2016 Performance Archive

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BMC Presents: Brevard Blues N' BBQ Festival

Date:June 3

Time:5:00PM

Venue:WPA

The third annual Brevard Blues N' BBQ Festival features two days of blues, BBQ, food and craft vendors. Purchase both Friday and Saturday and save $10! Produced in collaboration with 185 Productions. More Info

BMC Presents: Brevard Blues N' BBQ Festival

Date:June 4

Time:2:00PM

Venue:WPA

The third annual Brevard Blues N' BBQ Festival features two days of blues, BBQ, food and craft vendors. Purchase both Friday and Saturday and save $10! Produced in collaboration with 185 Productions. More Info

Jazz @ Brevard

Date:June 11

Time:7:30PM

Venue:PC

Swing to the jazz sounds of BMC's all-star faculty and students.

Opera's Greatest Hits

Date:June 23

Time:7:30PM

Venue:PC

Exquisite ensemble pieces from the world's most beloved operas. More Info

Opening Night: An American in Paris

Date:June 24

Time:6:00PM

Venue:WPA

A French-inspired evening of music, featuring "gentleman, poet and pianist" Jean-Yves Thibaudet. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance. More Info

BMC Presents: 80th Anniversary Spectacular with special guest artist Amy Grant

Date:June 25

Time:7:30PM

Venue:WPA

A joyous celebration of BMC's anniversary, showcasing six-time Grammy winner Amy Grant in the most elaborate, fully staged concert production ever seen on the WPA stage. More Info

Shostakovich 5

Date:June 26

Time:3:00PM

Venue:WPA

A rousing and inspired program marks the end of BMC's Opening Weekend, and the start of a spectacular new season. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance. More Info

BMC Artist Faculty I

Date:June 27

Time:7:30PM

Venue:IA

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty - this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

BMC Presents: Béla Fleck in Concert

Date:June 28

Time:7:30PM

Venue:WPA

Two banjos plus one orchestra equal an unparalleled mix of classical and bluegrass artistry. Experience "The Imposter Concerto" plus banjo duets, featuring Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn. Produced in collaboration with Mountain Song Productions. More Info

Student Piano Recital

Date:June 29

Time:12:30PM

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

BMC Artist Faculty II

Date:June 29

Time:7:30PM

Venue:IA

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty - this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

Falling Angel - World Premiere

Date:June 30

Time:7:30PM

Venue:PC

Dramatic opera noir based on the thrilling, classic mystery novel by William Hjorstberg. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance. More Info

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1

Date:July 1

Time:7:30PM

Venue:WPA

One of the world's most popular piano concertos in the classical repertoire - a triumphant and electrifying masterpiece. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance. More Info

Falling Angel - World Premiere

Date:July 2

Time:2:00PM

Venue:PC

Dramatic opera noir based on the thrilling, classic mystery novel by William Hjorstberg. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance. More Info

Mozart and Wagner

Date:July 2

Time:7:30PM

Venue:WPA

Majestic symphonic works by two of music's most revolutionary composers. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance. More Info

BMC Presents: A Gospel Celebration

Date:July 3

Time:3:00PM

Venue:WPA

A joyous and reverent afternoon of soulful gospel music, featuring The Rance Allen Group and NC A&T Fellowship Gospel Choir. More Info

Pendergrast Family Patriotic Pops

Date:July 4

Time:2:00PM

Venue:WPA

Celebrate Independence Day at this USO-themed show featuring patriotic favorites and the rousing 1812 Overture with live cannon in the grand finale! More Info

Norman Krieger and Friends

Date:July 5

Time:7:30PM

Venue:PC

An intimate ensemble performance featuring internationally celebrated pianist and BMC faculty member Norman Krieger. More Info

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 6

Time:12:30PM

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

The Shanghai Quartet

Date:July 6

Time:7:30PM

Venue:PC

One of the world's foremost chamber ensembles brings their "wonderfully ferocious and illuminating performance" to BMC. More Info

Program of Song

Date:July 8

Time:4:30PM

Venue:SH

High school voice students in recital.

