Sitka Summer Music Festival Program

/Sitka Summer Music Festival Program

Thursday, Jun 08 | 12:15 pm

Bach’s Lunch

Odess Theater in Allen Hall

Bring your lunch and the whole family for this lunchtime concert series.

Please try to bring quiet (not crunchy) food in containers that don’t make a lot of noise (like paper or plastic bags). We want you to enjoy your lunch, but we also want the audience and musicians to enjoy the musical performance with minimal interruption.

This is a free event, and donations are appreciated!

Beethoven String Trio in G Major, Op. 9, No. 1
Glazunov String Quintet in A Major, Op. 39

Kurt Nikkanen, ViolinScott Rawls, ViolaZuill Bailey, CelloAttacca Quartet, Ensemble

Friday, Jun 09 | 7:30 pm

Evening Concert

Harrigan Centennial Hall

There will be a 30 minute pre-concert conversation (optional) at 6:45 p.m.

Please join us for a reception following the concert for refreshments and an opportunity to meet the artists.

John Corigliano Sonata for Violin and Piano
Tschaikovsky Piano Trio in A Minor, Op. 50

Kurt Nikkanen, ViolinZuill Bailey, CelloMaria Asteriadou, PianoNatasha Paremski, Piano

Saturday, Jun 10 | 7:30 pm

Evening Concert

Harrigan Centennial Hall

There will be a 30 minute pre-concert conversation (optional) at 6:45 p.m.

Please join us for a reception following the concert for refreshments and an opportunity to meet the artists.

 

Shostakovich Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57
Tschaikovsky Sextet for Strings in D Minor, Op. 70 “Souvenir d’ Florence”

Kurt Nikkanen, ViolinScott Rawls, ViolaZuill Bailey, CelloMaria Asteriadou, PianoAttacca Quartet, Ensemble

Sunday, Jun 11 | 3:00 pm

Family Concert

Sheet'ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi

Festival artists have planned a concert that’s fun for all ages. Bring the family for this special afternoon of music with root beer floats afterwards!

This is a free concert sponsored by BP and SeaMart.

Beethoven Trio Excerpts
Dvorak "American" Quartet
Glazunov Quintet Excerpts
Tschaikovsky Sextet Excerpts
 

Kurt Nikkanen, ViolinScott Rawls, ViolaZuill Bailey, CelloAttacca Quartet, Ensemble

Tuesday, Jun 06 | 5:30 pm

The Week In Preview

Stevenson Hall

Join Susan Reed and guests as we look forward to the week of concerts. Susan will provide insights into the works and performers to give you deeper context for this week’s concerts and events.

 

Susan Reed, Piano

Wednesday, Jun 07 | 6:30 pm

Cafe Concert

Mean Queen

Chamber music was originally performed in restaurants and pubs – here’s your opportunity to experience it that way! Join us in the lower level of the Mean Queen for this special performance.

This is a free event; donations are deeply appreciated.

Kurt Nikkanen, ViolinScott Rawls, ViolaZuill Bailey, Cello

Tuesday, Jun 13 | 5:30 pm

The Week In Preview

Stevenson Hall

Join Susan Reed and guests as we look forward to the week of concerts. Susan will provide insights into the works and performers to give you deeper context for this week’s concerts and events.

Susan Reed, Piano

Wednesday, Jun 14 | 6:30 pm

Cafe Concert

Sitka Hotel

Chamber music was originally performed in restaurants and pubs – here’s your opportunity to experience it that way!

This is a free event, but with limited seating. Donations are deeply appreciated.

Thursday, Jun 15 | 12:15 pm

Bach’s Lunch

Odess Theater in Allen Hall

Bring your lunch and the whole family for this lunchtime concert series.

Please try to bring quiet (not crunchy) food in containers that don’t make a lot of noise (like paper or plastic bags). We want you to enjoy your lunch, but we also want the audience and musicians to enjoy the musical performance with minimal interruption.

This is a free event, and donations are appreciated!

Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 1 in D Major, Op. 12 No. 1
Haydn Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major

Zuill Bailey, CelloBenjamin Breen, ViolinYuliya Gorenman, PianoSusan Reed, Piano

Friday, Jun 16 | 7:30 pm

Evening Concert

Harrigan Centennial Hall

There will be a 30 minute pre-concert conversation (optional) at 6:45 p.m.

Please join us for a reception following the concert for refreshments and an opportunity to meet the artists.

Tchaikovsky Amidst the Din of the Ball, Op. 38, No. 3
Barber Sure on this Shining Night, Op. 13, No. 3
Rachmaninov Me Po, Krasavitsa, Pre Mne, Op. 4, No. 4
Arensky Piano Trio in D Minor, Op. 32
Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade, Op. 35 for solo piano

Kate Bass, SopranoBenjamin Breen, ViolinZuill Bailey, CelloYuliya Gorenman, PianoNatasha Paremski, Piano

Saturday, Jun 17 | 7:30 pm

Evening Concert

Harrigan Centennial Hall

There will be a 30 minute pre-concert conversation (optional) at 6:45 p.m.

Please join us for a reception following the concert for refreshments and an opportunity to meet the artists.

 

Brahms Variations on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 35 (Book 1)
Bloch Schelomo: Hebraic Rhapsody
Bruch Kol Nidrei, Op. 47
Beethoven Piano Trio No. 7 in B Flat Major, Op. 97 “Archduke”

Benjamin Breen, ViolinZuill Bailey, CelloYuliya Gorenman, PianoNatasha Paremski, PianoSusan Reed, Piano

Sunday, Jun 18 | 3:00 pm

Alaska Crab Feed Picnic

Crescent Harbor Shelter

A feast of Dungeness Crab, salads, and desserts in a rustic Alaskan harbor setting. This picnic is a delight for the whole family! Plates & utensils are provided, but tables and seats are not. Some locals set up their own tables, but most folks choose to perch on the beams surrounding the shelter and dock. Dress for the weather and join us for this popular annual event.

