Leelanau Summer Music Festival  

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


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Leelanau Summer Music Festival



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Ralph & Albertine Votapek

Duo Pianists


SOLD OUT


Friday, June 28th

7:00pm


The Votapeks will perform works for piano four-hands and works for two pianos. Highlights will be the Schubert Fantasy in F Minor and Six Tangos by Astor Piazzolla. This is the dedication concert for our new piano, a fully restored 1911 Steinway. We are thrilled to have the Votapeks play the debut of this beautiful instrument in Sala Koncertowa.


Ralph Votapek was the winner of the first Van Cliburn Piano Competition and has gone on to make numerous acclaimed appearances at Carnegie Hall and with major orchestras throughout the country. His brilliant and poetic interpretations have been heard around the world in an international performing and recording career spanning over five decades. 


Albertine Votapek gave her debut to critical acclaim at New York Town Hall and won the Concert Artist Guild Award.



Program

Fantasy in F Minor (for 4 hands), D. 942 Franz Schubert

Waltz from "Symphonic Dances", Op. 45 Serge Rachmaninoff

Danses Claude Debussy

Six Tangos Astor Piazzolla







The Two B's
Music of Brahms and Beethoven


SOLD OUT


Tuesday, July 16th

7:00pm



Two youthful masterpieces by giants of the classical music world: the powerful Brahms Piano Quartet in G minor with prizewinning pianist Laura Melton, and an all-star ensemble of winds and strings performing Beethoven’s effervescent Septet, Op. 20.



The Lange Choral Ensemble


Sunday, August 11th

3:00pm




The Lange Ensemble, a beloved staple of the Lansing cultural scene for over 30 years, will present a program of masterpieces spanning the centuries of sacred choral music from Gregorian chant, Palestrina and Haydn, to music for the church by living composers. 


This concert will take place in Historic Holy Rosary Church.



Tickets are NOT required for this event.

There will be a free will offering post-concert to help cover expenses.


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An advance free will offering will get you a preferred patron card you can pick up at the entrance the night of the concert

that will allow you to sit in a special reserved section.