FESTIVALS


DC Jazz Festival
DC Jazz Festival
FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
The DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) returns for its 11th year with more than 150 free and ticketed performances and education programs in more than 60 venues across the city. The festival remains the largest, most diverse, most truly global jazz-based festival in the nation's capital. Artists performing jazz and its extensions in 2015 include AfroHORN; The Bad, plus Joshua Redman; Edmar Castañeda; Esperanza Spalding; Femi Kuti & the Positive Force; NEA Jazz Master Jack DeJohnette's Trio (w/ Ravi Coltrane & Matthew Garrison) and Paquito D'Rivera; John Scofield Uberjam Band; Marshall Keys; Sharón Clark; Snarky Puppy; Soul Rebels; Stanton Moore Trio; Gretchen Parlato/Lionel Loueke Duo; and many more.
LOCATION
The Hamilton Live; The Yards; The Phillips Collection; Sixth & I Historic Synagogue; Many, many more
WEBSITE
http://dcjazzfest.org/
DATES
June 10 - June 16, 2015
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Willard Jenkins
GENRE
Jazz
TICKET PRICE RANGE
$0 to $450
TICKET PURCHASE INFORMATION
Telephone: 800-745-3000
SOCIAL LINKS

Deer Valley Music Festival
FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
Highlights of the 12th annual Deer Valley Music Festival-summer home of the Utah Symphony-include Chi Ho Han performing Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 conducted by Vladimir Kulenovic; chamber concerts with Utah Symphony Associate Conductor Rei Hotoda; the Muir and Novo quartets; violinist Aisslinn Nosky playing/conducting Vivaldi's Four Seasons and works by Bach; and violinist Stefan Milenkovich in the Bruch Violin Concerto. The Utah Symphony performs music from Disney's Fantasia, and guest artists include Diana Krall, Kristin Chenoweth, Smokey Robinson, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, and others. A special concert will honor the Symphony's 75th Anniversary.
LOCATION
Park City, UT: Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater and St. Mary's Church
Salt Lake City, UT: Red Butte Gardens Amphitheater
WEBSITE
http://www.deervalleymusicfestival.org/
DATES
July 4 - Aug 14, 2015
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Thierry Fischer, Music Director / Jerry Steichen, Principal Pops Conductor  
TICKET PRICE RANGE
$26 to $100
TICKET PURCHASE INFORMATION
http://www.deervalleymusicfestival.org/
Telephone: 801-533-6683
BOOKING CONTACTS
Toby Tolokan, Vice President of Artistic Planning, 801-869-9005
Booking cycle date range
Fall 2015 for Summer 2016
SOCIAL LINKS

Drottningholms Slottsteater
Drottningholms Slottsteater
FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
An international artistic team headed by French conductor Marc Minkowski will work together with Drottningholms Slottsteater for a three-year period, 2015-2017, to stage Mozart's da Ponte trilogy. Le nozze di Figaro opens August 2.
LOCATION
Drottningholm, Sweden
WEBSITE
http://www.dtm.se
DATES
Aug 2 - Aug 16, 2015
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Sofi Lerstrm / Maria Lindal
GENRE
Classical
TICKET PRICE RANGE
$45 to $160
TICKET PURCHASE INFORMATION
http://www.dtm.se
Telephone: 46771707070
SOCIAL LINKS

Festival d'Aix-en-Provence
Festival d'Aix-en-Provence
FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
This summer will see world premiere productions of Handel's Alcina and Mozart's The Abduction from the Seraglio, the French premiere of Jonathan Dove's The Monster in the Maze led by Sir Simon Rattle, and a revival of Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Also planned: Tchaikovsky's Iolanta, Stravinsky's Perséphone, and the one-act a cappella opera Svadba (Marriage), by Anna Sokolovi. There will be concerts by the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, Ensemble Musicatreize, Mediterranean Youth Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, and MusicAeterna. Among the artists: singers Jane Archibald, Paul Groves, Philippe Jaroussky, Patricia Petibon; conductors Pablo Heras-Casado, Andrea Marcon, and Sir Simon Rattle. The European Academy of Music offers training to and concerts by 250 Young Artists.
LOCATION
In Aix-en-Provence: Théâtre de l'Archevêché, Théâtre du Jeu de Paume and Grand Théâtre de Provence
WEBSITE
Festival d'Aix-en-Provence
DATES
July 2 - July 21, 2015
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Bernard Foccroulle
GENRES
Classical
TICKET PRICE RANGE
$20 to $300
TICKET PURCHASE INFORMATION
Festival d'Aix-en-Provence
Telephone: +33 4 34 08 02 17
BOOKING CONTACTS
Artistic Administrator: Alain Perroux Booking: Sophie Ragot
Booking cycle date range
Booking for Summer Festival starts in February
SOCIAL LINKS

