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Concert Schedule Calendar 2001

Current as of May 21, 2001

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2001 Concert Schedule

 


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Kenyon College Chamber Singers

  Monday, March 5, 7:00 pm                 Rockfish Presbyterian Church

Ticket Prices:  $15.00 (No Lawn Seating.)
Students:  (6-12) – $5.00;  Children ( 5 & under) – Free

The Kenyon College Chamber Singers, consisting of 52 undergraduates, is noted for its versatility of vocal style and broad repertoire. A special feature of the Chamber Singers' program is the inclusion of Zulu and Tsonga folk songs from South Africa, the result of the director's research into the music and performance practices of music from that country.

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Wintergreen Chamber Players

  Monday,    March 26,             8:00 pm            Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, VA

Ticket Prices:  $10.00 (No Lawn Seating)
Students:  (6-12) – $7.00;  Children (5 & under) – Free
Purchase tickets at the door.

Members of the Wintergreen Festival Orchestra play chamber music by Mozart, Prokofiev and Beethoven.

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Wintergreen Chamber Players

  Friday,      March 30, 8:00 pm            First Presbyterian Church, Charlottesville VA

  Saturday,  March 31, 7:00 pm            Rockfish Presbyterian Church

Ticket Prices:  $15.00 (No Lawn Seating.)
Students:  (6-12) – $5.00;  Children ( 5 & under) – Free

Charlottesville concert: Purchase tickets at the door.
Rockfish Church concert: Please purchase tickets and make seat reservations using this website's ticket online order and seat reservation forms or call 804.325.8292.

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Wintergreen Chamber Players (Repeat of March 26, 30 & 31 program)

  Sunday,     April 1,     4:00 pm            Episcopal High School, Alexandria, VA

Admission free

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A Little May Music

  Saturday,  May 19,     7:00 pm            Rockfish Presbyterian Church

Ticket Prices:  $15.00 (No Lawn Seating.)
Students:  (6-12) – $5.00;  Children ( 5 & under) – Free

Virginia Consort
Judith Gary, Director

Returning by popular demand the Virginia Consort will perform:
Works by:

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Blue Ridge Jazz Ensemble

  Sunday,    May 27,     7:00 pm            Evans Center

Ticket Prices:  Evans Center $22.00 –  Lawn $15.00
Students:  (6-12) – $5.00;  Children ( 5 & under) – Free

The members of The Blue Ridge Jazz Ensemble are looking forward to making the mountains and valleys at Wintergreen swing with America's only true art form - JAZZ!

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Voices of Virginia

  Saturday,    June 2,   7:00 pm            Evans Center

Ticket Prices:  Evans Center $22.00 –  Lawn $15.00
Students:  (6-12) – $5.00;  Children ( 5 & under) – Free

Returning by popular demand, this year the Voices of Virginia will be presenting I CAN'T STAND STILL -- a fun-filled, family-oriented show featuring 35 high students from the Governor's School for the Arts in Norfolk. This show features selections from West Side Story, Oklahoma, Mack & Mabel, Jesus Christ Superstar, Cats, Footloose, Sweet Charity, Jelly's Last Jam, Les Miserables and many more. 

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United States Air Force Tradewinds Quintet

  Sunday,   June 10,     3:00 pm            Rockfish Presbyterian Church

Admission free, contributions gratefully accepted.

The USAF Tradewinds Quintet, formed in 1991, presents a wide variety of music spanning more than 250 years. The five-member group's repertoire includes a balance of chamber music, by such composers as Bach and Mozart, and popular music of the 50's and 60's.

Wintergreen Summer Music Festival

    In Concert with Nature

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Festival Chamber Music Concert

  Thursday,   June 28, 7:00 pm            Rockfish Presbyterian Church

Ticket Prices:  $15.00 (No Lawn Seating.)
Students:  (6-12) – $5.00;  Children ( 5 & under) – Free

David Wiley and Friends.

