EVENTS

August 2017 – January 2018

Aug
2
Wed
SUMMERFEST OUTDOOR CONCERT
August 2, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
SUMMERFEST OUTDOOR CONCERT @ Ellen Browning Scripps Park | San Diego | California | United States
Come to the famous La Jolla Cove for our anuual free concert to kick off SummerFest 2017
Aug
4
Fri
OPENING NIGHT: Fiddles vs. Pianos
August 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
OPENING NIGHT: Fiddles vs. Pianos @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Join us for opening night - an evening of musical fireworks and spectacular artistry!
Aug
5
Sat
OPEN REHEARSAL: SF 2017
August 5, 2017 @ 12:20 pm – 1:30 pm
OPEN REHEARSAL: SF 2017 @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Join special guest, violinist Daniel Ching, along with other members of the Miró Quartet and Olli Mustonen as they rehearse Mustonen's Piano Quintet
Aug
5
Sat
FROM PRAGUE WITH LOVE
August 5, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
FROM PRAGUE WITH LOVE @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Parisian glamour meets Eastern Europe’s romantic mysticism in this luscious program.
Aug
6
Sun
GENIUS FROM FINLAND: Olli Mustonen
August 6, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
GENIUS FROM FINLAND: Olli Mustonen @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Finnish genius Olli Mustonen spans two centuries in this scintillating program.
Aug
8
Tue
OPEN REHEARSAL: SF 2017
August 8, 2017 @ 12:20 pm – 2:00 pm
OPEN REHEARSAL: SF 2017 @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Join special guest, bassist DaXun Zhang, Glenn Dicterow, Chee-Yun, Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu and Edward Arron to rehearse Dvorák's Quintet for Strings and Bass in G Major
Aug
8
Tue
IN THE HEART OF HUNGARY
August 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
IN THE HEART OF HUNGARY @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Music to salute the heart and spirit of an enchanted place.
Aug
9
Wed
THE POWER OF FIVE
August 9, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
THE POWER OF FIVE @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
One night, three quintets spanning centuries, that will broaden sonic frontiers.
Aug
10
Thu
ENCOUNTER: SF 2017
August 10, 2017 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
ENCOUNTER: SF 2017 @ Athenaeum Music & Arts Library | San Diego | California | United States
Join us at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library for a Special Performance Encounter hosted by Eric Bromberger
Aug
10
Thu
OPEN REHEARSAL: SF 2017
August 10, 2017 @ 2:50 pm – 4:00 pm
OPEN REHEARSAL: SF 2017 @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Join special guest, SummerFest Music Director Cho-Liang Lin, Kristin Lee, Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu, Edward Arron and Miró Quartet to rehearse Spohr's Double String Quartet No. 1
Aug
11
Fri
CELEBRATING STRINGS
August 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
CELEBRATING STRINGS @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Reach the mountaintop summit of strings with Mendelssohn, Spohr and Kodaly
Aug
13
Sun
KALICHSTEIN-LAREDO-ROBINSON TRIO: 40th Anniversary @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Wish a happy 40th birthday to America’s internationally-lauded piano trio.
Aug
15
Tue
BEETHOVEN’S VIOLIN SONATAS I
August 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
BEETHOVEN'S VIOLIN SONATAS I @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Journey through some of the most profound and beautifully-moving music written by Beethoven.
Aug
16
Wed
BEETHOVEN’S VIOLIN SONATAS II
August 16, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
BEETHOVEN'S VIOLIN SONATAS II @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
The sublime “Kreutzer” sonata is featured tonight, performed violinist Jennifer Koh and pianist Shai Wosner.
Aug
17
Thu
ENCOUNTER: SF 2017
August 17, 2017 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
ENCOUNTER: SF 2017 @ Athenaeum Music & Arts Library | San Diego | California | United States
Join us for part III of IV, the complete Beethoven Violin Sonatas (Musical Encounter)
Aug
18
Fri
BEETHOVEN’S VIOLIN SONATAS IV
August 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
BEETHOVEN'S VIOLIN SONATAS IV @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Violinist Yura Lee and pianist Gilles Vonsattel complete this SummerFest first-ever performance of the complete Beethoven violin-piano sonatas.
