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
  Gustav Andreassen, bass
Gustav Andreassen, bass
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 Villegas, guitar
Pablo Villegas, guitar

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Western Washington University Performing Arts Center 7:30 PM
Bellingham Festival Orchestra - Michael Palmer, Conductor
Pre-concert talk: Grant Donnellan

J.S. BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F Major, BWV 1046
Richard Roberts, violin
Keisuke Wakao, oboe
Brice Andrus, horn
Susan Welty, horn
PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op.63 - Stefan Jackiw, violin
Intermission
BRAHMS Serenade No. 1 in D Major, Op. 11
Concert sponsored by Jack & JoAnn Bowman

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Western Washington University Performing Arts Center7:30 PM
Bellingham Festival Orchestra - Michael Palmer, Conductor
Pre-concert talk: Grant Donnellan

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
Concert sponsored by Joseph & Karen Morse and Daniel & Sharona Feller

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"
Concert sponsored by Jack & Mary Beth Campbell

Saturday, July 12, 2014

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

Pre-concert talk: Tom Gunn and Michael Palmer


MOZART "The Abduction from the Seraglio" (Concert Version)
Brian Griffin - Klaas (spoken role)
Joanna Mongiardo, Soprano - Blondschen (Blonde)
Lisette Oropesa, Soprano - Constanza, betrothed to Belmonte
Simeon Esper, Tenor - Pedrillo
Wesley Rogers, Tenor - Belmonte
Gustav Andreassen, Bass - Osmin
Whitney Reader, Bassa Selim, the Pasha (spoken role)
Concert sponsored by Phyllis & Charles Self Fund of the Whatcom Community Foundation and Peoples Bank

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Bellingham Cruise Terminal


Mozart Serenade for winds in C minor, K 388
Keisuke Wakao
Danna Sundet
Laura Ardan
Marci Gurnow
Robert Williams
Eric Varner
Brice Andrus
Susan Welty
Mendelssohn Octet in E flat, Op 20, movements 2 and 4 (Andante and Presto)
With Calidore string quartet and
Richard Roberts
Victor Costanzi
Christian Colberg
Steven Thomas
Concert sponsored by Roth Family Foundation and Haggen Market Street Catering

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Western Washington University Performing Arts Center 7:30 PM
Bellingham Festival Orchestra - Michael Palmer, Conductor
Pre-concert talk: Ed Rutschman

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"
Concert sponsored by David & Carol Robinson

Friday, July 18, 2014

Bellingham Cruise Terminal -- 7:30pm

Recital Pablo 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)
Concert sponsored by Sponsor is D. Andrew Moquin

Sunday, July 20, 2014

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

Pre-concert talk: Ed Rutschman

VIVALDI Guitar Concerto in D Major - Pablo 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
Concert sponsored by Arthur & Marti Caputi, Sandy & Mamiko McIntire, and Robert & Carol Snowball & Fidelity Investments