Thursday, June 27, 2013

Go Global My Yung’on – International Chamber Music Festival, That is

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Leavenworth, WA – The International Chamber Music Festival will kick off Sunday July 7, 2013 at 8:00 pm with its Opening Gala event amid the breathtaking beauty of the Cascades at the Snowy Owl Theater.

This special kick-off concert will present a world premiere of a piece written especially for the occasion by David Deacon-Joyner, a jazz pianist and composer.  
The Icicle Creek Chamber Music Festival and Institute artists will share their specially selected musical offerings, including a piece written especially for the opening Gala, along with personal remarks.  Those attending can enjoy a glass of wine, stay late and mingle with the artists after the performance :

Bach, Flute and Keyboard Sonata in E Flat Major, BWV 1013 
David Deacon-Joyner, Timeless Voices of Women Poets for Voice and Piano (world premiere)
Dvorak, Cypresses for String Quartet
Schubert, Introduction and Theme and Variations for Cello and Piano
Bartok, Allegro molto capriccioso (from String Quartet No. 2, Op. 17)
Martinu, Madrigals for Violin and Viola, H. 313
Chopin, Selected works for solo piano
Performers: Ray Futura, flute; Christina Dahl, piano; Avalon String Quartet; Melissa Plagemann, mezzo-soprano; Oksana Ezhokina, piano; Anthony Elliott, cello

On tap there are also three free young artists.

For full schedule and line-up, including artists' bios and info for special guest Emcee appearance by Northwest Public Radio's Robin Rilette, visit

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