In the final week of the Rockport Chamber Music Festival, the Venice Baroque Orchestra with Avi Avital will be playing a program heavily featuring works by Antoni Vivaldi, including a concerto from his work The Four Seasons. In the final composer spotlight of the festival, learn about the life […]
Coming up this week are two programs featuring pieces by Franz Schubert. Although this composer died at age 31, he left behind a vast amount of work. In this week’s composer spotlight, find out more about the life of Schubert.
Franz Schubert (full name Franz Peter Schubert) was born 1797 […]
Take This Waltz is a Rockport Music event exploring the waltz throughout the last 150 years. The Art of Time Ensemble will be performing a program filled different composers’ takes on the waltz. To prepare for this exciting event, here is an excerpt from the program notes about the […]
Compositions from Joseph Haydn are appearing in a few programs in the Rockport Chamber Music Festival, most notably in the programs of Richard Goode and the Aizuri Quartet. In this week’s composer spotlight, discover more about the history and life of Haydn.
Joseph Haydn (full name Franz Joseph Haydn) was […]
Tomorrow, the Rockport Chamber Music Festival welcomes violinist Philippe Graffin. Most notable in his program is an unfished sonata by Eugene Ysaÿe that Graffin completed after discovering the piece in 2017. Below is an excerpt from the program notes detailing the sonata and how Graffin used Ysaÿe’s earlier work […]
This week, Rockport Music will be holding Chopin by Candlelight, a performance of the complete Chopin Nocturnes in a candlelit stage setting by London-based Australian pianist Piers Lane. While many know of Chopin for his famous compositions, less know about the details of his life and what led up […]