2022 Season
Information for the 2023 Concert Season coming soon!


 
 

LUZERNE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL

Tickets: VIP $45 / Adults $35 / Seniors $25 / Students $5 / free for those 18 and younger

*VIP tickets guarantee reserved seating in the front portion of the Jack Lawrence Performance Lodge. All other seating is General Admission.

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Musicians of the New York City Ballet
with Elizabeth Pitcairn and Glen Inanga

Monday, July 4th - 7:30pm 

Glen Inanga, piano

Arturo Delmoni, violin

Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin

Michael Roth, viola

Sarah Hewitt-Roth, cello

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791) — Sinfonia Concertante for violin, viola and orchestra in E-flat Major, K. 364
with the LMC Faculty Orchestra

Johannes Brahms (1833–1897) — Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34 

 

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Fabulous Philadelphians
with Toby Blumenthal and Elizabeth Pitcairn

Monday, July 25th - 7:30pm 

Toby Blumenthal, piano

Amy Oshiro, violin

Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin

David Nicastro, viola

Ricardo Morales, clarinet

Clara Schumann (1819–1896) — Three Romances , Op. 22

W.A. Mozart (1756–1791) — Trio in E-flat Major, K.498 "Kegelstatt"

Claude Debussy (1862–1918) — Première rhapsodie

Antonín Dvořák (1841–1904) — Terzetto in C Major, Op. 74

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POSTPONED TO 2023
American String Quartet

Monday, August 1st - 7:30pm 

Peter Winograd, violin

Laurie Carney, violin

Daniel Av­sha­lo­mov, viola

Wolfram Koes­sel, cello

Due to unforeseen circumstances, it is with regret that we must share the cancellation and postponement of Monday evening's program featuring the American String Quartet. We are hopeful that the ensemble will be able to join us instead for the 2023 Luzerne Chamber Music Festival — further details to come!

 

FACULTY ARTIST SERIES

Tickets: Adults $25 / Seniors $15 / Students $5 / free for those 18 and younger

Featuring programs curated and performed by the renowned LMC faculty. Each concert incorporates music from all periods, including LMC’s composers-in-residence Jake Gunnar Walsh and Alex Berko!

 

FREE STUDENT CONCERTS

All student programs are free and open to the public!

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Faculty Artist Concert No. 1

Friday, June 24th - 7:30pm 

Paquito D’Rivera (b. 1948) — Selections from Aires Tropicales for wind quintet

Gustav Mahler (1860 – 1911) — Piano Quartet in A minor
   I. Nicht zu schnell
   II. Scherzo

Ludwig Maurer (1789 – 1878) — Three Pieces for Brass Quintet

Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897) — String Quartet in C minor Op. 51, No. 1

   I. Allegro
   IV. Allegro

Joseph Haydn (1732 – 1809) — Piano Trio No. 39 in G Major, Hob. XV:25

   I. Andante
   III. Finale: Rondo all'Ongarese. Presto

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Faculty Artist Concert No. 2

Friday, July 1st - 7:30pm 

Louise Farrenc (1804 – 1875) — Trio for flute, cello, and piano, Op. 45

   I. Allegro deciso

Eric Ewazen (b. 1954) — Trio for horn, violin, and piano
   I. Andante Teneramente
   II. Scherzo

Jake Gunnar Walsh (b. 1993) — Spirals

Amy Beach (1867 – 1944) — Romance for violin and piano, Op. 23

Andy Akiho (b. 1979) — Revolve

John Wasson (b. 1956) — Brass Grooves
   Heartland
   The Hipster

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Faculty Artist Concert No. 3

Friday, July 8th - 7:30pm 

Hannah Lash (b. 1981) — C

Caroline Shaw (b. 1982) — Entr'acte

Pierre Boulez (1925 – 2016) — Derive 1

Jake Gunnar Walsh (b.1993) — torpor

Valerie Coleman (b. 1970) — Umoja


Amy Beach (1867 – 1944) — Pastorale for Wind Quintet, Op. 151

Osvaldo Golijov (b. 1960) — Last Round

  I. Movido, Urgente – Macho, Cool, and Dangerous
  II. Lentissimo – Death of Angels

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Faculty Artist Concert No. 4

Friday, July 22nd - 7:30pm 

Reena Esmail (b. 1983) — Tuttarana 


Anthony DiLorenzo (b. 1985) — Go!

Alice Jones (b. 1982) — Playground of the Mind (2022)

Kevin Puts (b. 1972) — And Legions Will Rise

Grażyna Bacewicz (1909 – 1969) — Quartet for four violins

   I. Allegretto, Allegro giocoso
   II. Andante tranquillo
   III. Molto allegro

Antonín Dvořák (1841 – 1904) — Piano Quintet in A Major No.2, Op. 81
   I. Allegro ma non troppo

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Faculty Artist Concert No. 5

Friday, July 29th - 7:30pm 

Gabriela Ortiz (b. 1964) — "Atlas-Pumas" for marimba and violin
   I. Vivo energico e molto ritmico

Jan Bach (1937 – 2020) — Blowout


Witold Lutoslawski (1913 – 1994) — Mini Overture

Péter Tóth (b. 1965) — Balkán-expressz

Alex Berko (b. 1995) — Seu Cabra

Jessie Montgomery (b. 1981) — Strum

Bohuslav Jan Martinů (1890 – 1959) — La Revue de Cuisine
   III. Charleston
   IV. Final

Franz Schubert (1797 – 1828) — Piano Quintet in A Major, D667, “The Trout Quintet”

   Tema con variazione
   Allegro giusto

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Faculty Artist Concert No. 6

Friday, August 5th - 7:30pm 

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 – 1921) — Septet in E-fat Major, Op. 65
   I. Preambule
   III. Intermede
   IV. Finale

Vinicio A. Meza (b. 1968) — Retratos (Portraits) for tuba and piano

   II. Vals and
   III. Cancion sin palabras.

Joseph Haydn (1732 – 1809) — String Quartet in E-fat Major Op. 33, No. 2, “The Joke”

   I. Allegro moderato
   IV. Presto

Claude Arrieu (1903 – 1990) — Quintet in C Major
   I. Allegro
   II. Andante
   V. Allegro vivace

Alex Berko (b. 1995) — Venus

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Student Showcases

Saturday, June 25 – 7:30 p.m. (Solo Showcase)

Friday, July 1 – 3:30 p.m. (Chamber Showcase)

Saturday, July 9 – 7:30 p.m. (Solo Showcase)

Thursday, July 14 – 7 p.m. (Chamber Showcase)

Saturday, July 23 – 7:30 p.m. (Solo Showcase)

Saturday, July 30 – 7 p.m. (Chamber Showcase)

Sunday, August 7 – 1:30 p.m. (Piano Prelude & Solo Showcase)

Saturday, August 13 – 7 p.m. (Chamber Showcase)

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Piano Prelude and Luzerne Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, June 26 – 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 2 – 1:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 10 – 1:30 p.m.

Friday, July 15 – 1:30 p.m. (Piano Prelude, Brass Choir, & Orchestra)

Sunday, July 24 – 1:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 31 – 1:30 p.m.

Friday, August 5 – 4 p.m. (Orchestra Only)

Sunday, August 7 - 1:30pm (Piano Prelude & Solo Showcase)

Sunday, August 14 – 1:30 p.m. (Piano Prelude, Brass Choir, & Orchestra)