Music at Penn's Woods Festival Concerts
4 fantastic nights of great music
June 19, 7:30 p.m.
June 22, 7:30 p.m.
Flamingo • Michael Daugherty
Double Concerto in A Minor, Op. 102 • Johannes Brahms
Clara Lyon, violin and Elizabeth Lyon, cello
Orchestral Suite No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 43 • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
June 26, 7:30 p.m.
Humoresque • Alexander von Zemlinsky
Horn Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 40 • Johannes Brahms
String Sextet in A Major Op. 48, (B. 80) • Antonín Dvořák
June 29, 7:30 p.m.
Petite Suite • Claude Debussy
Pulcinella Suite • Igor Stravinsky
Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 97 (Rhenish) • Robert Schumann
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The festival was restarted with a commitment of support from a small group of enthusiasts in the community and has blossomed into a successful two-week event, now entering its fourth year. The fact that we started during the worst economic downturn in recent times and in three short years became self-supporting is a tribute to you – our donors and volunteers. Your annual gifts and ticket sales, along with business promotions and the work of many dedicated volunteers, have put the festival on a solid foundation. We could not exist without your support. Thank you.
The principal circle is a dedicated group of 17 festival fans whose contributions are applied to the Festival Orchestra’s principal chairs. Your tax-deductible gift of $1,000 will sustain the high quality of these important roles for the 2013 festival. Join the circle today! If you are interested in sponsoring one of our wonderful musicians, contact:
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Dine at Harrisons, April 22-28
Music at Penn's Woods and Harrison's Wine Grill have joined for a delicious fundraiser! Dine at Harrison's Between Monday, April 22 and Sunday, April 28, and 20% of the bill before taxes and gratuity will directly benefit Music at Penn's Woods. Present the flyer found by clicking here, or simply mention your support of Music at Penn's Woods when you enjoy, breakfast, lunch, or dinner. There is no limit to the number of times you can participate, dine-in, or carry out (excluding deliveries).
Harrison's is located on East College Avenue in State College within the Hilton Garden Inn.
Music at the Boal Mansion
Faculty members from the School of Music and Music at Penn's Woods participants will perform a chamber music concert in the intimate acoustic of the beautiful Boal Mansion. The program features compositions by Bach, Beethoven, and Bruch as well as lighter music featuring the newest members of our musical community, flutist Naomi Seidman and her husband, cellist Jonathan Dexter. Soprano Jennifer Trost, pianist Sue Haug, and cellist Kim Cook will collaborate, performing Scarlatti cantatas for voice, keyboard, and cello, and solo music for violin and viola will be performed by James Lyon and Timothy Deighton.
The Boal Mansion ambience is reminiscent of the great houses of Europe at the time of Beethoven. Guests will sip champagne and taste abundant fine food from sixteen regional restaurants, and then be treated to a concert. This is a wonderful opportunity to see and hear music "up close and personal," and to chat with the performers about the music they are performing in an intimate evening of fine food and great music.
Music in the Gardens: Healing the Soul
Partnering with Mount Nittany Health and The Penn State Arboretum, Music at Penn's Woods presents an evening of outdoor music performed within the garden rooms of the H.O. Botanic Gardens at The Penn State Arboretum.
Begin your exploration of nature's healing force at 6:00 p.m. by wandering the garden pathways, drinking in the heady aromas of the summer rose garden, and sitting in quiet meditation pondering the Joel N. Meyers Sundial. At 7:00 p.m., listen to a solo violin singing in the Esplanade, wood flute echoing from the Bamboo Alleé, and a plaintive cello nestling under the Hosler Oak.
The music continues as you walk the garden paths and lose yourself in the serenity of the visual and aural beauty surrounding you. At 8:00 p.m., meet friends back in the Overlook Pavilion for light refreshments, remarks by Maestro Gerardo Edelstein, and a short performance by the members of the Pennsylvania Quintet, and Allegría Ensemble while contemplating the dusky fields bordered by historic Hartley Wood.
Let the magic of the music performed by members of the Music at Penn's Woods Festival Orchestra, joined with the visual beauty of the Arboretum's magnificent gardens, both heal and restore your soul.
The public is welcome.