St. Mary's County Arts Council

Programs & Events

Back to All Events

Raiders & Invaders Chesapeake Orchestra Brass Quintet Performance

  • Woodlawn Estate & Inn and Slack Winery 16040 Woodland Drive Ridge, Maryland 20653 (map)

Chesapeake Orchestra Brass Quintet performed as part of Raiders & Invaders Weekend!

June 8, 2014
Woodlawn Estate 
& Inn and Slack Winery
16040 Woodland Dr.,  Ridge,  Maryland.

The Chesapeake Orchestra's Brass Quintet  premiered a new work for Brass composed especially for the Raiders & Invaders Weekend at Woodlawn Estate & Inn and Slack Winery, Sunday, June 8 at 2PM. 

The work by Nathan Lincoln-DeCasatis is based around the remaining three stanzas of Francis Scott Key's poem "The Defense of Fort M'Henry" that were NOT originally set to music (the first stanza became the national anthem).  The three movement work entitled 1812 has as its movements:  1: Fanfare: Through the Mists of the Deep, movement 2:Toccata: The Havoc of War and movement 3; Chorale: When Freemen Shall Stand.  

Nathan Lincoln-DeCasatis is a young, award winning Maryland composer who has just been appointed to the faculty of Fordham University in New York City.

The Chesapeake Orchestra Brass Quintet is comprised of members of the Chesapeake Orchestra, including its music director Jeffrey Silberschalg.  The Chesapeake Orchestra is in its 16 season as the resident ensemble of the River Concert Series held at St. Mary's College of Maryland.  

The members of the brass quintet all come from the most important musical ensembles, including the Marine and Navy Bands and the Kennedy Center Orchestra.

As a trumpeter Mr. Silberschlag, has recorded as trumpet soloist with the London Symphony, London Philharmonic, The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the Czech Radio Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic, and the Seattle Symphony. He held principal trumpet positions with the Italian National Symphony, Jerusalem Symphony, and New York City Opera, National Company.

The concert also included popular American works for brass.

In addition to the concert Woodlawn will hold its normal tasting room hours from 12-6pm.  Please bring chairs and picnic fare to enjoy the afternoon park setting with your family and friends.

This event is made possible by the Southern Maryland Heritage Area Consortium, the Star Spangled Banner 200 Commission & the St. Mary’s County Arts Council. 

This event was made possible by

Later Event: June 28
Cha Cha Ching Gala