Final Events for the Sewanee Summer Music Festival
Thursday, July 19, 2018
The Sewanee Summer Music Festival (SSMF) concludes this weekend.
The Friday Chamber Music Concerts showcase student chamber ensembles in three venues. These concerts are free and open to the public. The final Chamber Music Concert is today (Friday), July 20, from 7–8:30 p.m. at Guerry Auditorium, St. Luke’s Chapel and Convocation Hall.
The Saturday Garth Concert is 11 a.m.–noon, Saturday, July 21. The orchestral fellows in chamber music perform in the outdoor space between Convocation Hall and Walsh-Ellett Hall. These concerts are free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring a lunch and enjoy an outdoor concert.
The Faculty Artist Series Concert is 7:30–9 p.m., Saturday, July 21, in Guerry Auditorium. Repertoire includes Samuel Suggs: Solo Work to be Announced from Stage, Alejandro Viñao: Estudios de Frontera, and Antonio Dvorak: Piano Quintet.Tickets are $20.
The annual Festival Brass Concert is at 10 p.m., Saturday, July 21, in All Saints’ Chapel. This event is free.
The Cumberland Orchestra will perform Sunday, July 22, at 2:30 p.m., and the Sewanee Symphony performs at 3:30 p.m. Tickets are available online at <ssmf.sewanee.edu/tickets>, or at the box office on the day of the concert.
The Cumberland Orchestra, under the skillful hands of Daniel Boothe, will perform Jacques Offenbach: La Belle Helene Overture and the Sewanee premiere of Mark Camphouse: Dedications.
The Sewanee Symphony, under the direction of Robert Moody, will present “West Side Story” by Leonard Bernstein and “Engima Variations” by Edward Elgar.
For complete information and to purchase tickets, go to ssmf.sewanee.edu.