The 19th International Chamber Music Festival
July 8-22, 2012
This treasured annual festival is filled with unforgettable musical experiences amid the breathtaking beauty of the Cascades will sure to please all music lovers!
We invite you to join us in celebrating three hundred years of inspired music by the world's most beloved composers, performed by the world-class artists in the intimate and acoustically perfect setting of Canyon Wren Recital Hall.
July 8, 8PM: Opening Night Gala Concert
Enjoy special selections from each of the featured guest artists in this festive opening night kick-off concert. Artists will share their specially selected musical offering along with personal remarks: you can expect a little informality and a lot of magic. Complimentary appetizer buffet will be offered beforehand, and guests are invited to stay and mingle with the artists after the concert in the lovely outdoor reception tent.
July 13, 8PM: One City, One Century: Schubert and Schoenberg
Schoenberg, Verklärte Nacht ("Transfigured Night"), Op. 4 for String Sextet
July 14, 8PM: Music Inspired by Words
Janácek, String Quartet No. 2 ("Kreutzer")
Brahms, Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25
July 15, 1PM: Young Artists Perform
July 18, 8:00 PM: Late Beethoven with the Avalon String Quartet
July 20, 8PM: From Mozart to Klezmer:Music for Clarinet and Strings
Mozart, Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581
July 21, 8PM: Meet the "Russian" Brahms
Brahms, Sonata for Clarinet and Piano in E flat Major, Op. 120 No. 2
Taneyev, Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 30
July 22, 1PM: Young Artists Perform
All Masterclasses are in Canyon Wren, 11:00 -- 12:30 (Free admission)
July 11 - Christina Dahl piano class
July 12 - Anthony Devroye viola class
July 17 - Lis Perry violin class
July 19 - Anthony Elliott cello class
Thanks to our generous Festival Partner!
AFTER-SHOW ARTISTS' RECEPTIONS
Mingle with the international artists that make Icicle Creek so special, while sampling some local wines and artisan cheeses. Receptions to follow after each concert during the festival.
2012 Featured Artists