2021 CONCERTS
Our 25th Season!

Concert Information

Our stunning gardens open at 6:00 p.m. concert days. Come early for a glass of wine with friends, then slip into the refreshingly cool comfort of The Barn to hear some of the greatest chamber music ever composed.  

We also encourage you to bring your own garden picnics with the option of listening to the concert inside OR outside in the relaxed beautiful gardens behind The Barn.

Concerts take place at Prairie Pines 4055 N. Tyler Rd, Maize, KS 67101

Schedule

6:00 pm: Our gardens open for you to bring your own food and socialize with other music lovers. Tables and chairs are provided. 

7:30 pm: Evening concerts begin (unless otherwise noted below). You are welcome to sit in the barn, but you will need to be seated by 7:15 pm. Or, you may stay in the garden and enjoy the show from our 50″ projection screen. The audio is heard from multiple stereo speaker systems.

Wine & Beer

Wine and beer are for sale through intermission. You must be 21 with valid ID). Please do not bring outside alcohol to Prairie Pines.

Concert One

German & Spanish Romantics

Schubert: Fantasy for Piano Four Hands D 940
Krasa: Dance Tanec for String Trio
Turina: Piano Quartet in A minor Op. 67

Julie Bees and RoseMarie Chisholm, piano
Evgeny Zvonnikov, violin Catherine Consiglio, viola
Leonid Shukaev, cello

Dates & Times to be Announced

The Inside SCOOP  
This is a fun and enlightening look inside the evening’s music. You learn things to listen for and background on composers, including the ideas that inspired them.

Concert Two

Berta Rojas Classical Guitarist

Berta Rojas ranks among today’s foremost classical guitarists. She has been praised as “guitarist extraordinaire” by the Washington Post and by Classical Guitar Magazine as “Ambassador of the classical guitar.”

Berta’s acknowledged warmth and musicality have earned her the admiration of audiences at major venues worldwide. She has been nominated three times for Latin Grammy Awards. Music from a wide variety of Latin composers will be performed, including Heitor Villa-Lobos (Brazil) and Agustin Barrios (Paraguay). Berta takes her audiences on a colorful journey of sound, embracing new works by composers in diverse genres.

Dates & Times to be Announced

Special Community Event!
Aires Latinos
Berta Rojas and Banda Hispanica

This informal evening will be a celebration of Hispanic culture and salsa!

Grammy nominated Paraguayan Classical Guitarist Berta Rojas will serenade and mesmerize you. We are calling all amateur guitarists to bring your guitar and Berta will teach some new songs and fun techniques in a guitar orchestra! You will be able to ask questions and gain insight of what it is like to be a world famous latin musician.

Come, move, and groove to Wichita’s favorite Latin Dance Banda Hispanica! This event sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Wichita Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Dates & Times to be Announced
This concert will be free. Location to be announced.

Concert Three

The Amazing String Quartet

Haydn: String Quartet Op. 74 No. 3 “The Rider”

Diesendruck: From the imaginary one-act micro opera
The Pit Band from Outer Space

Beethoven: String Quartet Op.59 No.3

Evgeny Zvonnikov and Natalia Korenchuck, violins Catherine Consiglio, viola Leonid Shukaev, cello

Dates & Times to be Announced

The Inside SCOOP 
This is a fun and enlightening look inside the evening’s music. You learn things to listen for and background on composers, including the ideas that inspired them.

NEW THIS YEAR! Family Concert Extravaganza

Join Host “Inspector Treble” in a musical exploration of Ferdinand The Bull with a string quartet playing music from Bizet’s Carmen. Spectacular photos of Kansas will accompany Vivaldi’s concerto ‘Summer’. The Family Concert will also include the world premiere of an original animation created especially for this concert by Daniela Diaz-Sustaita and Jalen Cooper with a collaboration from WSU’s Shocker Studios. The music of Tamar Diesendruck’s String Quartet No. 1 movement entitled ‘From The Imaginary One-Act Micro-Opera The Pit Band From Outer Space’ will be played live!

Before and after the 45-minute concert there will be miniature train rides, live animals and an instrument petting zoo.

Dates & Times to be Announced
Special ticket prices:
Adults: $13 | Kids $6-17

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