Stay tuned for announcement of our 43rd season in 2020! Summer Festival dates will be August 10-22, 2020.
Below is information about our most recent season.
Sunriver Music Festival's 42nd Season August 10-22, 2019
Artistic Director and Conductor George Hanson
Each summer season includes a 4-concert classical series.
See below for details on each composition, soloists, and dates.
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2019 Summer Theme: “Love Stories – Around the World with Music”
Classical Concert I – Saturday August 10 – Tower Theatre in downtown Bend, 7:30 p.m.
Featuring internationally-renowned pianist Olga Kern
GLINKA Ruslan and Ludmilla Overture
TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet Overture
TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1 in Bb Minor, Op. 23
Chamber Ensemble Concert - Tuesday August 13 - Sunriver Resort Great Hall, 7:00 p.m.
Join us in the Great Hall for a special chamber ensemble concert featuring Festival Orchestra musicians Heidi Williams, piano; Yvonne Hsueh, violin; Heather Blackburn, cello; and Stanislov Golovin, clarinet. This concert will be approximately 55 minutes without intermission. Admission is free with donations gratefully accepted.
Classical Concert II – Thursday, August 15 – Sunriver Resort Great Hall, 7:30 p.m.
Featuring Corine Brouwer, violin; Dan Skidmore, violin
BIZET Suite from Carmen
VIVALDI “Spring” from The Four Seasons, Op. 8, No. 1
PIAZZOLLA “Spring” from Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
ROSSINI Largo aria from Barber of Seville
PIAZZOLLA “Aconcagua” Concerto for Bandoneon
MARQUEZ Danzón No. 2
Classical Concert III – Monday, August 19 – Sunriver Resort Great Hall, 7:30 p.m.
Featuring Alexander Lipay, flute
HIGDON Dance Card
MERCADANTE Flute Concerto in E Minor, Op. 57
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4, Op. 60 in B-flat Major
Discover the Symphony Concert – Tues., Aug. 20 – Sunriver Resort Great Hall, 3:00 p.m.
Featuring Young Artists Scholarship soloists
A one-hour educational and entertaining concert presenting orchestral music in a fun and informal setting. For kids of all ages!
Classical Concert IV – Thursday, August 22 – Sunriver Resort Great Hall, 7:30 p.m.
Featuring Eric Zuber, piano
MOZART Don Giovanni Overture
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 23, K. 488, in A Major
BRAHMS Symphony No. 2, Op. 73, in D Major