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SummerFest Spotlight
La Jolla Music Society's SummerFest is a nationally-recognized chamber music festival featuring over 81 world-class artists and ensembles performing concerts from July 30 - August 22, 2014.

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

 

 

July 31  

Enjoy a free concert featuring Music Director Cho-Liang Lin, SummerFest artists and special guests, the San Diego Youth Symphony's International Youth Symphony.   

 

August 1

Opening Night: Four Seasons
Friday, August 1, 2014

MCASD Sherwood Auditorium
TICKETS: $75 | $50

OPEN REHEARSAL

 
PROGRAM:

DVOŘÁK

FAURÉ

BEETHOVEN
     
VIVALDI

Selection of Slavonic Dances for Piano Four-Hands, Op. 46

Dolly Suite for Piano Four-hands, Op. 56

Clarinet Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 11 
     
The Four Seasons

August 2 Homage to Tchaikovsky
Saturday, August 2, 2014

MCASD Sherwood Auditorium
TICKETS: $65 | $45

 

 
PROGRAM:

RACHMANINOFF      

ARENSKY             
            
TCHAIKOVSKY

SHOSTAKOVICH

    

Trio Élégiaque No. 1 in G Minor 

Quartet in A Minor for Violin, Viola and Two Cellos 

Selections from The Nutcracker for Piano Four-Hands

Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57      

     

August 3 Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Sunday, August 3, 2014

The Auditorium at TSRI
TICKETS: $65 | $45

 

 
PROGRAM:

MOZART

STEPHEN HARTKE

SCHUBERT
      

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525

New Work for Piano Four-Hands

Octet in F Major, D. 803
August 5 Haydn Ⅰ: An Esterházy Concert
Tuesday, August 5, 2014

MCASD Sherwood Auditorium
TICKETS: $65 | $45

OPEN REHEARSAL

 
PROGRAM:

HAYDN

     

 

  
           

Andante with Variations in F Minor, Hob.XVII:6

Piano Trio No. 26 in F-sharp Minor

String Quartet in D Major, Op. 64, No.5, "The Lark”

Violin Concerto in G Major, Hob. VIIa:4 

Symphony No. 44 in E Minor,"Trauer”      

August 6 An Evening with Alison Balsom
Wednesday, August 6, 2014

St. James by-the-Sea
TICKETS: $75 | $50

 

    
PROGRAM:

J.S. BACH

TORU TAKEMITSU

J.S. BACH

JEHAN ALAIN

ALEXANDER GOEDICKE

ENESCU 

FALLA 

KERN 

Sarabande from Cello Suite, BWV 1008

Paths

Concerto in D Major, BWV 972
     
Trois Pieces      

Concert Etude

Legende      

Seven Popular Folk Songs 

The Way You Look Tonight 

August 8 Baroque Masterworks
Friday, August 8, 2014

St. James by-the-Sea
TICKETS: $75 | $50

 

       
PROGRAM:

HANDEL

J.S. BACH

HANDEL


J.S. BACH  

Organ Concerto in B-flat Major

Cantata, BWV 170

Violin Sonata in D Major, HWV 371

Con l'ali di costanza from Ariodante 

Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major BWV 1048       

August 10 Miró Quartet
Sunday, August 10, 2014

The Auditorium at TSRI
TICKETS: $65 | $45

 


       
PROGRAM:


SCHUBERT

    
BRAHMS

    
  
     

String Quartet No. 14 in D Minor, D 810 "Death and the Maiden"

String Sextet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 36 


             

August 12 Haydn Ⅱ: Papa, Family & Protégé
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

MCASD Sherwood Auditorium
TICKETS: $65 | $45

 

       
PROGRAM:

HAYDN
        
J.M. HAYDN
    
MOZART

BEETHOVEN  

 

String Quartet in C Major, Op. 20, No. 2

Divertimento in E-flat Major for Viola, Cello and Bass

Dou for Violin and Viola in B-flat Major, K. 424

String Quartet in E Minor, Op. 59, No. 2 

 

August 13 An Evening with Yefim Bronfman
Wednesday, August 13, 2014

MCASD Sherwood Auditorium
TICKETS: $75 | $50

 


      
PROGRAM:

PROKOFIEV

BEETHOVEN

Selection of Sonatas

Trio No. 7 in B-flat Major, Op. 97 "Archduke"
August 15 Music of Our Time
Friday, August 15, 2014

MCASD Sherwood Auditorium
TICKETS: $65 | $45

OPEN REHEARSAL


         
PROGRAM:
LIGETI

HOWARD SHORE

LAVISTA

MICHAEL DAUGHERTY

JULIAN ANDERSON

String Quartet No. 1

New Work

Marsias

Viola Zombies 

New Work for String Quartet    

August 16 The Great Classics
Saturday, August 16, 2014

MCASD Sherwood Auditorium
TICKETS: $65 | $45

 


       
PROGRAM:

MOZART

BRAHMS

SCHUBERT   
  


Oboe Quartet in F Major, K. 370

Horn Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 40
 
Strings Quartet in C Major, D. 956       

August 17 Who's Afraid of the 20th Century
Sunday, August 17, 2014

The Auditorium at TSRI
TICKETS: $65 | $45

OPEN REHEARSAL


             
PROGRAM:

BERNSTEIN

STRAVINSKY


DOHNÁNYI

TURINA


MESSIAEN


POULENC

 

Piano Trio (1937)

Dou Concertante for Violin and Piano (1932)

Serendae in C Major for String Trio (1904)

Trio No. 2 in B Minor (1933)

Le merle noir for Flute and Piano (1951)

Sextet for Piano and Winds (1932)

 

August 19 Haydn Ⅲ; The Classical Icon
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

MCASD Sherwood Auditorium
TICKETS: $65 | $45

OPEN REHEARSAL


              
PROGRAM:
HAYDN
  
  
  



  
WILLIAM BOLCOM

HAYDN
 
Clarinet Trio No. 2 in E-flat Major, Hob.IV

Clarinet Trio No. 3 in E-flat Major, Hob.IV

Baryton Trio No. 66 in A Major

Baryton Trio No. 113 in D Major

Haydn Go Seek for Piano Trio (2000)

Arianna a Naxos, Cantata for Voice and Piano
Piano Trio in C Major, Hob.XV:27

August 20 An Evening with the Assad Brothers
Wednesday, August 20, 2014

MCASD Sherwood Auditorium
TICKETS: $75 | $50

 

 

SummerFest welcomes back Brazilian guitar virtuosos Sérgio and Odair Assad. Enjoy an evening of collaborative music making with the extraordinary Assad Brothers joined by their SummerFest friends in a thrilling program featuring music from composers COPLAND, FALLA, CLARICE ASSAD, PIAZZOLLA and more.

August 22 SummerFest Finale with Leonard Slatkin
Friday, August 22, 2014

MCASD Sherwood Auditorium
TICKETS: $75 | $50

 


              
PROGRAM:

BEETHOVEN
     

SÉRGIO ASSAD

MOZART


GLAZUNOV
     

GINASTERA      

 

 

Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus Op. 43

Scare Crow

Violin Concerto No. 2 in D Major, K. 211

Five Novelettes (arr. Slatkin)

Variaciones Concertantes

 

 

 

 
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