Summer Concerts

Saint-Gaudens Summer Concert Series

These annual concerts are generously sponsored by the Trustees of the Saint-Gaudens Memorial. with additional support of donors and partners. The performances carry on a tradition by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, who often held concerts in his studio for family and friends.

Concerts are held on Sundays at 2:00 p.m., in the Little Studio at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site during the summer months. Chairs are available on the pergola and in the studio on a first come/first served basis. Visitors are welcome to picnic on the lawn adjacent to the Little Studio. Concerts are held rain or shine.

Concerts are included with normal paid admission to the site. There is no additional charge.

The 2015 Summer Concert Series

June 28

On the River—Music of Love and Longing

Junko Watanabe, soprano, Judith Serkin, cello and Victor Rosenbaum, piano
Sponsored by Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation

July 5

Dixieland Jazz—Celebrating the Spirit of America

Riverboat Stompers

Cornish Colony Family Picnic Day: 10:30-12:30 activities, park discovery quest, tableaux vivant, poetry, music; 12:30, A children's performance of the play The Knave of Hearts, a delightful comedy by Louise Saunders with Maxfield Parrish tableaux; 2:00-4:00, concert by the Riverboat Stompers.

Sponsored by James Tasker Covered Bridges Fund, NH Charitable Foundation and the Family and Friends of Robert Meyers

July 12

There's a Place for Us—Bernstein with Opera Gems from the Saint-Gaudens Collection

Opera North Young Artists

Sponsored by Mascoma Savings Bank


July 19

Enchanted Isle—Irish Songs, Hornpipes and Jigs

Sarah Blair, fiddle, Dominique Dodge, Celtic harp, Jeremiah McLane, accordion, Owen Marshall, bouzouki/guitar

A Musical Tribute to Larry Nowlan

July 26

TheVirtuoso Sax

Asylum Quartet;Gershwin, Glazunov and Copland,with world premiere by Tony Schemmer

Sponsored by Saint-Gaudens Memorial Music Fund Contributors

August 2

Masterworks for Eight Hands

The Fischers and Jennings;violin, cello and piano

Bea Robinson and Chuck Bradway Concert

August 9

Fireworks for Strings—Handel, Beethoven, Ravel

Eric Silberger, violin, Kensho Watanabe, viola and Daniel Lelchuk, cello

10th Annual Rosamond Edmondson Concert

August 16

Fanfare—Classical and Pop Sparklers for Brass

Redline Brass Quintet with world premiere by Tony Schemmer

Sponsored by The Woodlands at Harvest Hill, Alice Peck Day Hospital

August 23

Afternoon Romance—Mendelssohn and Dvorak

Trio Arrivadolce;Alexi Kenney, violin, Sujin Lee, cello and Henry Kramer, piano

Sponsored by a Friend of Music at Saint-Gaudens

August 30

Grade A "Fancy"—Sweet A Cappella Jazz

Maple Jam
Sponsored by Vermont Public Radio

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