Program for the 2017 Festival

MICHAEL 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 HARLIN          RAPTURE

rACHMANINOFF           VARIATIONS 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

 

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

PABLO VILLEGAS, GUITAR AND ORCHESTRA PRINCIPALS

 

 

July 13, 2017

HAYDN                            TRUMPET CONCERTO IN e-FLAT mAJOR (CHARLES BUTLER)

LORENZO PALOMO         iN THE GARDEN OF BACCHUS, WORLD PREMIERE CONCERTO FOR GUITAR AND ORCHESTRA (pABLO VILLEGAS)

Schubert                     Symphony #4 in C Minor D.417 “Tragic”

 

 

July 16, 2017

RESPIGHI                       TRITTICO BOTTICELLIANO

HAYDN                            CELLO Concerto IN d 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 TBA)

                                        WEST SIDE STORY SYMPHONIC DANCES