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The American Music Festival
CONCERT SERIES in BEAUFORT & MOREHEAD CITY, NC

Twenty-Fourth Season: 2013–2014


Program for 2013–2014 Season

Date Artists Venue Program Highlights
Saturday,
Sept 28, 2013,
8:00 p.m.
Barbara McKenzie, piano
 
Ciompi Quartet
 
Eric Pritchard, violin
Jacqui Carrasco, violin
Scott Rawls, viola
Kerstin Swanson, viola
Fred Raimi, cello
 
History Place EINSTEIN: Speaking of Mozart
with Barbara McKenzie and Friends

This narrated performance includes stories and letters from both Mozart and Einstein with quartet and quintet selections.
 
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Saturday,
Nov 2, 2013,
8:00 p.m.
Attacca String Quartet

Amy Schroeder, violin
Keiko Tokunaga, violin
Luke Fleming, viola
Andrew Yee, cello

Ivan Moshchuk, piano
 
History Place FOCUS ON THE FUTURE: Rising Stars
Ivan Moshchuk, pianist and Gilmore Young Artist, and the Julliard School’s Attacca String Quartet perform music of Haydn and Dvorack among others.
Saturday,
Jan 25, 2014,
8:00 p.m.
Cavani String Quartet
with poet Mwatabu Okantah
History Place COLLAGE: Music and Poetry
In partnership with the Carteret Arts Forum. Featuring Dvorak’s American String Quartet and a captivating multi-discipline performance piece created by poet Mwatabu Okantah for narrator and quartet.
 
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Saturday,
Feb 22, 2014,
8:00 p.m.
Barbara McKenzie, piano
Nicolas Duchamp, flute
History Place AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
Barbara McKenzie and Parisian flutist Nicolas Duchamp perform music of Franck, Debussy and Copland.

Saturday,
Apr 5, 2014,
8:00 p.m.
Cavani String Quartet
with Barbara McKenzie, piano
 
History Place MEET THE COMPOSER
AMF and Chamber Music Wilmington have joined forces to commission a new work by composer Eric Gould, who leads the composition department at Berklee College. This new music premieres here in North Carolina prior to subsequent performances in Cleveland, Boston, and New York.
 
Holiday Concert (Tickets sold separately)
Re-scheduled to Sunday,
Dec 22, 2013,
7:00 p.m.
Carolina Brass

Timothy Hudson, trumpet
Dennis de Jong, trumpet
Robert Campbell, French horn
David Wulfeck, trombone
Matt Ransom, tuba
John Beck, percussion
Carteret County Public Library, Beaufort Brass by Candlelight
Come hear a variety of musical treasures from the early Baroque to traditional holiday favorites to up your holiday cheer!  At the Beaufort Library.

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— National Public Radio

Please note: This special holiday concert is in addition to our regular five-concert season and is not covered by season subscriptions. Season ticket-holders wishing to attend this concert will need to separately purchase tickets for this event.
 

All concerts (except the Holiday Concert) are at 8:00 p.m. See schedule above for dates and locations.

If requested by the artists, program details may change.

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