Rockport – On Sunday, April 30 at 4:00PM at the Rockport Opera House, Bay Chamber Concerts and Music School presents the Young Stars of Maine prizewinners in a free concert open to the public. The performance features six aspiring musicians from the state of Maine who competed in… Read More
    Two tellings of the Apollo and Daphne myth in which the independent-minded nymph Daphne resists the amorous advances of sun-god Apollo by changing into a beautiful tree with glossy, evergreen leaves. Conrad Cummings’ Where I Live was commissioned for a colloquium on the Baroque in contemporary architecture and… Read More
    The Bixler Family Concert PEDJA MUZIJEVIC, piano Hailed by critics as a ‘thinking’ musician with engaging stage presence and a gratifying combination of virtuosity and eloquence, pianist Pedja Muzijevic has defined his career with creative programming and unusual combinations of new and old music. Read More
    CYNTHIA MILLER FREIVOGEL, violin The final part of our adventure in the historical environment of Bach’s great solo violin music. Zoot coffee and muffins are available before the concert. Tickets: $30 Adult, $10 Under age 25… Read More
    BECCA STEVENS, vocalist AMY SCHROEDER, violin KEIKO TOKUNAGA, violin NATHAN SCHRAM, viola ANDREW YEE, cello This concert features songs written by Becca and arranged for string quartet by highly accomplished musicians, including pianist and composer Stephen Prutsman, well known to Bay Chamber… Read More
    A musical evocation of two ideas inspired by this accomplished string ensemble’s shared experience of watching a meteor shower in Maine last August. “As we watched what appeared to be random astronomical explosions in the sky, we recognized our own story in this experience – the story of… Read More
    ATTACCA STRING QUARTET MICHAEL NICOLAS, cello Schubert’s valedictory masterpiece is performed by Attacca, a quartet who “come very close to epitomizing the string quartet ideal” The Washington Post, with guest cellist Michael Nicolas. This profound work is by turn joyful and eternal. Written two months… Read More
    CYNTHIA MILLER FREIVOGEL, violin Part 4 of an adventure in the historical environment of Bach’s great solo violin music. Zoot coffee and muffins are available before the concert. Tickets: $30 Adult, $10 Under age 25… Read More
    A concert of vocal music, including art songs, musical theater, and curiosities, all in the café setting of Union Hall. The performance is curated by baritone, Matthew Patrick Morris, and features all the singers performing during the Screen Door Festival 2017, as well as our resident Sixth Floor… Read More
    JESSE BLUMBERG, baritone PEDJA MUZIJEVIC, piano MICHAEL NICOLAS, cello Schumann’s ravishing Dichterliebe song cycle, sung by “golden-toned baritone” (The New York Times), Jesse Blumberg with pianist Pedja Muzijevic, is paired with a scintillating cello performance by Michael Nicolas. Program subject to change… Read More
    CYNTHIA MILLER FREIVOGEL, violin Part 3 of an adventure in the historical environment of Bach’s great solo violin music. Zoot coffee and muffins are available before the concert. Tickets: $30 Adult, $10 Under age 25… Read More
    ATTACCA QUARTET Amy Schroeder, violin Keiko Tokunaga, violin Nathan Schram, viola Andrew Yee, cello First prize winners of the 7th Osaka International Chamber Music Competition in 2011, the internationally acclaimed Attacca Quartet has become one of America’s premier young performing ensembles. Praised… Read More
    CYNTHIA MILLER FREIVOGEL, violin Part 2 of an adventure in the historical environment of Bach’s great solo violin music. Zoot coffee and muffins are available before the concert. Tickets: $30 Adult, $10 Under age 25… Read More
    Sixth Floor Trio Johnny Teyssier, clarinet Harrison Hollingsworth, Bassoon Teddy Abrams, piano Three Curtis Institute of Music alumni, all with thriving orchestra and chamber music careers, present a genre-crossing recital showcasing their versatility and imaginative programming. Passionate innovators, the Sixth Floor Trio has… Read More
    A grand festival opening concert featuring many of the performers appearing throughout the week. The program includes Pedja Muzijevic playing MOZART’s luminous Piano Concerto No. 13 in C Major, K. 415 with Attacca String Quartet, and a performance by Becca Stevens as well as appearances by cellist Michael… Read More
    CYNTHIA MILLER FREIVOGEL, violin Part 1 of an adventure in the historical environment of Bach’s great solo violin music. Bach’s 3 Partitas and 3 Sonatas for solo violin are a life long journey. The violinist and composer George Enescu called these works “the Himalayas… Read More
    CREATIVE ENSEMBLE COLLECTIVE A FREE outdoor jazz performance on picturesque Rockport Harbor. A prestigious ensemble of artists from around the world come together to play for the Creative Ensemble Collective, a nonprofit organization fostering exceptional and diverse music. The concert this year will explore the development… Read More
    Envision is an intense, week-long workshop, offering young musicians the opportunity to study chamber music under the direction of professional musicians. Students will receive coaching from Sophie and Josie Davis, Maya French, Nate Martin and Colin Wheatley, with additional art activities and workshops offered by Anna French. Read More