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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. To purchase tickets, please click below on the concert you are interested in. 

The 2018 Festival concert schedule is below; the 2019 concert schedule will be posted in early 2019.

For information about the Resonance Concert 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. All tickets are held for pick-up at the concerts; no tickets will be mailed. 

Daily Concert Schedules

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Wednesday, May 29

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6:30pm, Pre-Festival Talk, free
With Richard Rosenberg

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Saturday, June 1

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

5:00pm, Meet & Greet, free – please bring a salad or dessert to share!

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Sunday, June 2nd

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3:00pm, Opening Festivities
Fiddlesticks! Orchestra & Festival Concert Band 
Including:
Weber, Concertino for Oboe & Winds

5:00pm, Reception for Festival Pass-holders (private home)

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Monday, June 3rd

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7:00pm, Master Class with Orchestra
NMF Mentor t.b.a. with Apprentices


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Tuesday, June 4th

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12:30, Lunchtime Chamber Music, Sumner Hall, free

7:00pm, Festival Chamber Players
Including:
Szervánsky, Woodwind Quintet No. 1
Reinaldo Moya, Brass Quintet
Biber, Sonata à 3, for Two Violins, Trombone & Continuo in d

 

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Wednesday, June 5th

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12:30pm, Recital, t.b.a., free

7:00pm, Festival Chamber Players
T.b.a.

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Thursday, June 6th

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12:30pm, Lunchtime Chamber Music, Sumner Hall, free

7:00pm, Festival Chamber Players
Including:

Ewald, Quintet for Brass, No. 1, opus 5
Adams, Road Movies
Beethoven, Sextet for Two Horns & String Quartet, opus 81b

 

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Friday, June 7th

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12:30pm, Recital, t.b.a

4:00pm, NewBassoon Institute
Faculty Concert I

6:00pm, Pre-Concert Talk, included with ticket

7:00pm, Festival Symphony Orchestra
Richard Rosenberg, conductor
Gershwin, Cuban Overture
Beethoven, Egmont (complete) 
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade

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Saturday, June 8th

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9:00am, Chestertown Farmers’ Market Music, Fountain Park, free

2:00pm, Too-Many-Harps Recital

6:00pm, Pre-Concert Talk, Chestertown Baptist Church, included with ticket

7:00pm, Festival Symphony Orchestra & the Chester River Chorale
Mladen Tarbuk, conductor 
Rossini, La Cenerentola,Overture
Tarbuk, Concerto for Flute (Jennifer Parker-Harley, soloist) 
Beethoven, Mass in C, opus 86

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Sunday, June 9th

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12:30pm, NewBassoon Institute, Heron Point, free
Masterclass

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

7:00pm, Festival Chamber Players
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Monday, June 10th

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7:00pm, Voice Recital 
Sixteen singers from the NMF Vocal Program performing Art Songs.

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Tuesday, June 11th

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12:30pm, Lunchtime Chamber Music, Sumner Hall, free

3:30pm, NewBassoon Institute, Heron Point, Wesley Hall, free

7:00pm, Festival Chamber Players
Including:
Haydn, String Quartet’, opus 76, no. 4, The Sunrise
Reinaldo Moya, Polythene Sonata Product
Mozart,  String Quartet, The Hunt

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Wednesday, June 12th

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12:30pm, Recital, free

7:00pm, Festival Chamber Players
Including:
Gluck, Orféo, Ballet Suite
Gruber, Frankenstein!!
   (with Richard Rosenberg chansonnier & Mladen Tarbuk conductor)


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Thursday, June 13th

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12:30pm, Lunchtime Chamber Music, Sumner Hall, free

3:00pm, Forest Music Adkins, Arboretum, free

7:00pm, Festival Chamber Players
Potpourri ~ A Delightful Assortment of Our Favorite Music
Including:
Villa-Lobos, Aria from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5

 



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Friday, June 14th

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12:30pm, Recital, t.b.a., free

6:00pm, Pre-Concert Talk, included with ticket

7:00pm, Festival Symphony Orchestra
Arthur Barbosa, conductor
Barbosa, new work, t.b.a.
Rodrigo, Concierto de Aranjuez (Camilo Carrara guitar)
Bizet, Symphony C

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Saturday, June 15th

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9:00am, Chestertown Farmers’ Market Music, Fountain Park, free

3:00pm, Camilo Carrara & Friends, Only open to Season & Combination Pass-holders
Including:

Takemitsu, Towards the Sea

6:00pm, Pre-Concert Talk, included with ticket

7:00pm, Festival Symphony Orchestra
Liszt, Les Preludes
Strauss, J., On the Beautiful Blue Danube (original version with chorus)
Mahler, Symphony No. 1 in D, The Titan

 

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