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Heifetz Ensemble In Residence (HEIR) – The Spring Eternal Concert Series – VII: Bohemia Comes to Barren Ridge

April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

HEIR Session II

The beautiful setting of Barren Ridge presents an ideal backdrop for an exploration of the string sound in the winery’s big hall. The centerpiece of the program is the stirring String Quartet No. 1 by Czech composer Bedřich Smetana.

HEIR Session II

We are thrilled to open the curtain and present live concert music once again in Staunton with this special program at Barren Ridge Vineyards.

There are two ways to enjoy the program:

In Person
*Limited Capacity: 50 attendees*
General Admission: $20
“Quartet” (Table for Four): $70

Suggested Donation: $10

Meet the Performers

Kenneth Ryu Takebe Naito (Heifetz 2015-17, 2019, Heifetz on Tour), violin – Elkridge, MD
Adam Savage (Heifetz 2019), viola – Port St. Lucie, FL
Noelle Midori Takebe Naito (Heifetz 2016-17), violin – Elkridge, MD
Jingxuan Zhang (Heifetz 2018-19, Heifetz on Tour), piano – Durham, NC
Jared Blajian (Heifetz 2018), cello – New York, NY

View the Concert Program

“Bohemia Comes to Barren Ridge”

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 1 in F Major, Op. 18, No. 1
I. Allegro con brio
Noelle Naito, violin; Kenneth Naito, violin; Adam Savage, viola; Jared Blajian, cello

J.S. Bach: Cello Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009
II. Allemande
Adam Savage, viola

Fritz Kreisler: Recitativo & Scherzo, Op. 6
Kenneth Naito, violin

Philip Glass: Orbit, for solo cello
Jared Blajian, cello

Mark O’Connor: Appalachia Waltz
Kenneth Naito, violin; Adam Savage, viola; Jared Blajian, cello

Bedřich Smetana: String Quartet No. 1 “From My Life”
I: Allegro vivo appassionato
II: Allegro moderato a la Polka
III: Largo sostenuto​
IV: Vivace​
Noelle Naito, violin; Kenneth Naito, violin; Adam Savage, viola; Jared Blajian, cello

Health & Safety Measures

We look forward to welcoming you back to the concert hall. Your safety is paramount to us, and so we ask you to observe the following regulations:

  • All reservations must be made in advance; there will be absolutely no admittance without a prior online reservation in order to ensure that we adhere to strict capacity limits.
  • Capacity will be limited to 50 in compliance with the statewide Executive Order.
  • Concerts will be held in the 3,900 square foot Great Hall, leaving ample space for social distancing of at least six feet between parties – required at all times before, during, and after the event.
  • All attendees must wear masks at all times, and double-masking is strongly encouraged.
  • All attendees are encouraged to use hand sanitizer upon entrance and use of the restrooms.
  • Couples and families may sit together, but observe social distancing from other attendees.
  • All chairs and surfaces will be sanitized before and after the performance.
  • Enhanced Health & Safety protocols at the Blackburn Inn may be seen here.

Learn more about the inaugural Heifetz Ensemble in Residence


April 25
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Barren Ridge Vineyards
984 Barrenridge Rd
Fishersville, VA 22939 United States
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