A R T S • P R E V I E W : : Summer Cultural Events 2019

A Summer Spotlight performance at South Shore Conservatory’s Jane Carr Ampthitheater,
image by Dave Green

McGRATHPR.com – Summer will swiftly arrive throughout Metro Boston, the South Shore and Cape Cod regions, with plenty of incredible opportunities to enjoy the arts, entertainment and culture.  Here’s so much of what is in store for summer 2019:


SUMMER ENTERTAINMENT

on the

South Shore and Cape Cod


South Shore Conservatory (SSC)

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JRP Spotlight Festival
Thursday, June 13, 6 pm
Jane Carr Amphitheater, One Conservatory Drive, Hingham

Admission is free

South Shore Conservatory’s Jazz/Rock/Pop students perform their prepared piece on stage in front of a live audience and a panel of supportive faculty members. Artists receive feedback and certificates from judges and a panel of their peers. Audience members are invited to listen to the mix of acts and decide for themselves which act was their favorite. This JRP Spotlight Festival is the fifth of six performances in SSC’s 2018/2019 season of its Jazz/Rock/Pop Series.

Piano Camp
Friday, June 28, 2 pm
South Shore Conservatory, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury

Admission is free

South Shore Conservatory’s Piano Camp students present their final concert.  Free admission.

Summer Spotlight Outdoor Concert Series

July 6 through 31, 2019

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SSC’s 2019 Summer Spotlight outdoor concert series features shining examples of excellence in performance, including the popular Evenings Under the Stars Saturday evening concerts and beloved Wacky Wednesdays family concerts. 

Evenings Under the Stars 2019 performances are full of fresh talent, grooving music and ties to SSC’s JRP series this summer.  Your backstage pass, Sip!@Summer Spotlight gives guests a special live performance in SSC’s Cox Hall all while enjoying a refreshing drink sponsored by Barrel House Z. Creative light bites and on-site parking included with each ticket purchase. 6-7 pm, $25.

This season, Wacky Wednesdays performances are even more FUN, with kid-friendly food on sale, kid swag, and the opportunity to meet the artists for autographs. Stay and play on the playground, or bring along a picnic lunch to extend the fun.

Making a return for this summer’s concerts are food trucks at each performance. Interspersed throughout the series are Sadie Mae’s Cupcake Café and Zack’s ice cream truck, offering a variety of foods such as indulgent cupcakes and sweet ice cream treats to top off the performance experience.  Concerts take place rain or shine, group ticket rates are available, tickets are non-refundable.

Evenings Under the Stars tickets purchased prior to performance: $40 pavilion, $25 lawn, tickets purchased at performance: $45 pavilion, $30 lawn.  7 pm Concerts take place rain or shine.  Tickets are non-refundable.  No Pets Allowed. Service dogs welcome.

Saturday parking is at the Hingham School Bus Depot, 19 Fort Hill St. Shuttle buses provide transportation to and from the Carr Amphitheater at South Shore Conservatory. Shuttle bus service from the Hingham Bus Depot begins at 5:30 pm. The last bus leaves the bus depot at 6:55 pm.

For information about accessibility and accommodations, please visit our Know Before You Go page.  For further information, call the Summer Spotlight Box Office at 781-749-7565 x22 or email m.flynn@sscmusic.org.

Nicholas Palmer conducting the Evenings Under the Stars Festival Orchestra concert, image by Denise Maccaferri

Evenings Under the Stars Festival Orchestra presents Winter, Summer and Ragtime!
with conductor Nicholas Palmer
Saturday, July 13, 7 pm
Jane Carr Amphitheater, One Conservatory Drive, Hingham

Hingham native Nicholas Palmer leads the Evenings Under the Stars Festival Orchestra and violin soloist and SSC’s Duxbury Music Festival concerto competition winner Caroline Turek, in presenting excerpts from Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons,” followed by early jazz and little Scott Joplin Ragtime in the second half. 

Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys
Wednesday, July 10, 10 am
Jane Carr Amphitheater, One Conservatory Drive, Hingham

Vanessa Trien has been performing music for kids and families since 2005, many of those years in collaboration with her lively folk/roots/pop band, the Jumping Monkeys. She has three Parents’ Choice award-winning CDs for kids, Vanessa packs concert halls, preschool fundraisers and outdoor venues with dancing kids and families. She is known for her highly interactive shows, featuring plenty of group singing and movement.

Karen K & the Jitterbugs
Wednesday, July 17, 10 am
Jane Carr Amphitheater, One Conservatory Drive, Hingham

Karen K & the Jitterbugs performing in SSC’s Jane Carr Amphitheater, courtesy of South Shore Conservatory

Recently voted the Best Kindie Band in the Greater-Boston area by Mommy Poppins, Karen K & the Jitterbugs has become a favorite among kids and kid-ults in Boston and beyond. Known for their totally engaging, high-energy show packed with humor and amazingly catchy, well-crafted tunes, Karen K & the Jitterbugs is fun for the whole family.

Sugar Ray and the Bluetones
Saturday, July 20, 7 pm
Jane Carr Amphitheater, One Conservatory Drive, Hingham

Bringing the best blues to you for 35 years! This band is not limited to one style, but able to play Chicago Blues in the style of Muddy Waters. Little Walter and Billy Boy Arnold; Kansas City Swing in the style of “Big” Joe Turner; Texas Blues like “T” Bone Walker and Freddie King; and the swampy Louisiana sounds of “Lazy” Lester-all played with the distinctive originality of band leader Sugar Ray Norcia, vocals and harmonica, guitarist Little Charlie Baty, Anthony Geraci at the piano and Hammond Organ, Michael “Mudcat” Ward playing acoustic and electric bass, and drummer Neil Gouvin.

SSC ImagineARTS Band
Wednesday, July 24, 10 am
Jane Carr Amphitheater, One Conservatory Drive, Hingham

SSC’s ImagineARTS Band

During the school year, our SSC ImagineARTS Band shares its favorite stories and songs with kindergarteners in Brockton, through ImagineARTS, an arts-integrated literacy program. SSC invites children and adults to join the band in moving, grooving, and crooning along to tunes such as See How I’m Jumping, She’ll Be Coming ‘Round the Mountain, and Funga Alafia. This concert, great for ages 3-7 years, concludes with a special presentation of the popular children’s story “Pete the Cat and the New Guy.”

Radio Days Classics:  Music of the Big Band Era!
Saturday, July 27, 7 pm
Jane Carr Amphitheater, One Conservatory Drive, Hingham

In the final 2018/2019 season performance of South Shore Conservatory’s Jazz/Rock/Pop Series (JRP),  the Conservatory’s JRP faculty, alumni, and local educators join for a concert of classic big band music, featuring favorites from Duke Ellington to Count Basie and other contemporary composers. Bring your dancing shoes, as dancing at this event is strongly encouraged!

Matt Heaton and the Outside Toys
Wednesday, July 31, 10 am
Jane Carr Amphitheater, One Conservatory Drive, Hingham

Matt Heaton

Matt Heaton believes music for kids can be entertaining for both children AND parents. His songs are a mix of rockabilly, surf, American roots and Irish traditional music, delivered with a wry sense of humor and a sincere sense of fun.  Children and adults respond to his musicianship and variety. The adults in the room particularly appreciate the Muppet-esque touches of humor and observations of kid behavior.  Whether you call it children’s music, family music, kindie or toddlerbilly it’s sure to please listeners of all ages.


Summer Music Festival Jazz Ensembles in Concert
Thursday, July 25, 7 pm
Jane Carr Amphitheater, One Conservatory Drive, Hingham

Admission is free

South Shore Conservatory Summer Music Festival jazz ensembles perform in concert.

Summer Music Festival Final Performance
Friday, July 26, 7 pm
Jane Carr Amphitheater, One Conservatory Drive, Hingham

Admission is free

South Shore Conservatory’s Summer Music Festival ensembles present their final performance. 

Flute Symphony
Wednesday, July 31, 7 pm
Carr Amphitheater, One Conservatory Drive, Hingham

Admission is free

SSC’s Flute Symphony

SSC’s Flute Symphony celebrates its 30th anniversary with a special performance by flute students of all ages.

