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Baroque Festival (Individual Lodging Package)

$599.00

THREE NIGHT’S FAIRFIELD INN SINGLE OCCUPANCY ROOM AND ONE FOUR DAY BAROQUE FESTIVAL PASS 

THURSDAY, JUNE 14

MASTER CLASS ~ 11:00am-1:00pm
Ellen Hargis – Voice

FESTIVAL WELCOME CONCERT ~ 3:00pm-4:45pm
From Britain to Blue Ridge – Mountainside Baroque
A concert and an exhibit that tracks the musical connections between the 17th and 18th century British Isles tradition and its inheritors in the Appalachian Mountains. Joining the group will be soprano Rebecca Beasley, fiddler Stephanie Raby and the multi-talented Keith Collins.

LECTURE ~ 4:45pm-5:45pm
Folk Music in Appalachia

FEATURED PERFORMANCE ~ 8:00pm-10:00pm
TENET – “Uno + One”
TENET performs beloved solos and duets by Claudio Monteverdi, featuring sopranos Jolle Greenleaf and Molly Quinn with violins and continuo.

OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION ~ 9:30pm-12:00pm

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 15

PERFORMANCE ~ 10:00am-11:30am
“Tower Music” Washington Cornett & Sackbutt Ensemble
Considered one of the premiere ensembles of its kind in North America, the Washington Cornett and Sackbutt Ensemble (WCSE), directed by Michael Holmes, consists of historic brass instrument specialists based in Washington DC, comprised what was the standard brass ensemble of the late Renaissance and early Baroque eras of Western music.

MASTER CLASS ~ 11:30am-12:30pm
Cynthia Roberts – Violin

CITY HALL PERFORMANCE ~ 2:00pm-3:30pm
“Tower Music” Washington Cornett & Sackbutt Ensemble

RECITAL ~ 3:30pm-4:30pm
Mountainside Baroque Academy

RECITAL ~ 4:45pm-6:00pm
Christoph Hammer – Fortepiano

FEATURED PERFORMANCE ~ 8:00pm-9:30pm
Newberry Consort – “Scaramella!” Song and Dances from 16th-Century Italy
The frottola was a wildly popular and extremely varied genre in Renaissance Italy, ranging from solo song to polyphony. The poetry covers everything from the ridiculous to the sublime, and the rhythms are infectious. A dance band of violin family instruments with lute and guitar are joined by acclaimed soprano Ellen Hargis.

ALLEGANY ARTS COUNCIL AFTER HOURS ~ 9:30pm-11:00pm
Reception featuring “Baroque Jazz.” Doors open at 9:30pm.

 

SATURDAY JUNE 16

LECTURE ~ 10:00am-11:00am
Handel & Alexander’s Feast
Wendy Heller, Princeton University

TRAIN EXCURSION ~ 11:30am-1:30pm
WMD Railroad Station

MASTER CLASS ~ 2:00pm-3:30pm
Christoph Hammer – Fortepiano

RECITAL ~ 3:30pm-4:30pm
Brandon Acker – Baroque Guitar

PANEL DISCUSSION: 4:45pm-5:45pm
Performing Handel
Moderated by Wendy Heller, Princeton University

FEATURED PERFORMANCE ~ 8:00pm-10:00pm
Hammerklavier Duo “Mozart and Friends”
Cynthia Roberts, violin
Christoph Hammer, fortepiano

 

SUNDAY JUNE 17

PERFORMANCE ~ 10:00am-11:00am
Early Music in Worship: Morning Prayer
Featuring the “Great Service for Chapel Royal” by William Byrd.

HIGH TEA/BRUNCH ~ 11:30am-12:45pm

HISTORY TOUR ~ 1:00pm-2:30pm
Historic Tour of Washington Street

FESTIVAL CLOSING CONCERT ~ 3:00pm-5:00pm
Alexander’s Feast
This Festival performance will combine all the professional forces seen earlier in the week. Soloists and orchestra members from TENET, The Newberry Consort, The Washington Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble, and Hammerklavier, as well as additional soloists, and Mountainside’s resident choir, the Scholars of St. Cecilia, will combine forces for this gala performance in the Pealer Recital Hall at Frostburg State University.

Product Description

New to Mountain Maryland  – A full-immersion festival music experience four full days of early music performances and presentations focused on Renaissance, Baroque and Classic music. Plan to become a local resident for this long weekend and enjoy festival events that highlight not only the unsurpassed music performances but also special historic delights in Cumberland and the surrounding area. Breakout music presentations, art gallery visits, and historical tours will also be folded into these special days in this naturally beautiful and culturally rich region of Maryland.

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