FARMINGTON – Maine Mountain Chamber Music will perform Saturday, May 22, in Nordica Auditorium in Merrill Hall on the University of Maine campus.

The performance will feature ” Three Madrigals for Violin and Viola,” by Czech composer Bohuslav Martinu, which utilizes Czech folk themes and extraordinary instrumental effects. Also in the program are works by contemporary composer Arvo Part and by Aaron Copland and George Gershwin, two of the most beloved American composers of the 20th century.

The centerpiece of the concert will be Franz Schubert’s “Trout Quintet,” which has been, for almost 200 years, the most popular work of this most melodic of composers.

Maine Mountain Chamber Music members are pianist Yuri Funahashi of Wilton; violinist Peter Zazofsky; Andrew Wilson, a string bass player from Boston; and Elizabeth Anderson, a cellist who has performed around the world in a variety of styles and traditions.

Zazofsky will offer a master class from 10 a.m. to noon the day of the concert in Nordica Auditorium. He will work with local soloists and instrumental groups to lend his insights on performing. Cost: $2; students admitted free.

The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors; children under 16 admitted free.


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