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SummerFest 2012, July 31-August 24

La Jolla Music Society's SummerFest is a nationally-recognized chamber music festival featuring over 70 world-class artists and ensembles performing concerts from July 31 - August 24, 2012.

Since its inception in 1986, SummerFest has welcomed over 650 renowned artists and ensembles, four talented artistic directors and nearly a quarter of a million audience members at venues in San Diego and over the airwaves nationwide.

Free SummerFest Activities

Past SummerFests

 

SummerFest Outdoor Concert

SummerFest Under the Stars
Performance Date: Tue, July 31st 12 Directions
Doors Open: 7:30 pm
Ticket Price: FREE
Venue Name: Ellen Browning Scripps Park

 

Opening Night: A Romantic Promenade

Jon Kimura Parker © Marice Beznos
Performance Date: Fri, August 3rd 12 Directions Tickets
Doors Open: 7:30 pm
Ticket Price: $75 | $50
Venue Name: MCASD Sherwood Auditorium



 

Tan Dun's Water Passion

Tan Dun by Nana Watanabe
Performance Date: Sat, August 4th 12 Directions Tickets
Doors Open: 7:30 pm
Ticket Price: $65 | $45
Venue Name: La Jolla Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Theatre

 

Baroque Masterworks

Augustin Hadelich by Rosalie O'Connor
Performance Date: Sun, August 5th 12 Directions Tickets
Doors Open: 3:00 pm
Ticket Price: $75 | $50
Venue Name: St. James by-the-Sea

 

Schubert I: A Journey Through Time

Schubert I: A Journey Through Time
Performance Date: Tue, August 7th 12 Directions Tickets
Doors Open: 7:30 pm
Ticket Price: $65 | $45
Venue Name: MCASD Sherwood Auditorium

 

An Evening with Branford Marsalis

Branford Marsalis by Palma Kolansky
Performance Date: Wed, August 8th 12 Directions Tickets
Doors Open: 7:30 pm
Ticket Price: $75 | $50
Venue Name: MCASD Sherwood Auditorium

 

Commissions and Premières

Gabriel Kahane courtesy of artist
Performance Date: Fri, August 10th 12 Directions Tickets
Doors Open: 7:30 pm
Ticket Price: $65 | $45
Venue Name: MCASD Sherwood Auditorium

 

SummerFest White Nights Gala

White Nights Gala
Performance Date: Sat, August 11th 12 Directions
Doors Open: 6:00 pm
Ticket Price: For ticket information, please call 858.459.3724 x 206
Venue Name: Home of Jean & Gary Shekhter

 

Tokyo String Quartet

Tokyo String Quartet © Christian Ducasse
Performance Date: Sun, August 12th 12 Directions Tickets
Doors Open: 3:00 pm
Ticket Price: $65 | $45
Venue Name: MCASD Sherwood Auditorium

 

Schubert II: Soiree Musicale

Schubert II: Soiree Musicale
Performance Date: Tue, August 14th 12 Directions Tickets
Doors Open: 7:30 pm
Ticket Price: $65 | $45
Venue Name: MCASD Sherwood Auditorium

 

An Evening with Igudesman & Joo:

A. Igudesman & H. Joo by Julia Wesley
Performance Date: Wed, August 15th 12 Directions Tickets
Doors Open: 7:30 pm
Ticket Price: $75 | $50
Venue Name: MCASD Sherwood Auditorium

 

Beethoven: The Other Masterpieces

Beethoven: The Other Masterpieces
Performance Date: Fri, August 17th 12 Directions Tickets
Doors Open: 7:30 pm
Ticket Price: $65 | $45
Venue Name: MCASD Sherwood Auditorium

 

Viva Tango! An Evening with Pablo Ziegler

Pablo Ziegler by Sergio R. Reyes
Performance Date: Sat, August 18th 12 Directions Tickets
Doors Open: 7:30 pm
Ticket Price: $75 | $50
Venue Name: MCASD Sherwood Auditorium

 

A Family Affair

Deborah Hoffman by Peter Hurley
Performance Date: Sun, August 19th 12 Directions Tickets
Doors Open: 3:00 pm
Ticket Price: $65 | $45
Venue Name: MCASD Sherwood Auditorium

 

Schubert III: Freunde und Freude

Schubert III: Freunde und Freude
Performance Date: Tue, August 21st 12 Directions Tickets
Doors Open: 7:30 pm
Ticket Price: $65 | $45
Venue Name: MCASD Sherwood Auditorium

 

The Complete Brahms Trios

Gary Hoffman © Gerald Proust
Performance Date: Wed, August 22nd 12 Directions Tickets
Doors Open: 7:30 pm
Ticket Price: $65 | $45
Venue Name: MCASD Sherwood Auditorium

 

Downtown Express

Downtown Express starring Philippe Quint
Performance Date: Thu, August 23rd 12 Directions
Doors Open: 7:30 pm
Ticket Price: Free
Venue Name: MCASD Sherwood Auditorium
 

SummerFest Finale

Kent Nagano courtesy of artist
Performance Date: Fri, August 24th 12 Directions Tickets
Doors Open: 7:30 pm
Ticket Price: $75 | $50
Venue Name: MCASD Sherwood Auditorium

 
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