THE PROGRAMS

Michael Palmer, Artistic Director and Conductor
The Bellingham Festival Orchestra

Friday, July 1, 2022, 7:00 PM

The Calidore String Quartet

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 1, No. 1, Hob. III: 1, La chasse

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 17 in B-flat Major, K. 458 “The Hunt”

Jörg Widmann: String Quartet No. 3, Jagdquartett

Johannes Brahms: String Quartet No. 3 in B-flat Major, Op. 67

Group portrait of the Calidore String Quartet with their instruments.

Saturday, July 2, 2022, 7:00 PM

BFM Orchestra

Johannes Brahms: Tragic Overture

Max Bruch: “Scottish Fantasy” in E-flat Major Op.46

Stefan Jackiw, Violin

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

Portrait of Stefan Jackiw playing the violin.

Friday, July 8, 2022, 7:00 PM

BFM Orchestra

Ludwig van Beethoven: Triple Concerto in C Major, Op. 56

Justin Bruns, Violin  |  Steven Thomas, Cello  | Brandt Fredriksen, Piano

Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 9 (the Great)

Sunday, July 10, 2022, 4:00 PM

Chamber Music by the Bay

Concert and Hors d’oeuvre Reception

tuesday, July 12, 2022, 7:00 PM

BFM Orchestra

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Magic Flute Overture

Richard Strauss: Selected Lieder
Das Rosenband
Ich wollt ein Strausslein binden
Waldseligkeit
Sause, liebe Myrte
Die heiligen drei Konige aus Morgenland

Maria Valdes, Soprano

Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 4

Portrait of Maria Valdes, Soprano.

Friday, July 15, 2022, 7:00 PM

BFM Orchestra

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerti No. 1 and 3

Garrick Ohlsson, Piano

Photo of Garrick Ohlsson sitting at a piano.

Saturday, July 16, 2022, 7:00 PM

BFM Orchestra

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerti No. 2 and 4

Garrick Ohlsson, Piano

Sunday, July 17, 2022, 7:00 PM

BFM Orchestra

Ludwig van Beethoven: “Leonore” Overture, No. 3

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor”

Garrick Ohlsson, Piano

Sunday, July 24, 2022, 7:00 PM

BFM Orchestra

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9

Katie Van Kooten, Soprano  |  Ellen Graham, Mezzo Soprano
Eric Barry, Tenor  |  Clayton Brainerd, Bass