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The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society 2017 Summer Concert Festival


Mon 07/31/2017
8:00 pm

Old Whaling Church

Contact: MV Chamber Music Society
Address: 89 Main Street
Website: http://mvcms.org/
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The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society is pleased to announce the 2017 Summer Concert Festival! World-class artists, including both new visitors, and returning favorites, will take to our stages this season for a festival that promises to be – as always – delightful and rewarding!

The Summer Concert Festival will consist of five concerts over ten performances. Festival Concerts are held on Mondays, 8 PM, at the Old Whaling Church, Edgartown, and Tuesdays, 8:00 PM, at the Chilmark Community Center. Tickets are  $30/35 general admission. Elementary and High School students, and College students with valid ID, are always admitted free of charge.

Concert #3: “Virtuoso Strings” — July 31

The Program:

Orphée  — Liszt / Saint-Saëns

Timothy Fain, violin; Jan Müller-Szeraws, cello; Delores Stevens, piano

Sonata No. 6 in A Major — Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805)

  1. Allegro
  2. Adagio
  3. Affetuoso

Jan Müller-Szeraws, cello; Delores Stevens, piano

Sonata in A Major — César Franck (1822-1890)

  1. Allegretto ben moderato
  2. Allegro
  3. Recitativo – Fantasia
  4. Allegretto poco mosso

Timothy Fain, violin; Delores Stevens, piano


Piano Trio, Op. 8 — Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

  1. Allegro con moto
  2. Scherzo: Allegro molto
  3. Adagio
  4. Allegro

Timothy Fain, violin; Jan Muller-Szeraws, cello; Delores Stevens, piano

Concert #4: “Ludwig meets Dizzy” — August 7/8

The Harlem Quartet with Aldo Lopez-Gavilan

The Program:

String Quartet “Serioso”, Op. 95 — Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

  1. Allegro con brio
  2. Allegretto ma non troppo

III. Allegro assai vivace ma serioso

  1. Larghetto espressivo

Guaguancó — Guido López-Gavilán (1944-)

Manteca — Dizzy Gillespie (1917-1993)

(Arr. Dave Glenn & HQ)

El Cumbanchero — Rafael Hernandéz Marín (1892-1965)

Take the A Train — Billy Strayhorn (1915-1967)

(Arr. Paul Chihara & HQ)

Harlem String Quartet



Talking to the Universe


Pan con Timba

Harlem String Quartet & Aldo López-Gavilán, pianist and composer

Concert #5: “What’s an ‘Amernet’?” — August 14/15

The Amernet Quartet

The Program:

Italian Serenade — Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)

Amernet String Quartet

Langsamer Satz — Anton Webern (1883-1945)

Amernet String Quartet

Quintet for Piano and Strings, Eb Major, Op. 44 — Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

  1. Allegro brilliante
  2. In Modo d’una Marcia
  3. Scherzo: Molto vivace
  4. Allegro ma non troppo

Amernet String Quartet; Delores Stevens, piano


Quartet in G Major, Op.106 — Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)

  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Adagio ma non troppo
  3. Molto vivace
  4. Finale: Andante – Sostenuto – Allegro con fuoco

Amernet String Quartet

This program listing is accurate as of time of publication. However, specific artists, and programs are subject to change. Concerts may be cancelled without notice for extraordinary reasons. Please contact the MVCMS for the most current concert and guest artist information.

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