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2022 Tuesday Summer Concert Series

We are thrilled to announce the return of live concerts in the Apple Hill Concert Barn this summer! Join us for seven public concerts featuring the Apple Hill String Quartet and Summer Chamber Music Workshop faculty artists.

Tuesday evenings
Concert at 7:30pm, dinner 6-6:45pm
Dates: June 28, July 5, July 12, July 26, August 2, August 9, August 23


Tickets are now available!

Summer Concerts at Apple HillConcert I | June 28
Featuring the Session I Faculty

Ludwig van Beethoven, String Quartet No. 11 in F minor Op. 95 ‘Quartetto serioso’
The Apple Hill String Quartet: Elise Kuder and Jesse MacDonald, violins; Mike Kelley, viola; Rupert Thompson, cello

Ernest Bloch, From Jewish Life
Paul Basler, Three Hymn Tune Settings
Gadayel, Iman
Gadayel: Amr Selim, horn; Seba Ali, piano

Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Mike Kelley, Sonata for Solo Violin No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1005: Fugue
The Session I Faculty

Concert II | July 5
Featuring Salley Koo, violin, and Jean Schneider, piano

Franz Schubert, Sonata in A Major, Op. posth. 162, D 574
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, Sonata in Three Movements for Violin and Piano
William Grant Still, Suite for Violin and Piano
Gabriel Fauré, Sonata No. 1 in A major, Op. 13
Salley Koo, violin; Jean Schneider, piano

Concert III | July 12
Featuring Philip Solomonick, piano

Domenico Scarlatti, Keyboard Sonata in B minor, K. 27 (L. 449)
William Grant Still, Selections from Seven Traceries
Maurice Ravel, Ondine
Franz Liszt, Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S. 514
Arnold Schoenberg, Six Little Piano Pieces, Op. 19
Franz Schubert, Fantasia for Piano in C
Philip Solomonick, piano

Concert IV | July 26
Featuring Session II faculty: Frank Kelley, tenor; Chelsea Bernstein, cello; Sally Pinkas, piano; and members of  the Apple Hill String Quartet

Franz Schubert, Wohin? & An Die Laute

Adolphus Hailstork, Divertimento for Violin and Viola
II. Lento e espressivo

Ahmet Adnan Saygun, Inci’nin Kitabi, Op. 10
1. Inci

Frederic Mompou, Fêtes lointaines
III. Rythmé
V. Lentement

Elise Kuder, violin; Mike Kelley, viola

Gabriel Fauré, Cinq Mélodies ‘de Venise’, Op. 58

Frank Kelley, tenor; Sally Pinkas, piano

Robert Schumann, Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44

Elise Kuder, violin; Jesse MacDonald, violin; Mike Kelley, viola; Chelsea Bernstein, cello; Sally Pinkas, piano

Concert V | August 2
Featuring Beste Tiknaz Modiri, viola, and Ivan Tan, piano

Georg Anton Benda, Grave
Henri Vieuxtemps, Viola Sonata in B flat major, Op. 36
Beste Tiknaz Modiri, viola; Ivan Tan, piano

Tony Banks, Rick Wakeman, and Keith Emerson, arr. Ivan Tan, “…though no eyes can see”: an Exploration of 1970’s Progressive Rock
Ivan Tan, piano

Ayça Kocatürk, Drop of Yasemin
Ekrem Zeki Ün, At the Tomb of Yunus
Betin Güne, Beste & Camoglie, Op. 25
Melisa Uzunarslan, Sonata for Viola and Piano
Kaptanzâde Ali Rıza Efendi, arr. Atilla Tiknaz, Efem
Beste Tiknaz Modiri, viola; Ivan Tan, piano

Concert VI | August 9
Apple Hill Summer Gala

Help us celebrate and support Apple Hill with good food and beautiful music, as Apple Hill welcomes new Executive Director Javier Caballero. A diverse program featuring the Apple Hill String Quartet, the gala cello ensemble, and the summer premiere of Miriam Sharrock’s “Remembrance”.

Tickets: $100

Concert VII | August 23
Featuring Session III Faculty: Vanessa Holroyd, flute; Lenny Matczynski, narrator; Myriam Avalos Teie, piano; and the Apple Hill String Quartet

Erik Satie, Sports et Divertissements
Myriam Avalos Teie, piano; Lenny Matczynski, narrator

Caroline Mallonée, “The Butterfly Effect” for String Quartet (2014)
The Apple Hill String Quartet: Elise Kuder and Jesse MacDonald, violins; Mike Kelley, viola; Rupert Thompson, cello

Amy Beach, Theme and Variations for Flute & String Quartet in A minor, Op. 80
The Apple Hill String Quartet with Vanessa Holroyd, flute

Covid Safety Protocols

The health and safety of the Apple Hill community is our top priority. All concert attendees must abide by the following policies:

  • Show proof of vaccination (initial series + booster) or recent (within 72 hours) proof of negative Covid-19 test
  • Wear well-fitting masks while indoors. N95 or KN95 masks are encouraged!
  • Dinners are by reservation only
  • If you are feeling ill or experiencing potential Covid-19 symptoms, please stay home!

We can’t wait to see you back at Apple Hill this summer!

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Previous Events

Virtual Concert + Summer Preview
Tuesday, June 7, 7:30pm

Join us once more online for music of Miriam Sharrock, Sato Matsui, and Franz Schubert, performed by the Apple Hill String Quartet, and thrilling summer concert season details.

Click here to watch.