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September 1 - 5:00 pm

Bach to the Future

Garth Newel Music Center
403 Garth Newel Lane
Hot Springs, VA 24445 United States

4 pm Musical Icebreaker: The Vast Splendors of Johann Sebastian Bach – A musical exploration by David Melamed, Bach enthusiast and father of cellist Isaac Melamed.

5 pm Concert followed by optional dinner

JS Bach/Melamed: Cello Suite No. 5 in C Minor arranged for cello with cello bassline
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata Op. 12, No. 3 in E-flat Major for violin and piano
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence, Op. 70 for 2 violins, 2 violas and 2 cellos

Garth Newel Piano Quartet
with
Maureen Nelson, violin
Melissa Reardon, viola
Tom Kraines, cello

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Shrimp and Somen Noodles with Sesame Miso Broth, Shiitakes, Scallions, Cucumber, Nori and Pickled Ginger

Warm Exotic Mushrooms with Baby Spinach, Mustard Greens, Pine Nuts and Gruyère Fritters

Pistachio-Crusted Lamb Loin on Spinach Polenta, with Apple-Mint Salsa, Pomegranate Port Demi-Glace and Grilled Spring Onions

Lemon Cake and Blood Orange Salad with Candied Sliced Almonds, Vanilla Sauce and a Mixed Berry and Beet Coulis

Stay with Us

Complete your Garth Newel experience by spending the night on our 114-acre mountain property. After an evening of music, food and drink, enjoy a short walk to our 1920s Manor House. The spacious and comfortable rooms are quaintly decorated and the original art on display gives you a glimpse into our creative past. A continental breakfast is served in the morning.

The Dining Experience

Garth Newel Music Center has a long tradition of culinary excellence paired with inspiring performances. After many of our concerts our resident chef, Josh Elliott prepares a meal served right in the concert hall. The musicians join the audience in sharing good food and great company.