2020 Season

Salo(o)n Series

Friday, February 14, 2020 at 6 PM

Maine Craft Distilling | Portland

Warm up your Valentine’s Day with the “adventurous and immediately engaging” genre-defying string quartet Invoke.  Add signature cocktail and hors d’oeuvre pairings from Maine Craft Distilling, and you’ve got all the ingredients for an electrifying musical adventure you won’t want to miss!

Community Connections

Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 9 AM

Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine | Portland

Come experience the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine during a low-key, inclusive playtime for children with sensory integration challenges. Join us for a special music performance by multi-genre string quartet Invoke. They’ll share a special performance called Azure that has been designed specifically for people with cognitive disabilities of all ages and walks of life, and those close to that community.

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2020 Summer Festival

August 2–13, 2020 

Tune in to great chamber music! Experience the innovative artists and ensembles who had originally
been engaged to perform with PCMF this summer, all from the comfort of your home. All events take
place at 7:30 PM via YouTube Premiere.

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Spotlight Series

Ravel - Violin Sonata No. 2

October, 2020

Online ​| YouTube

“...essentially incompatible instruments, which not only do not sink their differences, but accentuate incompatibility to an even greater degree." 

 

~Maurice Ravel

 

PCMF will be releasing a never-before-seen video recording from our 2019 Festival of Ravel's Violin Sonata No. 2 in G Major, M. 77 (1923-1927), along with an extended interview with the artists about their experience coming together and playing the piece. 

Tai Murray, violin

Robert McDonald, piano

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Spotlight Series

Enescu - Octet for Strings in C Major, Op. 7; II. Très fougueux 

November, 2020

Online | YouTube

Cellist Pablo Casals once described Romanian composer Georges Enescu as "the greatest musical phenomenon since Mozart" and "one of the greatest geniuses of modern music."

 

PCMF will be re-releasing a recording from our 2019 Festival of Enescu's epic Octet for Strings in C Major, Op. 7; II. Très fougueux (1900), along with an extended interview with the artists about their experience coming together and playing the piece. 

Jesse Mills, Susie Park, Alexi Kenney, Tai Murray, violins
Dov Scheindlin, Melissa Reardon, violas
Karen Ouzounian, Clancy Newman, cellos

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Portland, ME 04112

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