SAVE THE DATES for our live 2021 festival in Port Angeles!
August 13,14
August 20, 21

in addition, we are pleased to partner with Concerts in the Barn for two matinee performances on August 15 and 22 at the Barn near Quilcene! 

We plan to announce our 2021 festival programming soon. Ticketing annoucements will follow shortly thereafter. Thank you all for your patience as we navigate evolving Covid-19 regulations. We are planning live and virtual options for attending our 2021 festival.

We can't wait to see you in August!  

If you missed our Tribute to Clara Schumann premiere,

you can still watch this FREE program throughout the week right here and on our Facebook page. Please share to keep art accessible to all!


(note: newly fixed audio for movement 3 of Clara Schumann Romances)


Digital programming has kept us all connected throughout this pandemic, but also costs more to produce than live concerts.  

If you are able, PLEASE DONATE TODAY to support this production and future programming. 


If you prefer to donate by check, please make checks payable to:

Music on the Strait

Mail to: Music on the Strait c/o PASO

PO Box 2148, Port Angeles WA 98362

Watch Co-Artistic Director Richard O'Neill accept his

2021 GRAMMY win for

Best Classical Instrument Solo!

In honor of Women's History Month, we will pay tribute to the remarkable music of Clara Schumann, at the same time celebrating Richard O'Neill's recent GRAMMY Award.  We share this concert from the beautiful shores of Lake Sutherland. These works by Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann, and Johannes Brahms - known today as chamber music - were meant to be performed in living chambers and we're excited for you to enjoy this intimate house concert in your very own living room. We're grateful to perform on the beautiful Steinway piano that Dorothy Field herself donated to the Field Arts and Events Hall.  Two favorite musicians from our 2019 season return: pianist Orion Weiss and cellist Saeunn Thorsteindottir. We're thrilled to welcome Nathan Hughes, Principal Oboe of the Metropolitan Opera, performing Robert Schumann's Three Romances. 


Watch us give the first ever performance in

Field Arts and Events Hall in September 2020! 

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Music on the Strait is a world-class music festival in beautiful Port Angeles, Washington. This festival celebrates classical music in the singularly beautiful environment of Olympic National Park and the Salish Sea. 

Concert Schedule

Weekend Two:

Friday, August 13:
Takács Quartet with Orion Weiss

Saturday, August 14: 
An evening with Orion Weiss

Sunday, August 15: 
Takács Quartet at the Barn 

(presented by

Weekend One:

Friday, August 20: 
Jeremy Denk plays late Beethoven

Saturday, August 21:
Brahms G minor Piano Quartet 

Saturday, August 22:
Brahms at the Barn
(presented by 

"Music on the Strait...restored egalitarian trappings to the genre by bringing world-class artists to the Olympic Peninsula—a part of the Evergreen State that is overlooked as a cultural terminus because of its blue-collar history."

Zach Carstensen,

Seen and Heard International 

Help Sustain Music on the Strait!

  • Donations above $250 guarantee early access to subscription and single tickets.  

  • You will also receive an exclusive MOTS poster designed by celebrated Port Angeles-born artist Tom Eykemans. 

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