EVENTS

May – August 2017

May
12
Fri
RESTAURANT NIGHT: Jeremy Denk, piano
May 12, 2017 @ 5:15 pm – 7:00 pm
RESTAURANT NIGHT: Jeremy Denk, piano @ Catania | San Diego | California | United States
Join us for a delicious pre-concert dinner at Catania before enjoying a performance by pianist Jeremy Denk at La Jolla Presbyterian Church
May
12
Fri
JEREMY DENK
May 12, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
JEREMY DENK @ La Jolla Presbyterian Church | San Diego | California | United States
Pianist Jeremy Denk’s exceptionally eclectic program ranges from Renaissance and contemporary classical music to ragtime and jazz.
Aug
2
Wed
SUMMERFEST OUTDOOR CONCERT & MOVIE
August 2, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
SUMMERFEST OUTDOOR CONCERT & MOVIE @ 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 CELEBRATION: August 4
August 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
OPENING NIGHT CELEBRATION: August 4 @ The Lodge at Torrey Pines | San Diego | California | United States
Join us at this special mix-and-mingle reception with SummerFest Artists before the Opening Night concert on Aug. 4.
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
SUNDAY BRUNCH: August 6
August 6, 2017 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
SUNDAY BRUNCH: August 6 @ NINE-TEN Restaurant | San Diego | California | United States
Join SummerFest Artists and fellow concert-goers for Sunday Brunch and festive libations prior to the Aug. 6 afternoon concert.
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
SUNDAY BRUNCH: August 13
August 13, 2017 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
SUNDAY BRUNCH: August 13 @ Catania Restaurant | San Diego | California | United States
Join SummerFest Artists and fellow concert-goers for Sunday Brunch and festive libations prior to the Aug. 13 afternoon concert.
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
SUNDAY BRUNCH: August 20
August 20, 2017 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
SUNDAY BRUNCH: August 20 @ La Valencial Hotel | San Diego | California | United States
Join SummerFest Artists and fellow concert-goers for Sunday Brunch and festive libations prior to the Aug. 20 afternoon concert.
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.