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Barbara Govatos, Music Director
PO Box 3537 
Wilmington, DE 19807-3537

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2008 Season

All Concerts will be held at the Wilmington Music School
4101 Washington Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Mesmerizing Melodies
Friday, June 20, 2008 at 7:30 pm

The Festival Quartet with Julie Nishimura

Antonín Dvorák - Five Bagatelles, Op. 47 for 2 violins, cello and harmonium
Erno Dohnányi - Serenade for string trio in C major, Op. 10
Amy Beach - Piano Quintet in F# minor, Op. 67

What’s in a name?
Sunday, June 22, 2008 at 3:00 pm

The Festival Quartet, Laura Heimes, Marcantonio Barone & Jose Franch Ballester

Franz Schubert - “Sheperd on the Rock” for soprano, clarinet and piano
Ludwig van Beethoven - “Spring” Sonata for violin and piano
John B. Hedges - Clarinet Sonatina “Gumbo” (premiere – Delaware Composer)
Franz Schubert - “Death and the Maiden” String Quartet in D minor, D. 810

Tango Power 2
Friday, June 27, 2008 at 7:30 pm

Pablo Zinger, Jose Franch Ballester, Barbara Govatos and John Koen

Isaac Albéniz - Tango for violin, cello and piano
Osvaldo Golijov - Omaramor for solo cello
Paquito d’Rivera - Sophia for clarinet and piano
Carlos Gardel - Gardeliana, arr. Zinger
Pablo Zinger - Medley of Old Tangos
Miguel del Aguila - Tango Trio, Op. 71b (2001) for clarinet, cello and piano
Astor Piazzolla - L’Histoire de Tango, Adios Nonino and Maria de Buenos Aires, Suite for piano, violin, clarinet and cello, arr. Zinger

Art of the Italian Baroque
Sunday, June 29, 2008 at 3:00 pm

Festival Quartet, David Bilger, Davyd Booth

Isabella Leonarda - Sonata quarta in D major for 2 violins and basso continuo
Arcangelo Corelli - Sonata a quattro for trumpet, 2 violins & basso continuo
Pietro Locatelli - Sonata for violin and continuo in d minor, Op. 6, #12
Luigi Boccherini - String Quartet in A major, Op. 33, #6
Giuseppe Tartini - Sonata Pastorale for violin, cello & harpsichord in A major
Carlo Farina - Capriccio stravagante a quattro for 2 violins, viola & basso continuo
Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for violin and cello
Giuseppe Torelli - Trumpet Concerto

This program is made possible, in part, by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency committed to promoting and supporting the arts in Delaware. For additional information on arts activities in Delaware, visit the Delaware Division of the Arts website.


The Delaware Chamber Music Festival will extend and increase interest in classical music in Delaware by bringing to the public top quality chamber music performances at an affordable cost to attendees. Offerings will include chamber music concerts plus outreach programs for families and younger audiences, and will feature innovative mixes of traditional and contemporary classical music.