Piano, string and wind instruments chamber music performed by the Wintergreen Summer Festival Academy faculty.

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Classics I:  Pastoral Symphony

  Friday,   June 29,       7:15 pm            Pre-concert “Illuminations” – Evans Center
                                     
8:00 pm            Concert – Evans Center

Ticket Prices:  Evans Center $22.00 –  Lawn $15.00
Students:  (6-12) – $5.00;  Children ( 5 & under) – Free

Special Activity! June 29, Gala Opening Night!
            Silent Auction,  4:30-7:15pm       Skyline Pavilion
            Buffet Dinner,   5:30 pm              Skyline Pavilion, $30.00

  Saturday,  June 30,    5:00 pm            Pre-concert “Illuminations” – Evans Center
 
                                    6:00 pm            Concert – Evans Center

Ticket Prices:  Evans Center $22.00 –  Lawn $15.00
Students:  (6-12) – $5.00;  Children ( 5 & under) – Free

Wintergreen Festival Orchestra
Norman Krieger, piano
David Wiley, conductor

Symphony No. 6  “Pastorale”                        Ludwig van Beethoven

Piano Concerto No. 3 in d minor, Op. 30         Sergei Rachmaninoff

Acclaimed pianist Norman Krieger joins Maestro Wiley and the Wintergreen Festival Orchestra for Rachmaninoff’s romantic and powerful Third Piano Concerto, a work featured in the film “Shine.”  We begin our music festival “in concert with nature” with Beethoven’s “Pastorale” Symphony.

Join David Wiley & Norman Krieger in the Evans Center for an entertaining and informative “Illuminations” session before the Classics Concerts.

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Academy Brunch

  Sunday,    July 1,       10:00 am – 2:00 pm      Copper Mine Restaurant

Brunch is served at the Copper Mine from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  As a special attraction, the Academy Fellows and Faculty will play chamber music while you are dining.  There will be 2 performances at 10:00 am and noon.  [Note:  Your meal will include the music at no extra charge.]

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Community Orchestra Play-in

  Sunday,    July 1,       3:00-5:00 pm     Evans Center

Admission free

Anyone who wishes may bring their instrument and sit with the Festival Orchestra & Academy Students to form a community orchestra.  David Wiley will conduct.

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Wintergreen Academy Chamber Music Concert

  Tuesday,   July 3,       7:00 pm            Rockfish Presbyterian Church

Admission free

Wintergreen Student Music Academy Fellows in concert.

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Songs of Nature

  Friday,    July 6,         8:00 pm            Evans Center

Ticket Prices:  Evans Center or Lawn $15.00
Students:  (6-12) – $5.00;  Children ( 5 & under) – Free

Music for voice, piano & chamber ensembles

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Classics II:  Journey to Exotic Lands

  Saturday,  July 7,       5:00 pm            Pre-concert “Illuminations” – Evans Center
 
                                    6:00 pm            Concert – Evans Center

  Sunday,  July 8,         2:00 pm            Pre-concert “Illuminations” – Evans Center
                                     3:00 pm            Concert – Evans Center

Ticket Prices:  Evans Center $22.00 –  Lawn $15.00
Students:  (6-12) – $5.00;  Children ( 5 & under) – Free

Wintergreen Festival Orchestra
Robert Sorton, oboe
Roger Frisch, violin
David Wiley,
conductor

Overture "Carnival," Op. 92                                                      Antonin Dvorak
L'Horloge de Flore (The Flower Clock)                                    Jean Francaix
"Shaker Tune" from Appalachian Spring                                    Aaron Copland
Snake Alley                                                                              David Dzubay
Symphonic Suite "Scheherazade," Op. 35                                 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

We invite you to take a musical journey to exotic lands as violinist Roger Frisch and the Festival Orchestra spin the tale of the Tsar Sultan in “Scheherazade.”  Dvorak’s colorful “Carnival” Overture, a Francaix concerto for oboe and orchestra and Copland’s Simple Gifts from Appalachian Spring connect us to the beautiful natural surroundings.

