This is going to be a busy weekend for the musicians of the Beethoven Festival: four concerts and a musical brunch in four days.

There will be a wide range of composers and works at these upcoming concerts. Among the pieces to be played are Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet in A major, K. 581, and Brahms’ Clarinet Quintet in B minor, op. 115.

Violinist Monte Belknap will be performing this weekend.

Two of Beethoven’s early string quartets are also on the program: the D major, op. 18, no. 3, and the C minor, op. 18, no. 4.

Tickets for the concerts are $20 for general admission and $15 for seniors and students and are available at the door or online at www.beethovenfestivalparkcity.org.

There is a minimum donation of $45 for Saturday’s brunch/concert. For reservations and location send an email to [email protected].

The outdoor concert on Monday is free of charge.

For more information and a complete listing of concerts and performers log on to www.beethovenfestivalparkcity.org or call 435-649-5309.

Below is a listing of this weekend’s events.

  • July 26, 8 p.m. – Park City Community Church (U-224 at Bear Hollow Dr.), “Chamber Music Showcase;” Monte Belknap and Alexander Woods, violin, Julie Bevan, cello, Leslie Harlow, viola, Russell Harlow, clarinet; music by Stamitz, Glazunov and Mozart.
  • July 27, 11 a.m. – “Beethoven Brunch,” salon concert; concertgoers dine and relax while enjoying virtuoso performances by guest artists of the festival at a private residence in Park City.
  • July 27, 7:30 p.m. – Temple Har Shalom (U-224 at Brookside Ct.), “Saturday Evening Artist Showcase Concert;” Monte Belknap and Alexander Woods, violin, Leslie Harlow, viola, Russell Harlow, clarinet; music by Halvorsen, Beethoven and Brahms.
  • July 28, 3 p.m. – Temple Har Shalom, “Sunday Afternoon Chamber Music;” Monte Belknap and Alexander Woods, violin, Leslie Harlow, viola, Russell Harlow, clarinet, Julie Bevan, cello, Bryan Stanley, piano; music by Martinu, Reinecke and Beethoven.
  • July 29, 6:30 p.m. – City Park Bandstand (1354 Park Ave.), “Monday Chamber Music Concert in the Park;” outdoor concert, featuring festival artists.

(To read an interview with festival founder and co-director Leslie Harlow click here). 

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