets: April 16, 2014

Summer Flex Subscriptions – available March 27
June-August events only
Mini-Flex: Purchase 6-9 concerts and save 10% (concerts only, guest presentations excluded)
Super-Flex: Purchase 10 or more concerts and save 15% (concerts only, guest presentations excluded)

Festival Rising Star Series – available March 27
Purchase all 3 Rising Star Concerts in the Rockport Chamber Music Festival and save 10%                                              

The Rockport Chamber Music Festival, June 6–July 13, opens with a performance by the Grammy Award-winning Emerson String Quartet.  The 2014 Festival brings the finest in chamber music from the award-winning male a cappella ensemble Chanticleer to pianist Jeremy Denk plus many Festival favorites.

Festival Week 1

Opening Night Gala
Friday, June 6

Emerson String Quartet
Eugene Drucker and Philip Setzer, violins | Lawrence Dutton, viola | Paul Watkins, cello
5:30 PM Cocktail Reception :: 7 PM Concert :: 8:30 PM Dinner
Shostakovich: Quartet No. 13
Schubert: Quartet in D minor, D.810 Death and the Maiden
Honorees: Mollie and John Byrnes
Gala Committee Chairs: Janice Cane & Walter Hess and Diane Chen Koch-Weser & Jan Koch-Weser
Honorary Chairs: Sherif & Mary Nada
Tickets: Reception, Concert & Dinner: $750/$500 | Reception & Concert: $300 | Concert Only: $95

Saturday, June 7, 8 PM

Stefan Jackiw, violin & Anna Polonsky, piano
Pre-Concert Talk, 7 PM
MOZART: Sonata in B-flat Major, K. 454
LUTOSLAWSKI: Partita for violin and piano
SAARIAHO: Nocturne (in Memory of Lutoslawski)
BRAHMS: Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108

Tickets: $39-$58

Sunday, June 8, 5 PM

David Finckel, cello & Wu Han, piano
BACH: Sonata for viola da gamba and keyboards No. 1 in G major, BWV 1027
BEETHOVEN: Sonata in C major, Op. 102, No 1
MENDELSSOHN: Sonata in D major, No. 2, Op. 58
DEBUSSY: Sonata in D minor (1916)
BRITTEN: Sonata in C major, Op. 65

Tickets: $45-$78

Festival Week 2

Thursday, June 12, 8 PM

Borromeo Quartet with Laurence Lesser, cello
RAVEL: Sonata for violin and cello
BARTÓK: Quartet No. 4
SCHUBERT: Quintet in C major, D.956

Tickets: $45-$65


Friday, June 13, 8 PM

Charlie Albright, piano
Dinner with David, 5:45 PM
Pre-Concert Talk, 7 PM
SCHUBERT: Impromptus, Op. 90
No. 3 in G-flat major
No. 2 in E-flat major
JANAČEK: Sonata I.X. 1095 (From the Street)
SCHULZ-EVLER/STRAUSS:  Concert Arabesques on Themes from “On the Beautiful Blue Danube”
CHOPIN: Etudes Op. 25
MOZART/VOLODOS:  Rondo alla Turca, K. 331

Tickets:  $31-$52

Saturday, June 14, 8 PM

David Deveau & Friends
Andrés Cárdenes, violin | Yinzi Kong, viola |Sophie Shao, cello| David Deveau, piano
Pre-Concert Talk, 7 PM
BEETHOVEN: Piano Quartet in E-flat, Op. 16
FAURE: Piano Quartet in C minor, Op.15

Tickets: $49-$68

Sunday, June 15, 5 PM

Parker Quartet with Tom van Dyck, bass
Daniel Chong and Ying Xue, violins | Jessica Bodner, viola | Kee-Hyun Kim, cello
HAYDN: Quartet in F Minor, Op.20, No.5
DUTILLEUX: Ainsi la nuit
DVORÁK: Quintet for string quartet and bass in G major, Op. 77

Tickets: $45-$65

Festival Week 3

Tuesday, June 17, 8 PM

Rising Star Series:  Neave Trio
Anna Williams, violin | Mikhail Veselov, cello | Toni James, piano
HAYDN: Trio in D major, Hob.XV No.16
DVORÁK: Trio in E minor, Op. 90 “Dumky”
SHOSTAKOVICH: Trio in E minor (1944)

Tickets:  $19-$34

Thursday, June 19, 8 PM

Joyce Yang, piano
DEBUSSY: Selected Preludes
SCHUMANN: Faschingsswank aus Wien (Carnival Jest of Vienna), Op.26
MOMPOU: Cancion y danza No.5
DEBUSSY: Estampes (Woodcuts)
GINASTERA: Danzas Argentinas

Tickets: $49-$68

Friday, June 20, 8 PM

Schubertiade Evening
Elita Kang, violin | Jonathan Chu, viola | Owen Young, cello | Tom van Dyck, bass
David Deveau, piano | Victor Rosenbaum and Mana Tokuno, piano
Pre-Concert Talk, 7 PM
Schubert Program:
String Trio in B-flat major, D. 471
Fantasy in F minor for piano four-hands
Piano Quintet in A major, D.667 “Trout”


