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                         2017  Season

Your $100 season ticket includes entrance to all five festival performances.

$25 Individual Tickets will be available after June 1st and only as space allows.


Choose from three intimate performance venues and locations:


Warren Wilson College                    Performing Arts Center            Fine Arts Center

Kittredge Community Arts Center     Waynesville, N.C.                    Greenville, N.C.

Asheville, N.C.                              Sundays at 7:30pm                  Mondays at 7:30pm

Saturdays at 7:30pm                      July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30                July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29




PROGRAM 1     -   “To Ruth”

Felix Mendelssohn                 String Quartet in E minor Op. 44 No. 2

Giovanni Sollima                    Quintet for Percussion and string quartet

Donnacha Dennehy                Pushpulling (2007)

Dmitri Shostakovich               Piano Quintet Op. 57

July 1 - Warren Wilson College

July 2 - Haywood Theatre, Waynesville

July 3 - Fine Arts Center, Greenville


Jasper String Quartet; Yousif Sheronik, percussion; Inessa Zaretsky, piano


                           In memory of Ruth Geiger


PROGRAM 2   -  Berceuse

Franz Josef Haydn        String Quartet in D minor Op. 76 No. 2
Ben-Haim                     Berceuse for violin and piano

Sergei Prokofiev           Sonata #1 in f minor for violin and piano

Ernest Chausson          Concerto for violin, piano and string quartet


July 8 - Warren Wilson College

July 9 - Haywood Theatre, Waynesville

July 10 - Fine Arts Center, Greenville


Jasper String Quartet; Itamar Zorman, violin; Liza Stepanova, piano; Inessa Zaretsky, piano


PROGRAM 3    –    Summertime

Ludwig van Beethoven       String trio in c minor Op.9 #3

Robert Schumann              Songs (selections)   


Johannes Brahms               Piano Quartet in c minor

Puccini and Gershwin        Selected arias

July 15 - Warren Wilson College

July 16 - Haywood Theatre, Waynesville

July 17 - Fine Arts Center, Greenville

Members of the Enso String Quartet; Courtney Johnson, soprano; Inessa Zaretsky, piano

PROGRAM 4     –      Image of Sound

Sergei Prokofiev                     Srting Quartet #1 in b minor

Sergei Prokofiev                     Overture on Hebrew Themes

“The Image of Sound”            Mixed media world premiere

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Clarinet Quintet K.581


July 22 - Warren Wilson College

July 23 - Haywood Theatre, Waynesville

July 24 - Fine Arts Center, Greenville

Tesla String Quartet; Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet; Inessa Zaretsky, piano

PROGRAM 5      –    Finale

Ludwig van Beethoven          String Quartet in G major Op. 18 No. 2

Scriabin                                 Piano solos selections

Dvorak                                   Slavonic Dances for piano 4 hands

Erich Wolfgang Korngold       Piano Quintet Op.15


July 29 - Warren Wilson College

July 30 - Haywood Theatre, Waynesville

July 31 - Fine Arts Center, Greenville


Vadym Kholodenko, piano; Tesla String Quartet; Inessa Zaretsky, piano


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