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Virtual 2020 River Concert Series

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Jun 26

  • Time:
    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Virtual mainstage programs will be on Friday evenings at 7 p.m. (EST) starting on June 26, and continuing through July 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31. June 26, July 10 and July 17 feature special pre-concert recitals starting at 6:15 p.m. Check this page each Friday for that day’s performance. But if you miss it, don’t worry. Video performances will be archived for easy viewing anytime, here on this page. The Chesapeake Orchestra website will offer additional complimentary programming»

June 26: “Let Us Break Bread Together” @ 7:00 p.m.

Featuring Sherri Fenwick, piano/organ; Roy Johnson, drums; Chesapeake Orchestra Brass: Giuseppe Nova, flute; Zach Silberschlag, trumpet; Nathaniel Silberschlag, horn; Alec Manasse, clarinet; and Milad Daniari, bass.

Special 6:15 p.m. pre-concert by alumna Rachel Meador ’20 senior recital reprise

Program coming soon!

July 3: “A Traditional 4th in an Unconventional Way!” @ 7:00 p.m.

Featuring jazz artist Hilary Kole performing from New York City, the Southern Maryland Community Gospel Choir, Chesapeake Orchestra Brass, Bryan Bourne, trombone; fire trucks in “Hosedown,” Ballet Caliente, and a special presentation of fireworks.

Program coming soon!

July 10: “Prayer for Our Planet” @ 7:00 p.m.

Featuring deeply moving music to refresh your spirit with Arvo Pärt, Bernard Kroll, John David Lang, Fisher Tull, and Ernst Bloch.

Special 6:15 p.m. pre-concert by alumnus M. Derrick Miller ’20 senior recital reprise

Program coming soon!

July 17: “The Spanish Influence” @ 7:00 p.m.

Featuring Jose Cuéto, violin; Pedro Giraudo, Diego Gabete, violin; Music of deFalla, Piazzolla, Guastavino, Saglietti.

Special 6:15 p.m. pre-concert by Rachel Steelman, SMCM recital

Program coming soon!

July 24: “The Sheer Virtuosity” @ 7:00 p.m.

Featuring Brian Ganz, piano; Olivia Vote, mezzo-soprano, and Chesapeake Orchestra strings.

Program coming soon!

July 31: “It’s a St. Mary’s Thing – Our Brand I” @ 7:00 p.m.

Featuring a veritable who’s-who of St. Mary’s College musical alumni kicking off the SMCM Alumni Weekend event! Alumni include: Paul Reed Smith of PRS Guitars, Don Stapleson, sax; Sara Jones, vocalist; Rick Humphries, sax; Chuck Orifici, trumpet; Ross Wixon, composer & trumpet; Mark Runkles, oboe; Peter Field, guitar; Rie Moore, piano; Gino Hannah, Ari Pluznik, and Zachary Silberschlag, trumpet.

Program coming soon!

Virtual 2020 River Concert Series