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  2019 Schedule

Alexandria Festival of the Lakes

August 3 - 17, 2019

(programs & artists are subject to change)

 

FESTIVAL CONCERT #1

OPENING NIGHT

Saturday August 3, 7:00 PM

Alexandria United Methodist Church

Antonín Dvorák: Violin Sonatina in G Major, op. 100

Frank Bridge: Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor

Manuel de Falla: 7 Popular Spanish Songs, arr. for viola & piano

Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, op. 44

Jill Olson Moser, violin

Colin McGuire, violin

Tamás Strasser, viola

Richard Bock, cello

Sarah Lewis, cello

Dina Michelson Namer, piano

Gail Olszewski, piano

 

FESTIVAL CONCERT #2

Wednesday August 7, 7:00 PM

NOTE DIFFERENT LOCATION -

THIS CONCERT WILL BE HELD AT

Bethesda Lutheran Church

1204 North Nokomis

(see map below)

Arvo Pärt: Fratres

György Ligeti: String Quartet #1 (Métamorphoses nocturnes)

Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E minor, op. 44, #2

Lux Quartet

Erika Blanco, violin

Stephanie Skor, violin

Kirsti Petraborg, viola

Eric Graf, cello

 

FESTIVAL CONCERT #3

Thursday August 8, 7:00 PM

Alexandria United Methodist Church

An all-Beethoven Program

Sonata for Horn & Piano in F Major, op. 17

An die ferne Geliebte, op. 98

Violin Sonata #10 in G Major, op. 96

String Quartet #9 in C Major, op. 59, #3 (Rasumovsky)

Dan Dressen, tenor

Matthew Wilson, horn

Stephanie Arado, violin

William Eddins, piano

Lux Quartet

 

FESTIVAL CONCERT #4

Sunday August 11, 7:00 PM

Alexandria United Methodist Church

Francis Poulenc: Sonata for Clarinet & Piano

a bouquet of French mélodies

Johannes Brahms: Piano Trio in C minor, op. 101

Carl Czerny: Grand Serenade Concertante, op. 126

Dan Dressen, tenor

Jennifer Gerth, clarinet

Matthew Wilson, horn

Peter McGuire, violin

Richard Bock, cello

Kate Bae, piano

Philip Brunelle, piano

William Eddins, piano

 

FESTIVAL CONCERT #5

FESTIVAL FINALE

Saturday August 17, 7:00 PM

Alexandria United Methodist Church

 

Gabriel Fauré: Piano Quartet #2 in G Minor, op. 45

Antonín Dvorák: Piano Quartet #2 in E-flat Major, op. 87

Johannes Brahms: String Sextet #1 in B-flat Major, op. 18

Peter McGuire, violin

Colin McGuire, violin

David Auerbach, viola

Tamás Strasser, viola

Sarah Lewis, cello

Kirsten Whitson, cello

Ann DuHamel, piano

 

This activity is funded in part by a grant from the Lake Region Arts Council,

through a Minnesota State Legislative appropriation.

Programs & Artists subject to change.


Alexandria United Methodist Church
2210 6th Ave East
Alexandria, MN

Bethesda Lutheran Church
1204 North Nokomis
Alexandria, MN