Program for the 2015 Festival

MICHAEL PALMER, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Guest Artists

Friday, July 3rd 2015

Western Washington University Performing Arts Center 7:30 PM
BELLINGHAM FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA – MICHAEL PALMER, CONDUCTOR

PRE-CONCERT TALK: GRANT DONNELLAN
Guest Artist: Vadim Gluzman, violin

Handel
Overture to Royal Fireworks Music
Mozart
Symphony No. 36 in C major “Linz”
Intermission
Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Bellingham Cruise Terminal 4:00pm
Chamber Music by the Bay


Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Western Washington University Performing Arts Center 7:30 PM

BELLINGHAM FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA – MICHAEL PALMER, CONDUCTOR
Guest: Katie Van Kooten, soprano

Benjamin Dean Taylor
Worlds Without End
R. Strauss
Four Last Songs
Intermission
Dvorak
Symphony No. 7 in D minor

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Western Washington University Performing Arts Center 7:30 PM
BELLINGHAM FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA – MICHAEL PALMER, CONDUCTOR

Guest: Alex Hanna, double bass

Vanhal
Double Bass Concerto in E-flat major
Bartok
Dance Suite
Intermission
Sibelius
Symphony No. 1 in E minor

Sunday, July 12th, 2015

Western Washington University Performing Arts Center 7:30 PM
CALIDORE STRING QUARTET


Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Western Washington University Performing Arts Center 7:30 PM
BELLINGHAM FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA – MICHAEL PALMER, CONDUCTOR

Guest: Arnaldo Cohen, piano

J.S. Bach
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major
Debussy
Premiere Rhapsody for Clarinet and Orchestra
Intermission
Brahms
Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Western Washington University Performing Arts Center 7:30 PM
BELLINGHAM FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS- MICHAEL PALMER, CONDUCTOR

Haydn
The Creation