A dazzling eleven-concert concert season for 2014 has been announced by David Rhoderick, president and Delores Stevens, artistic director of the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society. The summer festival will mark the 44th consecutive year that the society will bring great music and outstanding artists to the Vineyard.
Highlights of the season will include national and international artists such as flutist Carol Wincenc, violinist Timothy Fain, cellist William DeRosa and oboist Gerard Reuter. Also scheduled are the Calder String Quartet, winner of one of Lincoln Center’s prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grants and, from the West Coast, the non-traditional, Grammy nominated Quartet San Francisco, winners of New York’s International Tango Competition. In addition, the World Premiere of a new piano quintet by Boston-based composer Thomas O. Lee will be performed.
“Our season will begin with the annual Spring Concert that will be performed in the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center in Vineyard Haven on Sunday afternoon May 25 at 4 pm,” said MVCMS president Rhoderick. “The program will feature acclaimed oboist Gerard Reuter, MVCMS regular French hornist Paul Stevens, and series co-founder and artistic director Delores Stevens. Works to be performed will be by Beethoven, Poulenc, Telemann and Reinecke,”
MVCMS concert are held during July and August at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown on Mondays and the Chilmark Community Center on Tuesdays. For ticket information call 508.696.8055 or E-mail to mvcms [at] vineyard [dot] net or www.mvcms.org
I hope to see you there!