Program for the 2014 Festival
Michael Palmer, Artistic Director
Guest Artists
Stefan Jackiw, violin
Stefan Jackiw, violin
  Calidore String Quartet
Calidore String Quartet
  Whitney Reader, conductor
Whitney Reader, conductor
  Christina Smith, flute
Christina Smith, flute
  Simeon Esper, Tenor
Simeon Esper, tenor
  Joanna Mongiardo, Soprano
Joanna Mongiardo, soprano
Brian Griffin, spoken word
Brian Griffin, spoken word
  Lisette Oropesa, soprano
Lisette Oropesa, soprano
  Wesley Rogers, Tenor
Wesley Rogers, tenor
  Richard Goode, piano
Richard Goode, piano
  Pablo Sáinz Villegas, guitar
Pablo Sáinz Villegas, guitar

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Western Washington University Performing Arts Center 7:30 PM
Bellingham Festival Orchestra - Michael Palmer, Conductor

J.S. BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F Major, BWV 1046
PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op.63 - Stefan Jackiw, violin
Intermission
BRAHMS Serenade No. 1 in D Major, Op. 11

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Western Washington University Performing Arts Center7:30 PM
Bellingham Festival Orchestra - Michael Palmer, Conductor

AARON JAY KERNIS Musica Celestis (1990)
RODRIGO Concerto for Flute and Orchestra - Christina Smith, flute
Intermission
ELGAR Introduction and Allegro for Strings, Op. 47 - Calidore String Quartet
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Western Washington University Performing Arts Center 7:30 PM

Recital - Calidore String Quartet
Beethoven Op. 18 No. 1
Golijov Tenebrae
Intermission
Schubert String Quartet No. 14, "Death and the Maiden"

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Western Washington University Performing Arts Center Main Stage 7:30 PM
Bellingham Festival Orchestra - Whitney Reader, Conductor


MOZART "The Abduction from the Seraglio" (Concert Version)
Wesley Rogers, Tenor - Belmonte
Lisette Oropesa, Soprano - Constanza, betrothed to Belmonte
Joanna Mongiardo, Soprano - Blondschen (Blonde)
Simeon Esper, Tenor - Pedrillo
Bassa Selim, the Pasha (spoken role) - TBA
Brian Griffin - Klaas (spoken role)

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Bellingham Cruise Terminal


Chamber TBA Principal Orchestra Musicians and the Calidore String Quartet

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Western Washington University Performing Arts Center 7:30 PM
Bellingham Festival Orchestra - Michael Palmer, Conductor

WEBER Overture to Der Freischütz
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 25 in C Major, K. 503 - Richard Goode, piano
Intermission
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 3 in E flat Major, Op. 97, "Rhenisch"

Friday, July 18, 2014

Bellingham Cruise Terminal -- 7:30pm

Recital Pablo Sáinz Villegas, guitar
H. VILLA-LOBOS Prelude N.1
J. PERNAMBUCO Sons de Carrilhoes
A. BARRIOS-MANGORÉ Sueño en la floresta
J. MOREL American Fantasy
R. DYENS Tango
Intermission
L. BONZA Passeio du Rio
A. BARRIOS-MANGORÉ Danza Paraguaya
A.C. JOBIM Felicidade
A. LARA Granada
A. Lauro Seis por derecho
Concert duration: 75 mins (approx)

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Western Washington University Performing Arts Center 7:30 PM
Bellingham Festival Orchestra and chorus- Michael Palmer, Conductor

VIVALDI Guitar Concerto in D Major - Pablo Sáinz Villegas, guitar
BRAHMS Nänie, for Chorus and Orchestra, Op. 82
Schicksalslied, for Chorus and Orchestra, Op. 54
Intermission
BRAHMS Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98