Regular Concert Series

The regular Concert Series are held Fridays and Sundays at the Highlands Performing Arts Center – 507 Chestnut Street; Saturdays and Monday at the Village Green Commons in Cashiers on Frank Allen Road. The schedule of concerts follows.

 

Concert Repertoire will be updated as information becomes available.

 

Tickets available on-line in May

 


Opening Concerts: July 1-3

Friday, July 1 – 6 PM, Highlands
Saturday, July 2 – 5 PM, Cashiers

 

"The Three Concertmasters"

David Coucheron - Atlanta Symphony
Martin Chalifour - LA Philharmonic
David Kim - Philadelphia Orchestra

Elizabeth Pridgen, piano

Sunday, July 3 – 5 PM, Highlands

 

"American Salute"

Bernstein - Clarinet Sonata

Amy Beach - Romance

Gershwin - Lullaby for String Quartet

Barber - Adagio for Strings

Vieuxtemps - Souvenir D'Amerique #39

Copland - Appalachian Spring

 

David Coucheron, Robyn Bollinger, Margeaux Maloney, violin; Yinzi Kong viola; David Hancock, cello; Jonathan Colbert, bass; Elizabeth Pridgen, piano; James Zellers, flute; Laura Ardan, clarinet; Andrew Brady, bassoon

 

David Coucheron, Martin Chalifour, David Kim, Elizabeth Pridgen, Robyn Bollinger, Margeaux Maloney, Yinzi Kong, Jonathan Colbert, James Zellers, Laura Ardan, Andrew Brady
From Left: David Coucheron, Martin Chalifour, David Kim, Elizabeth Pridgen, Robyn Bollinger, Margeaux Maloney, Yinzi Kong, Jonathan Colbert, James Zellers, Laura Ardan, Andrew Brady

Week Two: July 8 – 11

Friday, July 8 – 6 PM, Highlands
Saturday, July 9 – 5 PM, Cashiers

 

"CelloMania!"

Bach - Suite in C Major

Tchaikovsky - Rococo Variations

 

Sara Sant'Ambrogio, Charae Krueger, Christopher Rex, Guang Wang, Jesús Castro-Balbi

Sunday, July 10 – 5 PM, Highlands
Monday, July 11 – 5 PM, Cashiers

 

"Champagne and Chopin"

Chopin Solo Piano

Chopin Trio

 

Julie Coucheron, piano; Alice Hong, violin ; Charae Krueger, cello

 

Sara Sant'Ambrogio, Charae Krueger, Christopher Rex, Guang Wang, Jesús Castro-Balbi, Julie Coucheron, Alice Hong
From Left: Sara Sant'Ambrogio, Charae Krueger, Christopher Rex, Guang Wang, Jesús Castro-Balbi, Julie Coucheron, Alice Hong

Week Three: July 15 – 18

Friday, July 15 – 6 PM, Highlands
Saturday, July 16 – 5 PM, Cashiers

 

"The Ulysses String Quartet"

Shaw - Valencia

Mozart - Quartet in Bb Major, K. 589

Tower - Wild Summer

Schubert - Death and the Maiden

 

Sunday, July 17 – 5 PM, Highlands
Monday, July 18 – 5 PM, Cashiers

 

"The Gryphon Trio"

Hayden - Trio A Major

Wijeratne - Love Triangle

Brahms - Trio in B Major, Op. 8

 

The Ulysses String Quartet, The Gryphon Trio
From Left: The Ulysses String Quartet, The Gryphon Trio

Week Four: July 22 – 25

Friday, July 22 – 6 PM, Highlands
Saturday, July 23 – 5 PM, Cashiers

 

"Handel with Care"

Handel works

Brahms - Handel Variations for Piano Solo

 

Michael Gurt, piano; John Dee, oboe;
Emily Daggett Smith, violin; Zuill Bailey, cello;
Lea Kibler, flute

 

Sunday, July 24 – 5 PM, Highlands
Monday, July 25 – 5 PM, Cashiers

 

"From Russia with Love"

Rachmaninoff/Scriabin - Solo Piano

Rachmaninoff - Cello Sonata

 

Michael Gurt, piano; Zuill Bailey, cello

 

Michael Gurt, John Dee, Emily Daggett Smith, Zuill Bailey, Lea Kibler
From Left: Michael Gurt, John Dee, Emily Daggett Smith, Zuill Bailey, Lea Kibler

Week Five: July 29-August 1

Friday, July 29 – 6 PM, Highlands
Saturday, July 30 – 5 PM. Cashiers

 

"Sibling Rivalry – The Rematch! – This Time It's Personal!"

Dohnanyi - Piano Quintet in C Minor, Op. 1

 

Zuill & Allison Bailey, Cello & violin; Helen & Michael Kim, violin & piano; Kate & William Ransom, violin & piano

 

Sunday, July 31 – 5 PM, Highlands
Monday, August 1 – 5 PM, Cashiers

 

"Stars of Tomorrow"

Heifetz International Music Institute young players

 

Zuill Bailey, Allison Bailey, Helen Kim, Michael Kim, Kate Ransom, William Ransom, Elizabeth Pridgen
From Left: Zuill Bailey, Allison Bailey, Helen Kim, Michael Kim, Kate Ransom, William Ransom

Gershon/Cohn Final Gala Concert & Dinner

Sunday, August 7th at 5 PM
Performing Arts Center, Highlands, NC

 

"Beethoven & Bluegrass"

Beethoven - Quartet in F Minor, Op. 95

O'Connor - String Quartet #2, "Bluegrass" Mark O'Connor

 

Bluegrass Selections including Appalachia Waltz

 

Mark & Maggie O'Connor, violin; the Vega String Quartet

 

Mark O'Connor, Maggie O'Connor, Vega String Quartet (Emily Daggett Smith, Jessica Shuang Wu, Yinzi Kong, Guang Wang)
From Left: Mark O'Connor, Maggie O'Connor, Vega String Quartet (Emily Daggett Smith, Jessica Shuang Wu, Yinzi Kong, Guang Wang)



Dinner follows at Highlands Falls Country Club

 


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Tel: 828-526-9060      Fax: 828-526-4893      Email: hccmfnc@gmail.com
507 Chestnut Street/P.O. Box 1702 - Highlands, NC 28741

 

 

 

 

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