Summer Vocal Institute Canto Solo
Thursday, August 8, 6 pm
Jane Carr Amphitheater, One Conservatory Drive, Hingham

Admission is free

South Shore Conservatory’s Canto students present a concert of solo performances. 

Let’s Put on a Show
Friday August 9, 1 pm
South Shore Conservatory, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury

Admission is free

South Shore Conservatory’s Let’s Put on a Show students present their final performance. Students participate in all aspects of creating this small-scale musical production.

Summer Vocal Institute

Friday, August 9, 3 pm
Jane Carr Amphitheater, One Conservatory Drive, Hingham

Admission is free

SSC’s Jazz/Rock/Pop Camp

South Shore Conservatory’s Summer Vocal Institute’s three levels of vocalists present a combined final performance. 

Jazz/Rock/Pop Camp
Friday, August 16, 4 pm
Jane Carr Amphitheater, One Conservatory Drive, Hingham

Admission is free

South Shore Conservatory’s Jazz/Rock/Pop Camp students present their final performance.

14th Annual Duxbury Music Festival (DMF)

July 14 through 26

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South Shore Conservatory’s Duxbury Music Festival is an intensive program for solo and chamber instrumental performance, unique to all of New England.

Duxbury Music Festival’s iconic tent on the town green

Founded with the knowledge that music enriches the human spirit and the belief that this enrichment endures in the lives of its participants, the Duxbury Music Festival is located in this idyllic seaside community, thirty-five miles south of Boston and twenty miles north of Cape Cod.

The Duxbury Music Festival is an intensive program for the study and performance of solo and chamber repertoire for undergraduate and graduate students and adult professionals. Festival Director, Stephen Deitz, has gathered a renowned faculty who offer chamber performances, as well as individual instruction and ensemble coaching.

2019 Schedule of Events:

Festival Overture Concert and Reception

Sunday, July 14, 6:30 pm, SSC’s Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury

Tickets:  $75

Sponsored by Wendy and Vince Spiziri

DMF Faculty Concert and Reception

Tuesday, July 16, 6:30 pm, Private Home

Tickets: $125

Festival Recital

Wednesday, July 17, 4:30 pm, SSC’s Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury

Admission is Free

Sponsored by Barbara and Fred Clifford

Concert on the Town Green TBA

Friday, July 19, 7 pm, Duxbury Town Green

Tickets: $15 for adults, $5 for children

Family Fest

SSC’s ImagineARTS band, interactive activities, food and more.

Saturday, July 20, 10:30 am, Duxbury Town Green

Tickets:  $10 for adults, $5 for children

Cocktails and Dancing at Twilight

Saturday, July 20, 7 to 9:30 pm, Duxbury Town Green

Tickets:  $65

Sunday in the Park

DMF students and faculty in recital. Concessions available.

Sunday, July 21, 5 pm, Duxbury Town Green

Admission is Free

Sponsored by GagnonTAX, Kathy and Warren Skillman

DMF Faculty Concert and Reception

Monday, July 22, 6:30 pm, Private Home TBA

Tickets:  $125

Festival Recital

Tuesday, July 23, 4:30 pm

SSC’s Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury

Admission is Free

Winners Concert

Duxbury Wine & Spirits tasting

Wednesday July 24, 7 pm

SSC’s Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury

Tickets:  $60

Festival Recital

Thursday, July 25, 4 pm

The Village at Duxbury

Admission is free

Sponsored by the Village at Duxbury

SSC’s Ellison Center for the Arts

All That Jazz

Duxbury Wine & Spirits tasting

Friday, July 26, 7 pm

SSC’s Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury

Tickets: $60

Sponsored by Lynn Dale and Frank Wisneski

DMF is a program of South Shore Conservatory.  DMF’s office is located at South Shore Conservatory’s Duxbury campus at the Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury.


