2015 Leelanau Summer Music Festival
Cancelled for reasons beyond our control
rescheduled for 2016
Thursday July 2
Praised by the press as “a magician”, virtuoso Sivan Magen transforms the harp into an instrument of unheard-of depth of colors and range of expression. Jerusalem born Magen has appeared as a soloist across the US, South America, Europe and Israel, in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall, and the Sydney Opera House.
Schubert and Dvorak
Saturday July 18
Two composers whose music shares the charm and beauty of folk song. Czech composer Antonin Dvorak’s Bagatelles, performed in its original instrumentation for harmonium and strings and Franz Schubert’s Quintet in C major for two violins, viola and two cellos.
Walter Verdehr and Fangye Sun, violin. Valentina Shmyreva, viola. Carl Donakowski and Daniel Tressel, cello, and Sergei Kvitko, harmonium.
Love and Loss
Jeffrey Cobb, Director
Saturday August 1
Known for exciting programming, Canticum Novum presents an evening interweaving favorite composers like Bach, Brahms, Gabrieli, and Mozart with spirituals and contemporary works. The premier vocal ensemble of our region will touch your soul with songs of spiritual love and human loss. Enjoy the rich harmonies resonating in the gorgeous acoustics of beautiful Holy Rosary Church.