Benefit Concert

June 23, 2013

SUNDAY at 3:00 p.m., Christmas Cove, So. Bristol, Maine

    Cellist Wilhelmina Smith, our founder and Artistic Director, will play some Handel arias with soprano Ilana Davidson, in a private living room overlooking the sea. Tickets are $150, tax-deductible, for this afternoon of fine music, delicious food (generously provided by Red Plate Catering), and the great company of fellow music-lovers. All proceeds will benefit the August 2013 Festival.

Festival Concerts

August 6, 2013

TUESDAY at 7:30 p.m.

  • Schubert Shepherd on the Rock (Davidson, de Guise-Langlois, Hochman)
  • Schubert Fantasy in C (Koh, Hochman)
  • Karin Rehnqvist “Puksanger-Lockrop” Timpanum Songs and Herding Calls (Kveli, Mundy, Rhoten)

Ilana Davidson, Kjersti Kveli and Charlotte Mundy, sopranos, Jennifer Koh, violin, Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet, Markus Rhoten, timpani, Benjamin Hochman, piano

August 9, 2013

FRIDAY at 7:30 p.m.

  • Traditional Tango, Waltz, Ragtime (Eubanks, Jones, N. Smith, Williams)
  • Derek Bermel “Half and Half”, featuring 50% (world premiere) (Bermel, Williams, N. Smith)
  • Stravinsky L’Histoire du Soldat -full version (Gets, Bermel, Crow, Kolkay, de Guise-Langlois, Eubanks, Jones, Williams, Druckman)

Malcolm Gets, Narrator/Devil, Derek Bermel, spoken word/composer and Soldier, Jonathan Crow, violin, Ben Williams, bass, Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet, Peter Kolkay, bassoon, Sean Jones, trumpet, Robin Eubanks, trombone, Daniel Druckman, percussion, Nate Smith, drums

August 13, 2013

TUESDAY at 7:30 p.m.

  • Penobscot traditional Native Singing and Drumming (Burnurwurbskek Singers)
  • Raven Chacon Taago Dez’ a (W. Smith)
  • Janacek Violin Sonata (Crow, Muzijevic)
  • Dvorak Piano Quartet in Eb (Crow, Amory, Smith, Muzijevic)

Burnurwurbskek Singers, singing and drumming, Jonathan Crow, violin, Misha Amory, viola, Wilhelmina Smith, cello, Pedja Muzijevic, piano

August 16, 2013

FRIDAY at 7:30 p.m.

  • Ives Piano Trio (Steinberg, W. Smith, Sauer)
  • Bartok String Quartet No. 4 (Brentano String Quartet)
  • Schumann Piano Quintet (Brentano, Sauer)

Brentano String Quartet (Mark Steinberg and Serena Canin, violins, Misha Amory, viola, Nina Lee, cello), Wilhelmina Smith, cello, Thomas Sauer, piano

August 17, 2013

SATURDAY from 11:00 a.m. to noon, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta
Free Family Concert (first come, first serve)

    Conductor Mark Mandarano, Salt Bay Chamberfest’s dynamic and popular pre-concert lecturer and program annotator, will emcee the proceedings, which will premiere 10 student compositions from the Music & Nature Camp, as well as engaging classical works played by the Brentano String Quartet. Children of all ages are welcome!