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Friday, July 25, 8:00 pm ~ Community Center
Chamber Music on Beaver Island
Featuring performances by the Beaver Island String Quartet, Emerald Woodwind Quintet & Beaver Island Brass Quintet
Saturday, Jul 26, 8:00 pm ~ Community Center
'Just Among Friends' - Big Pieces for Small Orchestra
Music by Scarlatti, Martinu, Gabrielle and Haydn
Tuesday, July 29, 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm ~ Community Center
Donor Reception at 6:00 pm for those holding $35.00 tickets to the 7:00 pm performance. Tickets for the 9:00 pm performance will be $25.00 and do not include the reception.
'Baroque on Beaver - And All That JAZZ'
With the Detroit Jazz Trio featuring Pete Siers, Paul Keller and Tad Weed
Gala tickets may be purchased at the Beaver Island Community Center Service Desk.
Wednesday, July 30, 2:00 pm ~ Beaver Island Episcopal Church
'Lift Every Voice' - Vocal and Choral Gems
Featuring the Beaver Island Chamber Chorale and Soloists
Wednesday, July 30, 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm ~ CMU - 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm
'Alone and All Together' - Music for Solos and Ensembles
(Two different times, two different concerts - one concert venue)
Music by Vivaldi, Bach, Briccialdi, Blomdahl, Handel, And More
Thursday, July 31, 2:00 pm ~ Parish Church
Brass Music Spanning the Ages - Works from 16th Century To The Present
Featuring Beaver Island Brass Quintet
Early brass music by Farnaby, Fink and Senfl - and contemporary favorites by W. C. Handy, Hoagy Carmichael and Glenn Miller
Thursday, July 31, 8:00 pm ~ Parish Hall
'Dreams of Beauty' ~ Serenades and Sinfonias
Elgar's romantic 'Introduction and Allegro' for String Quartet and String Orchestra
Strauss' Serenade for Winds
Debussy's dream -like Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Mozart's masterpiece - 'Sinfonia Concertante' for Violin & Viola Solo and Orchestra
Featuring David Reimer and Michael Hall - Co-Soloists
Friday, August 1, 8:00 pm ~ Parish Church
'Heavenly Trumpets, Angelic Choirs' - An Evening with Haydn
Vivaldi's Sinfonia in C
F.J. Haydn's Concerto for Trumpet - Matthew Thomas, soloist
F.J. Haydn's - Lord Nelson Mass
Saturday, August 2, 8:00 pm - Outdoor Concert at Whiskey Point
Martha Guth, Meryl Mantione, Henry Kingma and Ricardo Lugo Soloists
Beaver Island Chamber Chorale
Beaver Island Festival Orchestra
'Music for a Star Spangled Evening'
Featuring our National Anthem and Other American Composers
Works by Copland, Irving Berlin, Joplin and Sousa
Sunday, August 3, 2:00 pm - Parish Hall
Beaver Island Festival Chorus and Orchestra
Beaver Island Brass
Special Guest Dr. Mark Clague will present two lectures on this date:
11:00 am at CMU and 1:00 pm at The Beaver Island Community Center
'Music Sublime - Heavenly and Earthly'
Bach - Brandenburg 5
William Alwyn - Lyra Angelica - Concerto for Harp and Strings - Lynn Aspnes, Soloist
Ligeti - 6 Bagatelles for Woodwind Quintet - Emerald Isle Quintet
Mozart - Symphony No. 38 - 'Prague'
Rutter - A Gaelic Blessing
Free admission to all concerts except the annual benefit. We thank the entire Beaver Island community for embracing and supporting this wonderful enterprise with donations, sponsorships and the all important freewill offerings that keeps the Festival boat afloat on Paradise Bay!