top of page

Seasonal Voices

August 16, 2024 at 11:30:00 PM

St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, https://stjohn-frederick.org, East 2nd Street, Frederick, MD, USA

Get ready for a fresh take on Vivaldi's beloved Four Seasons! The Appalachian Chamber Music Festival presents the Four Seasons reimagined at the historic St. John the Baptist Church in Frederick, Maryland. This innovative program features Vivaldi's iconic masterpiece interwoven with the passionate tango-infused compositions of Astor Piazzolla, also known for his own Four Seasons. Poetry readings will be interwoven throughout the performance, adding another layer of depth to the exploration of the seasonal cycle.

Get ready for a fresh take on Vivaldi's beloved Four Seasons! The Appalachian Chamber Music Festival presents the Four Seasons reimagined in “Seasonal voices" a unique concert experience at the historic St. John the Baptist Church in Frederick, Maryland.


This innovative program features Vivaldi's iconic masterpiece interwoven with the passionate tango-infused compositions of Astor Piazzolla, also known for his own Four Seasons.  Hear these familiar pieces reimagined in a captivating chamber music setting.


The talented artists of ACMF will present an intimate portrayal of these beloved ensemble pieces. Prepare to be surprised by the unexpected connections that emerge as we experience these two iconic composers' visions of the seasons side-by-side.


Poetry elevates the music in this unique program.  Acclaimed poet Jordan Burke has curated a selection of poems that resonate with the emotional landscapes explored in the music.  These poems will include Vivaldi's own writings about the seasons, alongside other carefully chosen selections.  The poetry will be interwoven throughout the performance, adding another layer of depth to the exploration of the seasonal cycle.


"The Four Seasons Reimagined: A Season of Voices" is more than just a concert; it's a chance to rediscover familiar masterpieces in a whole new light.  Experience the virtuosity of our chamber musicians, the emotional power of Vivaldi and Piazzolla, and the beauty of poetry, all woven together into a truly unique event.


Join us and celebrate the seasons in a way you never have before!


Musicians


Special Guest Artist | Thomas Colton

Violin | Rachelle Hunt, Martin, Minju, Audrey

Viola | Sam Kelder, Danielle Wiebe Burke

Cello | Katie Tertell, Schuyler Slack

Bass | Sam Suggs



Program


Antonio Vivaldi: Spring

Allegro - Largo e pianissimo sempre - Allegro pastorale


Astor Piazzolla, arr. Leonid Desyatnikov: Otoño porteño (Autumn in Buenos Aires)


Antonio Vivaldi: Summer

  Allegro non molto - Adagio e piano. Presto e forte - Presto


Astor Piazzolla, arr. Leonid Desyatnikov: Invierno porteño (Winter in Buenos Aires)


-intermission-


Astor Piazzolla, arr. Leonid Desyatnikov: Primavera porteña (Spring in Buenos Aires)


Antonio Vivaldi: Autumn

Allegro - Adagio molto - Allegro


Astor Piazzolla, arr. Leonid Desyatnikov: Verano porteño (Summer in Buenos Aires)


Antonio Vivaldi: Winter

  Allegro non molto - Largo - Allegro



Please note: All anticipated programs and musicians are subject to changes

bottom of page