We are delighted to present Robert deMaine, Principal Cello of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and James Wilhelmsen on piano.
Robert deMaine is an American virtuoso cellist who has been hailed by The New York Times as “an artist who makes one hang on every note.” He has distinguished himself as one of the finest and most versatile instrumentalists of his generation. In 2013 he was invited to join the Los Angeles Philharmonic as Principal Cello after a decade as the Principal Cello of the Detroit Symphony. Mr. deMaine has appeared on the stages of Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, the Teatro Colón, the Berlin Philharmonie, Vienna Konzerthaus, and Moscow’s Tchaikovsky Hall, among others.
James Wilhelmsen is a Fulbright scholar and former member of the music faculties at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and the Center for Creative Studies Institute of Music and Dance. Mr. Wilhelmsen has performed widely throughout North America, Europe and Austria, both as a soloist and collaborator. He is a former member of the Verdehr Trio and is a current member of the Icarus Trio.
Grounds open at 12:00 PM
House opens at 1:00 PM with access to private rooms not available on public tours.
Reception begins at 1:00 PM
Concert begins at 2:00 PM, with a 15-minute intermission, concludes approx. 4:00 PM
Reception continues until 6:00 PM
Patron $125 per person
Includes parlor seating reserved in the order of ticket purchase. ($25 is tax-deductible)
Includes preferred seating for two persons. ($300 is tax-deductible)
Includes preferred seating for two persons, plus name(s) in program. ($800 is tax-deductible)
All proceeds from ticket sales benefit the Friends of Millford. The Friends of Millford is a group of supporters who share a deep appreciation for Millford and are interested in preserving its legacy for the future.
Millford is a registered National Historic Landmark. Located in Sumter County, S.C., Millford is a house museum owned and operated by Classical American Homes Preservation Trust.
We look forward to another wonderful music event at Millford!
A big thank you to our Benefit Committee members:
Mary & Clinch Belser, Thomas Bennett, Ginny Bush & Warren Schwarzman, Rita & Marvin Caughman; Kinga Bender & Ronald D. Long; Christina & Emory Clark; Courtenay L. Daniels; Freddy & Hornor Davis; Sallie & Charles Duell; Kathleen & Kirkman Finlay; Jerry Dell & Benjamin Gimarc; Cathy & Buddy Jenrette; Chandler Jenrette & Alex Yellan; Charlotte & Alan Kahn; Lee Manigault; Betsy & Julius McKay; Caroline & Swing Meyer; Suzanne & Peter Pollak; Anne & Alan Reyner; Carol Saunders; Connie & Pete Wyrick.