Saturday, June 21, 8 PM

Shanghai Quartet
Weigang Li, violin |Yi-Wen Jiang, violin | Honggang Li, viola | Nicholas Tzavaras, cello
Pre-Concert Talk, 7 PM
SCHUBERT: Quartettsatz in C minor, D.703
ZHOU LONG: Song of the Ch’In
PENDERECKI: Quartet No. 3, “Leaves of an Unwritten Diary”
(written for Shanghai Quartet’s 25th anniversary in 2008)
BEETHOVEN: Quartet in C Major, Op.59/3, “Razumovsky”

Tickets: $39-$58

Sunday, June 22, 5 PM

Shanghai Quartet with Wendy Chen, piano
Weigang Li, violin | Yi-Wen Jiang, violin |Honggang Li, viola |Nicholas Tzavaras, cello
BEETHOVEN: Quartet in A major, Op. 18, No. 5
BRAHMS: Waltzes for solo piano
BARBER: Tango for solo piano
FRANK BRIDGE: Piano Quintet (1912), a neglected Romantic tour de force

Tickets: $39-$58

Festival Week 4

Tuesday, June 24, 8 PM

Rising Star Series: Daria Rabotkina, piano
DOWLAND:  Flow My Tears
COUPERIN: Selections from Ordre 18ème de clavecin in F Major.
SCARLATTI: Sonata in E Major, K.162
BACH: The Italian Concerto, BWV 971
RAVEL: Sonatine
PROKOFIEV: Sonata No.3 in A minor
RABOTKIN: Fantasy-Suite after Bizet’s Carmen, 1st Movement

Tickets: $19-$34

Thursday, June 26, 8 PM

Claremont Trio
Emily Bruskin, violin | Julia Bruskin, cello| Andrea Lam, piano
BEETHOVEN: Trio in E-flat major, Op.1, No.1
GABRIELA LENA FRANK: Folk Songs (2012)
BRAHMS: Trio in B major, Op.8

Tickets: $39-$58

Friday, June 27, 8 PM

Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Ensemble
Robert Mealy, concertmaster
Sarah Darling, violin |Emily Dahl, violin | Jesse Irons, violin | Abigail Karr, violin
Laura Jeppesen, viola |Phoebe Carrai, cello | Beiliang Zhu, cello
Robert Nairn, double bass | Michael Sponseller, harpsichord
Dinner with David, 5:45 PM
Pre-Concert Talk, 7 PM
From the Pleasure Gardens of Europe: Eighteenth-century orchestral music to delight and entertain
Works by George Frideric Handel, Arcangelo Corelli, Thomas Augustine Arne, John Stanley and Capel Bond.

Tickets: $39-$58

Saturday, June 28, 8 PM

Boston Symphony Chamber Players
Pre-Concert Talk, 7 PM
YEHUDI WYNER: Into the Evening Air (commissioned for the BSCP’s 50th Anniversary)
DEBUSSY: Sonata for flute, viola, and harp, L. 137
SCHUBERT: Octet for winds and strings, D. 803

Tickets: $55-$85

Sunday, June 29, 5 PM

Jeremy Denk, piano
IVES: Piano Sonata No. 2 “Concord, Mass., 1840-60”
BACH: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988

Tickets: $49-$68

Sunday, July 6, 5 PM

Richard Stoltzman, clarinet & Mika Yoshida Stoltzman, marimba
Program: Bach to the Future!
An eclectic mix of the old and the new, written (or reimagined) for clarinet and marimba
Music of Bach, Bill Douglas, Toru Takemitsu, John Zorn, Steve Reich, Ravel and Piazzolla

Tickets:  $45-$78

Festival Week 5

Tuesday, July 8, 8 PM

Rising Star Series: Donald Sinta Saxophone Quartet
Dan Graser, soprano saxophone |Zach Stern, alto saxophone |Joe Girard, tenor saxophone |
Danny Hawthorne-Foss, baritone saxophone
“Then and Now”  Works of Schubert, Glazunov, Barber (Adagio for Strings), Wanamaker and Michael Nyman

Tickets: $19-$34

Thursday, July 10, 8 PM

Calder Quartet with Marcus Thompson, viola
Benjamin Jacobson and Andrew Bulbrook, violins | Jonathan Moerschel, viola | Eric Byers, cello
MOZART: Quartet in G major, K. 387
WEBERN: Five pieces for string quartet
DON DAVIS: Vexed (based on Messerschmidt’s sculpture “The Vexed Man”)
BRAHMS: Quintet in G major, Op. 111

Tickets: $45-$65

Friday, July 11, 5 & 8 PM

“She said/He said”
Works by Palestrina, Hildegard von Bingen, Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn, Brahms, Ravel and more

Ticket Price:  $49-$68

Saturday, July 12, 8 PM

Calder Quartet
Pre-Concert Talk, 7 PM
BEETHOVEN: Quartet in F minor, Op. 95 Serioso
JANÁČEK: Quartet No. 2 Intimate Letters
SMETANA: Quartet No. 1 in E minor From my Life

Tickets:  $49-$68

Sunday, July 13, 5 PM

Imani Winds
STRAVINSKY: Rite of Spring
Original music and transcriptions of favorites

Tickets: $39-$58

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