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Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the concert season


SLLMF artists perform in concert during the 2021 season. Photo submitted

The Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival will celebrate its 50th anniversary during this summer’s concert season. The Festival will celebrate with five concerts at the Deertrees Theater in Harrison.

Music Director Mihae Lee said: “We are delighted to be back at Deertrees for a full five week festival celebrating our Golden Jubilee season. Featuring twenty-four outstanding and acclaimed musicians this summer, our programs will feature many beloved masterpieces by Beethoven, Bizet, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Piazzolla, Poulenc, Ravel, Schubert, Schumann and Shostakovich, as well as lesser gems. known. chamber music repertoire, such as works by Donizetti, Fiala, Foote, Handel-Halvorsen, Prokofiev and Weber. Plus, we’re thrilled to include a beautiful piece from the famous 20e African-American composer of the century William Grant Still. Finally, we look forward to the world premiere of our own commissioned work by Maine composer, Beth Wiemann, which will evoke the beauty of the Maine Lake District.

The five Festival concerts at the Deertrees Theater take place on Tuesday evenings at 7:30 p.m. on July 12, 19 and 26 and August 2 and 9.

July 12
DONIZETTI: Trio for flute, bassoon and piano
BETH WIEMANN: “The Lake Guide” (2021), commissioned by the SLLMF
BEETHOVEN: Septet in E flat major for winds and strings, op. 20

July 19
WEBER: Flute Trio in G Minor, Op. 63
PIZZOLLA: History of Tango for flute and guitar
SCHUMANN: Piano Quintet in E flat major, op. 44

July 26
FOOTE: Nocturne and Scherzo for flute and string quartet
SHOSTAKOVITCH: Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67
SCHUBERT: String Quintet in C major, D. 956, op. 163

August 2nd
HANDEL-HALVORSEN: Passacaille in G minor for violin and cello
FIALA: Duo Concertante for oboe and bassoon
POULENC: Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano
BIZET: Selections from Child games for piano four hands, op. 22
MENDELSSOHN: Piano Trio No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 66

August 9
PROKOFIEV: Overture on Hebrew Themes for clarinet, strings and piano, op. 34
WILLIAM GRANT STILL: Folk Suite No. 2 for flute, clarinet, cello and harp
RAVEL: Introduction and Allegro for harp, flute, clarinet and string quartet
BRAHMS: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25

For more concert and artist information and to purchase tickets, visit SebagoMusicFestival.org. Individual tickets are $30 per concert; season tickets are $125. Deertrees Theater applies a heritage fee to each ticket. In addition to online purchases, tickets can be purchased at the door on concert night. Season-only passes are also available by mailing your check to SLLMF, PO Box 544, Harrison, Maine 04040.