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2020 BAR HARBOR MUSIC FESTIVAL

 

Francis Fortier, Artistic Director
Allison Kiger, Associate Director

54th SEASON BAR HARBOR MUSIC FESTIVAL
JUNE 28 – JULY 26, 2020

2020 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Bar Harbor, Maine

“…one of New England’s great music festivals”
-Nan Lincoln, The Bar Harbor Times

“Maine’s Premier Music Festival”
– WGBH Classical New England/Boston

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Artists and productions are subject to change

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Cara Chowning

Sunday, June 28 at 4:00 p.m.
OPENING DAY
Sunday, June 28 at 4:00 p.m.

TEA CONCERT
APRIL MARTIN, Soprano
CARA CHOWNING, Pianist
Tea Served During Intermission
The Bar Harbor Historical Society

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Brass Venture

Wednesday, July 1 at 8:00 p.m.
OPENING NIGHT
BRASS VENTURE

“Individually they are expressive, technically impressive performers, and together they form an
ensemble which gives such exciting performances.”
–Eric Ewazen, Composer-in-Residence at The Juilliard School

Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert Street

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Christopher Johnson

Friday, July 3 at 8:00 p.m.
CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON, PIANIST

Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert Street

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Jessica Bowers and Oren Fader

Wednesday, July 8 at 5:30 p.m.
24th Annual “NEW COMPOSERS” FORUM 
JESSICA BOWERS, Mezzo-Soprano
OREN FADER, Guitarist

Gates Auditorium, College of The Atlantic,
105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor

Admission Free, Voluntary Contribution

Jessica Bowers and Oren Fader

37th Annual “NEW COMPOSERS” CONCERT
Friday, JULY 10, 8:00 p.m.
JESSICA BOWERS, Mezzo-Soprano
OREN FADER, Guitarist

Bar Harbor Congregational Church

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“POPS” CONCERT
Sunday July 12 at 8:00 p.m.
Bluenose Inn, The Great Room

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Antonio Galera Lopez

Antonio Galera Lopez

Tuesday, July 14 at 8:00 p.m.
ANTONIO GALERA LOPEZ, PIANIST

Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert Street

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Mozart

Friday, July 17 at 8:00 p.m.
COSI FAN TUTTE by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
JOSEPH DESOTO, Stage Director
CARA CHOWNING, Music Director

The 1932 Criterion Theatre

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Janey Choi

Saturday, July 18 at 8:00 p.m.
THE ARDELIA CHAMBER PLAYERS
JANEY CHOI, Violinist
CHRISTOPHER SOUZA, Violist
JENNIFER DEVORE, Cellist
ANTONIO GALERA LÓPEZ, Pianist

Bar Harbor Congregational Church

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Wolverine Jazz Band

Sunday, July 19 at 8:00 p.m.
JAZZ NIGHT
Returning for the 16th Consecutive Season!
WOLVERINE JAZZ BAND
John Clark, Leader, Clarinet/Sax
Guest Artist: Jimmy Mazzy, Banjo
One of Boston’s finest Dixieland, Traditional Jazz, and Swing Bands

Cash Bar Available

Jackson Laboratory Commons

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Francis Fortier, Conductor

Wednesday, July 22 at 7:30 p.m.
(Rain Date: Thursday, July 23 at 7:30 p.m.)
48th ANNUAL ACADIA NATIONAL PARK
OUTDOOR CONCERT
BAR HARBOR FESTIVAL STRING ORCHESTRA
FRANCIS FORTIER, Conductor
JEFFREY ELLENBERGER, Assistant Conductor

” . . . A little bit of civilization in the woods. It was truly a great evening.”
– Audience Member

Blackwoods Campground Amphitheatre
Admission Free (Voluntary Contribution)

Francis Fortier

Friday, July 24 at 8:00 p.m. 
16th Annual Bob Noonan Memorial Concert

BAR HARBOR FESTIVAL STRING ORCHESTRA
FRANCIS FORTIER, Conductor
ANTONIO GALERA LÓPEZ, Piano Soloist

Saint Saviour’s Episcopal Church

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BAR HARBOR FESTIVAL STRING ORCHESTRA

Francis Fortier, Conductor

Saturday, July 26 at 8:00 p.m.
FESTIVAL GALA
BAR HARBOR FESTIVAL STRING ORCHESTRA
FRANCIS FORTIER, Conductor
JEFFREY ELLENBERGER, Assistant Conductor

“Master conductor Francis Fortier . . .
master’s touch resounds.”
-York Daily Record, Pennsylvania

Pre-Concert Dinner served beginning at 6:00 p.m. (optional)
The Gates Center, College of The Atlantic

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