During the Romantic period, approximately 1800-1850, music and poetry went hand in hand – a symbiotic relationship that Midsummer’s Music will explore during its Lush and Thrilling Romantic Poetry program.
The featured musicians – flutist Heather Yarmel, clarinetist JJ Koh, violinists David Perry and Ann Palen, violist Allyson Fleck, cellist James Waldo and bassist David Scholl – will play works by Carl Maria von Weber, Franz Schubert and Friedrich Gernsheim.
The program will be performed July 20, 7 pm, at Sister Bay Moravian Church; July 22, 7 pm, at First Baptist Church in Sister Bay; July 23, 7 pm, at Hope United Church of Christ in Sturgeon Bay; and July 24, 5 pm, at Woodwalk Gallery in Egg Harbor.
The next program, Homeland Sentiments, will feature three Eastern European composers: Mykola Lysenko, Philipp Sharwenka and Antonín Dvořák. Concerts are set for July 29, 7 pm, at the Kress Pavilion in Egg Harbor; July 30, 7 pm, at Hope United Church of Christ in Sturgeon Bay; and July 31, 3 pm, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Sister Bay.
The featured musicians will be violinists David Perry and Ann Palen, violist Allyson Fleck, cellist James Waldo and pianist Jeannie Yu.
Heather Yarmel will lead an educational Coffee Talk, “Taoism and the Alexander Technique in Music: A Beginner’s Journey to Finding Greater Freedom in Music-making” on July 23, 11 am, at the Margaret Lockwood Gallery in Sturgeon Bay.
Visit midsummersmusic.com to learn more and purchase tickets.