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Name: Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival
Date: July 11, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
Event Description:
The Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival is excited to open its 45th anniversary season on Tuesday, July 11th, at 7:30 P.M. at the Deertrees Theatre in Harrison. Designed by the Music Director and renowned pianist, Mihae Lee, for its quality and variety, the Festival’s concerts have garnered a reputation for presenting extraordinary concerts performed by internationally acclaimed artists, in a beautiful woodland setting with superb acoustics. The Festival has been lauded by the Portland Press Herald: “Backstage at the Deertrees Theatre in Harrison opens onto the Maine woods, the theater itself has some of the most remarkable acoustics in New England, and the chamber music one would expect to hear at Lincoln Center.” 

The opening concert’s program, Inspiring Mozart, offers works that are delightful, lively, and triumphant. Bookending the first half of the program are two charming and beloved pieces Mozart wrote for clarinet and horn. Mozart-Adagio for Piano Trio by the renowned Estonian composer Arvo Pärt is an effective transcription of the Adagio from Mozart’s early piano sonata in F Major, as well as a wonderful study of Mozart’s influence reached far into the future. The Fauré Piano Quartet, a blockbuster masterwork, will conclude the concert pulling out all the stops. Come and join the celebration!

Program I:                 Inspiring Mozart

MOZART: Clarinet Trio in E-flat Major, K. 498 “Kegelstatt” 
ARVO PÄRT: Mozart-Adagio for Piano Trio (1992/1997)
MOZART: Horn Quintet in E-Flat Major, K. 407
FAURÉ: Piano Quartet No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 15


Mihae Lee, Music Director and pianist; Stephen Manes, Professor Emeritus of piano at Buffalo SUNY; Gerry Itzkoff, violinist of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; award-winning violinist & violist Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu; Laurie Kennedy, Principal Violist of the Portland Symphony; Mihai Marica, award-winning cellist; Carmelo Galante, Principal Clarinetist of the Omaha Symphony; John Boden, Former Principal Horn of the Portland Symphony Orchestra.

All concerts are on Tuesday evenings at 7:30 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre in Harrison, Maine, through August 8. Individual tickets are $25. Five-concerts subscriptions are $100. FREE for anyone 21 and under. All tickets are for open seating. Tickets will be held at the front entrance box office and are available on concert nights starting at 6:45. Reserved tickets must be picked up by 7:00. Purchase tickets on-line: or via check mailed to P.O. Box 544, Harrison, ME 04040.
Deertrees Theatre, 156 Deertrees Road, Harrison, ME 
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, July 11 at 7:30 PM 
Contact Information:
Purchase Tickets Online or at the box office night of the show
Individual tickets are $25 and a five concert subscription is $100. Free for anyone 21 and under. 
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