The Heartland Chamber Music Festival will feature more than 130 students, faculty, and guest performers on seven concerts over the course of the nine-day summer festival at Johnson County Community College July 27–August 4.
All concerts are held in Yardley Hall of the Carlsen Center through a partnership between the Heartland Music Academy and JCCC’s Performing Arts Series Arts Education Program. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
· Faculty Concert: 2 p.m. Sunday, July 29 (Free admission)
· Faculty Concert: 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 31 (Free admission)
· Junior Festival Student Concert: 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2 (Free admission)
· Miami String Quartet: 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2 (Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door through the JCCC box office 913-469-4445. Youth 18 and under are free.)
· Festival Scholars Concert (with the Festival Quartet, Fairway Quartet and ELF Quartet): 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3
· Festival Student Concert I: 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4
· Festival Student Concert II: 7 p.m. Saturday Aug. 4
This year the Heartland Chamber Music Festival added two additional concerts and three fully funded Festival Scholar string quartets chosen for their exceptional musicianship and artistry. The Festival Scholars will work closely with Ivan Chan and the artist-mentors of the acclaimed Miami String Quartet.
Passionato, the inaugural benefit for the Heartland Music Academy will take place immediately following the Festival Scholars Concert on August 3. Tickets for Passionato are $50 and can be purchased through the Heartland Music Academy website:
http://www.heartlandmusicacademy.com/passionato. Sponsorship packages are also available.
The Heartland Music Academy inspires young musicians through the study and performance of chamber music within a community of nationally recognized artists serving as mentors. The summer festival, now celebrating its eleventh year, offers programs for beginners, students and elite ensembles.
Detailed Concert Repertoire List
7/29 2 pm Faculty Concert / Bach, Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048
Shostakovich: Quintet for Piano and Strings in G minor, Op. 57
Tchaikovsky: Sextet for Strings in D major, Op. 70 “Souvenir de Florence”
7/31 1 pm Faculty Concert / Chopin, Webern
Chopin: Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, B 160/Op. 65
Webern: Langsamer Satz, M 78
8/2 3:30 pm Junior Festival Student Concert
excerpts from the following:
Mendelssohn: Songs without words, vol 8, Op. 102
Haydn: Symphony no 104 in D major, H 1 no 104 “London”
Mazas: Quartettino in D major
Blow: Song Tune
Esterhazy: Harmonia Celestis
Couperin: Pièces de clavecin, Book 2: Ordre 6 in B flat major
Beethoven: Ruins of Athens, Op. 113
Mozart: Divertimento in G major
Mozart: Minuet for Piano in D major, K 94 (73h)
Mozart: Divertimentos (5) for 2 Clarinets/Basset Horns and Bassoon in B flat major, K Anh. 229 (439b): no 3
Mozart: Divertimentos (5) for 2 Clarinets/Basset Horns and Bassoon in B flat major, K Anh. 229 (439b): no 1
Telemann: Concerto for 4 Violins without Basso Continuo in G major, TV 40 no 201
Mozart: Quartet for Strings no 6 in B flat major, K 159
Telemann: Trio Sonata for 2 Flutes/Violins and Basso Continuo in C minor, TV 42 no c 4
Mozart: Quartet for Strings no 4 in C major, K 157
Ukrainian Folk Song: Flirtation
8/2 7 pm Miami String Quartet / Mozart, Mendelssohn, Brahms
Tickets are $10 in advance; $15 at the door. They are available through the Performing Arts Series box office at (913) 469-4445. Youth 18 and under are free.