Festivals at Rockport Music


June 2-July 9, 2017

David Deveau, Artistic Director

On Friday, June 2, the Rockport Chamber Music Festival was kicked off with an Opening Gala for its 36th Season with world-renowned Joshua Bell.  The Opening Night celebrated David Deveau’s 22 years as artistic director in his farewell season.  The 2017 Festival continued with pianists Garrick Ohlsson, Joyce Yang and Russell Sherman, as well as the Escher, Brentano and Jupiter quartets.  For a full listing of all Festival events with program notes, visit our RCMF Festival page.  
The Oral History Committee has been interviewing volunteers and founders from the first 20 years of Rockport Music and have compiled the following 2 essays from those interviews–The Early Years–The Founding of the Festival and The Early Years–The Deveau Era.  


August 6-13, 2017

This year’s 6th Annual Rockport Jazz Festival will feature an exciting array of artists including Fred Hersch, Danilo Pérez, Cécile McLorin Salvant, John Pizzarelli and Daniel Jobim in a Sinatra-Jobim tribute and much more. For a calendar listing, visit our Jazz, Folk webpage. For Festival Enrichment activities, visit our Education webpage.