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)


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Clara Schumann: Three Romances for Violin and Piano 


Robert Schumann: Three Romances for Oboe and Piano 


Johannes Brahms: Wiegenlied and Liebestreu for Cello and Piano


Clara Schumann: Piano Trio in G minor 

Nathan Hughes, oboe

Saeunn Thorseteindottir, cello

James Garlick, violin

Orion Weiss, piano

Richard O'Neill, host

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. 

Weekend Two:

Concert Schedule

Friday, August 23: Schubert’s Cello Quintet

Saturday, August 24: Ani Aznavoorian plays Shostakovich

Sunday, August 25: 2019 Special Guest Artists Stefan Jackiw and Orion Weiss in recital (matinee)

Weekend One:

Friday, August 30: Quartet(s) for the End of Time

Saturday, August 31: A Community Grand Finale: Schubert’s Trout Quintet

"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 

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