Norfolk Chamber Music Festival–Yale Summer School of Music

Concerts | Summer 2022

Saturday, July 16 | 8 PM

Brentano Quartet and Dawn Upshaw

Brentano & Upshaw


Dido Reimagined: A new performance inspired by the famous Dido’s Lament from Purcell’s opera Dido and Aeneas.

Dawn Upshaw  soprano

Brentano Quartet
Mark Steinberg  violin
Serena Canin  violin
Misha Amory  viola
Nina Lee  cello

A program of songs by Purcell and his Baroque contemporaries, mixed with string quartet arrangements of early English works for viol consort, that culminates in a response crafted by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Melinda Wagner and librettist Stephanie Fleischmann.

Tickets: $60 – $20, $10 Young Adults (18-25),
Kids Come Free! (under 18)


And new this season... Prior to the Saturday concerts, Festival Director Melvin Chen will be joined in conversation by Festival Artists to discuss the music, the life of a professional artist, and other on-stage and off-stage topics of interest. Don't miss this chance to peek behind the curtain.

Free and open to the public.

For All Events Patrons Must...

• Be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 including any booster dose(s) when eligible.

• Show their vaccination card and photo ID at the door.

• Wear ASTM or N95-equivalent mask at all times inside the building.
Cloth masks alone are not permitted.


Not able to make it in person?
Watch performances live on our website.