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Each season Staunton Music Festival's artistic director, Carsten Schmidt, orchestrates an eclectic combination of programs, covering 600 years of exceptional music from the Middle Ages to commissioned premieres. We realize that music lovers go to concerts for many different reasons. One of those reasons is a chance to hear new interpretations of beloved masterworks; another is to discover unexpected treasures from the past and the present. If you are eager to hear a certain work, or perhaps just looking for music by a favorite composer, the current Repertoire list below will guide you to everything being performed in Staunton this season.

Albéniz | Triana, arr. by Granados for two pianos

C.P.E. Bach | Concerto in E-flat Major, for fortepiano & harpsichord

C.P.E. Bach | Songs for voice and fortepiano

Blow | Ode on the Death of Henry Purcell
J.C. Bach | Aria and Duet tba

J.S. Bach | Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
J.S. Bach | Brandenburg Concerto No. 2
J.S. Bach | Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
J.S. Bach | Brandenburg Concerto No. 4

J.S. Bach | Brandenburg Concerto No. 5

J.S. Bach | Brandenburg Concerto No. 6

J.S. Bach | Cantata No. 51, for soprano, trumpet, strings & continuo

J.S. Bach | Concerto in A Minor, for four harpsichords and strings

J.S. Bach | Concerto in A Major, for fortepiano and strings

J.S. Bach | English Suite in G Minor
J.S. Bach | English Suite in F Major
J.S. Bach | French Suite in E-flat Major
J.S. Bach | Fantasia and Fugue, BWV 804
J.S. Bach | Motet: Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf

J.S. Bach | Motet: O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht

J.S. Bach | Prelude, Fugue and Allegro, BWV 998

J.S. Bach | Prelude & Fugue in B Minor (WTC 1)
Bach/Hillborg | Ich ruf zu dir, for oboe and strings

Banchieri | Three Madrigals

Barber | Three Joyce Songs, for voice and piano

Beethoven | Grosse Fuge, for piano four hands

Beethoven | Lento assai, from String Quartet in F, Op. 135

Beethoven | Piano Trio in C Minor, Op. 1/3

Beethoven | Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60

Beethoven | Two Modulating Preludes, for organ
Beethoven | Variations in C Minor for fortepiano, WoO 80

Beethoven | Variations on "Là ci darem la mano" for solo piano

Beethoven/Bierey | Kyrie in C Minor, for chorus and orchestra

Berio | Opus Zoo, for wind quintet and narrators

Berio | Thema (Ommagio a Joyce), for electronic tape

Boccherini | Night Music in the Streets of Madrid

Boccherini | Symphony in D Minor, Op. 12/4 (“La casa del Diavolo”)

Brahms | Sonata No. 1 for Cello and Piano, Op. 38

Brahms | Sonata No. 2 for Cello and Piano, Op. 99

Britten | Folksong Arrangements

Buxtehude | Motet: Jubilate Domino, for countertenor

Campra | Silène et Bacchus, for voice, flute and continuo

Cherubini | Arias tba
Chopin | Prelude in D-flat Major, Op. 28/15, arr. for harp
Chabrier | Idylle, for violin and piano
Chopin | Barcarolle for solo piano, Op. 60
Couperin | Les Barricades mysterieuses, arr. for harp
Crumb | Night of the Four Moons, for voice & chamber ensemble

D’Anglebert | Suite in C Major for three harpsichords

Debussy | Sonata for flute, viola, and harp

De Falla | Master Peter's Puppet Show

Duphly | Three Harpsichord Pieces
Enescu | String Octet
English Madrigals
Fauré | Allegro molto, from Violin Sonata Op. 13

Fauré | Berceuse, for violin and harp

Ferrandini | Il Pianto di Maria, for voice, strings, and continuo

Grieg | Sonata for Cello and Piano in A Minor, Op. 36

Grieg | Songs for voice and chamber ensemble

Handel | Organ Concerto in F Major

Handel | Orlando

Handel/Beecham | The Great Elopement, or Love in Bath

Happenstance Theater | Barococo

Haydn | Symphony No. 83 in G Minor (“The Hen”)

Hillborg | Bach Materia for solo violin and strings

Hillborg | The Breathing of the World, for chorus

Hillborg | Duet for clarinet and violin

Hillborg | Konsgard Variations, for string quartet

Hillborg | O dessa ögon, for voice and string quintet

Hillborg | Wind Quintet
Hindemith | Kammermusik No. 3, for cello and chamber ensemble

Milhaud | La Création de Monde, for piano quintet

Mozart | Abendempfindung, for voice and piano

Mozart | Adagio and Allegro in F Minor for organ, K. 594

Mozart | Andante and Variations from Piano Concerto in G Major

Mozart | Bastien und Bastienne, K. 50

Mozart | Eine kleine Freimaurer-Kantate

Mozart | Fantasie in C Minor for solo piano, K. 475

Mozart | Flute Quartet in D Major, K. 285

Mozart | Fugue in C Minor, for fortepiano and harpsichord

Mozart | Gloria, from Mass in C Minor, K. 427

Mozart | Harmoniemusik from The Magic Flute

Mozart | Overture to Le Nozze di Figaro

Mozart | Quartet in F Major for oboe and strings, K. 370

Mozart | String Quintet in C, K. 515

Mozart | Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550

Mozart | Three songs

Mozart | Two quintets from The Magic Flute

Mozart | Violin Sonata in E Minor, K. 304
Mozart/Wadsworth | A Musical Dice Game

Paganini/Tiksola | The Reader’s Digest to the 24 Caprices

Philidor | Quartet in B-flat Major, for oboe, violins, and continuo

Piritore | String Quartet (US premiere)

Ravel | Introduction and Allegro for harp and chamber ensemble

Ravel | Pavane pour une infante défunte, for chamber ensemble

Rossini | Overture to Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Saint-Georges | String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 1/3
Satie | Entr’acte, for orchestra (with film)

Scarlatti | Three sonatas for fortepiano

Scelsi | Okanagon, for harp, double bass, and percussion

Schobert | Piano Quartet in F Minor, Op. 7/2
Schubert | Adagio and Allegro, for piano quartet
C. and R. Schumann | Romanzen, for oboe and fortepiano

R. Schumann | Des Abends, for piano

Shatin | Vayter un vayter, for bass, clarinet, cello, and piano

Sibelius | Malinconia, for cello and piano

Sinding | Three Songs, for voice and piano

R. Strauss | String Sextet, from Capriccio, Op. 85

Stravinsky | Petrouchka, for pianos and percussion (world premiere)

Tchaikovsky/V.Mendelssohn | Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture

Telemann | Concerto in D Major for violin, cello, trumpet, etc.

Trouvère Song

Verracini | Sonata for recorder and continuo

Victoria | Ave Maria, for eight voices

Wadsworth | Eclipse for harp and chamber ensemble

Wagner | Prelude to Die Meistersinger, for piano quintet
Wagner/Liszt | Liebestod, for solo piano

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