The extraordinary acoustic of the Cave Theater at Clos Pegase is the ideal setting to experience the ethereal Fratres, and the world-premiere of Vortex, Michael Brown’s new work. The program concludes with Schubert’s most dramatic string quartet, Death and the Maiden.
Arvo Pärt: Fratres
Michael Brown: Vortex for Solo Cello and Strings
Schubert: String Quartet, Death and the Maiden
Violin: Adam Barnett-Hart, Maureen Nelson, Brendan Speltz, Daria T. Adams, Tiani Butts, Reuben Kebede
Viola: Pierre Lapointe, Masumi Per Rostad, Aimee McAnulty
Cello: Edward Arron, Nicholas Canellakis, Brook Speltz, Pedro Sanchez
Bass: Scott Pingel
Celebrate the 28th season of Music in the Vineyards, the nationally-acclaimed chamber music festival held each summer in the Napa Valley. Each concert, set amidst a winery, barrel room, or wine cave venue, is hosted by Artistic Director Michael Adams whose irreverent introductions and program notes are a beloved feature. With breathtaking views of the Napa Valley and free wine at intermission, this unique combination of wine country ambiance and world class talent allows artists and audiences alike to experience chamber music in uniquely intimate settings, as it was intended to be performed.