2018 Festival Dates - Schedule at a Glance

 

Wednesday, June 13, 6:30 p.m. to dusk

(rain date June 14)

Music in the Gardens

Penn’s Woods musicians and the Billtown Brass perform in 
The Arboretum at Penn State (free admission)

 

2018 Festival orchestra concerts are held in Eisenhower Auditorium due to construction of our new concert hall.

Wednesday, June 20, 7:30 p.m.
Festival Musicians

BRUCH - Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano, Op. 83
MOZART - Don Giovanni for Winds
BRAHMS - Trio No. 2 in C Major for Violin, Cello, and Piano, Op. 87
 

Saturday, June 23, 7:30 p.m.
Festival Orchestra Concert (pre-concert talk at 6:30 p.m.)

DEBUSSY - Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
SHOSTAKOVICH - Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Major, Op. 102
Philip Edward Fisher, pianist
BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92
 

Wednesday, June 27, 7:30 p.m.
Festival Musicians

HEINICHEN -Sonata in B-Flat Major, S.257 
SHOSTAKOVICH - Five Pieces for Two Violins and Piano
SARASATE - Carmen Fantasie for Violin and Piano, Op. 25
HUMMEL - Septet No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 74
 

Saturday, June 30, 7:30 p.m.
Festival Orchestra Concert (pre-concert talk at 6:30 p.m.)

BERNSTEIN - Three Dance Episodes from “On the Town” (1945)
COPLAND - Appalachian Spring Suite
DVORÁK - Symphony No. 9 in E minor, "From the New World" 
 
 

Special Events during  May / June

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Bellefonte Library - Friday, May 18 (10:00-10:45 am) 

Discovery Space - Friday, May 18 (6:30-7:30 pm) 

Schlow Library - Saturday, May 19 (11:00-11:45 am) 

Discovery Space - Friday, May 25 (10:30-11:15 am) 

Chamber Invitational - 128 Music Building II - Wednesday, June 20 (4:30-5:30 pm)

Palmer Museum -  June 26 (2:30-4:30 pm) (registration required)  

 

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Bellefonte Art Museum - Sunday, May 20 (2:00-3:00 pm) 

Barranquerro Café - Wednesday, May 23 (7:00-8:00 pm) 

Webster’s Café - Thursday, May 31 (evening with dinner - ticket required)

OLLI - Mondays, June 18 and 25 - Inside the Orchestra (registration required)