Music in the Vineyards - Chamber Music Festival - Wine Country, Napa Valley
napa valley
chamber music
festival
August 2 - 23, 2020
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string quartet
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kitchens
in the vineyards
Vienna & Prague
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Once a concert has been broadcast live it will remain accessible on the Website and our YouTube site 24/7 until August 31st, 2020.  This will enable you to watch multiple times and enjoy the concerts at any time of day!

View our 2020 MITV Calendar and Program to see the dates and times each concert will broadcast live! This also contains all the concert programs and can be downloaded and printed to use as a reference during the festival.

Thank you for watching Music in the Vineyards' 26th annual chamber music festival, this year hosted virtually at beautiful vineyards up and down the Napa Valley. Learn more at: https://www.musicinthevineyards.org This concert is hosted by Chimney Rock Winery and is sponsored by Lori Cook & Stephen Juelsgaard and Mary Graves in memory of her husband Nick. Our 2020 virtual festival is entirely free, and donations are accepted in lieu of tickets at: https://www.musicinthevineyards.org/donate The keyboard music of J.S. Bach and Eric Zivian are great examples of how music can be both intellectually conceived and emotionally satisfying. Music in the Vineyards festival would like to dedicate the remainder of this concert to the memory of those we have recently lost, with plaintive music of Bach and two Laments from the British Isles. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750) Partita in D major Aria Sarabande Menuet Gigue Wei-Yi Yang, piano: https://music.yale.edu/faculty/yang-wei-yi/ Eric Zivian (b.1968) Three Etudes for Piano Eric Zivian, piano Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750) Partita in B minor Sarabande Daria Tedeschi Adams, violin Frank Bridge (1879-1941) Lament Rebecca Albers, viola Maiya Papach, viola Scottish Folk Song (anon.) Gregor’s Lament The Maxwell Quartet: http://https://www.maxwellstringquartet.com This concert will be accessible until August 31st, 2020
Date: Aug 9th, 2020
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Thank you for watching Music in the Vineyards' 26th annual chamber music festival, this year hosted virtually at beautiful vineyards up and down the Napa Valley. Learn more at: https://www.musicinthevineyards.org This concert is hosted by Charles Krug Winery and is sponsored by Elizabeth Dietz & Ed Lopez and Andrea Stillman. Our 2020 virtual festival is entirely free, and donations are accepted in lieu of tickets at: https://www.musicinthevineyards.org/donate Virtuosity is the theme of this evening’s concert of Music in the Vineyards @Home. In a tour-de-force performance via Zoom, the Thalea Quartet debuts with music by Garth Knox. Do not miss the performance of the fiendishly difficult Paganini Caprice No. 5 for violin…played on the viola!* *(No actual violists were harmed during the production of this video.) Bulgarian Folk Dance (arr. Canellakis) Gankino Horo Nicholas Canellakis, cello: https://www.nicholascanellakis.com/ Michael Brown, piano: http://www.michaelbrownmusic.com/ Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840) Caprice No. 5 Pierre Lapointe, viola Jason Vieaux (b.1973) Home Jason Vieaux, guitar: https://www.jasonvieaux.com/ Erberk Eryilmaz (b. 1989) Miniatures Set No. 6 Maureen Nelson, violin Mathew McClung, percussion Johan Halvorsen (1864-1935) Passacaglia on a Theme by George Frederic Handel Simin Ganatra, violin Brandon Vamos, cello Garth Knox (b. 1956) Dimensions for String Quartet Thalea String Quartet: https://www.thaleastringquartet.com This concert will be accessible until August 31st, 2020.
Date: Aug 8th, 2020
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Thank you for watching Music in the Vineyards' 26th annual chamber music festival, this year hosted virtually at beautiful vineyards up and down the Napa Valley. Learn more at: https://www.musicinthevineyards.org This concert is hosted by Frog’s Leap Winery and is sponsored by Ulla & John Brown. Our 2020 virtual festival is entirely free, and donations are accepted in lieu of tickets at: https://www.musicinthevineyards.org/donate Tonight, Music in the Vineyards @Home travels through 200 years of French music with fabulous duos for violin, cello and piano. The Chevalier de St-Georges—classical music’s first known composer of African descent—wrote tonight’s violin duet opener. No French program would be complete without the superstars—César Franck, Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel. Chevalier de Saint-Georges (Joseph Bologne) (1745-1799) Sonata No. 2 for Two Violins in E-flat Major Susie Park, violin 1 and 2: http://www.susieparkviolin.com/home Jean-Marie Leclair (1697-1764) Sonata No. 5 for Two Violins Presto Axel Strauss, violin 1 and 2: http://www.axelstrauss.com/bio.html Maurice Ravel (1875–1937) Duo for Violin and Cello Debra Fong, violin Christopher Costanza, cello Claude Debussy (1862-1918) String Quartet Andantino, doucement expressif The Escher Quartet: http://www.escherquartet.com César Franck (1822-1890) Sonata in A major for Violin and Piano Finale: Allegretto poco mosso Axel Strauss, violin Stéphane Lemelin, piano Claude Debussy (1862-1918) Sonata for Cello and Piano Prologue: Lent, sostenuto e molto risoluto Sérénade: Modérément animé Final: Animé, léger et nerveux Tanya Tomkins, cello Eric Zivian, piano This concert will be accessible until August 31st, 2020
Date: Aug 7th, 2020
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Thank you for watching Music in the Vineyards' 26th annual chamber music festival, this year hosted virtually at beautiful vineyards up and down the Napa Valley. Learn more at: https://www.musicinthevineyards.org This concert is hosted by Domaine Carneros and is sponsored by Anne & Greg Evans and Jacqueline Jackson. Our 2020 virtual festival is entirely free, and donations are accepted in lieu of tickets at: https://www.musicinthevineyards.org/donate Music in the Vineyards @Home virtual festival opens (and closes!) with J. S. Bach, the go-to composer for musicians who are sequestered alone. Bach inspired composer Michael Brown to pen his Prelude and Dance, followed by a sizzling performance by the Pacifica Quartet playing Mendelssohn. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750) Suite No. 3 in C Major for Solo Cello (5:20) Prelude Tanya Tomkins, cello https://tanyatomkins.com/ Michael Brown (b. 1987) Prelude and Dance (10:37) Nicholas Canellakis, cello: https://www.nicholascanellakis.com/ Michael Brown, piano: http://www.michaelbrownmusic.com/ Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) String Quartet Op. 44, No. 1 Molto allegro vivace (20:36) Menuetto: Un poco Allegretto (30:35) Andante espressivo ma con moto (36:56) Presto con brio (43:15) Pacifica Quartet Simin Ganatra, violin Austin Hartman, violin Mark Holloway, viola Brandon Vamos, cello Pacifica Quartet: https://www.pacificaquartet.com/ This concert will be accessible until August 31st, 2020.
Date: Aug 5th, 2020
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Join us August 5-23 for our free, virtual chamber music festival now in its 26th season in the Napa Valley.
Date: Jul 19th, 2020
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