Music Festival Opening Concerts

PLYMOUTH — Thursday July 11 is opening night for the Festival Orchestra conducted by Music Director Donato Cabrera at 8 p.m. at the Silver Center.
The program begins with Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture, followed by the Mozart Violin Concerto No. 4 featuring Festival Concertmaster from Paris, Malcolm Stewart. After intermission the program continues with Stravinsky's Dumbarton Oaks, and concludes with the Haydn Symphony No. 85.
This concert is titled "Back to the Future" because the Hebrides Overture was on one of the very first NHMF concerts. Dunbarton Oaks honors the adventurous tastes of long-time Maestro Thomas Nee. Also, the Haydn and the Stravinsky have never been performed before at the Music Festival. Purchase tickets at or 603-535-2787.
On Tuesday evening July 16, NHMF orchestra members will perform Chamber Music at 8 p.m. at the Silver Center Recital Hall on Main St in Plymouth NH. Repertoire on the program includes Fantasy for Trombone and Piano by Stojowski, Deux Rhapsodies for Oboe, Viola and Piano by Loeffler, the Chopin Piano Scherzo in B Minor, and Mozart's String Quintet in C Major, No. 3. Tickets are $20 at the door or or 603-535-2787.