2023 Festival Schedule
Aug 17, 2023
Zion Episcopal Church, 301 East Congress Street, Charles Town, WV, USA
Opening Night 2023: Places That Inspire
ACMF's 2023 opening night event will treat audiences to the world premieres of Steven Snowden and Noam Faingold and performances by special artists, John Bullard, classical banjo and Efi Hackmey, piano.
Aug 19, 2023
Goodson Chapel – Recital Hall, L P Hill Drive, Winchester, VA, USA
Inspired by lofty places, we invite you to join us for a view from above featuring a powerful program including compositions from award-winning Caroline Shaw, Igor Stravinsky's "Dumbarton Oaks", and an American premiere from Paul Frost. This concert will include strings, flute, clarinet, bassoon, and French horn.
Aug 20, 2023
Franklin Park Performing & Visual Arts Center, Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville, VA, USA
Family Concert: Travel the World Through Music!
Bring the whole family and enjoy ACMF's first KIDS CONCERT! This less formal and relaxed one hour concert is designed for younger audience members, and we're confident this program will equally delight the young at heart.
Aug 23, 2023
Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, North King Street, Shepherdstown, WV, USA
Lost in Plain Sight: Cassadó and His Lost Iberian Legacy
A continuation of the enlightening concert discussion from 2022 with Dr. H Rosi Song exploring 20th century Catalan cellist and composer, Gaspar Cassadó. This international humanities project is presented in collaboration with Durham University (UK) and Shepherd University.
Aug 24, 2023
Barns of Rose Hill, Chalmers Court, Berryville, VA, USA
Places That Inspire: The Natural World
In its third season, ACMF celebrates “Places that Inspire,” taking a special look at music that draws from places in the natural world. Join us on a thrilling journey starting in Algeria and finishing with Schubert’s celebrated piano "Trout Quintet".
Aug 25, 2023
Frank Center, University Drive, Shepherdstown, WV, USA
Water and Beauty
Celebrate the beauty and inspiration water brings to our lives with a world premiere performance of Rufus Reid's "Wind and Sail" and Schubert's "Trout" piano quintet. After intermission, we reflect on the beauty of Italy with Tchaikovsky's “Souvenir de Florence”.