Concerts and Events

Upcoming Concerts & Events with Apple Hill


Summer Concerts at Apple HillTuesday Summer Concert Series

The Tuesday Summer Concert Series features the Apple Hill String Quartet and Summer Chamber Music Workshop faculty artists performing in the Louise Shonk Kelley Concert Barn on the Apple Hill campus in Nelson, NH. All concerts start at 7:30pm and are preceded by a buffet dinner at 6pm on the lawn (advance reservations are required by 5pm the day before, or bring your own picnic) and listenUP!, a free pre-concert talk at 6:45pm. Outdoor concert seating is always FREE!

Concerts at Apple Hill are wheelchair accessible. Should you have special needs, please contact us at 603-847-3371 or prior to your visit and we will do our best to address your needs.

Day of concert, please call Gail at 603.847.3371 to ensure the availability of seats before making reservations.

To underwrite a concert, please contact Javier Caballero at

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Concert I – Tuesday, June 18
Featuring the Session I Faculty

Marin Marais, Pièces de viole
Chelsea Bernstein, viola da gamba

Charles Koechlin, Idyll for 2 clarinets, Op. 155
Sadie Harrison, Times for Flying, for 2 clarinets
Rane Moore, Eric Thomas, clarinets

Philip Glass, Einstein on the Beach: Knee Play 2
Frank Kelley and Lenny Matczynski, narrators; Amy Schroeder, violin

Gabriel Fauré, Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15
Paran Amirinazari, violin; Mike Kelley, viola; Felix Umansky, cello; Philip Solomonick, piano

Concert II – Tuesday, June 25
Featuring Aron Zelkowicz and Christina Wright-Ivanova

Carter Pann, Differences for cello and piano
Gabriela Lena Frank, Manhattan Serenades
Margaret Bonds, Troubled Water
Kevin Puts, Air for cello and piano
Stephen Paulus, American Vignettes
Aron Zelkowicz, cello and Christina Wright-Ivanova, piano

Concert III – Tuesday, July 2
Featuring the Session II Faculty

William Grant Still, Summerland
Lili Boulanger, Nocturne and Cortège
Maiani Da Silva, violin; Mikael Darmanie, piano

Natalie Hunt, Quartet for clarinet, violin, viola, and cello
Rie Suzuki, clarinet; Kiyoshi Hayashi, violin; Rohan Gregory, viola; Iris Jortner, cello

Antonin Dvorák, Piano Quartet No. 2 in E flat major, B. 162, Op. 87
Jesse MacDonald, violin; Chris Jenkins, viola; Pei Lu, cello; Mikael Darmanie, piano

Concert IV – Tuesday, July 9
Featuring Ziv Wainer Bobrowicz and Miles Walter

Marcel Bitsch, Concertino
Frank Martin, Prelude No. 7
Gotthard Odermatt, Reminiscences, Op. 25
François Devienne, Sonata in G major, Op. 25, No. 2
Tonia Ko, Tilt
Pierre Max Dubois, Sonatine-Tango
Ziv Wainer Bobrowicz, bassoon and Miles Walter, piano

Concert V – Tuesday, July 16
Featuring the Session III Faculty

Ludwig Van Beethoven, Serenade for flute, violin & viola in D major, Op. 25
Jeiran Hasan, flute; Mandy Wolman, violin; Jesse Holstein, viola

Quinn Mason , Two Fleeting Daydreams
George Georgiou, clarinet; Ealaín McMullin, violin; Myriam Avalos Teie, piano

Franz Schubert, Piano Trio in B flat major, D. 898, Op. 99
Elise Kuder, violin; Edvard Pogossian, cello; Sally Pinkas, piano

Concert VI – Tuesday, July 23
Featuring the 2024 Fellowship Quartet

William Grant Still, Danzas de Panama
Dmitry Shostakovich, String Quartet No. 1 in C major, Op. 49
W. A. Mozart, String Quartet No. 23 in F major, K. 590
Makaela Foerderer, Rose Rutkowski, violins; Chris Dahlke, viola; Zoë Bell, cello

Concert VII – Tuesday, July 30
Featuring the Session IV Faculty

Jessie Montgomery, Peace for Clarinet and Piano
Eran Egozy, clarinet; Jean Schneider, piano

Jessie Montgomery, Duo for Violin and Cello
Joshua Addison, violin; Tony Rymer, cello

Kareem Roustom, World premiere for oud and string quartet
Kareem Roustom, oud; Salley Koo, Jesse MacDonald, violins; Beste Tiknaz Modiri, viola; Jacob MacKay, cello

Jacob Weinberg, Clarinet Quintet, Op. 40
Eran Egozy, clarinet; Jesse MacDonald, Joshua Addison, violins; Beste Tiknaz Modiri, viola; Tony Rymer, cello

W.A. Mozart, Trio No. 4 in E major, K. 542
Salley Koo, violin; Jacob MacKay, cello; Jean Schneider, piano

Concert VIII – Tuesday, August 6
Featuring the 2024 Summer Gala

Help us celebrate and support Apple Hill with good food and beautiful music as we feature our beloved ensemble in residence, the Apple Hill String Quartet. Event begins at 6pm.

Tickets: $125

Concert IX – Tuesday, August 13
Featuring the Session V Faculty

Grażyna Bacewicz, Quartet for 4 violins
Nicole Cherry, Movses Pogossian, Heather Braun, Elise Kuder, violins

Oriental Ensemble
Ramzi Aburedwan, buzuq; Lizzy Cook, cello

Antonin Dvorák, Nocturne
Movses Pogossian, Nicole Cherry, violins; Mike Kelley, viola; Lizzy Cook, cello; Max Zeugner, double bass

Guillaume Connesson, Sextet
Vanessa Holroyd, flute; Elise Kuder, Heather Braun, violins; Mike Kelley, viola; Max Zeugner, double bass; Yi-heng Yang, piano

Concert X – Tuesday August 20
Featuring Dana Lyn, fiddle and Kyle Sanna, guitar

Hailed as “first-rate, versatile musicians” by The New Yorker and “a top notch fiddle-and-guitar duo” by The New York Times, Dana Lyn and Kyle Sanna have arranged a set of music mirroring the life cycles and natural process of coral reefs, using the vocabulary of traditional Irish melodies, enhancing the “music environment” with lightboxes and projected video. Through the music and art from “The Coral Suite”, they celebrate the reefs’ extraordinary biodiversity, while calling attention to the urgent need for their protection.

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