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CMNW Summer Festival: Reflecting upon Classics [IN-PERSON ONLY]

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$150 ($325 Festival Pass)

Thursday, July 22, 2021 (PDT) @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Every day until July 23, 2021

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Every day until July 23, 2021

Chamber Music Northwest

Brentano Quartet

Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Mark Steinberg – Prelude and Fugue in F minor, BWV 881
Franz Joseph Haydn – String Quartet in F minor, Op. 20, No. 5
Mark Steinberg, violin
Serena Canin, violin
Misha Amory, viola
Nina Lee, cello

Samuel Barber – Dover Beach, Op. 3
Davóne Tines, bass-baritone
Mark Steinberg, violin
Serena Canin, violin
Misha Amory, viola
Nina Lee, cello

Johannes Brahms – Piano Trio No. 2 in C major, Op. 87
Soovin Kim, violin
Paul Watkins, cello
Gloria Chien, piano

The internationally renowned Brentano String Quartet begin their tenure as CMNW’s 2021-22 Artists-in-Residence merging their “luxuriously warm sound and yearning lyricism” (The New York Times) with the dark expression of Haydn and J.S. Bach on the first half of this program. The Chien-Kim-Watkins Trio, consisting of CMNW Artistic Directors Gloria Chien and Soovin Kim, and Paul Watkins of the Emerson Quartet, makes its CMNW debut with Brahms’s glorious

About the Festival: After a year without live music, we are so excited to share our plans for a joyful and reflective Chamber Music Northwest 2021 Summer Festival! We present to you an array of thrilling and deeply moving repertoire, performed by the greatest artists in the world, that you can enjoy both live and at home.

Some of CMNW’s favorite performers will return, such as the Dover and Brentano string quartets, and cellist Paul Watkins of the Emerson Quartet. The East Coast Chamber Orchestra, saxophonist Timothy McAllister, guitarist Jason Vieaux, and bass-baritone Davóne Tines headline the star-studded cast who will make their CMNW debuts. Timeless classics such as Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings and Copland’s Appalachian Spring will be heard alongside five exciting world premieres.

We hope you will join us this summer, for both live and at-home performances, to reflect on the past year and rejoice with the optimism that music brings into our lives!

The concert will take place at 7:30pm.

Advance ticket reservations are required. Limited live seats (max 150 occupants) are available in the 750 occupancy auditorium. LIVE festival passes include an AT-HOME pass. ($325)

Recorded and produced concerts from the LIVE festival 9 concerts will premiere on two weeks after the first live concert. These rolling online premieres begin on July 15 and run through August 7 – the entire festival is available on-demand through August 31. ($150)

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