Hull Artists

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7th Annual Let’s Do Jo’s Plein Air Painting weekend

Saturday, June 22, noon to sunset, and Sunday, June 23, noon to 4 pm

Jo’s Nautical Bar, 125 Main Street, Hull

Admission: Free to public, a $10 registration fee for artist participation

An artist paints at Let’s Do Jo’s Plein Air Painting Weekend at Jo’s Nautical Bar, courtesy image

Hull Artists and Jo’s Nautical Bar co-host their annual En Plein Air (open air) painting event, welcoming local artists from across the region to paint on site with beautiful views, a plethora of nautical, sea, beach and land vistas, where the public can enjoy the creativity at work live!

A “Wet Paint” exhibit begins Sunday at 5 pm, with a vote and a cash prize awarded to the popular favorite. Fine art and artisan craft items donated by Hull Artists’ members, and other donated prizes, are available for a raffle, displayed all weekend. Live music, refreshments and light fare are available both days.

Live paintings created during the weekend are featured at an opening reception on Friday, June 28 from 6 to 8 pm at Hull Artists’ Gallery Nantasket, 121 Nantasket Ave, Hull.  The art continues on display for one week, available for purchase. 

For more information for artists and visitors, or to register to participate, please visit hullartists.com.

24th Annual Open Studios

July 12 through 14 and August 16 through 18, 10 am to 4 pm

Across the community of Hull in private homes and select locations

Admission is free

Since 1996, Hull Artists has produced Open Studios, a signature art event of the South Shore region.  Annually, 40 exceptional artists showcase original work in their homes and in select community locations, where visitors can see their work up close and enjoy meeting the artist hosts. The dazzling array of media includes oil and acrylics, pastel, watercolor, photography, fiber art (quilts, knitting, hand-dyed wearable art), sculpture, up-cycled home goods, basketry, and more.  Open Studios are free, children are welcome, and parking is abundant. 

Beginning in early June, a full-color catalog of artists, and map of their locations is available in dozens of locations around the South Shore, as well as at Hull Artist’s headquarters at Gallery Nantasket, located at 121 Nantasket Ave. (Ocean Park Condominium retail shops). The guide and map are also available on after May 15 at www.hullartists.com.

While exploring Hull’s wonderful and varied neighborhoods, we encourage visitors to enjoy unparalleled views and the marvelous restaurants and vendors whose support helps keep Open Studios accessible to all, free of charge.

Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra (CCCO)

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Summer Celebration:  America and the Nords

Sunday, July 28, 3 pm

Pilgrim Congregational Church, 533 Rte. 28, Harwich Port

Tickets:  $35

Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra, image by Jean Kirby Photography

Join the CCCO in a program featuring William Grant Still, who in 1931 became the first African American composer to have a symphony debuted by a major American orchestra. His success followed when in 1936 he became the first African American to conduct a major orchestra, when he led the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl.

Clarinetist David Dziardziel will perform Copland’s. majestic Clarinet Concerto, and the CCCO concludes the concert with Nielsen’s Little Suite for Strings.

Program:          Sibelius Valse Triste

Gould Spirituals for Strings

William Grant Still Serenade for Orchestra

Copland Clarinet Concerto

David Dziardziel, clarinet

Nielsen Little Suite for Strings

South Shore Children’s Chorus

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South Shore Children’s Chorus, founded in 2016, offers two non-auditioned programs for young singers under the direction of founding Artistic Director Kirsten Oberoi.  For tuition details, discounts and tuition assistance, to register or for more information, visit southshorechildrenschorus.org,

Summer Programs

July 15 through 19, 9 am to 3:30 pm

Stonehill College, 320 Washington Street, North Easton

Summer Chorale

For singers entering grades 4 through 7 this fall.  Students spend each morning learning choral music and vocal techniques with the aid of top-notch music educators, and spend afternoons learning musical notation reading skills, and bonding through team building activities.  Summer Chorale engages in repertoire appropriate for young treble voices, with an emphasis on vocal technique, ear training and choral rehearsal skills.

Summer Choral Intensive

For singers entering grades 8 through 12, or just graduating from high school.  A program that focuses on themes of leadership, personal responsibility and musical excellence. Students are encouraged to prepare for participation with learning tools provided by SSCC staff to aid them in performing high-level choral repertoire. Students attend sight singing classes geared for their level of knowledge, enjoy guest speakers including local professors and professional musicians, benefit from group sectionals, and engage in a vocal technique class with a professional section leader of their specific voice range.

