Upcoming Events

November 12, 2014

Simply Jackie Concert

Jon Kimura ParkerPianist extraordinaire Jon Kimura Parker will light up a dark November night with an incredible solo performance for the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival.  The “Simply Jackie” Salon Concert will take place Wednesday, November 12th at 7:00 pm at Orcas Center.  The world of fantasy and “the fantastic” combine in this brilliant program, featuring the following works:

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Piano Sonata in C-sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2, “Moonlight” Quasi una fantasia

William HirtzBernard Hermann Fantasy (Music from Mysterious IslandPsycho, and  North By Northwest) 

Franz Schubert:    Fantasie in C Major, “Der Wanderer”, D. 760, Op. 15

Robert Schumann:  Fantasy in C Major, Op. 17

“The word fantasy has inspired composers in many ways,” Jackie Parker says. “Schubert took the simplest possible theme and created his most overtly virtuosic work, the Wanderer Fantasy. Beethoven called his Moonlight Sonata an “almost fantasy”, alluding to the atmosphere created by the well-known first movement. William Hirtz weaved together multiple Hitchcock soundtracks by Bernard Hermann in his latest fantasy, and Schumann chose the fantasy form for what is often considered his most inspired work.”

“Both Schubert and Schumann’s fantasies are considered to be among their most technically and artistically challenging works. Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata is among his most famous, and Hirtz’s stated intent in the Bernard Hermann Fantasy was to create a work ‘as effective as the Wizard of Oz Fantasy, a little easier on the hands, but in a virtuoso style.’ ”

OICMF Artistic Director Aloysia Friedmann says, “You will be dazzled with Jackie’s brilliant technique, but long after the final notes of Jackie’s Fantasy program, you will be left with a sense of profound knowledge of having heard a true artist performing some of the most beautiful music ever written for solo piano.”

A reception of light hors d’oeuvres and Thurston Wolfe wine will follow the concert.  Tickets are $75.  To purchase, please email joyce@oicmf.org or call the office 360-376-6636.

 

 

Start: November 12, 2014 7:00 pm
End: November 12, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Orcas Center
Address:
United States
Cost: $75

December 11, 2014

Leaves of Gold Concert

Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival’s Annual Fundraising Concert “Leaves of Gold” will be glittering
with three amazing artists this December.  Baritone Philip Cutlip, Violist Aloysia Friedmann and Pianist Ian Parker will light up Rosario Resort’s Music Room Thursday, December 11th at 6:00 pm and Friday, December 12th at 6:00 pm.

A reception filled with delectable hors d’oeuvres, delicious desserts and wine will follow in the Orcas Room of the Rosario Mansion. The historic Mansion will be beautifully adorned for the holidays, the perfect setting for this special evening filled with musicians and music lovers. Tickets are $150, of which $75  is tax deductible.  All proceeds benefit Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival programming and music education. The event is hosted by Rosario Resort owners Jan and Jerry Barto.  For reservations call 360-376-6636 or email joyce@oicmf.org.
 

Start: December 11, 2014 6:00 pm
End: December 11, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Rosario Resort
Phone: 360-376-6636
Address:
1400 Rosario Road, Eastsound, WA, 98245, United States
Cost: $150

December 12, 2014

Leaves of Gold Concert

2014-Leaves-of-Gold-graphic (3)Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival’s Annual Fundraising Concert “Leaves of Gold” will be glittering with three amazing artists this December. Baritone Philip Cutlip, Violist Aloysia Friedmann and Pianist Ian Parker will light up Rosario Resort’s Music Room Thursday, December 11th at 6:00 pm and Friday, December 12th at 6:00 pm. A reception filled with delectable hors d’oeuvres, delicious desserts and wine will follow in the Orcas Room of the Rosario Mansion. The historic Mansion will be beautifully adorned for the holidays, the perfect setting for this special evening filled with musicians and music lovers. Tickets are $150, of which $75 is tax deductible. All proceeds benefit Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival programming and music education. The event is hosted by Rosario Resort owners Jan and Jerry Barto. For reservations call 360-376-6636 or email joyce@oicmf.org.

Start: December 12, 2014 6:00 pm
End: December 12, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Rosario Resort
Phone: 360-376-6636
Address:
1400 Rosario Road, Eastsound, WA, 98245, United States
Cost: $150