2013 Summer Festival

Jeffrey Kahane/Joseph Swensen/Carter Brey

August 9-24, 2013
The 2013 Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival will open with the reunion of three magnificent musicians: Jeffrey Kahane, piano; Joseph Swensen, violin; and Carter Brey, cello. Three well known concertmasters will be featured together in one program – William Preucil (Cleveland Orchestra), Martin Chalifour (Los Angeles Philharmonic) and Margaret Batjer (Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra). Also performing this summer are Toby Appel, viola;  Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio and Alexandra Preucil, violin; Eric Kim and Lachezar Kostov, cello; Viktor Valkov, piano; and of course OICMF Artistic Director Aloysia Friedmann, violin/viola and Artistic Advisor Jon Kimura Parker, piano!



Three’s Company Music Lovers Seminar August 9th, 9 am-12:30 pm Jon Kimura Parker, lecturer

August 9 at 7:30 pm (pre-concert talk at 6:30 pm)
August 10 at 5:30 pm
Three’s Company
Mozart Trio in G Major, K.496
Ravel Piano Trio in A minor
Brahms Piano Quartet No. 3 in C minor, Op. 60
KahaneSwensenBrey, Friedmann

August 11   5:00 pm
Chamber Music on Lopez Island
KahaneSwensenBrey with Aloysia Friedmann

Moonlit Music Music Lovers Seminar August 13th, 9 am-12:30 pm Toby Appel, lecturer

August 13 at 7:30 pm (pre-concert talk at 6:30 pm)
August 14 at 5:30 pm
Moonlit Music
Beethoven Piano Sonata in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No 2, Moonlight
Shostakovich Sonata for viola and piano Op. 147
Mozart Quartet in G minor for piano, violin, viola and cello K. 478
Castelnuovo-Tedesco Figaro Fantasy (from Rossini’s Barber of Seville) for cello and piano
Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C-Sharp minor arr. for cello and piano
Appel, Friedmann, Kostov, Parker, Sant’Ambrogio, Valkov

August 14 at 10:00 am
Children’s Concert

Cesar Salad Music Lovers Seminar August 16th, 9 am-12:30 pm Verne Windham, lecturer

August 16 at 7:30 pm (pre-concert talk at 6:30 pm)
August 17 at 5:30 pm
César Salad
César Cui Orientale from Kaleidoscope, Op. 50, No. 9 for violin and piano
Richard Strauss Two Pieces (Liebesliedchen & Arabischer Tanz) for Piano Quartet
Hummel Trio in E-flat Major for two violas and cello
Handel Largo from Julius Cæsar for violin and piano
César Franck Piano Quintet in F minor
Appel, Chalifour, Friedmann, Kostov, Sant’Ambrogio, Valkov

Hamlet Concerts August 18th in Olga, Westsound and Deer Harbor      

Orcas-trations: Bravura! Music Lovers Seminar August 20th, 9 am-12:30 pm Lisa Bergman, lecturer

August 20 at 7:30 pm (pre-concert at 6:30 pm)
August 21 at 5:30 pm
Orcas~trations: Bravura!
A bouquet of encores and show pieces followed by a Mendelssohn masterpiece.
Pablo de Sarasate Introduction and Tarantella, Op. 43
Bedrich Smetana From the Homeland for violin and piano
George Gershwin It Ain’t Necessarily So
Batjer, Valkov
Frank Bridge Lament for two violas
Appel, Friedmann
Niccolo Paganini Moses Fantasy: Variations on One String on a Theme by G. Rossini
Kostov, Valkov
Franz von Vecsey Valse Triste
Kreisler Tambourin Chinois
Maurice Ravel Tzigane
Chalifour, Valkov
Mendelssohn Octet in E-flat Major for four violins, two violas and two cellos, Op. 20
Appel, Batjer, Chalifour, Friedmann, Kim, Kostov, A Preucil, W Preucil, Valkov

August 23 at 1:00 pm
Open Rehearsal for Seniors

Czech Mate Music Lovers Seminar August 23th, 9 am-12:30 pm Roupen Shakarian, lecturer

August 23 at 7:30 pm (pre-concert talk at 6:30 pm)
August 24 at 5:30 pm
Czech Mate
Dvorák Miniatures of Four Romantic Pieces, Op. 75A for two violins and viola
Batjer, Chalifour, Friedmann
Antonín Dvorák (arr. Kreisler)
Humoresque in G-flat Major, Op. 101, No. 7
Camille Saint-Saëns
Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28
Chalifour, Parker
Moszkowski Suite for two violins and piano, Op. 71
W Preucil, A Preucil, Parker
Dvorák Songs My Mother Taught Me
Kim, Parker
Dvorák Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81
Batjer, Friedmann, Kim, Parker, W Preucil