Whidbey Island Music Festival announces schedule

  • Tuesday, July 10, 2018 8:19pm
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Whidbey Island Music Festival Director Tekla Cunningham’s instruments of choice are the baroque violin, viola and viola d’amore.

Whidbey Island Music Festival Director Tekla Cunningham’s instruments of choice are the baroque violin, viola and viola d’amore.

The Whidbey Island Music Festival is announcing its thirteenth summer season of chamber music concerts.

This season will include a wide-ranging series of six performances of four different programs, all on period instruments. The Whidbey Island Music Festival is an annual event that presents performances of baroque and classical chamber music in relaxed and intimate venues on Whidbey Island, with repertoire ranging from Monteverdi to Beethoven and beyond.

The festival brings music of the past four centuries to life with vivid concert performances on period instruments, according to a press release from Whidbey Island Music Festival.

All six concerts take place at St. Augustine’s in-the-Woods Episcopal Church in Freeland. Complete artist and program information is available at www.whidbeyislandmu sicfestival.org

Advanced purchase tickets are $20 or $10 for students and military. Tickets are available at the door one hour before each performance.

General admission is $25, seniors $20 and students and military $10. A Festival Pass is $80 for four concerts.

Tickets are available at www.brownpapertickets.com or by calling 1-800-838-3006.

The dates and programs are as follows:

l Friday, July 27 at 7:30 p.m. Program I: The Master as Student – Bach and Vivaldi

Saturday, July 28 at 7:30 p.m. Program II: A Bach Family Celebration

l Sunday, July 29 at 3 p.m. Program I: The Master as Student – Bach and Vivaldi

l Friday, Aug. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Program III: Treasures from the Codex Rost – the greatest hits of the 17th Century

l Saturday, Aug. 4 at 7:30 p.m. Program IV: Bach Masterworks – Sonatas for violin, viola da gamba and lute

l Sunday, Aug. 5 at 3 p.m. Treasures from the Codex Rost ­— The greatest hits of the 17th Century.

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