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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, Sumner Hall, free
With Richard Rosenberg

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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, t.b.a, free

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Sunday, June 3rd

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3:00pm, Opening Festivities, Fountain Park, free
Fiddlesticks! Orchestra & 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, Master Class with Orchestra, Bethel A.M.E. Church, $15
NMF Clarinet Mentor Thomas Parchman with Apprentices
Mozart, Clarinet Concerto in A major, Kv. 622

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Tuesday, June 5th

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

7:30pm, Festival Chamber Players, Sacred Heart Church, $15
Snowden, A Man with a Gun Lives Here 
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, 
   Pamornpan Komolpamorn, conductor

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Wednesday, June 6th

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12:30pm, Piano Recital, Unitarian Universalists of the Chester River, free

7:30pm, Festival Chamber Players, The Chesapeake Room, Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Company, $15
Camilo Carrara & Friends

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Thursday, June 7th

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

7:30pm, Festival Chamber Players Sacred Heart Catholic Church, $15
Mendelssohn, Konzerstück, No. 1, opus 113
Schulhoff, Concertino

Smart, Street Music
Smart, Mandela
Smart, Improvisation on Shortening Bread
Lešnik, Chamade Suite
Martinů, Chamber Music No. 1,  Les fêtes nocturnes

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Friday, June 8th

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12:30pm, Piano Recital, Unitarian Universalists of the Chester River, free

4:00pm, NewBassoon Institute, Bethel A.M.E. Church, free
Faculty Concert I

6:30pm, Pre-Concert Talk, Tawes Theatre, included with ticket

7:30pm, Festival Symphony Orchestra, Decker Theatre, $20
Maurice Cohn & Keehun Nam, conductors
Beethoven, King Stephan, Overture, opus 117
Ravel, Tzigane (Elizabeth Adams  violin)
Debussy, Danse sacrée et danse profane (Susan Bennett Brady harp)
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

2:00pm, NewBassoon Institute, The Mainstay, free
Faculty Concert II

6:30pm, Pre-Concert Talk, Chestertown Baptist Church, included with ticket

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

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Sunday, June 10th

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12:30pm, NewBassoon Institute, Heron Point, free
Competition Finals

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, Bethel A. M. E. Church, $15
Haydn, String Quartet No. 2 in D, opus 71

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Monday, June 11th

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7:30pm, NewBassoon Institute, Sultana Education Foundation, free
Double Reed Rebellion
Including:
Gordon, Rushes

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Tuesday, June 12th

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

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

7:30pm, Festival Chamber Players, Sacred Heart Church, $15
Menke, Eine Kleine Tischmusik
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

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Wednesday, June 13th

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12:30pm, Piano Recital, Unitarian Universalists of the Chester River, free

7:30pm, Heavenly Voices, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, $15
Celine Mogielnicki, Rebecca Krouner, Jonathan Winell & Adrian Rosas
Art songs, popular songs and music from opera & Broadway

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Thursday, June 14th

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

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

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

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Friday, June 15th

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12:30pm, Piano Recital, Unitarian Universalists of the Chester River, free

6:30pm, Pre-Concert Talk, Chestertown Baptist Church, included with ticket

7:30pm, Festival Symphony Orchestra, Chestertown Baptist Church, $20
Chester River & Frederick Chorales, Douglas D. Cox, director
Annapolis Chorale, J. Ernest Green, director
Celine Mogielnicki soprano
Rebecca Krouner mezzo-soprano
Jonathan Winell tenor
Adrian Rosas baritone
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 Farmers’ 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, Chestertown Baptist Church, included with ticket

7:30pm, Festival Symphony Orchestra, Chestertown Baptist Church, $20
Richard Rosenberg conductor; Gwen Krosnick soloist & Robert Stiles guest conductor
All Tchaikovsky
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
 Capriccio Italien

 Variations on a Rococo Theme
 Symphony No. 5 in e

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