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Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival 2021

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Alan Alda will offer narration to accompany Bach's Chaconne.

Alan Alda will offer narration to accompany Bach's Chaconne.

authorStaff Writer on Jul 27, 2021

The 38th annual Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival will present 13 concerts from August 4 to 22. Venues include the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church, the Parrish Art Museum and Channing Sculpture Garden at Channing Daughter’s Winery.

In the past, BCMF has offered concerts that are two-hours long with an intermission. But this year, in order to provide for social distancing, indoor concerts will be an hour-long and offered twice each evening.

The Schedule:

Wednesday, August 4, at 5 and 7 p.m. Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church

“Composer Portrait: Bach’s Chaconne” J. S. Bach Partita in D minor for Violin, BWV 1004 with Alan Alda, narrator and Jennifer Koh, violin

Saturday, August 7, at 6:30 p.m. Annual benefit with concert, cocktails and dinner at Atlantic Golf Club

“Joy in Gathering” W.A. Mozart (arr. M. Martin) “Eine Kliene Nachtmusik (A Little Night Music) for Winds and Strings, K. 525”; Louis Spohr “Nonet in F major for Winds and Strings, Op. 31”

Tickets $1,500, $2,000. Call Michael Lawrence at 212-741-9073 to purchase

Sunday, August 8, at 5 and 7 p.m. Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church

“A Lotta Night Music” W.A. Mozart (arr. Martin) “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (A Little Night Music) for Winds and Strings, K. 525”; Ludwig Thuille “Sextet for Piano and Winds in B-flat major, Op. 6”

Wednesday, August 11, at 5 and 7 p.m. Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church

“Schubert’s Cello Quintet” Jean-Baptiste Barrière “Sonata X for Two Cellos”; Franz Schubert “Cello Quintet in C major, D. 956”

Sunday, August 15, at 5 and 7 p.m. Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church

“Beethoven & Brahms” Ludwig van Beethoven “Folksongs for Baritone, Flute, Violin, Cello, and Piano;” Johannes Brahms “Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25”

Tuesday, August 17, at 6:30 p.m. Parrish Art Museum

“BCMF @ the Parrish” Luigi Boccherini “Quintet for Flute and Strings in F major”; Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky “Souvenir de Florence in D minor, Op. 70”

Tickets: $35

Friday, August 20, at 6 p.m. – wine and hors d’oeuvres at Channing Sculpture Garden

“Wm. Brian Little Concert: Seasons Upon Seasons” Eric Ewazen “Seasons of Our Time for Flute, Violins, Viola, Cello, Bass, and Harpsichord (BCM commission, world premiere); Antonio Vivaldi “Spring” and “Summer” from “The Four Seasons, Op. 8”; Astor Piazzolla “Fall” and “Winter” from “Las Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas” (The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires)

Tickets: $175

Sunday, August 22, at 5 and 7 p.m. Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church

“Season Finale - Uplift and Romance” Nino Rota “Trio for Flute, Violin, and Piano”; Max Bruch “Piano Quintet”

The performers: Marya Martin (flute); James Austin Smith (oboe); Yasmina Spiegelberg (clarinet); Peter Kolkay (bassoon); Stewart Rose (horn); Benjamin Beilman, Stella Chen, Frank Huang, Ani Kavafian, Jennifer Koh, Tessa Lark, Kristin Lee, Amy Schwartz Moretti, Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu (violin); Ettore Causa, Haesue Lee, Matthew Lipman, Cynthia Phelps, Cong Wu (viola); Carter Brey, Clive Greensmith, Mihai Marica, Peter Stumpf, Paul Watkins (cello); Xavier Foley, Donald Palma (bass); Michael Brown, Henry Kramer, Gilles Vonsattel (piano); Kenneth Weiss (harpsichord); Gregory Feldmann (bariton); Alan Alda (narrator).

Unless otherwise noted, tickets are $45 and $65 ($10 for students), and available at, or by calling 212-741-9403.

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