2016 FESTIVALS GUIDE

La Jolla Music Society SummerFest
La Jolla Music Society SummerFest
WHAT DISTINGUISHES THIS FESTIVAL
Amidst San Diego's spectacular ocean backdrop, La Jolla Music Society SummerFest is a nationally recognized chamber music festival started by the community in 1986. Each August, SummerFest assembles an outstanding roster of renowned musicians to perform a rich variety of presentions, and carries forward a tradition of commissioning new works.
FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
SummerFest 2016 opens its 30th-anniversary season with a free outdoor concert at La Jolla Cove featuring Time for Three. Returning to the festival are distinguished artists and ensembles such as violinists Heiichiro Ohyama and Chee-Yun, violist Cynthia Phelps, clarinetist Paquito D'Rivera, pianist and SummerFest Composer-in-Residence Marc-Andre Hamelin, and cellist Carter Brey. The Montrose Trio, the Escher String Quartet, the Danish String Quartet, the Zukerman Trio, and the FLUX Quartet will also perform. Cellist Mischa Maisky will play all six of J.S. Bach's Suites for Unaccompanied Cello. Closing the festival, LA Opera Music Director James Conlon conducts the SummerFest Chamber
LOCATION
Ellen Browning Scripps Park (La Jolla Cove), La Jolla, CA
WEBSITE
http://ljms.org/summerfest-2016/
DATES
Aug 3 - Aug 26, 2016
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Cho-Liang Lin, music director
GENRE
Classical
TICKET PRICE RANGE
$45 to $75
TICKET PURCHASE INFORMATION
http://ljms.org/summerfest-2016/
Telephone: 858-459-3728
BOOKING CONTACTS
Leah Rosenthal, LRosenthal@ljms.org
Booking cycle date range
Ongoing, through February prior to the festival. Winter 2016 through Feb. 2017 for SummerFest 2017.
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