Festival Opening Concert

Saturday, June 23 at 7:30pm 

Riley Center for the Arts at Burr and Burton Academy
143 Seminary Avenue, Manchester, Vermont
Adults $25 at the door, Students and children $10
Advance purchase discount Adults $20
(online or by phone before 2pm concert day)


String Quartet in F Major, Op. 18, No. 1
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)

The Shanghai Quartet:
Weigang Li and Yi-Wen Jiang, violins, Honggang Li, viola, Nicholas Tzavaras, cello

Selections from Chinasong
Yi-Wen Jiang (b. 1963)

The Shanghai Quartet

String Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20
Felix Mendelssohn (1809–1847) 

Weigang Li, Yi-Wen Jiang, Heather Braun-Bakken, Joana Genova, violins; Honggang Li and Ariel Rudiakov, violas; 
Nicholas Tzavaras and Thomas Landschoot, celli