Join David Wiley, David Dzubay and Robert Sorton in the Evans Center for an entertaining and informative “Illuminations” session before the Classics Concerts.

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Academy Brunch

  Sunday,    July 8,       10:00 am – 2:00 pm      Copper Mine Restaurant

Brunch is served at the Copper Mine from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  As a special attraction, the Academy Fellows and Faculty will play chamber music while you are dining.  There will be 2 performances at 10:00 am and noon.  [Note:  Your meal will include the music at no extra charge.]

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Community Orchestra Play-in 

  Sunday,    July 8,       7:00-9:00 pm                 Evans Center

Admission free

Anyone who wishes may bring their instrument and sit with the Festival Orchestra & Academy Students to form a community orchestra.  David Wiley will conduct.

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Golf Tournament (Fund Raiser) and Banquet

  Monday,    July 9,      1:00 pm                        Devils Knob Golf Course
                                      6:00 pm                        Blue Ridge Terrace

Prices: Golf Tournament and Banquet $125.00

Buffet, awards ceremony & musical entertainment only $35.00

Play golf with Academy faculty and fellows.  Awards and music after dinner.

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Wintergreen Academy Chamber Music Concert

  Tuesday,   July 10,     7:00 pm            Rockfish Presbyterian Church

Admission free

Wintergreen Student Music Academy Fellows in concert.

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Transfigured Night

  Wednesday,   July 11,            7:00 pm            Rockfish Presbyterian Church

Ticket Prices:  $15.00 (No Lawn Seating.)
Students:  (6-12) – $5.00;  Children ( 5 & under) – Free

Performed by "Wintergreen Festival Musicians"

The World Premiere of  The Wintergreen Summer Music Festival’s composer-in-residence, David Dzubay’s, “Singing the Sun.”  Also, Schoenberg’s Transfigured Night is on the program.

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A Night in Old Vienna

  Friday,    July 13,       7:00-9:00 pm                 Evans Center

Ticket Prices:  Evans Center $25 –  Lawn $15.00
Students:  (6-12) – $5.00;  Children ( 5 & under) – Free

Wintergreen Festival Orchestra
Virginia Consort Festival Chorus
Roger Frisch, violin
William Schrickel, bass

David Wiley, conductor and piano
Judith Gary, chorus master

Radetsky March                                                                       Johann Strauss, Jr.
Emperor Waltzes: Selections                                                     Johann Strauss, Jr.
Grand Duo for Violin and Double Bass                                     Giovanni Bottesini
Merry Widow Waltz                                                                 Franz Lehar
Pizzicato Polka                                                                         Johann and Josef Strauss
Hungarian Dance No. 5                                                            Johannes Brahms
On the Beautiful Blue Danube Waltzes                                      Johann Strauss, Jr.
Thunder and Lightening Polka                                                   Josef Strauss, Sr.
Vienna Blood: Selections                                                          Johann Strauss, Jr.
Fantasy for Orchestra, Chorus and Piano, Op. 80                     Ludwig van Beethoven

Imagine an orchestra playing your favorite Viennese waltzes and other romantic favorites while you listen, dance and enjoy refreshments in the evening mountain air.  Here it is – our enchanting Night in Old Vienna!  The Wintergreen Festival Chorus joins the orchestra and vocal soloists for Beethoven’s “Choral Fantasy” with Maestro Wiley at the keyboard.

