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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 (2017 Season VII)

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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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noon, NMF Musician Orientation
(not open to the public)

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Sunday, June 3rd

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6:00pm, Fiddlesticks Orchestra & Chester River Youth Chorale
 & Festival Brass: Opening Fanfare [Free]

7:30pm, Festival Chamber Players, $15

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Monday, June 4th

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5:30pm, Meet & Greet, K&L Services  [Free]
A Community “Potluck” for NMF Musicians & Audience

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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5:00pm, Instrumental Petting Zoo [Free]

6:30pm, Pre-Concert Talk [included with ticket]

7:30pm, Festival String Orchestra, $15
Celine Mogielnicki, soprano 
Robert Stiles & Richard Rosenberg, conductors 
Concerto, t.b.a.
Schönberg, Second String Quartet in f-sharp, opus 10  (edition for string orchestra)
Mendelssohn, String Symphony No. 11 in F

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Wednesday, June 7th

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Noon, Piano Recital [Free]

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

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Thursday, June 7th

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

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Friday, June 8th

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noon, Noontime Chamber Music [Free]

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

7:30pm, Festival Symphony Orchestra, $20
Guest conductor, t.b.a.
Stravinsky, Dumbarton Oaks Concerto
Concerto, t.b.a.
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]

5:30pm, One Big Happy Family Concert [Free]
A special concert for the whole family 

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

7:30pm, Festival Symphony Orchestra, $20
Richard Rosenberg, conductor 
Schubert, Andante con moto, from E-flat Trio, opus 100 (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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1:00pm, CONCERT, Susan Bennett Brady & Harp Apprentices, $10

3:00pm, Festival Concert Band, free
including:
Handel,  Music for the Royal Fireworks (complete)
Gabrieli, Music for multiple Brass Choirs, t.b.a.

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Monday, June 11th

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7:30pm, Sonic Rebellion [Free]

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Tuesday, June 12th

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7:30pm, Festival Chamber Players, $15
Including:
Roussel, Sérénade for flute, string trio, and harp, opus 30
Mozart, Quintet for horn and strings
Schubert, String Quartet No. 14 in d,  Death and the Maiden

 ~ After-concert reception for Festival Pass-holders [private home] ~

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Wednesday, June 13th

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noon, Piano Recital [Free]

2:30pm, String Instruments Master Class [Free]
Including:
Haydn, String Quartet No. 2 in D, opus 71

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

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Thursday, June 14th

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3:00pm, Forest Music [Free] 

6:00pm, Bassoonarama! Betterton Community Center [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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noon, Noontime Chamber Music [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
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]

2:30pm, Camilo Carrara & Friends,  $10 

4:00pm, Musical Explorers: Fun for Children of All Ages [Free] 

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

7:30pm, Festival Symphony Orchestra, $20
Jared Hauser, oboe
Richard Rosenberg, conductor
Bach, Suite for Orchestra (arranged by Mahler)
Martinů,  Concerto for Oboe, H. 353
Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 5 in e, opus 64

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