Tuesday, Jun 20 | 5:30 pm

The Week In Preview

Stevenson Hall

Join Susan Reed and guests as we look forward to the week of concerts. Susan will provide insights into the works and performers to give you deeper context for this week’s concerts and events.

Susan Reed, Piano

Wednesday, Jun 21 | 6:30 pm

Cafe Concert

Westmark Raven Dining Room

Chamber music was originally performed in restaurants and pubs – here’s your opportunity to experience it that way!

This is a free event, but with limited seating. Donations are deeply appreciated.

Thursday, Jun 22 | 12:15 pm

Bach’s Lunch

Odess Theater in Allen Hall

Bring your lunch and the whole family for this lunchtime concert series.

Please try to bring quiet (not crunchy) food in containers that don’t make a lot of noise (like paper or plastic bags). We want you to enjoy your lunch, but we also want the audience and musicians to enjoy the musical performance with minimal interruption.

This is a free event, and donations are appreciated!

Haydn Divertissements, Op. 100 – No. 2, No. 6
Mozart Flute Quartet in G Major, K. 285a
Mozart Flute Quartet in C Major, K. 285b
Mozart Flute Quartet in A Major, K. 298

Amy Taylor, FluteChristian Colberg, ViolaMartin Sher, ViolaJia Kim, Cello

Friday, Jun 23 | 7:30 pm

Evening Concert

Harrigan Centennial Hall

There will be a 30 minute pre-concert conversation (optional) at 6:45 p.m.

Please join us for a reception following the concert for refreshments and an opportunity to meet the artists.

Amy Beach Pastorale for Flute, Cello and Piano, Op. 90
Amy Beach Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op. 34
Chopin Scherzo No. 4 in E Major, Op. 54
Prokofiev Piano Sonata No. 7 in B Flat Major, Op. 83 “Stalingrad”

Amy Taylor, FluteChristian Colberg, ViolaJia Kim, CelloNatasha Paremski, PianoSusan Reed, Piano

Saturday, Jun 24 | 7:30 pm

Evening Concert

Harrigan Centennial Hall

There will be a 30 minute pre-concert conversation (optional) at 6:45 p.m.

Please join us for a reception following the concert for refreshments and an opportunity to meet the artists.

 

Mozart Flute Quartet in D Major, K. 285
Schubert String Trio in B Flat Major, D. 471
Michael Daugherty Tales of Hemingway

Amy Taylor, FluteChristian Colberg, ViolaMartin Sher, ViolaZuill Bailey, CelloJia Kim, CelloSusan Reed, Piano

Sunday, Jun 25 | 6:00 pm

Allen Marine Boat Cruise

Crescent Harbor Shelter

We embark on an Allen Marine catamaran to set sail in Sitka Sound in search of wildlife. There will be an unforgettable performance while we float in a secluded bay.

Ticket price includes a delicious array of appetizers and wine. Alcoholic beverages on board the boat must be purchased.

Generously underwritten by Allen Marine Tours.

Haydn “London” Trios

Amy Taylor, FluteChristian Colberg, ViolaJia Kim, Cello

Tuesday, Jun 27 | 5:30 pm

The Week In Preview

Stevenson Hall

Join Susan Reed and guests as we look forward to the week of concerts. Susan will provide insights into the works and performers to give you deeper context for this week’s concerts and events.

Susan Reed, Piano

Wednesday, Jun 28 | 6:30 pm

Cafe Concert

Mean Queen

Chamber music was originally performed in restaurants and pubs – here’s your opportunity to experience it that way! Join us in the lower level of the Mean Queen for this special performance.

This is a free event, but donations are deeply appreciated.

Thursday, Jun 29 | 7:30 pm

Evening Concert

Harrigan Centennial Hall

There will be a 30 minute pre-concert conversation (optional) at 6:45 p.m.

Please join us for a reception following the concert for refreshments and an opportunity to meet the artists.

Bach Sinfonias for String Trio
Arensky String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 35
Taneyev Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 22

Nikita Borisevich, ViolinPaul Rosenthal, ViolaMartin Sher, ViolaZuill Bailey, CelloJia Kim, CelloMelissa Kraut, CelloMargarita Borisevich, Piano

Friday, Jun 30 | 7:30 pm

Evening Concert

Harrigan Centennial Hall

There will be a 30 minute pre-concert conversation (optional) at 6:45 p.m.

Please join us for a reception following the concert for refreshments and an opportunity to meet the artists.

Prokofiev Violin Sonata No. 2 in D Major, Op. 94
Popper Requiem for Three Cellos and Piano, Op. 66
Brahms Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8

Nikita Borisevich, ViolinPaul Rosenthal, ViolaZuill Bailey, CelloJia Kim, CelloMelissa Kraut, CelloMargarita Borisevich, PianoNavah Perlman, Piano

Sunday, Jul 02 | 11:00 am

Concert Brunch

Location To Be Announced

This is a special, intimate Sunday morning event in a beautiful private Sitka home. Ticket price includes a lovely brunch and exquisite performances. Program will include some (but perhaps not ALL) of those listed here.

Rachmaninoff Prelude in G minor, Op. 32
Milstein Paganiniana
Tschaikovsky Waltz Scherzo, Op. 23
Tschaikovsky Souvenir d’un lieu cher (Memory of a dear place), Op. 42 – Meditation
Chopin Polonaise Brillante, Op. 3

Nikita Borisevich, ViolinZuill Bailey, CelloMargarita Borisevich, PianoNavah Perlman, Piano

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