News

WASR spotlight interview of Executive Director Deb Kosits, discussing NHMF’s Wolfeboro Chamber Series:

Bringing music to Main Street: Make Music Plymouth provides free tunes from 75 musicians, The Citizen, 7/25/16

Free Family Orchestra Concert and Make Music Day in Plymouth, NH:
The New Hampshire Music Festival presents a free professional orchestra concert on July 23 followed by an outdoor celebration of music making (press release)

New Hampshire Music Festival kicks off 2016 season with sold out concerts:
The Festival presents four more weeks of classical music, including orchestra and chamber concerts, a free family day, Music in the Mountains, and more (press release)

New Hampshire Music Festival presents two chamber music series this summer:
The Tuesday series includes five concerts at the Silver Center for the Arts in Plymouth, and a new series in Wolfeboro on Mondays features three concerts at Brewster Academy (press release)

Transformative musical experiences, education and outreach supported by Lincoln Financial Foundation and Cogswell Benevolent Trust Grants:
Grants support New Hampshire Music Festival programs designed for community members of all ages (press release)

New Hampshire Music Festival plans for summer season, The Citizen, 3/22/16

New Hampshire Music Festival announces 2016 summer season (press release)

Polivnick returns as director of NH Music Festival, The Citizen, 12/10/15

Music goes outside this summer, WMUR, 7/14/15

63rd New Hampshire Music Festival Season (Interview with Donato Cabrera), WAMC Northeast Public Radio, 7/7/15

New Hampshire Music Festival underway, The Citizen, 7/7/15

Here, there and everywhere: Concert series celebrates American landscapes, The Boston Globe, 6/27/15

Festival music director sees much to admire in Tom Nee’s legacy, The Laconia Daily Sun, 4/17/15

N.H. Music Festival to begin July 7, The Citizen, 4/16/15  |  full article

NH Music Festival has big plans for its 63rd season, The Laconia Daily Sun, 4/3/15

 

December 8, 2015

NEW HAMPSHIRE MUSIC FESTIVAL WELCOMES NEW AND RETURNING ARTISTIC LEADERS
MAESTRO PAUL POLIVNICK RETURNS AS CONDUCTOR LAUREATE AND YULIA MILSHTEIN APPOINTED AS CONCERTMASTER

Plymouth, NH, December 8, 2015 – The New Hampshire Music Festival welcomes the return of maestro Paul Polivnick as conductor laureate to lead the 2016 summer season, “Wanderlust.” The Festival is also pleased to officially announce the appointment of Yulia Milshtein as concertmaster for the festival after two summers of auditions.

Executive Director Deb Kosits says, “We are thrilled to welcome these two internationally respected artists to our artistic team and look forward to planning and presenting the 2016 season and beyond.” Polivnick and Milshtein join an artistic team that includes Dan Perkins, Director of Choral Activities and Principal Guest Conductor, members of the orchestra, and Festival staff.

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March 31, 2015

NEW HAMPSHIRE MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2015 SUMMER SEASON

The festival’s 63rd season explores “American Landscapes”—from Dvořák’s New World Symphony to Nico Muhly’s Pleasure Ground

PLYMOUTH, NH, MARCH 31, 2015 – The New Hampshire Music Festival (NHMF) today announced its 2015 summer season to be held from July 7 through August 6 in Plymouth and the surrounding communities of New Hampshire’s Lakes Region. With a theme of “American Landscapes,” the festival’s 63rd season will explore and celebrate American music and the great outdoors.

The Silver Center for the Arts at Plymouth State University is the festival’s primary venue, where it will offer full orchestra performances on Thursday nights and Tuesday night chamber music concerts. New this year will be a live orchestra concert with film, Oz with Orchestra, at the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook.

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Past Press Releases

NEW HAMPSHIRE MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH LAKES REGION AIRPORT SHUTTLE SERVICE LLC
Transportation services to be offered for concerts and special events
The New Hampshire Music Festival is pleased to announce that it will be working with Lakes Region Airport Shuttle Service LLC as the exclusive transportation sponsor for its 2015 season.  The company will be providing airport shuttle service for musicians and staff as well as transportation to and from concerts and special events for ticket holders.
September 29, 2014  |  Read full release

SINGLE TICKETS FOR THE 2014 NEW HAMPSHIRE MUSIC FESTIVAL (JULY 8 – AUGUST 14) ON SALE MAY 12
The festival’s 62nd season, “The Romantic Spirit,” will feature Verdi’s Requiem and a new ‘Composer Portraits’ Series
May 5, 2014  |  Read full release

NEW HAMPSHIRE MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2014 SUMMER SEASON
The festival’s 62nd season, “The Romantic Spirit,” will explore many aspects of Romanticism and celebrate the power and intimacy of live music
February 25, 2014 |  Read full release

NEW HAMPSHIRE MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP
Deborah Leonard Kosits elected as new executive director; Dan Perkins appointed principal guest conductor and director of choral activities
January 23, 2014  |  Read full release