Program for the 2017 Festival

MICHAEL PALMER, ARTISTIC DIRECTORMichael Palmer, Artistic Director


All concerts begin at 7:30 pm except for july 9 chamber music by the bay at 4:00 pm.
Pre-concert talks take place at 6:30 pm. No pre-concert talk on july 9.

July 1, 2017

Patrick HarlinRapture
RachmaninoffVariations On A Theme Of Paganini (Marc-Andre Hamelin, Piano)
Ben Taylor Concerto For String Quartet (World Premiere)(Calidore Quartet)
Stravinsky Firebird Suite (1919 Version)

July 2, 2017

Calidore String Quartet
MozartQuartet No. 15 In D Minor
JanacekQuartet No. 1, “Kreutzer”
DvorakQuartet In F Major, Op 96, “American”

July 8, 2017

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 (Jeremy Denk, Piano)

  Symphony No. 3 In E-Flat Major (“Eroica”)

July 9, 2017

Chamber Music By The Bay At Bellingham Cruise Terminal
Featuring Festival Orchestra Principals

July 13, 2017

HaydnTrumpet Concerto In E-Flat Major (Charles Butler)
DvorakConcerto In A Minor, Op. 53 (Tim Fain, Violin)
SchubertSymphony #4 In C Minor D.417 “Tragic”

July 16, 2017

Respighi Trittico Botticelliano
Haydn Cello Concerto In C Major (Zuill Bailey)
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 In A Major (“Italian”)

July 21, 2017

All Bernstein Evening: An Early Celebration Of Bernstein’s 100Th Anniversary

Bernstein Candide Overture
  The Serenade (Robert McDuffie)
  Chichester Psalms (Bellingham Festival Chorus And Boy Soprano Alex Zuniga)
  West Side Story Symphonic Dances