Concerts and Events

Upcoming 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. Concerts are preceded by a dinner at 6pm on the lawn (advance reservations required, or bring your own picnic) and listenUP!, a pre-concert talk at 6:45pm.


Concert I – Tuesday, June 20
Featuring the Session I Faculty

Georg Philipp Telemann, Sonata for oboe & continuo in Am, TWV 41:a3
Marilyn Coyne, oboe; Marc Ryser, piano

Ekrem Zeki Ün, Söyleşi (Dialogue)
Marilyn Coyne, oboe; Eric Thomas, clarinet

Eric Thomas, Threnody for Ann Arcenaux
Eric Thomas, clarinet; Marc Ryser, piano

Ethyl Smith, Quintet for 2 violins, viola & 2 cellos in E, Op. 1
Elise Kuder, Cenovia Cummins, violins; Mike Kelley, viola; Jennifer Morsches, Greg Hesselink, cellos

Concert II – Tuesday, June 27
Featuring the Summer Fellowship Ensembles

Jennifer Higdon, Piano Trio
Clara Wieck Schumann, Piano Trio in Gm, Op. 17
Emma Gabriel, violin; Avi Graf, cello; Carl Questad, piano

Amy Beach, Piano Trio, Op. 150
Johannes Brahms, Piano Trio No. 3 in Cm, Op. 101
The Chiara Trio
Yik Liang Soo, violin; Khalil Johnson, cello; Angeliki Giannopoulou, piano

Concert III – Tuesday, July 4
Featuring the Session II Faculty

Darius Milhaud, Sonata, Op. 15 for 2 violins and piano
Jesse MacDonald, Sarah Kim, violins; Mikael Darmanie, piano

Ali Hoca, Myrrha Trio for violin, viola and cello
Ivan Stefanovic, violin; Elizabeth Oka, Viola; Pei Lu, cello

Franz Schubert, Abschied von der Erde for voice and piano, D. 829
Lenny Matczynski, narrator; Mikael Darmanie, piano

Bernard Herrmann, Souvenirs de Voyage for Clarinet Quintet
Rane Moore, clarinet; Ivan Stefanovic, Jesse MacDonald, violins; Elizabeth Oka, viola; Pei Lu, cello

Concert IV – Tuesday, July 11
Featuring Jesse MacDonald, violin and Myriam Avalos Teie, piano

Franz Schubert, Sonatina No. 3 in Gm for violin and piano, Op. 137, D 408
Manuel de Falla, Suite Populaire Espagnole (after Siete canciones populares españolas)
Igor Stravinsky, Suite Italienne (from Pulcinella)
Astor Piazzolla, Le Grand Tango for violin and piano
Jesse MacDonald, violin; Myriam Avalos Teie, piano

Concert V – Tuesday, July 18
Featuring the Session III Faculty

Marin Marais, Suite for viola da gamba & continuo in Em
Chelsea Bernstein, viola da gamba; Myriam Avalos Teie, piano

Kinan Azmeh, A Scattered Sketchbook
Nihat Agdac, violin; George Georgiou, clarinet

Johannes Brahms, Piano Quartet No. 1 in Gm, Op. 25
Darragh Morgan, violin; Mike Kelley, viola; Jacob Mackay, cello; Mary Dullea, piano

Concert VI – Tuesday, July 25
Featuring Maiani da Silva, violin and Lisa Kaplan, piano

Mayke Nas, DiGit #2
John Adams, Road Movies
Stephen Hartke, Netsuke
Kelley Polar, Sonata no. 1 “X/O”, for violin and electronic sounds
Bongani Ndodana-Breen, The Casting of Bones
Jessie Montgomery, Peace for violin and piano
Astor Piazzolla, Histoire du Tango
Arvo Pärt, Fratres, for violin & piano
Maiani da Silva, violin; Lisa Kaplan, piano

Concert VII – Tuesday, August 1
Featuring the Session IV Faculty

Béla Bartók, Selections from 44 Duos for two violins
Luciano Berio, Selections from 34 Duetti for two violins
Kristapor Najarian, A Tale for Two Violins
Joshua Addison, Movses Pogossian, violins

Undine Smith Moore, Afro-American Suite, for flute, cello & piano
Vanessa Holroyd, flute; Iris Jortner, cello; Jean Schneider, piano

Emmanuel Arias y Luna, Sonoralia
Silvestre Revueltas, String Quartet No. 1
Reena Esmail, String Quartet (Ragamala)
The Apple Hill String Quartet

Concert VIII – Tuesday, August 8
The Summer Gala

Help us celebrate and support Apple Hill with good food and beautiful music as we feature the
Apple Hill String Quartet and the Newport String Quartet. Event begins at 6pm. Program will include Dana Lyn’s English Fiddle Tunes for String Octet.
Tickets: $100, click here to purchase

Concert IX – Tuesday, August 15
Featuring the Session V Faculty

Mel Bonis, Suite en Trio for flute, violin and piano, Op. 59
Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, Trio Sonata in C Major
Gretchen Pusch, flute; Jesse MacDonald, violin; Yi-heng Yang, piano

Kinan Azmeh, Cadenzas from Double Concerto for clarinet and violin
Layale Chaker, violin; Kinan Azmeh, clarinet

Antonín Dvořák, String Quintet No. 2 in G, Op. 77
Salley Koo, Ealain McMullin, violins; Jesse Holstein, viola; Edvard Pogossian, cello; Max Zeugner, double bass

Concert X – Tuesday, August 22
Featuring A Far Cry, chamber orchestra

Osvaldo Golijov, Arum dem Fayer (Around the Fire), arr. Alex Fortes
Jessie Montgomery, Banner
Juantio Becenti, The Glittering World
Antonín Dvořák, String Quartet No. 12 in F, Op. 96 “American”, arr. Sarah Darling

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.


To underwrite a concert, please contact Jan Woiler Meuse at