August Concert Series
The Summer Festival continues as the landmark event of Sunriver Music Festival for the last 40+ years.
The 45th Season concert series was August 10-21, 2022 - a remarkable inaugural season with Artistic Director & Conductor Brett Mitchell!
Classical Concert I – August 10, 2022 – Caldera High School in Bend, 7:30 p.m.
Maestro Mitchell’s tenure opens with a celebratory concert featuring many of our fine orchestra musicians and Beethoven’s monumental masterpiece, the “Eroica” Symphony.
DAVIES Ojai Festival Overture
GINASTERA Variaciones concertantes
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”
Pops Concert – August 12, 2022 - Caldera High School, 7:30 p.m.
The first half celebrates big anniversaries in the world of music for the silver screen. The second half features all that jazz. Come for your favorite film scores and dynamic live arrangements of Gershwin, Joplin, Ellington standards, and more! Featuring Timothy Jones, bass-baritone
Classical Concert II – August 15, 2022 – Sunriver Resort Great Hall, 7:30 p.m.
Dmytro Choni, Ukrainian pianist and a brand new medalist of the Cliburn International Piano Competition, joins the Festival Orchestra in a stunningly beautiful piano-centric evening.
WALKER Lyric for Strings
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37 (Dmytro Choni, piano)
SCHUBERT Symphony No. 5
Solo Piano Concert – August 16, 2022 – Sunriver Resort Great Hall, 7:30 p.m.
The historic Great Hall sets the scene for a groundbreaking solo performance from Ukrainian Dmytro Choni, one of the best young pianists in the world.
Discover the Symphony Concert - August 17, 2022 - Sunriver Resort Great Hall, 4:00 p.m.
This entertaining concert presents orchestral music in a fun and informal setting. Bring the whole family and enjoy a one-hour concert in the beautiful Great Hall with virtuosic young soloists and the full orchestra. Free for kids 18 and under, fun for all ages. Come early for the Instrument Petting Zoo!
Program includes selected excerpts from throughout the season, plus:
PROKOFIEV. Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67
SAINT-SAËNS Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso in A Minor, Op. 28, featuring Young Artist Scholarship recipient Mateo Garza, violin
Classical Concert III – August 18, 2022 – Sunriver Resort Great Hall, 7:30 p.m.
Featuring William Hagen, violin. The riveting American violinist, a seasoned international performer hailed as a “brilliant virtuoso…a standout”, joins the Festival Orchestra for Brahms’ iconic Violin Concerto.
HAYDN Symphony No.94, “Surprise”
BRAHMS Violin Concerto (William Hagen, violin)
Classical Concert IV - August 21, 2022 - Caldera High School, 7:30 p.m.
Featuring Timothy Jones, bass-baritone, an enthusiastic champion of contemporary works and composers. Equally at home on the opera and concert stage as he is in the more intimate settings of chamber music and solo recital, Jones performs with the Festival Orchestra in a closing concert of Shakespearean grandeur.
DIAMOND Music for Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet
FINZI Let Us Garlands Bring (Timothy Jones, bass-baritone)
MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 4, “Italian”
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