The Heavens Laugh: Festive Bach 

Sunday, May 15, 2022 | 4:00 p.m.

Shrine of Ss. Peter and Paul | 125 Fayette Street, Cumberland, MD


Originally planned as the capstone concert of our 2019-2020 “Music in the Mountains” Festival, each work in this performance features Baroque trumpets and tympani. It is J. S. Bach at his most festive! Choral works such as Cantata 31 (Easter) and Cantata 11 (Ascension) are on the docket, along with Suite #3, an instrumental dance suite that includes the familiar Air “on the G String.”

Saturday Chamber Performance

Mozart to Beethoven

Saturday, May 14, 2022  |  8:00 p.m.

Emmanual Episcopal Parish | 16 Washington Street, Cumberland, MD


The Fortepiano Trio, composed of Cynthia Roberts, violin, Allen Whear, violoncello, and Yiheng Yang, fortepiano, is sure to deliver a dynamic, virtuosic performance. It will be presented in the round in the Parish Hall at Emmanuel Episcopal (built on the site of George Washington’s 18th century fort).

Make a Weekend of It!