An Alpine Symphony

Date:July 8

Time:7:30PM

Venue:WPA

A truly majestic orchestration depicting an epic journey climbing an alpine mountain. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance. More Info

A Night at the Movies

Date:July 9

Time:7:30PM

Venue:WPA

Movie lovers unite in this musical anthology of the great Hollywood film scores. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance. More Info

A Suite Afternoon

Date:July 10

Time:3:00PM

Venue:WPA

Three suites. One oh so sweet afternoon. An inspired Sunday concert infused with the sounds and colors of brilliant melodies and dramatic rhythms. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance. More Info

BMC@TCL - New Songs Concert

Date:July 11

Time:12:30PM

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard's Transylvania County Library. This first concert in the series features new songs written by BMC composition students.

International Contemporary Ensemble

Date:July 11

Time:7:30PM

Venue:IA

Experience a new definition of concert music through this contemporary, innovative, modular, artist-driven ensemble. More Info

Just Brass

Date:July 12

Time:7:30PM

Venue:WPA

A brass-travanganza with BMC faculty and students. More Info

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 13

Time:12:30PM

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Alumni Reunion

Date:July 13

Time:7:30PM

Venue:IA

BMC faculty and alumni reunite to celebrate our 80th anniversary in a one-of-a kind performance. More Info

The Magic Flute

Date:July 14

Time:7:30PM

Venue:PC

Mozart's captivating, playful story of a love-struck prince's journey to rescue the Queen of the Night's daughter. Sung in German with English dialog. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance. More Info

New Music

Date:July 15

Time:12:30PM

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Piccolo Opera

Date:July 15

Time:4:30PM

Venue:PC

High school voice students present operatic scenes.

Mahler 5

Date:July 15

Time:7:30PM

Venue:WPA

Exquisitely beautiful in sound and subtlety, Mahler's great symphonic achievement explores a depth of energy and emotion you won't soon forget. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance. More Info

The Magic Flute

Date:July 16

Time:2:00PM

Venue:PC

Mozart's captivating, playful story of a love-struck prince's journey to rescue the Queen of the Night's daughter. Sung in German with English dialog. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance. More Info

Symphonie Fantastique

Date:July 16

Time:7:30PM

Venue:WPA

BMC Alumni Robert Moody and Mason Bates light up the WPA stage in one of the season's biggest reunion moments! Sit back and explore Berlioz's "musical expedition into psychedelia," after Bates shares his pair of electronica compositions that take "open-eared listeners to wonderful new places." Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance. More Info

Jan and Beattie Wood Concerto Competition Finals

Date:July 17

Time:7:00PM

Venue:WPA

Gifted BMC high school and college musicians compete for the coveted spotlight positions at BMC's Soloists of Tomorrow concert.

BMC@TCL

Date:July 18

Time:12:30PM

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard's Transylvania County Library.

BMC Artist Faculty III

Date:July 18

Time:7:30PM

Venue:PC

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty - this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

Apollo's Fire - Sugarloaf Mountain: An Appalachian Gathering

Date:July 19

Time:7:30PM

Venue:PC

Cleveland's Baroque orchestra "that is setting the classical world aflame!" More Info

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 20

Time:12:30PM

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Bill Preucil and Friends

Date:July 20

Time:7:30PM

Venue:PC

Bill Preucil, BMC faculty member and Concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra, shares the stage with an array of talented friends, including former BMC Dean and distinguished pianist Bruce Murray. More Info

Brevard Symphonic Winds

Date:July 21

Time:7:30PM

Venue:SA

Wind and percussion high school students in concert. More Info

BMC Presents: Harpeth Rising

Date:July 21

Time:7:30PM

Venue:PC

The acclaimed all-female trio noted for their distinct "Chambergrass" sound, blending improvisatory-feeling jazz with newgrass, classical, and folk rhythms. More Info

Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 2

Date:July 22

Time:7:30PM

Venue:WPA

Former BMC Artistic Director David Effron makes a triumphant return to the WPA stage, leading pianist Conrad Tao in this seductive and lyrical concerto. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance. More Info

Daphnis and Chloé

Date:July 23

Time:7:30PM

Venue:WPA

The mythical love story of goat-herder Daphnis and shepherdess Chloé, brought to life in this joyful and tumultuous "choreographic symphony" by Ravel. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance. More Info

Franck Symphony in D Minor

Date:July 24

Time:3:00PM

Venue:WPA

Hauntingly beautiful movements and melodies blend to create one of Franck's most colorful musical tapestries. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance. More Info

BMC@TCL

Date:July 25

Time:12:30PM

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard's Transylvania County Library.

