Midsummer's Music

Season 29. Presenting concerts hailed as “exciting, pulse-pounding and riveting,” Midsummer’s Music provides unique and diverse cultural, historical, and scenic musical experiences. The 2019 season, running June 14 through September 2, features 41 concerts performed by world-class musicians. Midsummer’s offers chamber music for strings, piano and winds performed in intimate settings in Door County, including art galleries, museums, historic places, and private homes. Adult/student/youth pricing.

Categories: Performing Arts, Live Entertainment, Open in Winter

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Program: Mendelssohn Bravura

Of a Fleeting Flower - Jacob Beranek

Two Violins, Cello, and Bass

Scéne Andalouse, Op. 7 - Joaquin Turina

Solo Viola, String Quartet, and Piano

Quintet No. II in E Major, Op. 31 - Louise Farrenc

Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass

Sextet in D Major, Op. 110 - Felix Mendelssohn

Piano, Violin, Two Violas, Cello, and Bass

Friday, June 14, 7:00 pm
Opening Night Gala with Wisconsin Public Radio Host Norman Gilliland and Door County Poet Laureate Nancy Rafal
Birch Creek Music Performance Center, Egg Harbor
$60 Adult, $20 Student, Free 12 & under|
Sponsored by Roy & Betsy Gill

Sunday, June 16, 3:00 pm
Kress Pavilion, Egg Harbor
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Barb Johnson & Sandy Zingler

Thursday, June 20, 7:00 pm
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Sister Bay
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Barb Sajna & Jean Barrett

Friday, June 21, 7:00 pm
Write On, Door County Collaboration
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Ephraim
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Arnie & Judy Widen 

Program: Mozart and Brahms Quintets

Quintet for Horn and Strings in E-flat Major, K. 407 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Horn and String Quartet

Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in A Major, K. 581 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Clarinet and String Quartet

Quintet No. II for Strings in G Major, Op. 111 - Johannes Brahms

Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello

Sunday, June 23, 3:00 pm
Kress Pavilion, Egg Harbor
Write On, Door County Collaboration
optional Fireside Wine Pairing following the concert
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under concert only
$75 Adult concert & wine pairing
Sponsored by Barb Johnson & Sandy Zingler

Wednesday, June 26, 7:00 pm
(5:00 optional picnic time)
Woodwalk Gallery, Egg Harbor
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Ann McLean, Margaret Gonzales, & Randel Steele

Friday, June 28, 7:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Ephraim
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Peggy Lott

Sunday, June 30, 3: 00 pm
Salon Concert
Hoehn/Goldberg Residence, Sturgeon Bay
$60 Adult, $20 Student

Wednesday, July 3, 7:30 pm
Björklunden, Baileys Harbor
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Mary Hauser and Jerry Randall 

Program: Clara, Robert, and Felix

Trio in G Minor, Op. 17 (1846) - Clara Schumann

Violin, Cello, and Piano

Trio in C Minor, Op. 66 (1845) - Felix Mendelssohn

Violin, Cello, and Piano

Trio in D Minor, Op. 63 (1847) - Robert Schumann

Violin, Cello, and Piano

Saturday, June 29, 7:30 pm
Björklunden, Baileys Harbor
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Michael J. Schmitz in memory of Jeanne Schmitz

Friday, July 5, 7:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Ephraim
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Kaye Ketterling in memory of Marvin Ketterling

Saturday, July 6, 3:00 pm
The Clearing Folk School, Ellison Bay
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Roy & Betsy Gill

Sunday, July 7, 3:00 pm
Kress Pavilion, Egg Harbor
Write On, Door County Collaboration
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Barb Johnson & Sandy Zingler 

Program: Prescient Youth

Quintet for Winds - Jacob Beranek

Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn

Quintet in F Sharp Minor, Op. 10 - Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

Clarinet and String Quartet

Quintet No. 1 in A Major, Op. 18 - Felix Mendelssohn

Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello

Wednesday, July 10, 7:00 pm
(5:00 optional picnic time)
Woodwalk Gallery, Egg Harbor
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Barb Johnson & Sandy Zingler

Thursday, July 11, 7:00 pm
Salon Concert
Courtney/Reschka Residence, Sister Bay
$60 Adult, $20 Student

Friday, July 12, 7:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Ephraim
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by the MMG Foundation

Sunday, July 14, 3:00 pm
Kress Pavilion, Egg Harbor
Write On, Door County Collaboration
optional Fireside Wine Pairing following the concert
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under concert only
$75 Adult concert & wine pairing
Sponsored by Susan Dewitt Davie

Wednesday, July 17, 7:00 pm
Salon Concert
Sargent Residence, Fish Creek
$60 Adult, $20 Student 

Program: Czech and Triple Czech

Trio in D Minor, Op. 27, “Quasi una ballata” - Vítězslav Novák

Violin, Cello, and Piano

Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 27 - František Škroup

Clarinet, Cello, and Piano

Trio in F Minor, Op. 65 - Antonín Dvořák

Violin, Cello, and Piano

Saturday, July 13, 7:30 pm
Björklunden, Baileys Harbor
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Stefan and Joan Anderson

