Annapolis Chamber Music Festival

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ACMF Up/CLose: a special event for early donors 

Be among the first to support our 2017 season and get even more ACMF magic! On May 20th, we're hosting a very special fundraising house concert for our early supporters.  This private event will feature ACMF musicians performing solo and ensemble music in an intimate house party setting.  You'll enjoy libations and refreshments as we present specially curated programs of music that will not be part of our summer series. Our musicians will be there to talk about the music, answer all of your questions and get to know you better!  

Featured music

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the chamber music of J.S. Bach

It is often said that no composer in the history of music could write solo instrumental music as well as J.S. Bach. Using only a single thread, his solo compositions weave an incredible tapestry of sound.  Together we'll explore the world Bach creates through his music for ensemble and for solo instrument.

 

Violin Partita no. 3 in E major: Preludium, Gavotte en Rondeau

Cello Suite no. 6: Sarabande and Gigue

Flute Sonata in E major


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Mozart and his teacher

The ties that bind Mozart and Haydn constitute arguably the most famous teacher-student relationship in the history of music.  Although sharing many similarities in style and form, their respective works are animated by a spirit totally individual in nature.  In this set, we'll enjoy a poignant Mozart sonata played by our own Shea/Kim duo, followed by a fiery, feisty Haydn rejoinder.

 

Mozart: Sonata for Violin and Piano in E minor

Haydn: "Gypsy" trio, finale

 


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the jazz influence

In this segment, we'll be featuring fun and funky works by everyone from Claude Debussy to Ornette Coleman.  There'll even be a little improvisation!

 

 

 

Claude Debussy: Preludes for Piano - What The West Wind Saw, Girl with the Flaxen Hair

Debussy - Syrinx for solo flute

Edgard Varese - Density 21.5 for solo flute

Gernot Wolfgang - Low Agenda for Bassoon and Bass

Ornette Coleman - Lonely Woman for Bassoon and Bass

 

Featuring Izzy Gleicher, flute; Madeline Fayette, cello, Remy Taghavi, bassoon and Zach Hobin, double bass

Introducing Brendan Shea, violin, and Yerin Kim, piano

Private home, Annapolis, MD from 4-7 PM.  Address sent upon receipt of your RSVP.


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Fill out the form below to RSVP. Once you submit the RSVP, the link to our donation page will appear. Click the link and make your contribution, or if you wish we can also receive donations at the party! 

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What you'll receive for your donation

$500 or more

$300-499

$200-299

for other amounts, click here

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Please contact us if you have questions along the way.  We're excited to see you this spring!