Dvořák in America Festival: Dvořák’s American String Quartet

Date:July 25

Time:7:30PM

Venue:IA

One of the most popular quartets in the chamber music repertoire. More Info

New Music

Date:July 26

Time:12:30PM

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 27

Time:12:30PM

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Dvořák in America Festival: Kevin Deas in Recital

Date:July 27

Time:7:30PM

Venue:IA

Acclaimed bass-baritone Kevin Deas brings his rich, resonant voice to Brevard. More Info

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Date:July 28

Time:7:30PM

Venue:PC

Benjamin Britten's adaptation of Shakespeare's classic, featuring BMC alumnus and world-renowned countertenor David Daniels in the role of Oberon. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance. More Info

Program of Song

Date:July 29

Time:4:30PM

Venue:SH

High school voice students in recital.

Dvořák in America Festival: Bernstein and Copland

Date:July 29

Time:7:30PM

Venue:WPA

Love is in the air as soloist and orchestra interpret an epic theme in this stunning evening of romance and music. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance. More Info

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Date:July 30

Time:2:00PM

Venue:PC

Benjamin Britten's adaptation of Shakespeare's classic, featuring BMC alumnus and world-renowned countertenor David Daniels in the role of Oberon. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance. More Info

Dvořák in America Festival: New World Symphony

Date:July 30

Time:7:30PM

Venue:WPA

Dvorák's final symphony is the centerpiece of a multimedia program hosted by Joseph Horowitz, providing the dramatic finale to BMC's Dvorák in America Festival. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance. More Info

Soloists of Tomorrow

Date:July 31

Time:3:00PM

Venue:WPA

A perennial audience favorite, featuring the winners of the Jan and Beattie Wood Concert Competition. Celebrate BMC's mission as we shine a spotlight on some of our most talented young musicians. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance. More Info

Supersonic

Date:July 31

Time:7:00PM

Venue:WPA

BMC's percussion students and faculty don't miss a beat in this energetic concert.

BMC@TCL

Date:August 1

Time:12:30PM

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard's Transylvania County Library.

BMC Artist Faculty IV

Date:August 1

Time:7:30PM

Venue:PC

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty - this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

BMC Piano Competition Finals

Date:August 2

Time:7:00PM

Venue:PC

The compelling finale featuring BMC's gifted high school and college pianists.

Student Piano Recital

Date:August 3

Time:12:30PM

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Brevard Camerata

Date:August 3

Time:7:30PM

Venue:PC

Small in size, but big in sound, this chamber orchestra remains a Brevard favorite for its thoughtful interpretation of classic and contemporary works. More Info

Some Enchanted Evening - The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein

Date:August 4

Time:7:30PM

Venue:PC

Delight in this enchanting collection of iconic hits from the team who revolutionized the American musical. More Info

New Music

Date:August 5

Time:12:30PM

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Piccolo Opera

Date:August 5

Time:4:30PM

Venue:PC

High school voice students present opera scenes.

Lockhart conducts Sibelius

Date:August 5

Time:7:30PM

Venue:WPA

A grandiose and uplifting piece to mark the final weekend of BMC's 80th anniversary season. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance. More Info

Brevard Symphonic Winds

Date:August 6

Time:10:30AM

Venue:SA

Wind and percussion high school students in concert. More Info

The Firebird Suite

Date:August 6

Time:7:30PM

Venue:WPA

Experience pure joy and emotion in this magnificent work of artistic beauty by Stravinsky. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance. More Info

Season Finale: Beethoven 9

Date:August 7

Time:3:00PM

Venue:WPA

Keith Lockhart, BMCO, and a rousing choral ensemble bring our captivating 80th anniversary season to a close with one of the best-known works in classical music. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance. More Info

BMC Presents: An Evening with Gillian Welch

Date:August 19

Time:8:00PM

Venue:WPA

Gillian Welch, along with partner and collaborator Dave Rawlings, blends bluegrass, Americana, and Appalachian roots music to create a singular and unforgettable sound. Produced in collaboration with Mountain Song Productions. More Info