The Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival continues on Friday, Aug. 6 with a concert by the Escher Quartet joined by clarinetist Jon Manasse and pianist Jon Nakamatsu. On the program: quintets by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Robert Schumann. It will take place at Wellfleet First Congregational Church, 200 Main. St., with two performances at 5 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $40, $15 for students, at capecodchambermusic.org.
The Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival, under the leadership of new executive director Paul Schwendener, has announced its summer lineup. All concerts will be live and in person, with reduced capacity.
First up is “In Celebration of Our Audience,” a concert of Brahms, Chopin, Weber, and Gerald Finzi with clarinetist Jon Manasse and pianist Jon Nakamatsu on Tuesday, August 3rd at Cotuit Center for the Arts. Then, on Friday, August 6th, the Escher Quartet, alongside Manasse and Nakamatsu, will perform works by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Robert Schumann at the First Congregational Church in Wellfleet.
On Tuesday, August 10th, the Escher Quartet, along with pianist Brian Zeger, will perform works by Beethoven and Dvořák at Cotuit Center for the Arts. On Thursday, August 12th is a free concert in the park by Imani Winds. It will take place at the Salt Pond Visitor Center Amphitheater in Eastham. Finally, on Friday, August 13th, is “A Woman’s Perspective,” a concert by Imani Winds of works by Valerie Coleman, Ruth Crawford Seeger, and Reena Esmail at the First Congregational Church in Wellfleet.
All concerts will be at 5 p.m., encore 7:30 p.m., except for the concert in the park, which will be at 5 p.m. only. Tickets go on sale to the public on Wednesday, May 26.