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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 2019 Festival concert schedule is below.

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. $5 tickets for any concert are available by clicking here for students and children over 5. 

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, Sumner Hall, free
With Richard Rosenberg

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Saturday, June 1

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noon, NMF Musician Orientation, Decker Theatre (Washington College)
(not open to the public)

4:30pm, Meet & Greet, Emmanuel Church, free
A community potluck event 

7:00pm, NewBassoon Institute Faculty Concert, Bethel A.M.E. Church, free

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Sunday, June 2nd

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3:00pm, Opening Festivities, First United Methodist Church, free
Including:
The Strauss Family Waltzes, Polkas & Marches

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Monday, June 3rd

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7:00pm, Festival String Orchestra, Decker Theatre (Washington College), $15
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Villa-Lobos, Bachianas Brasileiras, No. 5
   Celine Mogielnicki, soprano
Mozart, Concerto for Horn and Orchestra in E-flat, Kv. 495
   Michelle Stebleton, horn
Tchaikovsky, Serenade for Strings in C, opus 48

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Tuesday, June 4th

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

7:00pm, Master Class with Orchestra, Bethel A.M.E. Church, $15
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NMF Horn Mentor Michelle Stebleton with Apprentices
Mozart, Concerto for Horn and Orchestra in E-flat, Kv. 495

 

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Wednesday, June 5th

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12:30pm, Lunchtime Vocalise, Hotchkiss Recital Hall, free

7:00pm, Música de Câmara I, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, $15
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Szervánsky, Woodwind Quintet No. 1
Persichetti, Serenade No. 10 
Reinaldo Moya, Brass Quintet
A. Bertali,  Sonata à 3, for Violins, Sackbut & Continuo in d
Beethoven, Sextet for Two Horns & String Quartet

 

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Thursday, June 6th

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

4:00pm, Forest Music, Adkins Arboretum, free

5:00pm, Pass-Holders Reception (by invitation)

7:00pm, Música de Câmara II, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, $15
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Ewald,  Quintet for Brass, No. 1
Fries, Pling 4
Ibert, Deux Interludes
Williams, Music from Schindler’s List (arr. Kanga)
Haydn, String Quartet in B-flat, The Sunrise

 

 

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Friday, June 7th

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12:30pm, Lunchtime Chamber Bites, Unitarian Universalists of the Chester River, free

4:00pm, NewBassoon Institute Concert, The Mainstay, free

6:00pm, Pre-Concert Talk, Tawes Theatre (Washington College), included with ticket

7:00pm, Festival Symphony Orchestra, Decker Theatre (Washington College), $20
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     Richard Rosenberg, conductor
Gershwin, Cuban Overture
Britten, Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
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, The Mainstay, $10
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3:00pm, Bassoon Rebellion, Bethel A.M.E. Church, free

4:00pm, One Big Happy Family Concert & Instrument Petting Zoo, Emmanuel Church, free
  Featuring the Fiddlesticks! Orchestra
A special concert for the whole family, followed by an opportunity to try out the instruments

6:00pm, Pre-Concert Talk, Tawes Theatre (Washington College), included with ticket 

7:00pm, Festival Symphony Orchestra, Decker Theatre (Washington College), $20
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Mladen Tarbuk, conductor 
Rossini, Overture: La Cenerentola
Tarbuk, Concerto for Flute (Jennifer Parker-Harley, soloist
Beethoven, Mass in C  (Celine Mogielnicki, Katherine Fili, Charles Calotta,
 Adrian Rosas soloists. Chester River Chorale, Douglas Cox  director)

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Sunday, June 9th

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7:00pm, United States Naval Academy Band Brass Quintet, Chester River Yacht & Country Club, free

Including favorites by Anthony DiLorenzo, Kevin McKee & David Sampson as well as popular standards.

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Monday, June 10th

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7:00pm, Heavenly Voices, Hotchkiss Recital Hall (Washington College), $15
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Sixteen singers from the NMF Vocal Program performing Art Songs
Including works by Moore, Ravel, Rossini & Schubert



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Tuesday, June 11th

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

7:00pm, Pianist Envy, Hotchkiss Recital Hall, $15
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Reinaldo Moya, Polythene Sonata Product
Mozart, Violin Sonata No. 26 in Bb, K 378
Mahler Songs of a Wayfarer
Mozart, Quintet in E-flat for Winds & Piano

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Wednesday, June 12th

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12:30pm, Lunchtime Vocalise, Unitarian Universalists of the Chester River, free

7:00pm, Potpourri, Bethel A.M.E. Church, $15
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A delightful assortment of our favorite music spontaneously generated by NMF Apprentices

 


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Thursday, June 13th

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

6:00pm, Pre-Concert Talk, Tawes Theatre (Washington College), included with ticket

7:00pm, Festival Chamber Orchestra, Decker Theatre, (Washington College), $15
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Haydn, Il Mondo della Luna, Overture (The World on the Moon)
Haydn, Symphony No. 22, The Philosopher
Gruber, Frankenstein!!
   (with Richard Rosenberg chansonnier & Mladen Tarbuk conductor)

 



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Friday, June 14th

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12:30pm, Lunchtime Chamber Bites, Unitarian Universalists of the Chester River, free

6:00pm, Pre-Concert Talk, First United Methodist Church, included with ticket

7:00pm, Festival Symphony Orchestra, First United Methodist Church, $20 
Sold out – call 443.480.0221 to be placed on the waiting list
 Arthur Barbosa, conductor
Mendelssohn, Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Barbosa, Little Brazilian Suite (world première)
Hummel, Concerto for Trumpet in E-flat  (Joe Burgstaller soloist)
Bizet, Symphony C

7:00pm, Voice Recital, Halethorpe-Relay United Methodist Church, Arbutus, MD, free

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Saturday, June 15th

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

2:00pm, Matineé Musicale, The Mainstay, free
Including
Ravel, Introduction & Allegro

6:00pm, Pre-Concert Talk, Tawes Theatre (Washington College), included with ticket

7:00pm, Festival Symphony Orchestra, Decker Theatre (Washington College), $20
     Richard Rosenberg  conductor
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Brahms, Academic Festival Overture
Strauss, J., On the Beautiful Blue Danube (original version with chorus)
Mahler, Symphony No. 1 in D, The Titan

 

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