• Our fourth season’s concerts will be held on the June 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 28th, 29th, 30th, and July 1st & 5th.

→ Please note that our season is one month earlier this year!

• This summer, we will be performing at three different venues:

 »  Bratton Recital Hall, UNH  |  Durham . NH  →  [map]
 »  St. John’s Episcopal Church  |  Portsmouth . NH  →  [map]
 »  Phillips Exeter Academy Library  |  Exeter . NH  →  [map]

• Concerts begin at either 7:30 p.m. [St. John’s Episcopal Church; Bratton Recital Hall, UNH] or 7.00 p.m. [Phillips Exeter Academy Library].  Our final concert, which is part of the Phillips Exeter Academy Library Summer Concert Series, is sponsored; there is a $25 suggested donation for all other concerts. Tickets may be purchased in advance by using the TICKETS button below each concert listing. Tickets also available at the door.

Concert Packages  ::  This season, we are again offering ticket package deals. As the concert in Exeter is sponsored, our attendees may purchase tickets to the seven other concerts for $150, six for $130, five for $110, four for $88, and three for $65.
7 Concerts  |  6 Concerts  |  5 Concerts  |  4 Concerts  |  3 Concerts

Media Kit  ::  Interested in placing an ad in our concert programs? Please click here.

• Our fourth season’s concerts will be held on the June 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 28th, 29th, 30th, and July 1st & 5th.

→ Please note that our season is one month earlier this year!

Individual concert programs coming soon.

• This summer, we will be performing at three different venues:

 »  Bratton Recital Hall, UNH  |  Durham . NH  →  [map]
 »  St. John’s Episcopal Church  |  Portsmouth . NH  →  [map]
 »  Phillips Exeter Academy Library  |  Exeter . NH  →  [map]

• Concerts begin at either 7.00 p.m. [Phillips Exeter Academy Library] or 7:30 p.m. [St. John’s Episcopal Church; Bratton Recital Hall, UNH].  Our final concert, which is part of the Phillips Exeter Academy Library Summer Concert Series, is sponsored; there is a $25 suggested donation for all other concerts. Tickets may be purchased in advance by using the TICKETS button below each concert listing.

Concert Packages  ::  This season, we are again offering ticket package deals. As the concert in Exeter is sponsored, our attendees may purchase tickets to the seven other concerts for $150, six for $130, five for $110, four for $88, and three for $65.
7 Concerts  |  6 Concerts
5 Concerts  |  4 Concerts
3 Concerts

Media Kit  ::  Interested in placing an ad in our concert programs? Please click here.

 

Thursday . 22 June 2017 . 7.30 pm :: Delights of the Danube

Bratton Recital Hall
(inside Paul Creative Arts Center)
University of New Hampshire
Durham . NH

•  Zoltán Kodály   |  Duo for Violin and Cello, Opus 7

Monica Pegis, violin ~ Loewi Lin, cello

•  Ernő Dohnányi   |  Piano Quintet No. 1 in C minor, Opus 1

Ayano Ninomiya, Emma Frucht, violins ~ Robert Meyer, viola ~ Mikhail Veselov, cello ~ Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich, piano

•  Béla Bartók   |  Contrasts for clarinet, violin, and piano

Paul Cigan, clarinet ~ Irina Muresanu, violin ~ Heng-Jin Park, piano

Friday . 23 June 2017 . 7.30 pm :: Mature Masterworks

St. John’s Episcopal Church
Portsmouth . NH

•  W. A. Mozart   |  Clarinet Quintet in A Major, ‘Stadler’

Paul Cigan, clarinet ~ Anna Marie Williams, Emma Frucht, violins ~ Tim Deighton, viola ~ Mikhail Veselov, cello

•  César Franck   |  Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Major

Ben Sayevich, violin ~ Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich, piano

