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Festival Opening Night: Scots Irish in Appalachia

Thursday, 8/18  |  7 - 8:30 PM

Barns of Rose Hill

95 Chalmers Court

Berryville, VA 22611

Tickets Available through Barns of  Rose Hill

★ Tickets available through venue / Not eligible for Festival Pass


The Appalachian Chamber Music Festival is delighted to be returning to the Barns of Rose Hill for the opening night concert of our 2022 summer season. The festival celebrates the rich history, nature and culture of the area through poignant and powerful chamber music experiences that are relevant to our times. ACMF brings together fresh and exciting talent, internationally-recognized artists from near and far who are united by camaraderie and cause for an evening of world-class music.  In addition to the celebrated String Octet by Felix Mendelssohn, this concert features the world premiere of Judith Ring’s Quartet “Of Woods and Water.”

This season’s festival coalesces around a theme of Celtic tradition and influence in the Appalachian region.

Simmy Singh/Trad Welsh: Ar Hyd y Nos (All Through the Night)


Claude Debussy: String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10



Judith Ring: Of Woods and Water*


Felix Mendelssohn: String Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20

*World Premiere commissioned by ACMF,

Sponsored by Berryville Graphics


**Please note: Program subject to changes



Rachelle Hunt

Audrey Pride

Domenic Salerni

Delcho Tenev


Lauren Nelson

Danielle Wiebe Burke


Schuyler Slack

Katie Tertell


Sam Suggs

COVID-19 Statement:  ACMF believes we need music and cultural experiences now more than ever, which is why it is so important to us to bring live in-person performances to our audience this Summer 2022.

We are closely monitoring COVID-19 safety protocols and guidelines provided by the CDC, the local area, and venues where we will be performing. Due to the ongoing and evolving nature of this situation, we will provide updates to our patrons closer to the festival to clarify what measures will be in place for our events in August. Our artists, staff, volunteers, and patrons will abide by any and all safety measures put in place by ACMF or our partner venues. 

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