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Chamber Music Festival 2023

This year’s Festival is generously sponsored by
The Paul M. Angell Family Foundation
Norman and Ellen Plummer

Chesapeake Music is grateful for their support.

All program selections are subject to change.

Cultural Crossings

Week 2

Wednesday, June 14 at 10:00 am
Free Open Rehearsal!

Thursday, June 15 at 7:30 pm
Doors open at 6:45 pm
Duration: 73` min + intermission
Price: $60
Please see ticket panel for specially-priced tickets

Drama and Delight
Discover the award-winning Terra String Quartet performing Beethoven’s F-major Quartet, with its second movement inspired by Romeo and Juliet’s tomb scene. Enjoy Mendelssohn’s second Concert Piece, performed by Festival favorites Diane Walsh, Peggy Pearson, and J. Lawrie Bloom. And delight in Dvořák’s third String Quintet, the “American,” written during a summer in Iowa and incorporating themes of Native American traditional music and dance.

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in F Major, Opus 18, No. 1
Terra String Quartet

Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
I. Grazioso
II. Andantino
J. Lawrie Bloom, Diane Walsh

*This program change is due to the unavailability of oboist Peggy Pearson.


Antonin Dvořák (1841-1904)
String Quintet No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Opus 97 “American”
Hye-Jin Kim, Catherine Cho, Scott St. John, Ara Gregorian, Marcy Rosen

This concert is generously sponsored by
Benson and Mangold Real Estate
Andy and Lyn McCormick
Anna and Gilbert H. Snow
Chesapeake Music is grateful for their support.