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The Mt. Desert Festival of Chamber Music is proud to present its 53rd season of summer concerts at the Neighborhood House in Northeast Harbor, Maine.  The series of five concerts will begin on July 19, 2016 at 8:15 with a performance by returning favorites the Shanghai Quartet.  An ensemble of Stephanie Chase, Dov Sheindlin, Mark Shumann, Kingsley Wood and Carl Oswald will perform on July 26, the Dover Quartet on August 2, the Borromeo String Quartet on August 9 and the season will conclude with the Brentano on August 16, 2016.

The Neighborhood House allows for the presentation of chamber music at its best in an intimate setting with fine acoustics.  Its old world charm adds to the informal yet serious setting, perfect for world-class chamber music ensembles.  The Mt. Desert Festival is proud to have been associated with the historic building all these years, witnessing the remarkable change in its fortune, from a neglected reminder of the Island’s former Golden Age to its present revitalized state. Thanks to enthusiastic support, the Neighborhood House, which will be celebrating its 113th year, has reclaimed its central place in the cultural and social life of the Northeast Harbor Community.

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The Festival may be reached at (207) 266-2550.  Our box office is open Mondays 11am to 4pm and Tuesdays 12pm to 8pm beginning July 18, 2016 and the phone will be answered consistently during those hours. 

Tickets may be reserved online, in person at our box office, by emailing tickets@mtdesertfestival.org or calling (207) 266-2550

Our box office will close after August 16, 2016 and will reopen in July 2017.

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