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Classics III:  Choral Fantasy

  Saturday,  July 14,     5:00 pm            Pre-concert “Illuminations” – Evans Center
                                      6:00 pm            Concert – Evans Center

  Sunday,  July 15,       2:00 pm            Pre-concert “Illuminations” – Evans Center
                                     3:00 pm            Concert – Evans Center

Ticket Prices:  Evans Center $22.00 –  Lawn $15.00
Students:  (6-12) – $5.00;  Children ( 5 & under) – Free

Wintergreen Festival Orchestra
Virginia Consort Festival Chorus
David Wiley, conductor and piano
Judith Gary, chorus master

Overture to "William Tell"                                                         Gioacchino Rossini
Symphony No. 2 "Mysterious Mountain"                                  Alan Hovhaness
All Hail, Wintergreen!                                                               David Wiley
Stabat Mater                                                                            Giuseppe Verdi
Fantasy for Orchestra, Chorus and Piano, op. 80                      Ludwig van Beethoven
Polovtsian Dances from "Prince Igor"                                        Alexander Borodin

Our grand orchestra and choral finale features well over one hundred musicians on stage, as the hills resound with Beethoven’s uplifting “Choral Fantasy,” Verdi’s “Stabat Mater,” Borodin’s “Polovtsian Dances” and other favorites.  A program not to be missed!

Join David Wiley and Roger Frisch (concert master) in the Evans Center for an entertaining and informative “Illuminations” session before the Classics Concerts.

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Academy Brunch

  Sunday,    July 15,     10:00 am – 2:00 pm      Copper Mine Restaurant

Brunch is served at the Copper Mine from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  As a special attraction, the Academy Fellows and Faculty will play chamber music while you are dining.  There will be 2 performances at 10:00 am and noon.  [Note:  Your meal will include the music at no extra charge.]

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3rd Annual Mountain Music Festival

  Saturday,  July 28,     10:00 am – All Day       Evans Center & Wintergreen Resort Courtyard

General Admission:  Adults – $20.00
                  Students(6-12) – $10.00
                            Children – Free

Day-long Bluegrass festival featuring various bands.
Click here for full details about the festival.

Crafters on the Blue Ridge Terrace

Food and beverage service will be available.

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Charlottesville Municipal Band

  Sunday,    August 5,   5:00 pm            Evans Center

Admission free, contributions gratefully accepted

Returning by popular demand, an afternoon band concert for the whole family.

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Ash Lawn Highland Opera in Concert

  Saturday,    August 18,           7:00 pm            Evans Center

Ticket Prices:  Evans Center $22.00 –  Lawn $15.00
Students:  (6-12) – $5.00;  Children ( 5 & under) – Free

Members of the Ash Lawn Highland Summer Festival journey from the headquarters at President James Monroe’s home to Wintergreen, bringing with them their vocal talent in a performance distinguished by favorite classical and popular works.

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Vintage Years Orchestra

  Saturday,    September 1,      7:00 pm            Evans Center

Ticket Prices:  Evans Center $22.00 –  Lawn $15.00
Students:  (6-12) – $5.00;  Children ( 5 & under) – Free

The Vintage Years Orchestra (big-band style swing band) performs music of the 1920's to 1960's.

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Celtic Celebration

  Saturday,    September 29,    10:00 am – All Day       Evans Center & Wintergreen Resort Courtyard

General admission:  Adults – $20.00
                 Students(6-12) – $10.00
                           Children – Free

Evening program:  7:00 pm  – "MoonFire".

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Slavery to Swing in Virginia

  Friday,      November 9,         7:00 pm            Rockfish Presbyterian Church

Ticket Prices:  $15.00 (No Lawn Seating.)
Students:  (6-12) – $5.00;  Children ( 5 & under) – Free

Pianist Raymond Jackson, returning by popular demand, and historian Edna Green Medford present the history of African American music in Virginia.

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Christmas in Virginia

  Sunday,     December 9,        7:30 pm            Rockfish Presbyterian Church
                       
Ticket Prices:  $15.00 (No Lawn Seating.)
Students:  (6-12) – $5.00;  Children ( 5 & under) – Free

Virginia Consort
Judith Gary, Director

What would the Christmas holidays be without music?  Returning by popular demand will be the Virginia Consort performing their magnificent Christmas program.

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