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

Saturday, June 17 at 7:30 pm
Doors open at 6:45 pm
Duration: 86 min + intermission
Price: $60
Please see ticket panel for specially-priced tickets

Festival Finale
Enjoy virtuosic playing in a performance of Haydn’s Quartet in F major, arranged by oboist Peggy Pearson. Experience the final appearance of the Terra String Quartet performing Britten’s second String Quartet, a work considered one of the most important string quartets of the twentieth century. And take great delight in the Festival Finale’s concluding work, Mendelssohn’s exuberant second String Quintet that sails through to a crowd-pleasing conclusion.

Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Quartet in F Major, Opus 74, No. 2 “Apponyi” (arr. Peggy Pearson)
Peggy Pearson, Catherine Cho, Scott St. John, Marcy Rosen

Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
String Quartet No. 2 in C Major, Opus 36
Terra String Quartet


Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) 
String Quintet No. 2 in B-flat Major, Opus 87
Scott St. John, Hye-Jin Kim, Ara Gregorian, Catherine Cho, Marcy Rosen

This concert is generously sponsored by
Elizabeth Koprowski
Chesapeake Music is grateful for their support.

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