A program culminating finale concert featuring all students, open to the public, is performed on Friday, July 19 at 7 pm on campus.

Americana Theatre Company (ATC)

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Treasure Island

Saturday, July 13, 2 pm, Spire Center for Performing Arts, 25 ½ Court Street, Plymouth

Tickets are $10 adults, $5 for children

In this performance by ATC’s Studio Americana elementary students, Jim’s fantasy comes to life when pirate Billy Bones steps right into his bedroom!  Suddenly we’re swept into the action of high seas adventure! Billy Bones leaves Jim a treasure map and we’re off!  Sailing on the Hispaniola to Skeleton Island!  The ship’s crew are a rowdy bunch, who are whipped into mutiny by the one-legged man, Long John Silver. When the Captain and his loyal sailors are captured, only our boy hero — Jim Hawkins can save the day!

Footloose

Saturday, July 27, 2 pm, Spire Center for Performing Arts, 25 ½ Court Street, Plymouth

Tickets are $15 adults, $10 for children

In this performance by ATC’s Studio Americana middle and high students, newcomer Ren McCormack, moving in from Chicago, is in shock when he discovers the small Midwestern town he now calls home has made dancing and rock music illegal. As he struggles to fit in, Ren faces an uphill battle to change things. With the help of his new friend, Willard Hewitt, and defiant teen Ariel Moore, he might loosen up this conservative town. But Ariel’s influential father, Reverend Shaw Moore, stands in the way.  

Boeing Boeing

July 6, 8pm; July 7, 2pm and 7pm; July 10, 7pm; July 11, 7pm; July 12, 8pm; July 13, 8pm; July 14, 2pm

Spire Center for Performing Arts, 25 ½ Court Street, Plymouth

Tickets are $35 for adults and $30 for students and seniors

Playboy Bernard juggles three fiancées, all flight attendants, with careful planning and the reluctant assistance of his housekeeper. But weather delays and the invention of a faster Boeing jet send his elaborate love life into chaos.  Don’t miss this laugh-a-minute comedy, winner of the 2008 Tony Revival for Best Play. Directed by Eric Harrell

Hound Of The Baskervilles

July 20, 8pm; July 21, 2pm and 7pm; July 25, 7pm; July 26, 8pm; July 27, 8pm; July 28, 2pm and 7pm

Spire Center for Performing Arts, 25 ½ Court Street, Plymouth

Tickets are $35 for adults and $30 for students and seniors

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s most celebrated Sherlock Holmes story gets a gloriously funny makeover in this ‘wonderfully barking spoof’ (Daily Telegraph) for a cast of three actors playing multiple roles.

When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead on his estate, with a look of terror still etched on his face, and the paw prints of a gigantic hound beside his body, the great detective Sherlock Holmes is summoned from Baker Street, with Dr. Watson in tow, to unravel the mysteries surrounding his death, and investigate the ancient curse of the Hound of the Baskervilles.  Directed by Brance Cornelius.

Pilgrim Festival Chorus (PFC)

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America Sings!

Friday, June 21, 7:30  Mayflower Church, 207 Main Street, Kingston

Pilgrim Festival Singers in concert, image by Denise Maccaferri

Saturday, June 22, 7:30  First Trinitarian Congregational Church, 381 Country Way, Scituate

Saturday, June 29, 7:30  St Bonaventure Parish, 803 State Road, Plymouth

Sunday, June 30, 7:30  First Congregational Church, 6 Plympton Street, Plympton

Tickets: $10 general admission

Pilgrim Festival Chorus’s summer season ensemble Pilgrim Festival Singers present four lighter-fare summer choral concerts featuring solo and ensemble performances of favorite patriotic music.  America Sings! offers a diverse program of music from folksongs to spirituals, patriotic songs to Broadway, in a wide range of moods and styles, as the singers explore the many faces of America.

