Archive for February, 2011

DaPonte String Quartet Festival Concerts

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011
August 31, 2011
7:30 pmto9:30 pm

PLEASE NOTE: The final concert in the Boothbay Chamber Music Festival at the Gardens has been rescheduled for Wednesday, August 31. We are in the process of contacting ticket holders; if you have made reservations or would like to attend the concert but haven’t yet signed up, please call 207-633-4333, ext. 101. We’re sorry for any inconvenience. The DaPonte String Quartet is also offering a Leaf-Peepers Concert on October 9.

DaPonte String Quartet


Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens proudly presents another season of exceptional concerts by the DaPonte String Quartet. The music, the selections, and the surroundings are fantastic!

Please make your reservations now (see the link to purchase tickets below). The programs for the concerts on July 6, July 27, August 10, and October 9, as well as the Boothbay Chamber Music Festival at the Gardens (August 21, 24, and 29, are as follows:

July 6: String Quartet #2 by Alexander Borodin and Quartet Opus 127 by Ludwig van Beethoven.

July 27: String Quartet Opus 33 #3 “The Bird” by Franz Joseph Haydn, String Quartet #8 by Peter Schulthorpe, and String Quartet #13 in A minor “Rosamunde” by Franz Schubert.

August 10: String Quartet #6 in F major Opus 96 “American” by Antonin Dvorak, “Aesop’s Duets” by Gia Comolli, and String Quartet #1 in E flat major Opus 12 by Felix Mendelssohn.

August 21, 24, and 29 – The Annual Boothbay Chamber Music Festival at the Gardens.   
Sunday, August 21: Osvaldo Golijov (1960 – ), “The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind” for klezmer clarinet and string quartet; Ludwig von Beethoven,  String Quartet in A minor, Op. 132. Guest Clarinet: Mark Simons
-  Wednesday, August 24:
Maurice Ravel (1875 – 1937), Sonata Opus Posthumous for violin and piano; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), Duo in G Major, K. 423 for violin and viola; Gabriel Faure (1845 – 1924), “Apres un Reve” for viola and piano; Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897), Piano Trio # 1 in B, Op. 8 for piano, violin and cello. Guest Piano: Jon Klibonoff 
-  Monday, August 29:
Igor Stravinsky (1833 – 1897), “L’Histoire du Soldat” for piano, violin and clarinet; Oliver Messiaen (1908 – 1992) “Quatuor Pour La Fin Du Temps” for piano, clarinet, violin and cello. Guest Piano: Jon Klibonoff. Guest Clarinet: Mark Simons. Concert sponsored by H. M. Payson

Sunday, October 9: “Leaf Peepers” Concert at 3 p.m.

Follow the link below to purchase tickets, or call the Gardens at 207-633-4333.

Where: Bosarge Family Education Center, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Price: $25; under 21 free (reervations required for all who attend)

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