Eighth Annual
Seventh Annual
June 17-20, 2003
Schedule of Events

For questions, schedule or location changes, or for a complete program, call 315-228-7645 prior to the festival or visit the Festival Headquarters on the Village Green upon arrival.

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Footnotes: * Tickets required for admission    ** Special meal/event; separate charge

Thursday, June 17
 * 6:45 p.m. Concert Conversations and Opening Night Concert
"Inspiration"

       Ginastera Impresiones de la Puna
       Boccherini Guitar Quintet: Fandango
       Dvorák Piano Quartet No. 2, Op. 87
St. Mary's Church, corner of Wylie St. & Rt. 12B
** 8:00-ish Eclecticity
A dinner with the artists featuring dishes from our featured
composers' homelands of Argentina, Spain, and Czechoslovakia.
Merrill House, Colgate campus

Friday, June 18
* 6:45 p.m. Concert Conversations and Concert
"Serenades of Love"
       Nielsen Incidental Music to the Mother, Op. 41
       Piazzolla Historia del Tango
       Paganini Terzetto
       Dvorák Cypresses
       Schumann Piano Quartet, Op. 47
Park United Methodist Church
on the Village Green, Hamilton

Reception following the concert. Then, sip your way through the Finger Lakes with a wine tasting at the Palace Theater.

* 8:30-ish

 

The Romance of Dance
Ballroom dance exhibition and dance party with Dmitry & Natalya Klubov. Palace Theater

Saturday, June 19
Village Serenade
Discover the charms of historic Hamilton through food, fun, music, and shopping or explore the wonders of nature with the "Wild side of Chenango."
8:45 a.m.
 
Chenango Players
Start the day off with music! Barge Canal Coffee Co.
9:45 a.m. Marcy Prochaska, hammered dulcimer
Barge Canal Coffee Co.
10:30 a.m. -
1:00 p.m.
The Upstate New York Special
Family programs with regional performers
10:30 Grandfather Frost's Stories of Russia presented by the Open Hand Puppet Theater. Hamilton Library Community Room
11:15 Meatballs! Kid-tested, kid-approved fun with Bob Pezzolesi and Blair Frodelius.
On the Village Green
11:45 Blair Frodelius Trio
See another side of Blair: Classic songs from the 20th century.
On the Village Green
12:15 Fritz's Polka Band Breaks the stereotype regarding polka music! Polka on the cutting edge.
On the Village Green

**Chicken Barbeque available all day while supplies last
(mid-afternoon break). Have a picnic lunch or dinner on the Village Green. Park United Methodist Church
1:00 p.m. Summer Sweets Contest
Local eateries put their desserts to the test. You be the judge. On the sidewalks of Hamilton
2:00 p.m. Historic String Instrument Lecture/Demonstration
with NY State Troubadour Robin Schade. Barge Canal Coffee Co.
2:15 p.m. Chenango Players. Colgate Inn
3:15 p.m. The Wild Side of Chenango
Guided Nature Trail 4k or 5k walk on Colgate's Lang Fitness Trails
4:30 p.m. Chenango Players. Hamilton Whole Foods
5:15 p.m.   First Class. An interesting spectrum of musical favorites. Village Green
 
6:45 p.m. Moscow Nights
The best in authentic Russian music! An exhilarating performance for audiences of all ages.
Village Green

Sunday, June 20
Luxuriate in a lazy Sunday morning with bagels and newspaper at the Barge, attend a local church service, tee off on Colgate's award-winning Seven Oaks Golf Course (greens fees) or enjoy a take-out breakfast on the Village Green before crossing the street for the Interlude.
Noon Interlude: Music for flute & guitar
by Valerie Coleman and Roberto Limon with Steve Heyman.
First Baptist Church on the Village Green (free)
* 2:00 p.m. Concert Conversations and Final Concert
"Songs of the Folk"
       Wm. Grant Still Folk Suite No. 1 for string quartet, flute & piano
       Castelnuovo-Tedesco Quintet for Guitar and Strings
       Ernesto Cordero Dinga y Mandinga
       Brahms Piano Quartet No. 1, Op. 25
Colgate Memorial Chapel
Reception and Bull Thistle Awards following the concert

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