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival (CCCMF)

August 1 through 23

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The Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival, celebrating 40 years as Cape Cod’s premiere presenter of summer chamber music, presents 12 compelling concerts in August, under the leadership of   Directors Jon Nakamatsu and Jon Manasse, and Executive Director Elaine Lipton. 

CCCMF hosts the critically acclaimed Miró Quartet as ensemble-in-residence for the Festival’s final week, performing three concerts in combination with guest musicians and the artistic directors.

Ticket orders received on or before June 30: $36 general admission; $15 for college students with ID); FREE for attendees 18 and under. General admission to three or more concerts: $34 per ticket. Emerson String Quartet concert: $52 ($50 when purchased as part of the three-concert package).

Ticket orders received on or after July 1: $40 general admission; $15 for college students (with ID); FREE for attendees 18 and under. General admission to three or more concerts: $38 per ticket. Emerson String Quartet concert: $57 ($55 when purchased as part of the three-concert package).

Festival seating is limited to venue capacity, advance purchase is recommended.  Tickets purchased online can be printed at home or picked up at will call at the performances.  Tickets may also be purchased by calling or visiting the box office at 508-247-9400 or at 3 Main Street, Unit 6, North Eastham.  Box office hours are 10 am to 3 pm, Monday through Friday.  Phone orders are available until 12 noon on the day of each concert.

2019 Schedule of Events:

Purely Romantic

Thursday, August 1, 7:30 pm, Falmouth Academy’s Simon Center for the Arts, 7 Highfield Drive, Falmouth

Hermitage Piano Trio

Program:          Albayev:  One Movement Trio in E-flat Major for Piano, Violin and Cello

Rachmaninoff:  Trio “elagiaques” No. 1 in G Minor for Piano, Violin and Cello

Parker:  Suite in A Major for Piano, Violin and Cello, Opus 35

Dvorak:  Trio No. 3 in F Minor for Piano, Violin and Cello, Opus 65

Purely Romantic

Friday, August 2, 7:30 pm, First Congregational Church, 200 Main Street, Wellfleet

Hermitage Piano Trio

Program:          Albayev:  One Movement Trio in E-flat Major for Piano, Violin and Cello

Rachmaninoff:  Trio “elagiaques” No. 1 in G Minor for Piano, Violin and Cello

Parker:  Suite in A Major for Piano, Violin and Cello, Opus 35

Dvorak:  Trio No. 3 in F Minor for Piano, Violin and Cello, Opus 65

Jupiter String Quartet at Studio Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. from left: Nelson Lee, Meg Freivogel, Daniel McDonough and Liz Freivogel Image by L. Brian Stauffer

Jupiter and One Jon

Monday, August 5, 7:30 pm, First Congregational Church: 650 Main Street, Chatham

Jupiter String Quartet, Jon Nakamatsu, piano

Program:           Mendelssohn:  String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Opus 13

Shostakovitch:  String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, Opus 122

Schumann:  Quintet in E-flat Major for Piano, and Strings, Opus 44

Jupiter and One Jon

Tuesday, August 6, 7:30 pm, Cotuit Center for the Arts: 4404 Falmouth Road (Route 28), Cotuit 

Jupiter String Quartet, Jon Nakamatsu, piano

Program:           Mendelssohn:  String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Opus 13

Shostakovitch:  String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, Opus 122

Schumann:  Quintet in E-flat Major for Piano, and Strings, Opus 44

The Emerson and Barber’s Adagio

Wednesday, August 7, 7:30 pm, First Congregational Church, 200 Main Street, Wellfleet

Emerson String Quartet

Program:           Haydn:  String Quartet in D Major, Opus 71 No. 2; Hob. III: 70

Barber:  String Quartet in B Minor, Opus 11

Dvorak:  String Quartet No. 10 in E-flat Major, Opus 51(B. 92)

Mostly Mostly Mozart … and Brahms

Monday, August 12, 7:30 pm, Church of the Holy Spirit, 204 Monument Road, Orleans

Laura Frautschi, violin; Krystof Witek, violin; Danielle Farina, viola; Ilya Finkelshteyn, cello; Tanya Dusevic Witek, flute; Brian Zeger, piano

