2020 Season

Salo(o)n Series

Whiskey Chamber Valentine

Friday, February 14, 2020 at 6 PM

Maine Craft Distilling | Portland

Invoke Revel (2018)

Invoke Dust Bowl (2019)

Nick Montopoli The Trace (2013)

Niko Schroeder The Ballad of Young King Gambrinus (2019)

Ludwig van Beethoven/Invoke Project 131 (2020)

Paul Wiancko Lift (2016)

Invoke: Nick Montopoli, violin/banjo    Zachariah Matteson, violin    Karl Mitze, viola/mandolin    Geoff Manyin, cello    

Invoke Play Your Way

Community Connections

Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 9 AM

Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine | Portland

Invoke: Nick Montopoli, violin/banjo    Zachariah Matteson, violin    Karl Mitze, viola/mandolin    Geoff Manyin, cello    

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Chamber Pop!

The Benefit Edition

Sunday, August 2, 2020 at 7:30 PM

Online | YouTube Premiere + Zoom

Classical virtuosity meets the spirit and soul of rock and roll! Charles Yang and Peter Dugan blew the roof off of PCMF’s 2019 season with their original arrangements of tunes by artists from Sam Cooke to Ariana Grande, with electrifying effects and boundless energy. You won’t want to miss this online musical adventure featuring fun and games, and—of course—great music, alongside Artistic Director Melissa Reardon. Tune in for the genre-bending-est entertainment of the summer!

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Program I: Selected Shorts 

Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 7:30 PM

Online | YouTube Premiere

Zoltán Kodály Duo for Violin and Cello

      I. Allegro serioso non troppo     
J.S. Bach Partita No. 2 in D Minor for Solo Violin, BWV 1004

      III. Sarabande

Michi Wiancko Franklin for Solo Viola (2015)

João Luiz 7 Meetings for Guitar and Harp (2017)

      I. Free and Morbid

      II. Calmo

J.S. Bach Suite No. 1 in G Major for Solo Cello

      I. Prelude

William Grant Still Three Visions: A Suite for Solo Piano

      II. Summerland

Maurice Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin for Piano

      V. Menuet

      VI. Toccata

Bridget Kibbey, harp    Henry Kramer, piano    João Luiz, guitar    David McCarroll, violin    Angela Park, cello    Raman Ramakrishnan, cello    Melissa Reardon, viola  

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Program II: Heart & Soul

with the East Coast Chamber Orchestra 

and special guests Time for Three

Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 7:30 PM

Online | YouTube Premiere 

François Couperin Treizième Concert for Two Cellos

      I. Vivement

      II. Air: Agréablement

Jessie Montgomery Rhapsody No. 1 for Solo Violin (2014)

Ludwig van Beethoven Duet for Viola and Cello in E-flat Major "Eyeglasses Duo"

Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata No. 6 for Solo Violin, Op. 27 

J.S. Bach Chaconne in Winter (arr. Hackman/Time for Three)

Derek Bermel Murmurations (2015)

      II. Gliding Over Algiers

J.S. Bach Cantata No. 180: Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele, BWV 180

East Coast Chamber Orchestra, ensemble    Kenneth Olsen, cello    Susie Park, violin    Raman Ramakrishnan, cello    Melissa Reardon, viola    Time for Three, ensemble    Hao Zhou, violin

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Program III: Songs & Stories 

Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 7:30 PM

Online | YouTube Premiere

Franz Schubert Selected songs for Voice and Piano

      Im Frühling (“In Spring”), D.882

      Der Schiffer (“The Boatman”), D.536

      Die Taubenpost (“The Pigeon Post”), D.957

Allison Loggins-Hull Homeland for Solo Flute (2018) 

Alan Ridout Ferdinand the Bull for Speaker and Solo Violin (1971)*

Sergei Prokofiev Sonata for Solo Violin in D Major, Op. 115*

      I. Moderato

      III. Con brio - Allegro precipitato

Franz Schubert Piano Sonata in B-flat Major, D.960

      IV. Allegro ma non troppo

*In collaboration with the Peasmarsh Chamber Music Festival (East Sussex, UK)

Anthony Marwood, violin    Thomas Meglioranza, baritone    Alex Sopp, flute    Walter Van Dyk, actor    Shai Wosner, piano