CHESAPEAKE CHAMBER MUSIC 2014 FESTIVAL FEATURES CCM-COMMISSIONED WORK OF PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING COMPOSER

For Immediate Release: June 3, 2014
Contact: Don Buxton 410 819-0380 or Amy Steward 410 829-0436

This weekend’s Chesapeake Chamber Music (CCM) Festival will showcase the CCM-commissioned work of Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer John Harbison at St. Paul’s Church in Centreville, MD, on Sunday, June 8 at 4 p.m. This concert, “Bach and Harbison,” will be held and will feature Festival newcomer and internationally-known harpsichordist Andrew Appel, along with Festival favorites J. Lawrie Bloom on clarinet and Peggy Pearson on oboe. Also, this weekend will be a concert, “In Memoriam: Dyanne Welte,” on Friday, June 6 at 8:00 p.m. at the Avalon Theatre in Easton, MD, featuring Brahms and Schubert. The “Saturday Matinee” concert at the River House at Easton Club in Easton on June 7, will feature an afternoon of music, including works by Haydn, Rorem and Dvo?ák, and will be followed by a reception with abundant hors d’oeuvres.

The Festival offers six concerts, five artist recitals and two rehearsals open to the public at no charge. The 13 events are held in various Eastern Shore locations. Generous financial support from corporate, public and private benefactors enables Chesapeake Chamber Music to offer affordable tickets for Festival concerts and recitals; open rehearsals are free to the general public. Tickets go on sale in April 2014. For additional information, visit www.ChesapeakeChamberMusic.org or call 410 819-0380.

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