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Leelanau Summer Music Festival  

World class music in
“America’s most beautiful place”


2012 Leelanau Summer Music Festival



June 24, Sunday, 8 pm


Husband and wife team, Detroit Symphony Orchestra Assistant Concert Master Hai-Xin Wu, violin and CMU Faculty Artist and pianist, Zhihua Tang, play the great romantic Franck Sonata in D minor and the classic Mozart Sonata in B-Flat Major.  After intermission they team up with James Madison University cello professor Carl Donakowski for the deeply moving Shostakovich Trio No. 2 in E minor.





                   July 7, Saturday, 8 pm 

                           "CELLO SOUND"

An orchestra of cellos performs Heitor Villa-Lobos’ ravishing Bachianas Brasileras No. 5 with acclaimed soprano, Monica Donakowska-Duffy. The ensemble will also perform Tchaikovsky’s pyrotechnic Variations on a Rococo Theme and Hymn to the Eternity of Jesus from Messaien’s mystical Quartet for the End of Time and The 4th of July Week finale is Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever! Think of it as the cherry to top the Cherry Festival.


                  July 21, Saturday, 8 pm

             "GRAND TRAVERSE

                          CHAMBER PLAYERS"

July 21, Saturday, 8 pm Grand Traverse Chamber Players,” Interlochen Arts Academy faculty artists clarinetist Jeanmarie Riccobono and pianist Carolyn Bridger, and cellist Carl Donakowski will perform Brahms Trio in A minor. We will also be treated to encore performances of pieces Jeanmarie played to win the Buffet/Boosey and Hawkes North American Clarinet Solo Competition and from her concert in Paris


August 4, Saturday, 8 pm

                 "BRASSISSIMO QUINTET"

Outdoors in the natural amphitheater formed by the Holy Rosary campus and buildings, five Interlochen faculty artists and friends—two trumpets, french horn, trombone, and tuba, conclude our Summer season. Both classics and popular favorites. Reserved seating will be augmented by space ($5 per person entry) on the lawn for family listening.