dates

June 26, 2017

January 17, 2017

Columbia, South Carolina

A celebration of Maestro Donald Portnoy's 31 years of conducting and music-making

Program:

Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra

With:

Mike Mills [R.E.M.]

January 31 – February 12, 2017

Program:

Samuel Barber's Violin Concerto, Op. 14
Philip Glass' Violin Concerto. No. 1

With:

Dennis Russell Davies, conductor

February 8, 2017

Palm Desert, California
McCallum Theatre
Program:

Samuel Barber's Violin Concerto, Op. 14

With:

Dennis Russell Davies, conductor

February 20, 2017

An evening to benefit the Rome Chamber Music Festival Young Artist Program

Program:

Franz Schubert
Caio Fonseca

With:

Elizabeth Pridgen, piano, and students from the McDuffie Center for Strings

February 25, 2017

Macon, Georgia
Mercer University
Fickling Hall

Annual community concert. Tickets $25 per person, free with Mercer or any valid student ID. Call (478) 301-5470 to reserve.

Program:

John Adams' Road Movies
Pieces by Fritz Kreisler
Robert Schumann's Piano Quintet in Eb Major, Op. 44

With:

Elizabeth Pridgen, piano, and students from the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings

March 11, 2017

Aspen, Colorado
Harris Concert Hall

McDuffie and pianist Elizabeth Pridgen present a concert as part of the Festival's Winter series.

June 4 – 8, 2017

Rome, Italy
Palazzo Barberini

14th Season!

With:

Edgar Meyer, double bass
Mike Marshall, mandolin

June 5, 2017

Rome, Italy
Palazzo Barberini
Program:

Tarquino Merula Ciaccona, Op. 12, No. 2
Arcangelo Corelli Trio Sonata in G Major, Op. 2, No. 12
Antonio Vivaldi Trio Sonata in D minor, RV 63, Op. 1, No. 12
Nicola Matteis Suite F Major from Ayres for the Violin
Antonio Vivaldi Lute Concerto in D Major, RV 93
Bluegrass & More

With:

Bella Hristova, violin; Harry Ward, violin; Ivano Zanenghi, lute; Daniele Bovo, cello (Merula and Corelli); Robert McDuffie, violin; Gaia Trionfera, violin; Ivano Zanenghi, lute; Daniele Bovo, cello (Vivaldi Trio Sonata and Matteis); Ivano Zanenghi, lute; Harry Ward, violin; Gaia Trionfera, violin; Daniele Bovo, cello (Vivaldi Lute Concerto); Edgar Meyer, double bass; Mike Marshall, mandolin; George Meyer, violin (Bluegrass & More)

June 6, 2017

Rome, Italy
Palazzo Barberini
Program:

Max Bruch Septet in E-flat Major
Johannes Brahms Piano Quartet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 26

With:

Alessandro Carbonare, clarinet; Riccardo Rinaldi, bassoon; Guglielmo Pellarin, horn; Kaja Nowak, violin; Misia Sophia Jannoni Sebastianini, violin; MaryGrace Bender, cello; Reed Sarasua Tucker, double bass (Bruch); Andrea Lucchesini, piano; Robert McDuffie, violin; Keoni Bolding, viola; Erica Piccotti, cello (Brahms)

June 7, 2017

Rome, Italy
Palazzo Barberini
Program:

Johannes Brahms String Sextet in G Major, Op. 36
Johann Sebastian Bach Oboe (Mandolin) and Violin (Mandolin) Concerto in D minor, BWV 1060
Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for Two Violins (Two Mandolins) in A minor, RV 522, Op. 3, No. 8

With:

Bella Hristova, violin; Charissa Leung, violin; Hsin Yun Huang, viola; Daniele Valabrega, viola; Matteo Tabbia, cello; Zhihao Wu, cello (Brahms); Caterina Lichtenberg, mandolin; Mike Marshall, mandolin; George Meyer, violin; Ashley Whittle, violin; Lukas Shrout, viola; Atticus Mellor-Goldman, cello; Reed Sarasua Tucker, double bass (Bach and Vivaldi)

June 8, 2017

Rome, Italy
Palazzo Barberini
Program:

Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 16
Camille Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals

With:

Elena Matteucci, piano; Harry Ward, violin; Luca Sanzo, ivola; Calvin Wong, cello (Beethoven); Elena Matteucci, Diego Procoli, pianos; Robert McDuffie, violin; Gaia Trionfera, violin; Erik Binkhuysen, viola; Atticus Mellor-Goldman, cello; Dusan Kostic, double bass; Tommaso Pratola, flute; Michele Fabbrica, clarinet; Alessandro Di Giulio, percussion; Enrico Stinchelli, stage direction (Saint-Saëns)

July 21, 2017

Bellingham, Washington
Performing Arts Center Concert Hall
Program:

Leonard Bernstein's Serenade (after Plato’s “Symposium”)

With:

Michael Palmer, conductor

August 1, 2017

Aspen, Colorado
Harris Concert Hall

Master class with students from the Aspen Music Festival

August 3, 2017

Program:

Philip Glass’ Prelude: Songs I-III (♩=150)
George Tsontakis’ Dust Trio for Horn, Violin, and Piano
J.S. Brahms’ Sextet No. 1 in B-flat major, Op. 18


With:

Elizabeth Pridgen, piano
Kevin Rivard, horn

October 4, 2017

Auckland, New Zealand
Music Theatre, School of Music

Master class with students from the University of Auckland's School of Music