August 8, 2014
See world famous musicians perform magnificent music on beautiful Orcas Island in this two-week Festival August 8 through 23! This summer Artistic Director Aloysia Friedmann and Artistic Advisor
Jon Kimura Parker welcome the legendary Pablo Ziegler Classical Tango Quartet, Canada’s celebrated Gryphon Trio, baritone Philip Cutlip, renowned violinists Andrés Cárdenes and Chee-Yun, cellists Bion Tsang and Anne Martindale Williams and other amazing musicians. It will be a musical family celebration August 19 and 20 when three famous pianists, Jon Kimura “Jackie” Parker, James Parker and Ian Parker perform for the much-anticipated “Orcas~trations: The Three Parkers” Concert.
The 17th Annual Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival is comprised of 10 evening concerts, Hamlet concerts in three idyllic island communities, a Senior Program, Children’s Concert and a concert across the water on Lopez Island. The Festival also features Music Lovers Seminars, in-depth seminars with highly regarded lecturers from the Northwest and guest artists, and Pre-Concert Talks.
Following the concerts, patrons are invited to attend Post-Concert receptions, where they’re greeted with cocktail cuisine and the rare opportunity to mingle with the musicians. For tickets, visit www.oicmf.org. Ticket sales open May 7. For more information, call the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival office 360-376-6636.