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Concert Schedules

Whatever your musical taste, we have a performance you will love! Use the tabs below to explore the concert schedule and repertoire for each day of the National Music Festival.

For information about the Resonance Chamber Music Series, click here.

We ask that children be at least five years old to attend a concert (except the Family Concert, of course!), but children of any age are welcome at all rehearsals.

Please note: Free concerts are indicated as such below. No tickets are required for free concerts; seats will be available on a first-come first-served basis. 

Daily Concert Schedules

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Wednesday, May 30

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6:30pm, Pre-Festival Talk [free]

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Saturday, June 2

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3:00pm, NMF Musician Orientation
(not open to the public)

4:30pm, Meet & Greet
A Community “Potluck” for NMF Musicians & Audience

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Sunday, June 3rd

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3:00pm, Opening Festivities [Free]
Fiddlesticks Orchestra, Chester River Youth Choir & Festival Concert Band 
R. Strauss, Stadt Wein
Holst, Suite No. 1 in E-flat 
Grainger, Irish Tune from County Derry
Copland, Ceremonial Fanfare
Alford, Colonel Bogey March
Bernstein, Overture to Candide
Strauss, Serenade for Winds in E-flat
Gabrieli, Sonata Pian e Forte
Strauss, Radetzky March
Sousa, Washington Post March

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Monday, June 4th

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7:30pm, Masterclass/Concert, $15
NMF Clarinet Mentor Thomas Parchman with Apprentices & Orchestra
Mozart, Clarinet Concerto in A major, Kv. 622

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Tuesday, June 5th

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12:30, Noontime Chamber [Free]

7:30pm, Festival Chamber Players, $15
DavidovskySynchronisms No. 1 for Flute & Electronic Sounds
Beethoven, Eyeglass Duo in E-flat, WoO 32
Saint-Saens: Fantasy for Violin & Harp, opus 124
Mendelssohn, String Symphony No. 11 in F

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Wednesday, June 6th

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12:30pm, Piano Recital [Free]

7:30pm, Camilo Carrara & Friends, $15

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Thursday, June 7th

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12:30, Noontime Chamber [Free]

7:30pm, Festival Chamber Players,  $15
Including:
Mendelssohn, Konzerstück, No. 1, opus 113
Smart, Street Music
Smart, Mandela
Smart, Improvisation on Shortening Bread
Martinů, Chamber Music No. 1,  Les fêtes nocturnes

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Friday, June 8th

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12:30, Piano Recital [Free]

6:30pm, Pre-Festival Talk [Free to ticket-holders]

7:30pm, Festival Symphony Orchestra, $20
guest conductor, t.b.a.
t.b.a.
Debussy, Danse sacrée et danse profane
Ravel, Tzigane
Mozart, Symphony No. 25, Kv. 183

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Saturday, June 9th

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9:00am, Chestertown Farmers’ Market Music, Fountain Park [Free]

6:30pm, Pre-Concert Talk [Free to ticket-holders]

7:30pm, Festival Symphony Orchestra, $20
Richard Rosenberg, conductor 
Sachs, Juggernaut (arr. Rosenberg)
Barber, Violin Concerto, opus 14 (Francesca Anderegg, soloist)
Bartók, Concerto for Orchestra

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Sunday, June 10th

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5:00pm, One Big Happy Family Concert & Instrument Petting Zoo, Emmanuel Church [Free]
A special concert for the whole family, followed by an opportunity to try out the instruments

7:30pm, CHAMBER MUSIC MASTER CLASS, $15
including:

Haydn, String Quartet No. 2 in D, opus 71

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Monday, June 11th

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7:30pm, Concert TBA [Free]

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Tuesday, June 12th

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12:30pm, Noontime Chamber [Free]

7:30pm, Festival Chamber Players, $15
Roussel, Sérénade for flute, string trio, and harp, opus 30
Carter, Con Leggerezza Pensosa: Omaggio a Italo Calvino
Mozart, Quintet for horn and strings
Schubert, String Quartet No. 14 in d,  Death and the Maiden

 ~ After-concert reception for Festival Pass-holders ~

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Wednesday, June 13th

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12:30pm, Piano Recital [Free]

7:30pm, Recital for Multiple Voices, $15

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Thursday, June 14th

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12:30pm, Noontime Chamber [Free]

3:00pm, Forest Music [Free] 

6:00pm, Bassoonarama! [Free] 

7:30pm, Festival Chamber Players, $15
Potpourri:
A Delightful Assortment of Our Favorite Music

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Friday, June 15th

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12:30pm, Piano Recital [Free]

6:30pm, Pre-Concert Talk,  [Free to ticket-holders]

7:30pm, Festival Symphony Orchestra, $20
Chester River and Frederick Chorales, Douglas D. Cox, director
Annapolis Chorale, J. Ernest Green, director
Celine Mogielnicki, soprano.  Alto, tenor & bass soloists, t.b.a.
Richard Rosenberg, conductor
Mozart, Requiem in d, Kv. 626
Beethoven, Symphony No. 3 in E-flat, “Eroica,” opus 55

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Saturday, June 16th

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9:00am, Chestertown Farmer’s Market Music, Fountain Park [Free]

2:00pm, Susan Bennett Brady & Harp Apprentices, The Mainstay, $10

4:00pm, Camilo Carrara & Friends,  The Mainstay, $10 

6:30pm, Pre-Concert Talk  [Free to ticket-holders]

7:30pm, Festival Symphony Orchestra, $20
Richard Rosenberg, conductor
Tchaikovsky, Capriccio Italien
Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme (Gwen Krosnick, violoncello)
Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 5 in e

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