Violinists Nicholas Pappone (left) and Daniel Lamas (middle), and Pianist Candace Chien are among the new musicians and faculty members participating in the 2022 Winter Harbor Music Festival. PHOTOS COURTESY OF REBECCA FAY PHOTOGRAPHY AND WINTER HARBOR MUSIC FESTIVAL PHOTOS

Winter Harbor Music Fest welcomes new artists

WINTER HARBOR — The 2022 Winter Harbor Music Festival and concert series will open Sunday, Aug. 7, and runs through Sunday, Aug. 21. The chamber music concerts, combining student, adult and professional musicians, will be held at the historic Hammond Hall and other venues on and off the Schoodic Peninsula. Performances will feature standard chamber works and lesser-known pieces.

This season’s concert series will feature flutist Deirdre McArdle, pianist Deiran Manning, violinist Anatole Wieck, pianist Sasha Beresovsky, violinist Ryu Mitsuhashi and cellist Braden McConnell. This year’s new artists and faculty members include Nicholas Pappone, who has performed with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Emerson String Quartet, the New York Philharmonic, Vienna Piano Trio and the Zukerman Chamber Players, among others. Violist Daniel Lamas, the former (and founding) principal violist of the Orquesta de Cámara de Valdivia, is joining the festival for the first time. Pianist Candace Chien, a graduate of The Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music and Temple University, has performed at the Caramoor Summer Music Festival, On Site Opera, Kimmel Center Perelman Hall and other notable venues and festivals.

Chamber concerts, being performed at Hammond Hall in Winter Harbor, will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, and at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15. They will feature works by Mozart, Handel, Brahms, Frank Bridge and Shostakovich, among others.

This year’s chamber music program is generously supported by a grant from the Associated Chamber Music Players. To reserve seats, visit

For any further questions, contact the festival’s executive director at (917) 238-0819 or email [email protected].

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