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Bar Harbor Music Festival Bar Harbor, ME July 2 – 25 Hailed as “one of new england’s great music festivals,” now in its 44th season in a spectacular setting. Highlights will include madame Butterfly and the 27th annual “new composers” concert featuring Basso moderno duo performing music by radiohead, ned rorem, lee Hoiby, and Yoko ono, among others. artistic direction: Francis Fortier Festival conductors: cara chowning, music director, Festival opera theatre; Francis Fortier, conductor, Bar Harbor Festival String orchestra Festival artists: Jimmy mazzy, banjo; ryan taylor, baritone; John clark, clarinet/saxophone; allan von Schenkel, double bass; Jessica Hulldambaugh, flute; Frank Jacobson, harpsichord; ryu-Kyung Kim, Fenlon lamb, mezzo soprano; cara chowning, christopher Johnson, inesa Sinkevych, Kristen Williams, piano; Shana Blake Hill, soprano; tim culver, Scott Scully, tenor; Jeffrey ellenberger, Francis Fortier, violin Featured groups: Bar Harbor Festival String orchestra, Basso moderno duo, Brass venture, Festival opera theatre, mount desert Summer chorale, david Schildkret, director, Wolverine Jazz Band orchestra affiliation: Bar Harbor Festival String orchestra For Information: deborah Swanger Fortier, artistic administrator 741 West end avenue, Suite 4-B new York, nY 10025-6222 after June 21: the rodick Building, 59 cottage Street Bar Harbor, me 04609-1800 212 222 1026; 207 288 5744 (after June 21) 212 222 3269; 207 288 5886 (fax) (after June 21)


Montgomery Philharmonic 3rd Annual Summer Reading Sessions Gaithersburg, MD June 21 – August 2 Free! Fun! embodying our spirit of volunteerism, SrS musicians romp through major orchestral works and one new work in a relaxed atmosphere. pictures, temperaments, reformation, miracles… new World… Join us! artistic direction: Sandra ragusa




Festival, offering free concerts in communities across lake and porter counties. performing a mix of americana, light classical, and Broadway favorites. artistic direction: Kirk muspratt Festival conductors: Kirk muspratt orchestra affiliation: northwest indiana Symphony orchestra For Information: tammie miller, marketing coordinator 1040 ridge road, munster, in 46321 219 836 0525

Festival conductors: Sandra ragusa orchestra affiliation: montgomery philharmonic For Information: amanda laudwein, Strings manager gaithersburg presbyterian church 610 South Frederick avenue gaithersburg, md 20877 240 398 8870 The River Concert Series St. Mary’s City, MD June 18 – July 30 Beginning its 12th season the river concert Series, featuring the chesapeake orchestra, Jeffrey Silberschlag, music director, and renowned performers, provides award-winning free, outdoor concerts to audiences of more than 35,000. artistic direction: Jeffrey Silberschlag Festival conductors: Jeffrey Silberschlag and larry vote, guest conductor Festival artists: nicholas masters, bass; giuseppe nova, flute; orlando roman, guitar; olivia vote, mezzo-soprano; Jeffrey chappell, Brian ganz, piano; michele Johnson, soprano; Zach Borichevsky, tenor; Young artists concerto competition Winner and others Featured groups: Sax Quartet from the “president’s own marine Band” orchestra affiliation: chesapeake orchestra For Information: Barbara Bershon, executive director 18952 e. Fisher road, St. mary’s city, md 20686 240 895 4107, 240 895 2201 (fax) See our ad on page 59


Berkshire Choral Festival Sheffield, MA July 17 – August 7 exciting performances of choral-orchestral masterpieces by Haydn, poulenc, Brahms, lauridsen, Handel, rutter, Bizet. Heinz Ferlesch will conduct Handel’s Judas maccabaeus on July 17. grant gershon will conduct lauridsen’s lux aeterna and Haydn’s mass in time of War on July 24. on July 31, vance george conducts an all-Brahms evening. anton armstrong will conduct poulenc’s gloria, rutter’s te deum, and Bizet’s te deum on august 7. artistic direction: Frank nemhauser Festival conductors: anton armstrong, Heinz Ferlesch, grant gershon, music director, vance george, conductor emeritus orchestra affiliation: Springfield Symphony orchestra

For Information: debi Kennedy, interim president & ceo 245 north undermountain road Sheffield, ma 01257 413 229 8526, 413 229 0109 (fax) Landmarks Festival at the Shell Boston, MA July 14 – September 3 Boston landmarks orchestra’s 2010 landmarks Festival at the Shell will feature pieces by Beethoven at every concert. concerts take place every Wednesday night. artistic direction: charles ansbacher Festival conductors: charles ansbacher orchestra affiliation: Boston landmarks orchestra For Information: marjorie rochon, account manager dcr Hatch Shell 1 david g. mugar Way, Boston, ma 02114 617 267 7366, 617 267 7612 (fax) Rockport Music Rockport, MA June 10 – July 18 Founded in 1981, rockport music celebrates the opening of the Shalin liu performance center with 20 classical chamber-music concerts, including performances by violinist midori and pianist garrick ohlsson. artistic direction: david deveau Festival artists: paul Hecht, actor; Stephen Salters, baritone; eddie gomez, bass; anne martindale Williams, michael reynolds, cello; richard Stoltzman, clarinet; paula robison, flute; eric ruske, horn; mike Yoshida, marimba; leslie amper, ozgur aydin, david deveau, randall Hodgkinson, alpin Hong, garrick ohlsson, gilles vonsattel, piano; principal winds from the Boston Symphony orchestra; pamela dellal, Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek, mezzo-soprano; Katherine murdock, ari rudiakov, viola; andrés cárdenes, Joana genova, marc-andré Hamelin; midori, Bayla Keyes, violin Featured groups: Biava Quartet, Borromeo String Quartet, Boston Brass, Boston musica viva, Brentano String Quartet, cantus, imani Winds, Jupiter String Quartet, parthenia, the Boston trio For Information: gregg Sorensen, director of marketing 37 main Street, rockport, ma 01966 978 546 7391, 978 546 8351 (fax) Tanglewood Music Festival Lenox, MA June 26 – September 5 considered one of the world’s internationally acclaimed and preeminent summer music festivals, tanglewood attracts more than 300,000 music lovers for 10 weeks of concerts and recitals. artistic direction: James levine Festival conductors: charles dutoit, rafael

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