We turn the age-old stereotype of the white male composer on its head in this concert of four captivating works, all composed by women.
Valerie Coleman: Maombi Asante for Flute, Violin and Cello
Maureen Nelson: Renaissance Suite — from Spain to France to Peru
Louise Farrenc: Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano
Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel: Piano Trio Op. 11
Violin: Adam Barnett-Hart, Maureen Nelson, Brendan Speltz, Tiani Butts
Viola: Masumi Per Rostad
Cello: Edward Arron, Nicholas Canellakis, Brook Speltz
Piano: Michael Brown
Flute: Tara Helen O’Connor
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.