The Miró Quartet at the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival

Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church 2429 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Among the truly great quartets performing today, the Miró stand out for their vibrant playing style and deeply musical interpretations. Their program opens with Haydn’s famous “Fifths” quartet, whose masterly invention is as alive today as when it was written in 1796. Copland’s charming Rondino is a miniature study in counterpoint and jazzy rhythms, while […]

$50

Enchanté: A Free Concert to Kick Off Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival

Bridgehampton Museum 2368 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

There is something about music al fresco that invites feelings of warmth and joy. Bring friends, family, and a picnic to the beautiful grounds of the Bridgehampton Museum for a delightfully enchanting evening of French musical delicacies, in which we would like to say, “enchanté,” or “nice to meet you!" The program includes works by […]

Free

The Miró Quartet performs at Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival

Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church 2429 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

This Saturday, the Miró Quartet returns to Bridgehampton with a blockbuster program featuring Ginastera's brightly energetic first quartet, and two of Beethoven's iconic works – the tautly wound "Serioso" and the thrilling C major "Razumovsky" quartet. Don't miss it!

$40

Hayden/Mozart/Schubert at Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival

Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church 2429 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival's final spring series program provides a perfect snapshot of the development of “classical” music. Haydn’s early, cheery, London trio sets a standard for the period. Mozart’s C major trio, with its crystalline beauty and elegant lines, perhaps best exemplifies the classical period, while Schubert’s E-flat major trio pushes towards romanticism with […]

$40

Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival presents Mozart: A Portrait in Music and Words

Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church 2429 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: wunderkind, prolific composer, virtuoso pianist, creator of some of the most perfectly profound music in history. He lived life to the full and died, at 35, virtually penniless. Actor Alan Alda takes us on a journey that explores Mozart’s life through his music and letters, painting an intimate portrait of a great artist. Two shows, July 31 & Aug. 1 at […]

$45

Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival Free Outdoor Concert: “Summer Winds”

Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church 2429 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Music is above words; it begins where words no longer suffice.” So said composer Josef Rheinberger, and we couldn’t agree more. Please join us for an exuberant hour of music that speaks for itself. Bring a picnic and a friend and enjoy! This year we are at a new location – the field located directly […]

Free

Beethoven’s Septet at Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival

Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church 2429 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

By far Beethoven’s most popular work during his lifetime, the expansive and charmingly delightful Septet captures the young composer’s impish brilliance and compositional mastery. Beethoven ushered in the Romantic style of music to follow, laying the groundwork for the lush, orchestral textures of Josef Rheinberger’s Nonet. Combined, it makes for an evening not to be […]

$45

Bach/Shostakovich/Mendelssohn at Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival

Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church 2429 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Shostakovich and Mendelssohn had much in common: both were child prodigies, both left behind a vast body of work, both were fantastic pianists, and both were capable of plumbing the depths of the human psyche. Shostakovich’s piano quintet combines soul-searching and sweetness, while Mendelssohn’s D minor Trio begins in restless disquietude but ends in triumph. […]

$40

Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival: “Unfinished Business” at The Parrish Art Museum

Parrish Art Museum 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY, United States

Taking The Parrish Art Museum’s concurrent exhibition titled “Unfinished Business” as our cue, we’ve put together a program that ponders the question “When is a finished piece unfinished?” Whether a movement of an uncompleted work (Schubert), a single idea used to create many works of the same name (Pärt), a work drawing on a bygone […]

$35

BCMF Presents J.S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos at Channing Daughters Winery

Channing Daughters Winery 1927 Scuttlehole Road, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

What do you get when you mix Bach’s unparalleled Brandenburg Concertos, world-renowned musicians, the stunning Channing Sculpture Garden, delicious food, and Channing Daughters wine? The perfect Hamptons evening.

$100 – $150

Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival: “Profound Virtuosity” at Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church

Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church 2429 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Music can be profound. It can be virtuosic. But when it is both, the hair on the back of your neck stands up. In the capable hands of some of the world’s best chamber musicians, it is nothing short of a marvel. This program combines a depth of spirit and a technical mastery sure to delight and amaze.

$45 – $55

BCMF Concert: Bolcom/Boccherini/Brahms at Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church

Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church 2429 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Here are three “B’s” worth hearing – William Bolcom’s sly and humorous Haydn Go Seek looks back with a wink to the great master of Classicism, Josef Haydn, while Boccherini’s Flute Quintet continues the festival’s tradition of presenting these rarely heard, but deeply satisfying flute quintets. The program concludes with Brahms’ majestically powerful A major […]

$40

BCMF Baroque Saturday Concert at Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church

Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church 2429 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

At the height of the French monarchy, Louis XIV, the “Sun King” devoted much time and energy to support the arts. One of his most famous musicians, Jean-Baptiste Lully, produced not only great music but attracted the best composers to work with him. Here we place Lully alongside his incredibly talented musical protégés.

$35

Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival Finale at Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church

Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church 2429 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Packed with memorable and emotionally charged melodies, Dvořák’s stunning Op. 81 Piano Quintet is among the best in the genre. Written in the same year and showing the composer’s lighter side, Dvořák wrote his Miniatures to play with close friends – the definition of chamber music. In between, Nino Rota’s dazzling Trio provides the perfect […]

$45

Schubert Trios with the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival

Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church 2429 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Three world-renowned musicians, violinist Benjamin Beilman, cellist Carter Brey, and pianist Michael Stephen Brown, team up for a superlative program on Saturday, November 12. Franz Schubert, at the very end of his all-too-short life (he died at the age of 31), turned to Piano Trios to express some of his most poignant and intimate thoughts.  BCMF present the gorgeous Notturno as well as […]

$45 – $65

BCMF Concert: “Harp Fantasy” at Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church

Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church 2429 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

The harp is at the center of a gorgeous program of color and nuance by French composers, alongside a rarely heard gem by Italian Nino Rota, most well-known as the composer of The Godfather. Music by Roussel, Rota, Saint-Saens & Francaix. Marya Martin, flute  | Bridget Kibbey, harp  |  Kristin Lee, violin  |  Cong Wu, viola  |  Mihai Marica, […]

$50

BCMF Concert: “Mozart’s Spirit” at Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church

Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church 2429 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Mozart was known for profundity and elegance as well as a playful and impish spirit. Here we explore this duality, presenting Mozart's exquisite Quintet for Piano and Winds alongside Selina Fisher’s thoughtful and probing Unfinished Portrait and Poulenc’s irresistible and playful Sextet.  Marya Martin, flute  |  Stewart Rose, horn  |  Peter Kolkay, bassoon  |  James Austin Smith, oboe  |  Jose Franch-Ballester, clarinet  |  Michael […]

$50

BCMF Concert: “Masters at Work: Mozart/Gaubert/Dvořák” at Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church

Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church 2429 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Two great piano quartets bookend a program that presents three composers at the heights of their creativity: Mozart’s brooding G minor Piano Quartet is among his most profound works, while Dvořák’s E-flat major is an intense and wild ride. Gaubert’s Three Watercolors, on the other hand, provide a bit of impressionistic magic to balance out the program.  Marya […]

$50

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