•  Felix Mendelssohn   |  String Quintet No. 2 in Bb Major, Opus 87

Monica Pegis, Ayano Ninomiya, violins ~ Kazuko Matsusaka, Robert Meyer, violas ~ Eugena Chang, cello

Saturday . 24 June 2017 . 7.30 pm :: Vienna by the Sea

St. John’s Episcopal Church
Portsmouth . NH

•  Ludwig van Beethoven   |  Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Opus 12

Irina Muresanu, violin ~ Heng-Jin Park, piano

•  W. A. Mozart   |  Sinfonia Concertante in Eb Major, K. 364, for string sextet

Ayano Ninomiya, Anna Marie Williams, violins ~ Robert Meyer, Kazuko Matsusaka, violas ~ Loewi Lin, Eugena Chang, cellos

•  Johannes Brahms   |  Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in B minor, Opus 115

Paul Cigan, clarinet ~ Ben Sayevich, Emma Frucht, violins ~ Tim Deighton, viola ~ David Hardy, cello

Wednesday . 28 June 2017 . 7.30 pm :: In the Name of Art

Bratton Recital Hall
(inside Paul Creative Arts Center)
University of New Hampshire
Durham . NH

•  W. A. Mozart   |  Piano Quartet No. 2 in Eb Major, K. 493

Mark Ptashne, violin ~ Tim Deighton, viola ~ David Hardy, cello ~ Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich, piano

•  Johannes Brahms   |  Piano Trio No. 3 in C minor, Opus 101

Ben Sayevich, violin ~ Loewi Lin, cello ~ Heng-Jin Park, piano

•  Antonín Dvořák   |  String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Opus 77

Gabriela Diaz, Monica Pegis, violins ~ Tatjana Mead Chamis, viola ~ Eugena Chang, cello ~ Erik Higgins, double bass

Thursday . 29 June 2017 . 7.30 pm :: Water Music

St. John’s Episcopal Church
Portsmouth . NH

•  Maurice Ravel   |  Jeux d’eau

Heng-Jin Park, piano

•  Claude Debussy   |  La mer (arranged by Sally Beamish)

Irina Muresanu, violin ~ Mikhail Veselov, cello ~ Heng-Jin Park, piano

•  Franz Schubert   |  Piano Quintet in A Major, ‘Trout’, D. 667

Anna Marie Williams, violin ~ Kazuko Matsusaka, viola ~ David Hardy, cello ~ Erik Higgins, double bass ~ Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich, piano

Friday . 30 June 2017 . 7.30 pm :: From Russia with Love

St. John’s Episcopal Church
Portsmouth . NH

•  Alexander Borodin   |  String Quartet No. 2 in D Major

Mark Ptashne, Gabriela Diaz, violins ~ Kazuko Matsusaka, viola ~ Loewi Lin, cello

•  Dmitri Shostakovich   |  String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Opus 110

Ben Sayevich, Anna Marie Williams, violins ~ Tim Deighton, viola ~ Mikhail Veselov, cello

•  Mikhail Glinka   |  Grand Sextet for piano, string quartet, and bass in Eb Major

Emma Frucht, Monica Pegis, violins ~ Tatjana Mead Chamis, viola ~ Eugena Chang, cello ~ Erik Higgins, double bass ~ Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich, piano

Saturday . 1 July 2017 . 7.30 pm :: Northern Lights

St. John’s Episcopal Church
Portsmouth . NH

•  Edvard Grieg   |  Cello Sonata in A minor, Opus 36

David Hardy, cello ~ Heng-Jin Park, piano

•  Arvo Pärt   |  Spiegel im Spiegel

Gabriela Diaz, violin ~ Heng-Jin Park, piano

•  Jean Sibelius   |  String Quartet in D minor, ‘Voces intimae’, Opus 56

Irina Muresanu, Gabriela Diaz, violins ~ Tim Deighton, viola ~ David Hardy, cello

•  Edvard Grieg   |  Holberg Suite, Opus 40

Halcyon Music Festival String Ensemble