Festival 2018

March 4–11, 2018

When you love chamber music, the opportunity to experience all it has to offer within a short period is significant and memorable. The juxtaposition of well-known pieces and unexplored compositions over the course of a week during which brilliant musicians come to the stage in different arrangements is a unique opportunity.

The 25th Tucson Winter Chamber Music Festival, under the thoughtful direction of Artistic Director Peter Rejto, reveals the full range, skill, and artistry of the world-class musicians who we are proud to host.

Open rehearsals enable you to get behind the scenes. A youth concert brings chamber music to the community. Master classes enable the amateur and the curious to learn from the best. And a gala dinner and concert offers the opportunity to combine food and chamber music.

Festival Concerts

Day 1

Sunday, March 4, 2018
3:00 PM at Leo Rich Theater

Four Pieces for Violin and Piano, Op. 17
Pierre Jalbert
Piano Trio No. 2
Prelude to La Revoltosa
Antonio Vivaldi
Concerto for Four Guitars
String Quartet No. 2, Op. 15

Performed by:

Bernadette Harvey, Yura Lee, Morgenstern Trio, The Romero Guitar Quartet, Dover Quartet

Day 2

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
7:30 PM at Leo Rich Theater

Millers Dance from “El Sombrero de Tres Picos”
Dance No. 1 from “La Vida Breve”
History of the Tango
Leonard Bernstein
Clarinet Sonata
Antonín Dvořák
String Quintet in E-Flat Major, Op. 97

Performed by:

Morgenstern Trio, Yura Lee, Pepe Romero, Romie de Guise-Langlois, Bernadette Harvey, Dover Quartet

Day 4

Friday, March 9, 2018
7:30 PM at Leo Rich Theater

Gasper Sanz
Suite Española
Celedonio Romero
Antonio Vivaldi
Guitar Concerto in D
David Ludwig
Piano Trio No. 3
Violin Sonata No. 2
Clarinet Quintet in B Minor, Op. 115

Performed by:

Celino Romero, Dover Quartet, Morgenstern Trio, Yura Lee, Bernadette Harvey, Romie de Guise-Langlois

Day 5

Sunday, March 11, 2018
3:00 PM at Leo Rich Theater

Suite from L’Histoire du Soldat
Michael Djupstrom
Quartet No. 2
Introduction and Fandago from Guitar Quintet No. 4
Pepe Romero
En el Sacromonte; De Cádiz a la Habana
Piano Quartet in A Major, Op. 30

Performed by:

Yura Lee, Bernadette Harvey, Romie de Guise-Langlois, Dover Quartet, The Romero Guitar Quartet, Morgenstern Trio

Other Festival Events

Youth Concert

Thursday, March 8, 10:30 am
Leo Rich Theater 

Performance of excerpts from prior concerts 
with commentary by Festival musicians.
Special thanks to our Youth Concert sponsors.

Open Dress Rehearsals

9 am – 12 noon
Leo Rich Theater 

Tuesday, March 6
Wednesday, March 7
Friday, March 9
Sunday, March 11

Dress rehearsals are free for ticket holders.
 For non ticket holders, a donation is requested.

Pre-Concert Conversations

Beginning a half hour before each concert
Leo Rich Theater 

Sunday, March 4, at 2:30 pm
Tuesday, March 6, at 7:00 pm
Wednesday, March 7, at 7:00 pm
Friday, March 9, at 7:00 pm
Sunday, March 11, at 2:30 pm

Conducted by James Reel and Francis Harvey

Master Class for Guitar

Saturday, March 10, 3 – 4 pm
Leo Rich Theater 

Led by Lito and Celino Romero

Featuring students of Professor 
Tom Patterson of the University of Arizona, 
Fred Fox School of Music. Attendance at the master classes is free and open 
to the public.

Master Class for Piano

Saturday, March 10, 4 – 5 pm
Leo Rich Theater 

Led by Bernadette Harvey.

Featuring students of Professors Tannis Gibson, John Milbauer, and Rex Woods of the 
University of Arizona, Fred Fox School of Music. Attendance at the master classes is free and open 
to the public.

Recorded Broadcast

If you miss a Festival concert or simply want to hear one again, please note that Classical KUAT-FM will broadcast recorded performances on 90.5/89.7 FM. Festival performances are often featured in the station’s Musical Calendar.

See radio.azpm.org/classical

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