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Willem Jeths at the Staunton Music Festival

Willem Jeths is Composer-in-Residence at this year’s Staunton Music Festival in Staunton, VI. The festival, established in 1998, spans 10 days and presents 30+ performances each year, bringing world-renowned musicians to Virginia each August. See the concerts that include works by Jeths below…   

Monday Aug 19, 12 pm
First Presbyterian Church
100 East Frederick Street, Staunton
Tickets via Staunton Music Festival

Hear the U.S. premiere of Maktub by composer-in-residence Willem Jeths, along with music by Purcell and Shostakovich.

Tuesday Aug 20, 3 pm
Central United Methodis Church
14 North Lewist Street, Staunton
Tickets via Staunton Music Festival

Meet the composer: Jeths will discuss his work and festival musicians perform his String Quartet No. 3 and The Conspiracy of Claudius Civilis for recorder (US premiere).

Friday Aug 23, 12 pm
First Presbyterian Church
100 East Frederick Street, Staunton
Tickets via Staunton Music Festival

This eclectic noon concert brings together three very different works, including premieres by composers-in-residence Willem Jeths and John Yannelli, and the delightful Septet by Camille Saint-Saëns, which sparkles with late-19th-century French radiance.

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