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Wintergreen – Performing Arts Summer Lineup

[ 0 ] July 2, 2007 |

WPA Music in the Mountains
Photography by Paul Purpura for Wintergreen Performing Arts

This is not a complete listing of each and every event, be sure to visit The Wintergreen Performing Arts website for the entire schedule.

Updated schedule for July as copied from WPA website on 7-2-07

Celebration ’07
Each summer, Wintergreen Performing Arts presents the Wintergreen Summer Music Festival and Academy. The 2007 Wintergreen Summer Music Festival and Academy will take place from July 9 – 29, 2007 at the Wintergreen Resort in Wintergreen, Virginia.

Week I (July 9th – 15th)

Monday, July 9th
9:30 Morning Seminar I (TS)

Tuesday, July 10th
9:30 Morning Seminar I (TS)
4:00 Academy Masterclass I** (EC)

Wednesday, July 11th
9:30 Morning Seminar I (TS)
10:00 WFO Rehearsal* (EC)
6:00 Opening Night Reception (SP)
7:30 Opening Night Performance (EC)

Thursday, July 12th
9:30 Morning Seminar I (TS)
10:00 WFO Rehearsal* (EC)
4:00 Academy Masterclass II** (EC)
7:30 Solo Recital I (EC)

Friday, July 13th
9:30 Morning Seminar I (TS)
10:00 WFO Rehearsal* (EC)
7:30 Chamber Music I (EC)

Saturday, July 14th
10:00 WFO Rehearsal* (EC)
11:00 Poetry Reading** (BRO)
3:00 Academy Concert I (EC)
5:15 Pre-Concert Talk with Larry Alan Smith (EC)
6:00 Classics I (EC)
8:30 A Shadow of Honor*** (TH)

Sunday, July 15, 2007
11:00 Kleine Konzerte mit Milchkaffee I (EC)
2:15 Pre-Concert Talk with Larry Alan Smith (EC)
3:00 Classics I (EC)
5:30 A Shadow of Honor*** (TH)

Week II (July 16th – 22nd)

Monday, July 16, 2007
9:30 Morning Seminar II (TH)
7:30 Solo Recital II (EC)
7:30 A Shadow of Honor*** (TH)

Tuesday, July 17, 2007
9:30 Morning Seminar II (TH)
4:00 Academy Masterclass III** (EC)
7:30 Liederabend I (EC)
7:30 A Shadow of Honor*** (TH)

Wednesday, July 18, 2007
9:30 Morning Seminar II (TH)
10:00 WFO Rehearsal* (EC)
7:30 Pops Concert I (EC)

Thursday, July 19, 2007
9:30 Morning Seminar II (TH)
10:00 WFO Rehearsal* (EC)
4:00 Academy Masterclass IV** (EC)
7:30 Liederabend II (EC)
7:30 A Shadow of Honor*** (TH)

Friday, July 20, 2007
9:30 Morning Seminar II (TH)
10:00 WFO Rehearsal* (EC)
6:45 Meet the Composer: Pre-Concert Talk with our 2007 Composer-in-Residence (EC)
7:30 Chamber Music II (EC)
7:30 A Shadow of Honor*** (TH)

Saturday, July 21, 2007
10:00 WFO Rehearsal* (EC)
3:00 Academy Concert II (EC)
5:15 Pre-Concert Talk with Larry Alan Smith (EC)
6:00 Classics II (EC)
8:30 A Shadow of Honor*** (TH)

Sunday, July 22, 2007
11:00 Kleine Konzerte mit Milchkaffee II (EC)
2:15 Pre-Concert Talk with Larry Alan Smith (EC)
3:00 Classics II (EC)
5:30 A Shadow of Honor*** (TH)

Week III (July 23rd – 29th)

Monday, July 23, 2007
9:30 Morning Seminar III (TS)
7:30 Solo Recital III (EC)