The Glimmerglass Festival
The Glimmerglass Festival
FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
Glimmerglass's 40th anniversary offers, in repertory, Mozart's The Magic Flute; Verdi's Macbeth, featuring artist-in-residence Eric Owens; Vivaldi's Cato in Utica; and Bernstein's Candide. Other mainstage events: a concert by Owens with tenor Lawrence Brownlee; a four-decade tribute concert; master classes by Deborah Voigt and Frederica von Stade; the world premiere of Odyssey, a children's opera by Ben Moore with libretto by Kelley Rourke; an afternoon of selected scenes that deal with law and justice, with commentary by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg; the traditional ShowTalk and Meet Me at the Pavilion series; weekly concerts at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
LOCATION
7300 State Highway 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326
WEBSITE
http://www.glimmerglass.org
DATES
July 10 - Aug 23, 2015
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Francesca Zambello, Artistic & General Director; Joseph Colaneri, Music Director
GENRE
Classical
TICKET PRICE RANGE
$26 to $144
TICKET PURCHASE INFORMATION
http://www.glimmerglass.org
Telephone: 607-547-2255
BOOKING CONTACTS
Gail Luna, Company Manager
SOCIAL LINKS

Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival
Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival
FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
This season, Green Mountain audiences will enjoy six concerts by the 35 distinguished faculty artists of our summer conservatory. Artist-in-residence cellist Matt Haimovitz, known for his presentation of classical music in unconventional venues, will discuss musical entrepreneurship, the current climate of classical music, and perform on our July 17 faculty concert.
During our intensive four-week program of solo and chamber music study,140 string players, ages 14-30, are immersed in an atmosphere of focused professionalism, with four hours of daily individual practice, daily chamber music rehearsals, lessons, ensemble coachings, master classes, and extensive student performance opportunities in the concert hall and throughout the community.
LOCATION
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
WEBSITE
http://www.gmcmf.org
DATES
June 28 - July 25, 2015
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Kevin Lawrence, Artistic Director
GENRE
Classical
TICKET PRICE RANGE
$25 to $25
TICKET PURCHASE INFORMATION
http://www.gmcmf.org
Telephone: 802-503-1220
SOCIAL LINKS

Hollywood Bowl 2015 Season
Hollywood Bowl 2015 Season
FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
Throughout the summer the LA Phil presents the best in jazz, classical, Broadway, and world music.
The Hollywood Bowl is:
-Pollstar magazine's Best Major Outdoor Venue
-The largest natural outdoor amphitheater in the United States
-The mecca for summer music in Southern California
-The seasonal home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and home of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
-A public park and picnic ground
-The perfect place for you, your friends and your family to enjoy a night of outstanding music under the stars
LOCATION
Los Angeles, CA
WEBSITE
http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/
DATES
June 20 - Sept 27, 2015
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Gustavo Dudamel
GENRES
Classical • Pop/Folk • Jazz • Ethnic
TICKET PRICE RANGE
$1 to $143
TICKET PURCHASE INFORMATION
http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/
Telephone: 323-850-2000
SOCIAL LINKS

International Keyboard Institute & Festival
International Keyboard Institute & Festival
FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
The 17th season of the International Keyboard Institute & Festival offers concerts, lectures, and master classes with Founder/Director Jerome Rose, Marc-André Hamelin, Denis Kozhukhin, Alexander Kobrin, and Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, with pre-concert lectures by David Dubal. Participants study and interact with faculty artists, and full-session attendees can compete for the MacKenzie Scholarship Awards, totalling $10,000.
LOCATION
The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, New York, NY
WEBSITE
http://www.ikif.org/
DATES
July 18 - Aug 2, 2015
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Jerome Rose
GENRE
Classical
TICKET PRICE RANGE
$20 to $20
TICKET PURCHASE INFORMATION
http://www.ikif.org/
Telephone: 212-772-4448
BOOKING CONTACTS
Julie Kedersha, Festival Director
Booking cycle date range
Fall 2015 for Summer 2016
SOCIAL LINKS


 

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