Community Concerts & Events

Tuesday, May 30, 7 PM

Chris Rogers-Beadle & Friends Op. 2

Kate Arndt, violin | Lily Tsai, violin | Chris Rogers-Beadle, viola | Sophie Applbaum, cello | Colin Roshak, clarinet | Daniel Kim, piano
Hear the classical music stars of tomorrow.  Winners of solo competitions and performing as soloists with orchestras, these rising stars are students at the top conservatories and music schools in America.  Young and energetic, they played together while in high school, and come together at the Shalin Lu Performance Center for a reunion of music-making.  

PROGRAM
MOZART: Trio for clarinet, viola and piano, Kegelstatt, K.498
BEETHOVEN: String Quartet Op. 18 No. 3
SCHUMANN: Piano Quintet in E-flat major, Op.44

 Free, no tickets required.

ROCKPORT CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Friday, June 9, 5:45 PM

Prelude Supper

Enjoy a gourmet dinner overlooking the Atlantic while learning more about the evening’s program with Executive Director Tony Beadle and a guest artist. LOCATION: Reception Hall TICKETS: $35

MENU
Salad: Kale Caeser salad with crouton batons and parmesan shavings
Main Course (choose one):

♦Chicken Piccata – Sauteed chicken cutlets with lemon caper sauce or
♦Fussili with tarragon-pistachio pesto, haricot verts and roasted tomatoes

Dessert: Assorted cookies and brownies

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ROCKPORT CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Friday, June 16, 5:45 PM

Prelude Supper

Enjoy a gourmet dinner overlooking the Atlantic while learning more about the evening’s program with Artistic Director David Deveau and a guest artist. LOCATION: Reception Hall TICKETS: $35

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Salad: Baby Lettuce with strawberries, spiced nuts, gorgonzola, sherry vinaigrette
Main Course (choose one):

♦Basil marinated swordfish or
♦Grilled eggplant steaks with roasted vegetables and tomato; herbs de provence sauce

Dessert: Assorted cookies and brownies

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ROCKPORT CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Saturday, June 17, 3 PM
Open Rehearsal

Handel & Haydn Society

Experience the final preparations of the Handel & Haydn Society for their performance of Henry Purcell’s The Fairy Queen. Free, no tickets required.

EVENING CONCERT INFORMATION

ROCKPORT CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Tuesday, June 20, 7 PM
Lecture-Performance

Beethoven’s Piano Sonata Op. 110: A Life’s Journey

Lecturer/Performer: Dr. Victor Rosenbaum
New England Conservatory piano professor Dr. Victor Rosenbaum will present Beethoven’s journey to his Op. 110 Piano Sonata, considered one of his masterpieces. Free, no tickets required.

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ROCKPORT CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Friday, June 23, 5:45 PM

Prelude Supper

Enjoy a gourmet dinner overlooking the Atlantic while learning more about the evening’s program with Artistic Director Director David Deveau and a guest artist. LOCATION: Reception Hall TICKETS: $35

MENU
Salad: Spinach Salad with Stine fruit, blue cheese and walnuts
Main Course (choose one):

♦Pasta with spring peas, asparagus and goat cheese or
♦Seared chicken with lemon and leeks

Dessert: Assorted cookies and brownies

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ROCKPORT CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Thursday, July 6, 2 PM
Lecture-Performance

Stringed Instruments: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

Lecturers/Performers: Julius Quartet | David Hawthorne, bow maker | Karl Dennis, luthier
Learn how instrument and bow makers create their finished pieces. The Julius Quartet will demonstrate the techniques composers have used to create the sounds they desire. Free, no tickets required.

Artist’s Websites:
Julius Quartet   |  David Hawthorne  |  Karl Dennis

ROCKPORT CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Saturday, July 8, 10 AM
Family Concert

Julius Quartet

The Quartet is currently serving as the Graduate String Quartet in Residence at the John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University, where the group works with the Shanghai Quartet. Free, no tickets required.

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A Rockport Music-Rockport Schools Collaboration
Session 1: July 17-22
Session 2: July 24-29

Rockport Jazz Camp

Alexa Tarantino, director
Anthony Covelli, Rockport Schools Director of Bands
The Rockport Jazz Camp is an engaging camp for young musicians ages 9-18 who want to learn more about improvisation, ensemble playing and more. The following events are the public community concerts that are part of this jazz camp. LEARN MORE

Wednesday, July 19, 7 PM
Community Concert

Rockport Jazz Camp Faculty Concert

The Rockport Jazz Camp faculty, who are accomplished young professional jazz musicians, will perform in a community concert. LEARN MORE

Location: Shalin Liu Performance Center

 

Saturday, July 22, 10 AM
Community Concert

Jazz Camp Student Showcase with Special Guest Artist

Selected ensembles from the Rockport Jazz Camp will perform a concert with a Guest Artist for the community.

Location: Shalin Liu Performance Center

Wednesday, July 26, 7 PM
Community Concert

Alexa Tarantino Quintet

Alexa Tarantino, saxophones | Nick Finzer, trombone | Chris Ziemba, piano | Emiliano Lasansky, bass | Eric Metzgar, drums 

As Jazz Camp director and faculty, the Alexa Tarantino Quintet perform a free family concert featuring jazz standards and original compositions. An award-winning saxophonist, Alexa is currently based in New York City and performs regularly with the DIVA Jazz Orchestra and various musical theater productions, in addition to her own projects. Alexa is also on faculty for Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Youth Education Programs.  LEARN MORE

Location: Shalin Liu Performance Center

Saturday, July 29, 10 AM
Community Concert

Jazz Camp Student Showcase with Special Guest Artist

Selected ensembles from the Rockport Jazz Camp will perform a concert with a Guest Artist for the community.

Location: Shalin Liu Performance Center  | Photo Credit: Mike Springer