Program:          Mozart:  Prelude and Fugue No. 2 in G Minor for Violin, Viola, and Cello K. 404a

Mozart: Trio in E Major for Piano, Violin, and Cello. K.542

Mozart:  Quartet in D Major for Flute, Violin, Viola and Cello, K 285

Brahms:   Trio in C Major for Violin, Cello, and Piano, Opus 87

Mostly Mostly Mozart…and Schubert

Tuesday, August 13, Cotuit Center for the Arts: 4404 Falmouth Road (Route 28), Cotuit 

Artistic Directors Jon Manasse and Jon Nakamatsu, image by Arts Management Group

Laura Frautschi, violin; Danielle Farina, viola; Ilya Finkelshteyn, cello; Andrew Trombley, bass; Jon Manasse, clarinet; Jon Nakamatsu, piano

Program:          Mozart:  Quartet in E-flat Major for Piano, Violin, Viola and Cello K. 493

Mozart:  Trio in E-flat Major for Piano, Clarinet and Viola, K. 498 (Kegelsttatt)

Schubert:  Quintet in A Major, Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass and Piano, D667 (Trout)

Borromeo, Manasse and Icarus

Wednesday, August 14, 7:30 pm, Dennis Union Church: 713 Main Street (Route 6A), Dennis

Borromeo String Quartet, Jon Manasse, clarinet

Program:          Bach: Four Preludes and Fugues from the Well-tempered Clavier, Book II

Ruehr;  Icarus for string quartet and clarinet (North American Premiere)

Mendelssohn:  String Quartet in D Major, Opus 44 No. 1

Leonard Bernstein at 100

Friday, August 16, 7:30 PM, First Congregational Church, 200 Main Street, Wellfleet

Borromeo String Quartet, Jon Nakamatsu, piano, Jon Manasse, clarinet, Brian Zeger, piano, Jamie Bernstein, Festival Artists

Program:           Bernstein:  Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano

Bernstein:  Two pieces from Sabras

Copland:  Movement for String Quartet

Bernstein:  Sonata for Clarinet and Piano

Copland:  Appalachian Spring

Miró Residency: The Miró Quartet

Tuesday, August 20, Cotuit Center for the Arts: 4404 Falmouth Road (Route 28), Cotuit 

Miró Quartet

Program:          Mozart:  Quartet in B-flat Major for Strings, K. 458

Puts:  Credo for String Quartet

Schumann: Quartet in A Minor for Strings, Opus 41 No. 1

Miró Residency: Romantic Strings

Wednesday, August 21, 7:30 pm, Dennis Union Church: 713 Main Street (Route 6A), Dennis

Miró Quartet, Jon Manasse, clarinet, Jon Nakamatsu, piano

Program:          Wolf:  Seranade in G Major for String Quartet

Glière:  Quartet in A Major for Strings, Opus 2

Franck:  Quartet in D Major for Strings, FWV 9

Bruch:  Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Viola and Piano, opus 83

Brahms:  Quartet in C Minor for Piano, Violin, Viola and Cello, opus 60

Miró Residency: Riches to Rags

Friday, August 23, 7:30 pm, First Congregational Church, 200 Main Street, Wellfleet

Miró Quartet, Jon Manasse, clarinet, Jon Nakamatsu, piano        

Program:          Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes for Clarinet, String Quartet and Piano, Opus 34

Shostakovich:  Quintet in G Major for Piano and Strings, Opus 57

Smith:  Carrot Revolution for String Quartet

Eileen Christiansen, Founding Director, Opera Theater of Cape Cod

Novacek:  Four Rags for Two Jons

Opera Theater of Cape Cod

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PREVIEW:  La Bohème

Friday, August 30, 7:30 pm

Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main Street, Wellfleet

Join Opera Theater of Cape Cod for a preview performance of Giacomo Puccini’s timeless story of love and loss, La Bohème. The piece is performed in English translation by gifted opera singers from all over New England. The performance is filled with some of the most famous gems of operatic repertoire. Music direction by Joseph Turbessi, stage direction by Ethan DePuy, produced by Eileen Christiansen. 


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