2016 FESTIVALS GUIDE


Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
Caramoor's 71st annual summer music season kicks off with a gala on June 18 featuring Kelli O'Hara with Rob Fisher conducting Caramoor's resident Orchestra of St. Luke's. Other highlights: the American Roots Music Festival; Chick Corea Trio with the Jazz at Lincoln Center; the American premiere of Rossini's Aureliano in Palmira and Beethoven's Fidelio. Jonathan Biss serves as 2016 artist-inresidence; other soloists include Gil Shaham, Joshua Weilerstein, Pamela Frank; the Akropolis Reed Quintet; Edward Arron & Friends; a trio of pianist Wu Han, violinist Philip Setzer, and cellist David Finckel; an Independence Day celebration titled "Pops, Patriots, & Fireworks"; string quartet-in-residence Aizuri Quartet.
LOCATION
Katonah, NY
WEBSITE
http://www.caramoor.org
DATES
June 18 - Aug 7, 2016
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Jeffrey P. Haydon, chief executive officer; Paul Rosenblum, artistic director
GENRES
Classical • Jazz • American Roots • Opera
TICKET PRICE RANGE
$0 to $110
TICKET PURCHASE INFORMATION
http://www.caramoor.org
Telephone: 914-232-1252
SOCIAL LINKS

Carmel Bach Festival
Carmel Bach Festival
FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
The Carmel Bach Festival presents its 79th season "Bach Inspires," celebrating the centennial of Carmel-by-the-Sea. The program, created by Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Paul Goodwin, presents more than 40 events including an opening night concert with Handel's Water Music. Also programmed is a specially adapted version of Mozart's Idomeneo. New this season are the Monterey Museum of Art as a performance venue, and Sunday performance times (4:00 pm) for Bach's monumental B Minor Mass. The popular amily concert returns on July 23. The Festival features world renowned musi- dans and vocal soloists, including Thomas Cooley, Peter Harvey, Clara Rottsolk, Mhairi Lawson, and Meg Bragle.
LOCATION
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
WEBSITE
http://www.bachfestival.org
DATES
July 16 - July 30, 2016
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Paul Goodwin
GENRE
Classical
TICKET PRICE RANGE
$20 to $128
TICKET PURCHASE INFORMATION
http://www.bachfestival.org
Telephone: 831-624-1521
SOCIAL LINKS

Central City Opera 2016 Festival
Central City Opera 2016 Festival
FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
Escape to the intimate Central City Opera House for Colorado's quintessential love story, The Ballad of Baby Doe (60th anniversary), followed by Puccini's powerful thriller, Tosca. Central City Opera also brings two one-act operas to Colorado Springs, Denver, Boulder, and Central City: Mozart's The Impresario, and Later the Same Evening, five of Edward Hopper's paintings brought to life.
LOCATION
Central City Opera House, Central City, CO
WEBSITE
https://centralcityopera.org/
DATES
July 9 - Aug 7, 2016
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Pelham G. Pearce, General/Artistic Director
GENRE
TICKET PRICE RANGE
$25 to $102
TICKET PURCHASE INFORMATION
https://centralcityopera.org/
Telephone: 303-292-4958
BOOKING CONTACTS
John Baril, music director, jbaril@centralcityopera.org
Booking cycle date range
2016 for 2017 Summer festival
SOCIAL LINKS

Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival
Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival
FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
The 37 days of music in beautiful Portland, OR, include 50 concerts, 113 artists, five string quartets, 16 Beethoven String Quartets, four world premieres, 16 Protégé Artists. Highlights: Emerson String Quartet; Dover Quartet, Jennifer Frautschi, Akropolis Reed Quintet, André Watts.
LOCATION
Portland, OR
WEBSITE
http://www.cmnw.org
DATES
June 25 - July 31, 2016
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
David Shifrin
GENRE
Classical
TICKET PRICE RANGE
$30 to $75
TICKET PURCHASE INFORMATION
http://www.cmnw.org
Telephone: 503-294-6400
BOOKING CONTACTS
Rachael Smith, marketing director, smith@cmnw.org
SOCIAL LINKS

