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Three Concerts, Three Debuts, and One World Première at the Maverick on 7/​7, 7/​8 & 7/​9.

by Editorial Staff

Mavericks Concert’s third weekend of the season —a tribute to youth, innovation, and skill and to Hervey White’s dream of an eclectic festival of music– combines fresh, modern composition and talent with traditional chamber music and a taste of the avante garde. As an added bonus composer Gerard McBurney will be there for the world première of his String Quartet No.1, “Hildegard Quartet”. Enjoy!

The Ladles


The Ladles

Friday | July 7 | 8 pm
The Ladles
Original compositions plus tributes to Betty McDonald, Levon Helm and more.

Katie Martucci, protégé of Betty MacDonald, fiddle and guitar
Caroline Kuhn, tenor, banjo and vocals
Lucia Purpura-​​Pontoniere, fiddle and vocals.

Admission is free for young people under 16. Full time students pay $5;
Adults pay $10 at the door. No advance ticket sales.

Saturday | July 8 | 8 pm
Spektral Quartet
New Foundations IV

Augusta Read Thomas: Chi, for string quartet (2017) (New York première)
Gerard McBurney: String Quartet No.1, “Hildegard Quartet” (1996) (World première)
Philip Glass: String Quartet No. 2, “Company“
Ravel: String Quartet in F Major

A Maverick Debut

The New Foundations project is supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
To purchase tickets click HERE

The quartet proved that they have everything: a supreme technical command that seems to come easily, a capacity to make complicated music clear, and, most notably on this occasion, an ability to cast a magic spell…” The New York Times

Spektral Quartet photo by Dan Kullman


Spektral Quartet photo by Dan Kullman

Sunday | July 9 | 4 pm
Chiara String Quartet
New Foundations V

Britten: Three Divertimenti (1933)
Aaron Jay Kernis: String Quartet No. 1, “musica celestis” (winner of the Pulitzer Prize)
Brahms: Quartet No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 51

A Maverick Debut

The New Foundations project is supported in part by a grant
from the National Endowment for the Arts.

To purchase tickets click HERE

The Maverick Concerts Festival continues every weekend through September 10th. With Saturday night JAZZ at The Maverick concerts, Saturday morning Young People’s Concerts and Maestro Alexander Platt will conduct the traditional Chamber Orchestra concert.

Take a look at the full concert schedule at
the Maverick Concerts website.

Featured image, Chiara String Quartet, by Lisa-​​Marie Mazzucco

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