Serafin Summer Music 2024 - June 3-23, 2024
TICKETS ON SALE MARCH 1, 2024
Wilmington, DE (Fridays at 7pm, Sundays at 5pm)
Milford, DE (Saturdays at 4pm and 7pm)
Concerts are held at The Music School of Delaware Concert Hall, Wilmington, DE, and at The Music School of Delaware Recital Room, Milford, DE, except as otherwise noted.


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Participating Artists:

(programs and artists subject to change)


NEW! Serafin Happy Hour Soirées at Stonegates
Thursdays at 4pm - Stonegates Retirement Community
4031 Kennett Pike, Greenville, DE 19807
each performance is followed by meet-the artists reception
$25/ticket (includes reception)


GET TICKETS Thursday, March 21, 2024 at 4pm
RANSOM NOTES (Kate and William Ransom, violin and piano)
A program for the season with Beethoven’s “Spring Sonata”; Dvorak’s “Romance”; and Korngold’s Four Pieces from Much Ado About Nothing


GET TICKETS Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 4pm
STEINWAY ARTIST SHOWCASE (Steinway Artist Victor Asuncion, piano; Kate Ransom, violin; Amadi Azikiwe, viola; Jacques-Pierre Malan, cello)
Spotlight on the piano, and works for piano and strings, with a taste of Serafin Summer Music


GET TICKETS Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 4pm
BOUNTY OF THE BAROQUE (Gabriel Benton, harpsichord; Eric Pritchard, Kate Ransom violins; Amadi Azikiwe, viola; Jacques Pierre Malan, cello)
Solo and ensemble works by Bach. Works by Bach, Handel, Leclair, more, and an up-close look inside a harpsichord!


GET TICKETS Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 4pm
UP CLOSE with GRAMMY WINNING CELLIST (Sara Sant’Ambrogio, cello; Victor Asuncion, piano; Kate Ransom, violin)
Selections from Sara’s latest cd release “Ecstasy” and a sneak preview of Serafin Summer Music Week. Works by Dvorak, De Falla, Cassado, Granados, Piazzolla, Ponce.


Serafin Summer Music Festival Schedule


GET TICKETS WEEK I (June 5-9, 2024)
Eric Pritchard, Kate Ransom, (violin); Amadi Azikiwe, Amadi Azikiwe (viola); Jacques-Pierre Malan (cello); Victor Asuncion (piano); with special appearance by SARA SANT’AMBROGIO, Grammy-winning cellist of Eroica Trio

Tuesday, June 4 (5:30pm in Wilmington) - My Italian Life In America (artist talk and reception)
Remarks by Sara Sant’Ambrogio, Giampiero Bugliarello, Simeone Tartaglione, and Flavia Loreto followed by Q&A and reception (free event with any SSM ticket purchase)

Wednesday, June 5 at 5pm - SERAFIN MASTER CLASS (free, no reservation required)
Music school student performances, coached by Serafin artists

Thursday, June 6 at 4pm - Serafin Soirée and Happy Hour
Stonegates, 4031 Kennett Pike, Greenville, DE 19807 - Special ticket required, $25

Friday June 7 at 7pm - FANTASY and FIRE
Dvorak "Dumky" Piano Trio; Shostakovich Piano Quintet

Saturday June 8 at 4pm, and 7pm in MILFORD - ITALIAN SERENADE
Paganini Caprice arr for Solo Cello; Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence

Sunday June 9 at 5pm - POSTCARDS FROM ITALY
Boccherini Cello Sonata in A Major; Paganini Caprice arr for Solo Cello;
Menotti Suite for Two Cellos/Piano; Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence


GET TICKETS WEEK II (June 12-16, 2024)
Kate Ransom (violin); Amadi Azikiwe (viola); Charae Krueger (cello); Eileen Grycky, (flute); John Dee (oboe); Gregory Miller (horn); Augustine Mercante (countertenor); Gabriel Benton (harpsichord); Victor Asuncion (piano)

Wednesday June 12 at 5pm - SERAFIN MASTER CLASS (free, no reservation required)
Music school student performances, coached by Serafin artists

Friday June 14 at 7pm - PARISIAN NIGHTS
Farrenc Flute Trio; Ravel/Debussy works for solo piano;
Ravel/ Fauré/Poulenc/Paladilhe Arias and Songs for Countertenor and Piano; Theodore Dubois Quintet for Oboe, Strings, and Piano

Saturday June 15 at 4pm, and 7pm in MILFORD - HANDEL to HOLST
Handel Violin Sonata #3; Holst Terzetto for Flute, Oboe, Viola; Krommer Oboe Quartet;
Eccles Viola Sonata; Telemann Concerto for Flute, Violin, Oboe, Harpsichord

Sunday June 16 - EUROPEAN GEMS
Brahms Horn Trio; Mozart G Minor Piano Quartet; Holst Terzetto for Flute, Oboe, and Viola; Krommer Oboe Quartet


GET TICKETS WEEK III (June 19-23, 2024)
Hal Grossman, Kate Ransom (violin); Adelya Shagidullina (viola); Jacques-Pierre Malan (cello); Gina Perregrino (mezzo soprano); Read Gainsford (piano)

Wednesday June 12 at 5pm - SERAFIN MASTER CLASS (free, no reservation required)
Music school student performances, coached by Serafin artists

Friday June 21 at 7pm - MUSICAL FRIENDS AND FAMILIES
Clara Schumann Three Romances for Violin and Piano;
Felix Mendelssohn Songs Without Words for Solo Piano;
Brahms Two Songs, Op. 81, for Mezzo Soprano, Viola, and Piano; Robert Schumann Märchenbilder for Viola and Piano;
Fanny Mendelssohn String Quartet

Saturday June 22 at 4pm, and 7pm in MILFORD - MOZART and MENDELSSOHN
Fanny Mendelssohn String Quartet; Mozart Eb Piano Quartet

Sunday June 23 at 5pm - JEWELS from AMERICA and FRANCE
Amy Beach Romance for Violin and Piano; American Songs and Arias for Mezzo Soprano and Piano;
Fauré Piano Quartet in C Minor; Saint-Saens Piano Quintet


Serafin Master Classes (free, no reservations required)
Wednesdays, 5-7pm, June 5, 12, and 19

Music School students perform and are coached by Serafin Artists
including cello, violin, chamber music and more
Concert Hall of The Music School of Delaware – Wilmington
4101 N. Washington Street, Wilmington, DE 19802


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