26th Annual Montana Chamber Music Festival
The Montana Chamber Music Society will celebrate the 26th annual Montana Chamber Music Festival, featuring members of the renowned Muir String Quartet and acclaimed guest artists. Works include Dvorak’s Bass Quintet, Franck’s Piano Quintet, and the delightful Nonet for strings and winds by Ludwig Spohr. Festival artists include Muir violinists Peter Zazofsky and Bayla Keyes, Muir cellist Michael Reynolds, cellist Ilse-Mari Lee, bassist Paul Glenn, flautist Tom Wolf, violist Brant Bayless, pianist Michele Levin, bassoonist Kathleen Reynolds, guest oboist Pablo Izuierdo, and hornist William Scharnberg.
The Muir String Quartet, in residence at Boston University since 1983, has performed nearly 2,000 concerts worldwide, including over 50 international tours, and has received both a Grammy nomination and a Grammy award for its recording on the EcoClassics label.
MCMS also presents Strings Under the Big Sky on July 11 at Big Sky’s Rainbow Ranch. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations (required). Festival artists will also appear at St. Timothy’s Summer Concerts in Georgetown Lake on July 13. Proceeds from Festival 2014 events support MCMS’ mission to present world-class chamber music performances around Montana.
Tickets for the Bozeman performance may be purchased at Cactus Records and ERA Landmark Realty on East Main St. beginning June 15. Prices are $27 for adults and $15 for students and seniors. For further information about the Festival concerts and the Montana Chamber Music Society benefit event, please call Kathleen Reynolds at 406-551-4700.