SPOTLIGHT

SEASON 3

VIVO Music Festival is a Columbus based classical music festival dedicated to presenting a vital and singular musical experience for our home community in the form of a weeklong annual music festival. Spanning across 4-days from Aug. 30 – Sept. 3, 2017, VIVO is back with Season 3 – Bringing together an exceptional group of young professional musicians to present captivating concerts and events throughout central Ohio that directly engages with our community.

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SEASON 3 PROGRAM

VIVO Vortex 8/30

Opening concert co-presented with the Johnstone Fund for New Music showcasing the works of Gérard Grisey, a French 20th-century composer who pioneered the genre of spectral music.

Where: Short North Stage
When: Wednesday, August 30 at 7pm (cocktails at 6pm)

Program
Gérard Grisey: Accords Perdus
Gérard Grisey: Vortex Temporum

VIVO Transfigured 8/31

In conjunction with Columbus Museum of Art’s Pay-What-You-Want Thursdays, VIVO presents an epic program featuring works by two titans of the Viennese School, Mozart and Schönberg, as well as all the festival guest artists.

Where: Columbus Museum of Art, Derby Court
When: Thursday, August 31 at 7pm

Program
Samuel Barber: Summer Music
W. A. Mozart: Clarinet Quintet
Pierre Boulez: Mémoriale
Arnold Schönberg: Verklärte Nacht

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Beer & Beethoven 9/1

Back by popular demand, the Beer & Beethoven concert format from VIVO 2016 returns to Columbus for an evening of chamber music with brews and conversations at the hugely popular Hot Chicken Takeover in the North Market after hours

Where: Hot Chicken Takeover (North Market)
When: Friday, September 1 at 7pm

Program
W. A. Mozart: Divertimento, K. 251
And more…

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Gallery Hop 9/2

VIVO partners with Gallery Hop at the Short North Arts District again this season to saturate the evening with music alongside musicians from Columbus of all ages and background.

Where: Various galleries (Short North Arts District)
When: Saturday, September 2 at 4pm – 8pm

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VIVO Coda 9/3

A grand season finale featuring all of the VIVO musicians that observes the works of Mozart and Schönberg once more from a different perspective.

Where: Columbus Museum of Art, Auditorium
When: Sunday, September 3 at 1pm

Program
Richard Strauss: Sextet from “Capriccio”
W. A. Mozart: Divertimento, K. 251
Francis Poulenc: Trio
Arnold Schönberg: Chamber Symphony No. 1 (arr. Anton Webern)

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ALL VIVO MUSIC FESTIVAL CONCERTS ARE FREE

Suggested donations at the door

All VIVO Music Festival concerts are free entry with $20 suggested donation. Donations keep our concerts free for everyone to attend!

Capacity is limited at our venues, so we highly recommend everyone to RSVP online to reserve seating.

CONCERT DETAILS
VIVO Vortex – 8/30 @ 7pm (cocktails at 6pm) | Short North Stage **No Reservation Needed**
VIVO Transfigured – 8/31 @ 7pm | Columbus Museum of Art
Beer & Beethoven – 9/1 @ 7pm | Hot Chicken Takeover
VIVO CODA – 9/3 @ 1pm | Columbus Museum of Art

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With a donation of $250 or more, become a VIVO Fan and get full-festival concert access, attend open rehearsals, and grab a drink with our musicians after a concert.

Make a donation through our Fiscal Sponsor, Fractured Atlas, Inc. Fractured Atlas is a 501(c)(3) public charity. Contributions for the purposes of Vivo Chamber Music Festival are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

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MISSED SEASON 2?

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In 2016, VIVO presented its second season. To learn more about our past seasons, click here.

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Make a donation through our Fiscal Sponsor, Fractured Atlas, Inc. Fractured Atlas is a 501(c)(3) public charity. Contributions for the purposes of Vivo Chamber Music Festival are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

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VIVO Music Festival is fiscally sponsored by Fractured Atlas, Inc

All of our concerts are presented for free with suggested donations. We rely on a multitude of donors like yourself to help us cover expenses in putting together this festival annually. With your support, we are able to reach a wider range of audience members, present innovative programming, and invite world-class musicians with Columbus-roots to come back every year to share their incredible talent and musicianship with our hometown.

With our sincerest thanks,

Founding Directors
Siwoo Kim, Co-Artistic Director
Ted Ou-Yang, Executive Director
John Stulz, Co-Artistic Director

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PAST SEASONS

SEASON 2

HARP WITH ITS HAIR DOWN
Wednesday, August 31 | 7PM – Garden Theater – Green Room

Harpist Bridget Kibbey gives a recital of new works for harp, presented in collaboration with the Johnstone Fund for New Music and New Music at Short North Stage

Elliott Carter – Bariolage
Kati Agocs – Northern Lights
David Bruce – Nocturne from Caja de Musica
Sebastian Currier – Night Time Suite
John Stulz – Second-Hand Time (World Premiere)


NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
Thursday, September 1 | 7PM – Columbus Museum of Art

An evening of Art and Chamber Music in the Columbus Museum of Art’s stunning Derby Court.

György Ligeti – Six Bagatelles
Sebastian Currier – Night Time Suite
Claude Debussy – Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp
John Adams – Shaker Loops


BEER AND BEETHOVEN
Friday, September 2 | 7PM – Hot Chicken Takeover at the North Market

We’re taking over Hot Chicken Takeover in the north market for an energizing night of chamber music as it’s meant to be heard, with friends and brews

L. van Beethoven – Septet
and more…


GALLERY HOP
Saturday, September 3 | Galleries throughout the Short North

Bringing the entire classical music community of central Ohio together for pop-up performances throughout the Short North Gallery Hop.


PERFECT FOURTH
Sunday, September 4 | 3PM – Southern Theater

Our final gala concert at the Southern Theater, featuring renowned guest artists pianist Anna Polonsky and harpist Bridget Kibbey.

W. A. Mozart – Quintet for Piano and Winds
Maurice Ravel – Introduction and Allegro
Olivier Messiaen – Interstellar Call
Antonin Dvorak – Piano Quintet

SEASON 1

8 STRINGS, 9 TAILS

FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 8PM
SHORT NORTH STAGE, THE GARDEN THEATER

Chamber music masterworks by Antonin Dvorak, John Zorn and Felix Mendelssohn

Terzetto, Op. 74
Antonin Dvorak
Cat O’ Nine Tails
John Zorn
String Octet, Op. 20
Felix Mendelssohn


IN THE DARK

SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 7PM
SHORT NORTH STAGE, THE GREEN ROOM

Contemporary Austrian composer Georg Friedrich Haas’s String Quartet #3, “In iij, Noct.” performed in complete darkness by Quartet Senza Misura.

Janusgesicht
Matthias Pintscher
“In iij, Noct.”
Georg Freidrich Haas

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UNSTRUNG

SUNDAY, AUGUST 23, 4PM
SHORT NORTH STAGE, THE GARDEN THEATER

Bringing together an entire generation of young professional musicians from Columbus, performing works for string orchestra by J.S. Bach, Astor Piazzolla, and Edvard Grieg.

Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, BWV 1048
J.S. Bach
Holberg Suite, Op. 40
Edvard Grieg
The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Astor Piazzolla

DIRECTORS

OUR TEAM

Siwoo Kim

Co-Artistic Director, Violin
Westerville ’08

Frankie Kuo

Creative Director

Ted Ou-Yang

Executive Director
Upper Arlington ’07

John Stulz

Co-Artistic Director, Viola
Upper Arlington ’06

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