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October 18

Virtual Summer Concerts 2020

Garth Newel Music Center
403 Garth Newel Lane
Hot Springs, VA 24445 United States
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All concerts can be found on our YouTube Channel, and you can get all of our new content by simply subscribing!

Week 1, July 5 

YouTube Premiere

3:30pm: Zoom Happy Hour

4pm: “Let the Spirit-ual Move you”

Sometimes I feel like a Motherless Child

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

(Arranged by Lawrence Brown)

Give Me Jesus (Arranged by Moses Hogan)

Isaac Melamed – cello

Jeannette Fang – piano

 

LeBoeuf Brothers present a concert of original Jazz compositions

 

Week 2, July 12 

YouTube Premiere

3:30pm: Zoom Happy Hour – Meet the Jasper Quartet

4pm: The Jasper Quartet

Jasper Quartet presents a program of vibrant string quartets

 

Week 3, July 19 

YouTube Premiere

3:30pm: Zoom Happy Hour

4pm: “An Elegy for our Time” 

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – Piano Trio in A Minor, Op. 50     (Part 1)

Teresa Ling, violin

Isaac Melamed, cello

Jeannette Fang, piano

 

Week 4, July 26 

YouTube Premiere

3:30pm: Zoom Happy Hour

4pm: “Variations on a great artist”

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – Piano Trio in A Minor, Op. 50        (Part 2)

Teresa Ling, violin

Isaac Melamed, cello

Jeannette Fang, piano

Week 5, August 2 

YouTube Premiere

3:30pm: Zoom Happy Hour

4pm: Beethoven & Beach

Pre-concert talk: James Stern

Ludwig van Beethoven – Violin Sonata no.1 in D major, op. 12 no.1

Amy Beach – Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Minor, Op. 34

James Stern, violin

Audrey Andrist, piano 

 

Week 6, August 9 

YouTube Premiere

3:30pm: Zoom Happy Hour

4pm: “Too Hot to Handel”

George Handel – Suite in G minor HWV 432

Ouverture (Largo – Presto – Largo)

Andante

Allegro

Sarabande

Gigue

Passacaille (Passacaglia)

Francis Yun, Harpsichord 

 

Francis Yun (2020) – Dances for toy piano           

Written for Misael Suarez

March

Waltz

Groove

Xavier Suarez, toy piano

 

Week 7, August 16 (July 2-3 recording)

YouTube Premiere

3:30pm: Zoom Happy Hour: Meet Composer Jordan Kuspa 

4pm: “Collideoscope: Winning Premiere”

Pre-concert talk: 2020 Composition Competition winner Jordan Kuspa introduces his new piano quartet

Jordan Kuspa – Collideoscope for piano quartet

(winner of the 2020 Garth Newel International Composition Competition, recipient of the Glovie and Dick Lynn New Music Prize)

Garth Newel Piano Quartet

 

Week 8, August 23 

“Go for Baroque!”

YouTube Premiere

3:30pm: Zoom Happy Hour

Johnny Come Kiss Me Now from the Playford Division Book. 

Alana Youssefian, violin

François Couperin – Vingt-Cinquième Ordre in C from Pièces de Clavecin

Genevieve Feiwen Lee, harpsichord

 

Week 9, August 30 

YouTube Premiere

3:30pm: Zoom Happy Hour

4pm: “The Young and the Restless”

Pre-concert talk: Stephen Whiting, University of Michigan professor of musicology 

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Quartet in E flat Major, WoO 36, No. 1      

Garth Newel Piano Quartet

 

Week 10, September 6 

YouTube Premiere

3:30pm: Zoom Happy Hour

4pm: “Winds of Change”

Gabriel Fauré – Piano Quartet No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 45            

Garth Newel Piano Quartet

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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.