Thursday, July 18, 7:00 pm
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Sister Bay
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

Friday, July 19, 7:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Ephraim
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Charlotte Lukes in memory of Roy Lukes

Saturday, July 20, 7:00 pm
Hope United Church of Christ, Sturgeon Bay
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Barb Johnson & Sandy Zingler

Sunday, July 21, 3:00 pm
Write On, Door County Collaboration
Kress Pavilion, Egg Harbor
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Arnie & Judy Widen

Thursday, July 25, 7:00 pm
Salon Concert
Scattergood Residence, Sister Bay
$60 Adult, $20 Student 

Program: Baroque Brilliance

Concerto Grosso in B-flat Major, Op. 3, No. 2 - Georg Friedrich Händel

Two Oboes, Bassoon, Strings, and Harpsichord

Concerto Grosso in C Major, Op. 9, No. 9 - Tomaso Albinoni

Two Oboes, Bassoon, Strings, and Harpsichord

Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, BWV 1052 - Johann Sebastian Bach

Solo Harpsichord and Strings

Trio Sonata No. 5 in F Major - Jan Dismas Zelenka

Solo Harpsichord and Strings

Wednesday, July 24, 7:00 pm
(5:00 optional picnic time)
Woodwalk Gallery, Egg Harbor
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Barb Johnson & Sandy Zingler

Friday, July 26, 7:00 pm
Sister Bay Moravian Church, Sister Bay
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Stephan and Joan Anderson

Saturday, July 27, 5:00 pm
Old Gibraltar Town Hall, Fish Creek
optional dinner at Alexander’s at 7:30 pm
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under concert only$
75 Adult, $55 Student concert and dinner
Sponsored by Lee & Barbara Jacobi

Sunday, July 28, 3:00 pm
Kress Pavilion, Egg Harbor
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Dave & Nancy Borghesi

 Program: The Piano Virtuoso as Composer

Trio in D Major, Op. 28, No. 2 - Muzio Clementi

Violin, Cello, and Piano

Three Characteristic Pieces - Ferruccio Busoni

Clarinet and String Quartet

Trio No. 2 in F Major, Op. 22 - Johann Nepomuk Hummel

Violin, Cello, and Piano

Quartet in C Minor, Op. 148 - Carl Czerny

Violin, Viola, Cello, and Piano

Wednesday, July 31, 7:30 pm
Björklunden, Baileys Harbor
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Mary Hauser and Jerry Randall

Tuesday, August 1, 7:00 pm
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Sister Bay
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Jim & Jean Berkenstock

Friday, August 2, 7:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Ephraim
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Jay & Nancy Dickson

Saturday, August 3, 7:00 pm
Write On, Door County Collaboration
Hope United Church of Christ, Sturgeon Bay
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Barb Johnson & Sandy Zingler

Sunday, August 4, 3:00 pm
Kress Pavilion, Egg Harbor
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Arnie & Judy Widen

 

Program: Profound Piano Quartets

Quartet in C Minor, No. 3, Op. 60 - Johannes Brahms

Violin, Viola, Cello, and Piano

Adagio and Rondo Concertante in F Major, D. 487 - Franz Schubert

Violin, Viola, Cello, and Piano

Quartet in A Minor, No. 2, Op. 30 - Robert Kahn

Violin, Viola, Cello, and Piano

Sunday, August 25, 3:00 pm

Kress Pavilion, Egg Harbor
Write On, Door County Collaboration
optional Fireside Wine Pairing following the concert
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under concert only
$75 Adult concert & wine pairing
Sponsored by Dick & Annie Egan

Tuesday, August 27, 7:00 pm
Hope United Church of Christ, Sturgeon Bay
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by the Marla Gousseff in memory of James W. Gousseff

Thursday, August 29, 7:00 pm
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Sister Bay
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Jim & Jean Berkenstock

Friday, August 30, 7:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Ephraim
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Barb Johnson & Sandy Zingler

Sunday, September 1, 3:00 pm
Birch Creek, Egg Harbor
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Susan DeWitt Davie

 Program: Mendelssohn Octet

Ashokan Farewell in D Major, 1982 - Jay Ungar

String Octet

Serenade III, H 218 - Bohuslav Martinů

Oboe, Clarinet, 4 Violins, and Cello

Quartet, Op. 107 - Ignaz Lachner

Four Violins

Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20 - Felix Mendelssohn

Four Violins, Two Violas, and Two Cellos

Wednesday, August 28, 7:00 pm
(5:00 optional picnic time)
Woodwalk Gallery, Egg Harbor
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Barb Johnson & Sandy Zingler

Saturday, August 31, 3:00 pm
The Clearing Folk School, Ellison Bay
optional dinner at The Shoreline at 5:30 pm
$29 Adult, $10 Student, Free 12 & under concert only
$75 Adult, $55 Student
Sponsored by Gloria Dougherty & Ron Klimatis and Dan & Cindy Schaulis

Monday, September 2, 3:00 pm
Labor Day Benefit
Björklunden, Baileys Harbor
$95 Adult, $75 Student, Free 12 & under
Sponsored by Peter & Beverly Ann Conroy

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