Crested Butte Music Festival
Crested Butte Music Festival
FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
Crested Butte Music Festival presents outstanding performances in diverse musical genres. Over 150 world-class musicians, conductors, singers, choreographers, stage directors, and educators come to the rural Gunnison Valley every summer. This year the festival offers 40 performances and events, many of which are free. La Boheme features emerging professional singers selected from over 400 national applicants. "Time Spans" celebrates classical works by living composers; "Gypsy Jazz" brings Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo to Crested Butte for the third year. Other highlights: violinist Charles Yang and pianist Peter Dugan, funk/roots group Euforquestra, and the American String Quartet.
LOCATION
Mount Crested Butte, CO
WEBSITE
http://crestedbuttemusicfestival.org/
DATES
June 25 - Aug 20, 2016
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Alexander Scheirle
GENRES
Classical • Pop/Folk • Jazz
TICKET PRICE RANGE
$30 to $200
TICKET PURCHASE INFORMATION
http://crestedbuttemusicfestival.org/
Telephone: 970-349-0619
BOOKING CONTACTS
Alexander Scheirle, Alexander@mycbmf.com
Booking cycle date range
Fall/Winter 2016/2017 for Summer 2017
SOCIAL LINKS

Deer Valley Music Festival
Deer Valley Music Festival
FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
The Utah Symphony will perform four chamber music concerts at St. Mary's Church: July 6, with conductor Jayce Ogren and soprano Simone Osborne; July 13, with conductor Jeannette Sorrell; July 20 with Utah Symphony's associate conductor Rei Hotoda; and July 27 with conductor Pierre Bleuse. Performances with the orchestra at Deer Valley Resort include The B-52s, Under the Streetlamp, Matthew Morrison, a Rodgers & Hammerstein Celebration, a tribute to the music of David Bowie, DreamWorks Animation in Concert, Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture.
LOCATION
Park City, UT
WEBSITE
http://www.deervalleymusicfestival.org/
DATES
July 2 - Aug 6, 2016
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Thierry Fischer, Utah Symphony Music Director
GENRES
Classical • Pop/Folk
TICKET PRICE RANGE
$35 to $120
TICKET PURCHASE INFORMATION
http://www.deervalleymusicfestival.org/
Telephone: 801-533-6683
BOOKING CONTACTS
Toby Tolokan, tolokan@usuo.org
Booking cycle date range
Fall/Winter 2016 for Summer 2017
SOCIAL LINKS

Drottningholms Slottsteater
Drottningholms Slottsteater
FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
The theater building's 250th anniversary is celebrated with a new opera by Swedish composer Jan Sandstrom: The Rococo Machine, in which the theater's fantastic stage machinery and original decor create the same striking special effects as 1766. World premiere June 7. French conductor Marc Minkowski conducts Don Giovanni, August 13, starring Jean-Sebastien Bou, Robert Gleadow, Krzysztof Baczyk, and Ana Maria Labin.
LOCATION
Drottningholm, Sweden
WEBSITE
http://www.dtm.se
DATES
June 6 - Aug 27, 2016
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Sofi Lerström/Maria Lindal
GENRE
Classical
TICKET PRICE RANGE
$45 to $160
TICKET PURCHASE INFORMATION
http://www.dtm.se
Telephone: 467-717-0707
BOOKING CONTACTS
Producer Kristian Holstein, kristian.holstein@dtm.se
SOCIAL LINKS

Eastern Music Festival
Eastern Music Festival
FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
With over 60 performances, workshops, master classes, seminars, and activities spread across five busy weeks, EMF's 55th season covers remarkable territory. The Eastern Festival Orchestra and Chamber Players and a professional teaching faculty of over 75 are joined by guests artists James Ehnes, violin; Cynthia Phelps, viola; Awadagin Pratt, piano; Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin; Julian Schwarz, cello; William Wolfram, piano. Also offered: the world premieres of 27-year-old American composer Julia Adolphe's Viola Concerto and a yet-to-be-named orchestral composition by Andre Previn.
LOCATION
Greensboro, NC
WEBSITE
http://easternmusicfestival.org/
DATES
June 27 - July 30, 2016
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Gerard Schwarz
GENRE
Classical
TICKET PRICE RANGE
$0 to $45
TICKET PURCHASE INFORMATION
http://easternmusicfestival.org/
Telephone: 336-272-0160
BOOKING CONTACTS
Chris Williams, executive director, tel: 336-333-7450 x. 224, cwilliams@easternmusicfestival.org
Booking cycle date range
Booking Fall 2016 for Summer 2017
SOCIAL LINKS


 

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