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Yellow Barn Music Festival

August 6, 2022 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Yellow Barn
49 Main St
Brattleboro, VT 05301
$25 ($21 seniors, $12 students)
Yellow Barn
(802) 387-6637

Yellow Barn presents chamber music performed by an international community of musicians, in an intimate, “jewel box” concert hall.


Lewis Spratlan (b.1940) When Crows Gather (1985)
Alan Kay, Graeme Steele Johnson, Barret Ham, clarinets; Sophia Anna Szokolay, violin; Jeffrey Ho, cello; Abigail Sin, piano

Brett Dean (1961) Madame ma bonne soeur (2020-21) Text by Matthew Jocelyn (after Marie Stuart’s writings, 1559–1587)
North American Premiere
Rebecca Printz, mezzo-soprano; KJ McDonald, Yukiko Uno, violins; Edgar Francis, viola; Mon Puo Lee, cello


Sophia Gubaidulina (b.1931) Am Rande des Abgrunds (On the Edge of the Abyss) (2002)
John Myerscough, Mon Puo Lee, Audrey Chen, Madelyn Kowalski, Natasha Brofsky, Megan Yip, Nina Kiva, cellos; Eduardo Leandro, Matthew Overbay, aquaphones

Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951) Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte, Op.41 for string quartet, piano, and narrator (1942) Text by Lord Byron
Walter Van Dyk, narrator; Alice Ivy-Pemberton, Çiğdem Tunçelli Sinangil, violins; Krzystof Chorzelski, viola; Michael Kannen, cello; Anna Han, piano

Karin Rehnqvist (b.1957) Musik till den sovande (Music for a sleeper) (1998) Text by Jacques Werup
William Sharp, baritone; Curtis Macomber, Valerie Kim, violins; Alan Kay, clarinet; Matthew Overbay, percussion


All attendees will be asked to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination, including recommended booster(s). In addition, we are requiring audience members to wear masks in the Big Barn, and they should be N95 masks or equivalent. Seating capacity is limited to 70%.


Yellow Barn’s summer venue is located on Main Street in Putney, Vermont, just off of Exit 4 of I91. The Big Barn offers comfortable seating and airconditioning, and is handicapped accessible. Call us for information about other venues, or view venue details on concert detail pages. Should you have special needs, including those related to hearing or visual impairment, please contact us prior to your visit and we will do our best to address your needs.