Chamber music at Hanna Boys Center
Sunday July 17th 2016 -
The chamber music of the 19th Century is intended to be experienced in intimate spaces, rooms humble or grand, where there is no separation between audience and performers. This year’s Valley of the Moon Music Festival features “The Voice in Chamber Music.” The repertoire will focus on the composers’ love of opera and lieder in pieces both instrumental and vocal. The festival will present gems including Beethoven’s “Septet” with historical wind instruments, “Death and the Maiden Quartet,” and lieder with both tenor and soprano.
The opening concert “Inspired by The Magic Flute,” takes place on Sunday, July 17. Enjoy a picnic on the patio of the Hanna Boys Center before attending a concert, and stay for a complimentary glass of wine while mingling with the artists afterwards. Each reception will feature wines poured by a different local Sonoma winery.
Performing artists are world-renowned musicians on the faculties of institutions such as Juilliard, the Paris Conservatory and the San Francisco Conservatory. They are experts in historic performance techniques and have decades of experience in Classical and Romantic chamber music.
Concerts run July 17-31. All performances take place at the Hanna Boys Center, 1700 Arnold Dr. Tickets, $20-40, can be purchased at valleyofthemoonmusicfestival.org/2016-festival. Find a complete schedule at valleyofthemoonmusicfestival.org.