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 GUITARAND ORCHESTRA (pABLO VILLEGAS)

Work TBA

 

 

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