In the casual atmosphere of a old barn (upgraded with first-rate acoustics), chamber music aficionados, people new to classical music, and musicians from as far away as London and Hong Kong come together each year in a vibrant interplay. …
Methow Valley Chamber Music Festival
Descendants of the late Drs. Gerald and Virginia Sparling have agreed to donate the bulk of their family’s art collection for the joint benefit of Confluence Gallery and the Methow Valley Chamber Music Festival. Part of the collection will be for sale at the festival this year. “This is a wonderful collection gathered over a […]
Visitors will enjoy five concerts plus free performances over 10-day event An international array of renowned musicians will headline the 21st annual Methow Valley Chamber Music Festival, set for July 28–Aug. 6 at Signal Hill Ranch between Winthrop and Twisp. Classical musicians from Hong Kong, China, London and Canada will perform. Jing Wang, concertmaster of […]
Fans of chamber music wouldn’t be surprised to hear a string quartet, but fans of the Methow Valley Chamber Music Festival have learned that the festival is not inhibited by traditional labels.
This year’s Valentine concert on Feb. 13 is no exception …
Secret Garden presentation in Twisp The Twisp library will host a Book It Theater presentation of the children’s book The Secret Garden on Saturday (Dec. 12) at the Methow Valley Community Center. The free event begins at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 997‑4681. Rhyme and reason at Poetry Out Loud The fourth annual Poetry Out […]
Five inspiring concerts, free performances throughout the valley, and the inauguration of art made from discarded pianos are among the enticements of the 20th-annual Methow Valley Chamber Music Festival.
The festival also includes opportunities for behind-the-scenes glimpses of the musicians and how they work their magic, and presentations that will help …
The Methow Valley Fund, managed by the Community Foundation of North Central Washington, has recently awarded $70,480 in grants to Methow Valley nonprofits. Established in 2006, the Methow Valley Fund provides grant funding to charitable organizations that are meeting needs and developing strong, sustainable programs that enhance the Methow Valley. The fund is advised by […]
By Don Nelson
Liz Johnson has been named interim executive director of the Methow Valley Chamber Music Festival, which will return with a full schedule next year after being cancelled in 2014 because of the summer’s fires. “We’re going to come back full force,” Johnson said.
This week: Pipestone students play Friday, Confluence exhibit opens Saturday, Home Tour coming up Aug. 9, and a list of Cancellations due to the fire.
This week: South American music at free concert Sunday at Pearrygin, Chamber Music Festival opens July 24, the Merc advises that you Git ready for Shakespeare, pardner, and Celebrate old-time music at the Shafer on Aug. 9