From the 2017 Season
From the 2016 Season
Five concerts featuring Verklärte Nacht by Schoenberg, Piano Quintets by Dvořák and Franck, and the Suite Italienne by Stravinsky, all mixed with Beethoven, Mozart, fresh new works by Greenstein and Wiancko, and some charming and familiar numbers by Gershwin, arranged for piano and violin.
From the 2015 Season
Nov. 9—Dr. Gerald Sparling, a pillar of the local arts community and a great friend of the Festival, passed away peacefully in his home at the age of 87. He will be sorely missed.
Aug 30—Wildfire spares Festival grounds for the second time; pictures from the fires.
This highly successful year focused on what makes the Methow Valley Chamber Music Festival great. Consistently amazing artists playing varied programs that appeal to the heart as well as the head presented in a friendly atmosphere of relaxed camaraderie marks our unique festival. Audiences responded and rewarded us with the best turnout in our history.
July 25—The Mazama Store brings outstanding food to the Festival.
July 23—Lynette has been thinking a lot about music recently.
July 21—Visit the Piano Garden this summer when you come out to the Festival.
July 18—On the museum grounds, just as it gets nice and shady...
July 15—The Fellowship quartet will perform in Winthrop four times during our Festival. These are free performances, open to the public.
July 2—The 2015 Festival will present a wall of art with more space, more artists, and more exciting visual works than ever. Robert Nelson is coordinating the display with the capable assistance of art professor Michael Caldwell from Seattle Pacific University.
Jun 29—Can you believe it? We've been going for 20 years! If you want to make your own Festival, we say, "Don't try this at home. Get expert help." This article explains how.
Jun 28—We're on the radio! Next week on Classical KING FM 98.1 in Seattle, announcer Sean MacLean will feature works selected from our upcoming summer program.
Jan 15—Many of your favorite stars will return along with incredible new artists like Ayane Kozasa, Elena Urioste, Emilie-Anne Gendron, and Katie Kaderauch, plus Liz Johnson joins the festival as Executive Director.