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09/01/2018 - 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
Maureen Nelson, violin
Melissa Reardon, viola
Tom Kraines, cello


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.