Serafin Summer Music 2020 | June 5-20, 2020
presented at The Music School of Delaware
in partnership with The University of Delaware Department of Music
sponsored by William J. Stegeman, Ph.D. and Jacobs Music Company

7 scintillating performances – 19 accomplished artists

Kate Ransom, artistic director
Augustine Mercante, festival manager

All festival performances will be held at
The Music School of Delaware, Wilmington Branch, 4101 North Washington Street, Wilmington, DE.

Tickets: Single tickets $20
Student Tickets $5 off

Festival Artists:

Serafin Summer Music Festival Schedule

Week I June 3-7, 2020:

Friday, 6/5/20 at 7pm - BEETHOVEN'S FIFTH
Spring Sonata for Violin and Piano
Cello Sonata #5
Fifth Symphony for Piano Four Hands

Saturday, 6/6/20 at 5:30pm - GERSHWIN – BY GEORGE!
Cuban Overture for Piano Four Hands
Lullaby for String Quartet
Favorite Songs by George!
Porgy and Bess Suite transcribed by J. Heifitz
      My Man’s Gone Now
      Tempo di Blues (There’s A Boat That’s Leavin’ Soon for New York)
      Bess, You is My Woman Now
      A Woman is a Sometime Thing
      It Ain’t Necessesarily So
Rhapsody in Blue

Sunday, 6/7/20 at 4pm - SONGS of NORWAY
Christian Sinding (1856-1941) Suite in the Olden Style, Op. 14
      Presto; Adagio; Tempo giusto
Edouard Lalo(1823-1892)/arr. Bussler Norwegian Rhapsody for Piano four hands
      Andantino; Presto
Johan Halvorsen (1864-1935) Concert Caprice
G.F. Handel/arr. Halvorsen Passacaglia
Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 27
      Un poco andante- Allegro molto ed agitato
      Romanze: Andantino
      Intermezzo: Allegro molto marcato – Più vivo e scherzando
      Finale: Lento – Presto al saltarello


Week II June 8-13, 2020:

Friday, 6/12/20 at 7pm - WINDS OF TIME
Mozart Flute Quartet in A Major, K. 298
Libermann Horn Trio, Op. 101
Beethoven “Serenade” in D Major, Op. 25 for Flute, Violin and Viola
Britten "Phantasy Quartet" for Oboe and Strings
Beethoven Trio in C Major, Op. 87, for Two Oboes and English Horn

Saturday, 6/13/19 at 5:30pm - LOVERS, FRIENDS, MENTORS
Dvořák, “Romance” in F Minor, Op. 11 for violin and Piano
Brahms, Two Songs, Op. 91 for Alto, Viola, and Piano
Clara Schumann, Three Romances, Op. 22 for Oboe and Piano
R. Schumann Quintet in Eb Major, Op. 44 for Piano and Strings


Week III June 14-20, 2020:

Friday, 6/19/20 at 7pm - STRING SPLENDOR
Mozart Duo in G Major for Violin and Viola
Dvořák String Quintet for Two Violins, Viola, Cello and Bass in G Major, Op. 77
Beethoven String Quartet in Eb Major, Op. 74

Saturday, 6/20/20 at 5:30pm - FINALE FIREWORKS
Gade String Sextet in Eb Major, Op. 44 for two violins, two violas, two cellos
Dvořák Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81


Thank you to our Serafin Summer Music Sponsors

Gold Sponsors:

Dr. William Stegeman, Ph.D.

Silver Sponsors:

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