Aug
19
Sat
OPEN REHEARSAL: SF 2017
August 19, 2017 @ 1:50 pm – 3:00 pm
OPEN REHEARSAL: SF 2017 @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Join special guest, violinist Michelle Kim, Haochen Zhang, Cho-Liang Lin, Paul Neubauer and Clive Greensmith rehearse Elgar's Piano Quintet in A Minor, Op. 84
Aug
19
Sat
AN EVENING WITH THE REGINA CARTER QUARTET @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Grammy® nominated violinist Regina Carter makes her SummerFest debut
Aug
20
Sun
SUMMER SERENADES
August 20, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
SUMMER SERENADES @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
This program brims with disarming quirks and unexpected charms.
Aug
21
Mon
OPEN REHEARSAL: SF 2017
August 21, 2017 @ 2:20 pm – 3:30 pm
OPEN REHEARSAL: SF 2017 @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Join special guest, painist Haochen Zhang , Nathan Hughes, Anthony McGill, Keith Buncke and Jennifer Montone rehearse Mozart's Quintet for Piano and Winds in E-flat Major, K.452
Aug
22
Tue
MOZART’S ENCHANTMENT
August 22, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
MOZART'S ENCHANTMENT @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Mozart – the very word embodies the experience of sublime beauty.
Aug
23
Wed
ENCOUNTER: SF 2017
August 23, 2017 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
ENCOUNTER: SF 2017 @ Athenaeum Music & Arts Library | San Diego | California | United States
Join us at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library for a Special Performance Encounter hosted by Eric Bromberger
Aug
23
Wed
AN EVENING WITH ALISA WEILERSTEIN
August 23, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
AN EVENING WITH ALISA WEILERSTEIN @ UC San Diego Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall | San Diego | California | United States
One of today’s reigning instrumental soloists world-wide, cellist Alisa Weilerstein returns to SummerFest.
Aug
25
Fri
FINALE WITH DAVID ZINMAN
August 25, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
FINALE WITH DAVID ZINMAN @ Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall  | San Diego | California | United States
An All-Star SummerFest chamber orchestra led by American conductor, David Zinman brings SummereFest’s 31st season to a close.
Oct
18
Wed
CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
October 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA @ Jacobs Music Center-Copley Symphony Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Hailed as one of the greatest orchestras in the world, the multi Grammy® Award-winning Chicago Symphony Orchestra returns to San Diego
Oct
29
Sun
CROSSCURRENTS
October 29, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
CROSSCURRENTS @ Balboa Theatre | San Diego | California | United States
Bridging both directions of inspiration between jazz and the music of India, Crosscurrents is an international super-group led by 2017 NEA Jazz Master and Grammy® Award-winning bassist Dave Holland
Nov
11
Sat
RICHARD GOODE
November 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
RICHARD GOODE @ Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall | San Diego | California | United States
Legendary pianist Richard Goode brings a virtuosic program of works by J.S. Bach, Chopin, Beethoven and Schoenberg
Dec
2
Sat
SOME OF A THOUSAND WORDS
December 2, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
SOME OF A THOUSAND WORDS @ Balboa Theatre | San Diego | California | United States
Wendy Whelan and Brian Brooks return with new solos and duets, full of elegance and electricity, amplified by the remarkable live music of string quartet Brooklyn Rider.
Dec
17
Sun
DIANNE REEVES: Christmas Time Is Here
December 17, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
DIANNE REEVES: Christmas Time Is Here @ Balboa Theatre | San Diego | California | United States
The pre-eminent jazz vocalist in the world, Grammy® Award-winning singer Dianne Reeves rings in the holiday season with music from her celebrated album, Christmas Time Is Here.
Jan
7
Sun
IGOR LEVIT
January 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
IGOR LEVIT @ The Auditorium at TSRI | San Diego | California | United States
Hailed by The New York Times as “One of the essential artists of his generation,” Russian pianist Igor Levit makes his La Jolla Society debut.
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