GARDINER – Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center will present a concert by musicians from the Portland Chamber Music Festival at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5.

The concert will be held in Christ Church Episcopal on the Gardiner Common at 2 Dresden Ave., where the grand piano and larger seating capacity are more suited for this performance.

The program will feature Haydn’s Duo for Violin and Cello; Charles Ives’ Songs for Baritone and Piano, and Largo for Clarinet, Violin and Piano; and Brahms’ Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano.

Performers are Jennifer Elowitch of the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra on violin; Andrew Mark, chair of the string department at the Boston Conservatory, on cello; Scott Andrews, Boston Symphony Orchestra, on clarinet; Dena Levine, faculty, Seton Hall University, on piano; and Aaron Engebreth, faculty, Boston Conservatory, on baritone.

The Portland Chamber Music Festival recently completed its 11th summer season. Since its inception, the festival has presented more than 60 concerts featuring nationally acclaimed performers and composers from the United States, Europe and Latin America.

Festival concerts have been featured on Maine Public Radio’s “MaineStage” and been broadcast by WGBH radio in Boston.

The festival also has been featured on National Public Radio’s “Performance Today” and live on WGBH’s “Classical Performances” program.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for senior citizens or children under 13. Tickets are available at the door, or can be reserved at 582-7144. A reception will follow the concert so the audience can meet the musicians.


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