Tuesday, July 24, 2007
9:30 Morning Seminar III (TS)
4:00 Academy Masterclass V** (EC)
7:30 Academy Concert III (EC)

Wednesday, July 25, 2007
9:30 Morning Seminar III (TS)
7:30 Pops Concert II (EC)

Thursday, July 26, 2007
9:30 Morning Seminar III (TS)
10:00 WFO Rehearsal* (EC)
4:00 Academy Masterclass VI** (EC)

Friday, July 27, 2007
9:30 Morning Seminar III (TS)
10:00 WFO Rehearsal* (EC)
4:00 Academy Masterclass VII** (EC)
7:30 Chamber Music III (EC)

Saturday, July 28, 2007
10:00 WFO Rehearsal* (EC)
3:00 Academy Concert IV (EC)
5:15 Pre-Concert Talk with Larry Alan Smith (EC)
6:00 Classics III (EC)
8:00 Celebration ’07 Gala Dinner: Festival Finale (SP)

Sunday, July 29, 2007
11:00 Kleine Konzerte mit Milchkaffee III (EC)
2:15 Pre-Concert Talk with Larry Alan Smith (EC)
3:00 Classics III (EC)

EC = John D. Evans Center
TH = Trillium House (The Wintergreen Nature Foundation)
TS = Tuckahoe School
SP = Skyline Pavilion
BRO = Blue Ridge Overlook (Devils Knob Loop)
WFO = Wintergreen Festival Orchestra
WSMF = Wintergreen Summer Music Festival

* denotes an event that is only open to holders of Festival Passes (season tickets) and Circle Members (WPA donors who annually give $1,000 or more)

** denotes a free event

*** denotes an event with very limited seating – phone reservation required (434) 325-8292

Previous entries:

Celebration ‘07
2007 Wintergreen Summer Music Festival and Academy
July 9-29, 2007

Wintergreen Performing Arts 11th Annual Summer Music Festival, “Celebration ’07,” July 9-29, 2007, honors the 400th Anniversary of Jamestown, Virginia, and the 200th Anniversary of Nelson County, Virginia. Wintergreen Performing Arts will celebrate these two important milestones by featuring music written, premiered, or published in 1607, 1707, 1807, 1907 and 2007!

Some of the highlights include:
July 14-15: The Wintergreen Festival Orchestra and conductor Christopher Zimmerman (Music Director, Symphony of Southeast Texas and Music Director, Hartt Symphony Orchestra) performing Elgar’s Introduction and Allegro, Op. 47, Sibelius’ Symphony No. 3 in C Major, Op. 52, and Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 in e minor, Op. 95 (“From the New World”)
July 21-22: A concert version of Claudio Monteverdi’s rarely heard landmark operatic masterpiece, Orfeo, as adapted by Ottorino Respighi in 1934-1935 for Teatro alla Scala in Milan.

July 28-29: A gala performance by the Wintergreen Festival Orchestra and conductor Peter Oundjian (Music Director, Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Artistic Advisor and Principal Guest Conductor, Detroit Symphony Orchestra) performing Beethoven’s Coriolanus Overture, Op. 62 and Symphony No. 5 in c minor Op. 67. World-renowned violinist Robert McDuffie will be the soloist in Bruch’s Violin Concerto in g minor, Op. 26.
The premiere of a new work for narrator and piano by Wintergreen Performing Arts’ new Artistic and Executive Director, Larry Alan Smith.
The premiere of a new play (A Shadow of Honor) by Helen Hayes Award-winning playwright Peter Coy, presented in cooperation with the Earl Hamner Theater.
Performances by students from the Wintergreen Summer Music Academy, including new works by student composers
Plus, morning seminars that deal with music, history and poetry; chamber music concerts; two very special pops concerts; masterclasses; open rehearsals; and a variety of new events.

For more information or to order tickets, visit www.wintergreenperformingarts.org or call (434) 325-8292. Most concerts are in the Evans Center on the mountain at Wintergreen.

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