Saturday, July 24
JUST BRASS

4:00 PM | Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium

BMC Brass Artist Faculty
College Brass Ensemble

PAUL DUKAS Fanfare pour Précéder La Peri
WITOLD LUTOSLAWSKI Variations on a Theme of Paganini
JS BACH Suite from The Art of Fugue
ENRIQUE CRESPO Bruckner Etude für das tiefe blech
HENRI TOMASI Fanfares Liturgiques
RICHARD STRAUSS Wiener Philharmoniker Fanfare


Saturday, July 24
BEETHOVEN 5

7:30 PM | Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium

Brevard Music Center Orchestra
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Bokyung Byun, guitar

GABRIELA LENA FRANK Elegía Andina
JOAQUÍN RODRIGO Concierto de Aranjuez
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5

Step into the "wondrous spirit realm where grief and joy embrace in the form of sound" [E.T.A. Hoffmann] as you experience one of the best-known compositions in the classical world and cornerstones of Western music—Beethoven's Symphony No. 5.

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Sunday, July 25
BMC PRESENTS: DARRELL SCOTT

7:30 PM | Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium

Multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Darrell Scott delivers a soulful evening of music that speaks to the heart. He mines and cultivates the everyday moment, taking the rote, menial, mundane, and allowing it to be surreal, ever poignant, and candidly honest.

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Monday, July 26
BMC ARTIST FACULTY: FRANCK PIANO QUINTET

7:30 PM | Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium

JESSIE MONTGOMERY Strum
ERIC EWAZEN Angel of Dreamers: A Song Cycle for Voice, Trombone, and Strings
CÉSAR FRANCK Piano Quintet

BMC Artist Faculty join together to perform this emotionally powered quintet. Scored for piano, two violins, viola, and cello, Franck conjures an explosive intensity and pensive expression passionately displayed throughout the work.


Wednesday, July 28
BMC ARTIST FACULTY: PROKOFIEV'S ROMEO & JULIET

7:30 PM | Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 17 “The Tempest”
KENJI BUNCH Sonnet 128 for Narrator, Violoncello, and Percussion
ERICH KORNGOLD Four Shakespeare Songs, Op. 31
SERGEI PROKOFIEV Romeo and Juliet, Suite for Wind Octet

Join Brevard's venerable woodwind faculty as they perform Prokofiev's score, arranged for wind octet, based on William Shakespeare's beloved tragedy of the famed star-crossed lovers.


Friday, July 30
BEETHOVEN PIANO CONCERTO NO. 3

7:30 PM | Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium

Brevard Music Center Orchestra
Ken Lam, conductor
Norman Krieger, piano

CAROLINE SHAW Entr'acte
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3
FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN Symphony No. 104, "London"

BMC Resident Conductor Ken Lam leads the Brevard Music Center Orchestra, as virtuosic pianist Norman Krieger brings his unique depth, sensitivity, and flair to this masterwork for soloist and orchestra.

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Saturday, July 31
HOLLYWOOD UNDER THE STARS FEATURING THE MUSIC OF JOHN WILLIAMS

7:30 PM | Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium

Brevard Music Center Orchestra
Richard Kaufman, conductor

Celebrate the brilliant music of legendary film composer John Williams, as Richard Kaufman and the BMC Orchestra play some of the most familiar and haunting melodies forever immortalized on the silver screen.

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INGLES, THE JEROME FAMILY, AND UBS FINANCIAL SERVICES


Monday, August 2
BMC ARTIST FACULTY: BRAHMS B MAJOR PIANO TRIO

7:30 PM | Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium

ZOLTÁN KODÁLY Serenade for Two Violins and Viola
BENJAMIN BRITTEN Phantasy Quartet for Oboe, Violin, Viola, and Cello
JOHANNES BRAHMS Piano Trio No. 1 in B major

Filled with "gorgeous lyrical melodies, muscular vitality, mystical expressiveness, and a typical emphatic dynamism," Brahms's B Major Piano Trio is a youthful, Romantic tour de force that signaled the arrival of a musical genius whose talents were about to be revealed to the world.


Tuesday, August 3
BMC ARTIST FACULTY: MENDELSSOHN OCTET

7:30 PM | Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium

RICHARD STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
JEAN HUBEAU Sonata for Trumpet and Piano
VALERIE COLEMAN Tzigane
FELIX MENDELSSOHN Octet

Scored for a double string quartet, with four violins and pairs of violas and cellos, this celebratory octet is renowned for "its youthful verve, brilliance, and perfection," making it one of the miracles of 19th-century chamber music.


Wednesday, August 4
PUCCINI'S GIANNI SCHICCHI

7:30 PM | Straus Auditorium

Janiec Opera Company of the Brevard Music Center

PUCCINI Gianni Schicchi
Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

SUSTAINING SPONSOR
THE ZIMMERLI FAMILY OPERA ENDOWMENT


Thursday, August 5
PUCCINI'S GIANNI SCHICCHI

7:30 PM | Straus Auditorium

Janiec Opera Company of the Brevard Music Center

PUCCINI Gianni Schicchi
Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

SUSTAINING SPONSOR
THE ZIMMERLI FAMILY OPERA ENDOWMENT


Friday, August 6
PUCCINI'S GIANNI SCHICCHI

7:30 PM | Straus Auditorium

Janiec Opera Company of the Brevard Music Center

PUCCINI Gianni Schicchi
Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

SUSTAINING SPONSOR
THE ZIMMERLI FAMILY OPERA ENDOWMENT


Saturday, August 7
PUCCINI'S GIANNI SCHICCHI

2:00 PM | Straus Auditorium

Janiec Opera Company of the Brevard Music Center

PUCCINI Gianni Schicchi
Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

SUSTAINING SPONSOR
THE ZIMMERLI FAMILY OPERA ENDOWMENT


Saturday, August 7
SOLOISTS OF TOMORROW

7:30 PM | Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium

Brevard Music Center Orchestra
Keith Lockhart, conductor
Concerto Competition Winners

WORLD PREMIERE STUDENT COMPOSITION
CONCERTO COMPETITION WINNERS
ZOLTÁN KODÁLY Variations on a Hungarian Folk Song, "The Peacock"

Always the not-to-be-missed concert of the season! Celebrate BMC's mission and the next generation of classical musicians as we shine a spotlight on our most talented young students—winners of the prestigious Jan and Beattie Wood Concerto Competition in performance with the Brevard Music Center Orchestra conducted by Artistic Director Keith Lockhart.


Sunday, August 8
SEASON FINALE: GARRICK OHLSSON PLAYS BEETHOVEN

3:00 PM | Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium

Brevard Music Center Orchestra
Keith Lockhart, conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, piano

FELIX MENDELSSOHN Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 4
PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4

Maestro Keith Lockhart closes our 85th Anniversary Season with Tchaikovsky's electrifying Fourth Symphony, and the return of BMC favorite Garrick Ohlsson, a pianist of "magisterial interpretive and technical prowess," in Beethoven's 4th Piano Concerto.

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RESCHEDULED! Now on Saturday, August 21
BMC PRESENTS: An Evening with Bruce Hornsby (Solo)

7:30 PM | Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium

An unforgettable, intimate solo acoustic performance with recording legend and three time GRAMMY-award winner Bruce Hornsby. The singer/pianist/composer has built one of the most diverse, collaborative, and adventurous careers in contemporary music.

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HAMPTON INN AND RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT OF ASHEVILLE


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