Summer Events

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.


Summer Concerts Flyer 2019

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2019 Summer Events 

Swings Fore Strings – Sunday, June 2 – Woodlands Golf Course in Sunriver
The 11th annual Precision Body & Paint Swings for Strings golf tournament is a fun day on the golf course supporting the Festival’s 42nd Season and the Young Artists Scholarship program.

Young Artists Scholarship Concert – Sunday, June 9 – Holy Trinity Church in Sunriver
Over the 23 year history, the Young Artists Scholarship program has awarded over $500,000 in scholarships to 148 Central Oregon classical music students. This annual concert is a showcase of the exceptional talent of these young musicians. 

2019 Summer Theme: “Love Stories – Around the World with Music”

Artistic Director and Conductor George Hanson 

Festival Faire Dinner & Auction – Sunday, July 21 – Sunriver Resort Great Hall
The elegant Festival Faire dinner and auction in the Great Hall at Sunriver Resort includes performances by the talented Young Artists Scholarship winners. This grand fundraiser directly supports the scholarship program and the summer festival. 

Piano Master Class – Wednesday, August 7 – Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Sunriver, 2:00 p.m.
Olga Kern with advanced piano students. Audience members welcome. 

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

Solo Piano Concert – Monday, August 12 – Sunriver Resort Great Hall, 7:30 p.m.
Featuring internationally-renowned pianist Olga Kern 

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 Louise Williams, piano; Yvonne Hsueh, violin; Heather Blackburn, cello; and Stanislav 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

Pops Concert – Saturday, August 17, Summit High School, 7:30 p.m.
Featuring Octavio Moreno, baritone and the symphonic photochoreography of Westwater Arts
Latin Spectacular!  Click here to read more about this year's special Pops Concert.

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

Friends of the Festival members receive priority choice in seat selection.

Non-members are also welcome to purchase tickets at this time and please know that your seat request will be processed after June 1, 2019.

Questions or wishing to order via phone? Please call us at 541-593-9310.



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Sunriver Music Festival
P.O. Box 4308
Sunriver, OR 97707

Located in the Sunriver Village Building 13

Office Hours
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Phone: 541-593-1084
Tickets: 541-593-9310