Apr
24
Fri
(CANCELLED) HAGEN QUARTET
Apr 24 @ 8:00 pm

Hagen Quartet

(CANCELLED) HAGEN QUARTET

FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2020 · 8 PM
The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

“One of the finest quartets of our time”
The Washington Post

Lukas Hagen, Rainer Schmidt, violins; Veronika Hagen, viola; Clemens Hagen, cello

This event has been cancelled due to state and federal restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

HAGEN QUARTET

SHOSTAKOVICH · String Quartet No. 10 A-flat Major, Op. 118

PUCCINI · I Crisantemi

MENDELSSOHN · String Quartet No. 1 E-flat Major, Op. 12

Lukas Hagen, Rainer Schmidt, violins; Veronika Hagen, viola; Clemens Hagen, cello

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Apr
26
Sun
(CANCELLED) ZOLTÁN FEJÉRVÁRI, PIANO
Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm

Zoltán Fejérvári

(CANCELLED) ZOLTÁN FEJÉRVÁRI, piano

SUNDAY APRIL 26, 2020 · 3 PM
The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

First Prize Winner of the 2017 Concours Musical International de Montréal
2016 Recipient of a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship

This event has been cancelled due to state and federal restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.


ZOLTÁN FEJÉRVÁRI, piano

J.S. BACH · French Suite No. 5 in G Major, 816

RAVEL · Le tombeau de Couperin

CHOPIN · 24 Preludes, Op. 28

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May
1
Fri
(CANCELLED) LES VIOLONS DU ROY
May 1 @ 8:00 pm

Les Violons Du Roy

(CANCELLED) LES VIOLONS DU ROY
JONATHAN COHEN, music director & conductor
AVI AVITAL, mandolin

FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2020 · 8 PM
The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

“The words ‘superstar’ and ‘mandolinist’ still look odd next to each other. Yet in the classical world they are starting to be joined with some frequency due to Avi Avital”
The New York Times

Prelude · 7:00 PM
Lecture by Kristi Brown Montesano

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LES VIOLONS DU ROY

VIVALDI · Mandolin Concerto in C Major, RV 425

J.S. BACH · The Art of the Fugue, BWV 1080 (excerpts)

J.S. BACH · Violin Concerto in A Minor, BWV 1041 (arr. for solo mandolin by Avi Avital)

VIVALDI · Lute Concerto in D Major, RV 93 (arr. for solo mandolin by Avi Avital)

VIVALDI · Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op. 3, No. 2

J.S. BACH · Keyboard Concerto in D Minor, BWV 1052 (arr. and transc. for solo mandolin by Avi Avital)

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May
17
Sun
BEATRICE RANA, PIANO
May 17 @ 3:00 pm

Beatrice Rana

BEATRICE RANA, piano

SUNDAY, MAY 17, 2020 · 3 PM
The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

First Prize Winner at the 2011 Montreal International Piano Competition
Silver Medalist at the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

“Ms. Rana’s fearless playing was an exhilarating rush of speed and color.”
The New York Times

Prelude · 2:00 PM
Students from the San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory perform

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BEATRICE RANA, piano

J.S. BACH · Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971

SCHUMANN · Piano Sonata No. 3 in F Minor, Op. 14 (1836 version)

ALBÉNIZ · Iberia, Book 3

STRAVINSKY · Three Movements from Petrushka

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May
21
Thu
IGOR LEVIT
May 21 @ 8:00 pm

Igor Levit

IGOR LEVIT

THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2020· 8 PM
The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

Celebrate Beethoven’s 250th Birthday with Igor Levit, “…one of the most probing, intelligent and accomplished artists of the new generation.” — The New York Times

Prelude · 7:00 PM
Lecture by Michael Gerdes

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IGOR LEVIT

BEETHOVEN · Piano Sonata No. 9 in E Major, Op. 14, No. 1

BEETHOVEN · Piano Sonata No. 10 in G Major, Op. 14, No. 2

BEETHOVEN · Piano Sonata No. 11 in B-flat Major, Op. 22

BEETHOVEN · Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-flat Major, Op. 106

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Jul
31
Fri
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: GOSPEL 101
Jul 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: GOSPEL 101 @ The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center | San Diego | California | United States

SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER:
GOSPEL 101

FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2020 · 2 PM
The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

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Let your soul sing out! Learn classic gospel harmonies while singing alongside Trey McLaughlin & the Sounds of Zamar. All are welcome, no experience required! Take your learning to the next level and join the ensemble for a post-concert performance in the Wu Tsai QRT.yrd at The Conrad following the Synergy I: American Sounds concert on Saturday, August 1.

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Aug
6
Thu
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: MUSICAL PERFORMANCE
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: MUSICAL PERFORMANCE @ The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center | San Diego | California | United States

SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER:
MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2020 · 2 PM
The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

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PROGRAM

WEINBERG · Toccata from Piano Trio, Op. 24
DARON HAGEN · Piano Trio
JOHN NOVACEK · Four Rags for Violin and Piano
BRAHMS · Clarinet Quintet in B Minor, Op. 115

Distinguished Finnish conductor, clarinetist, and composer Osmo Vänskä joins this year’s Fellowship Artist Ensembles for a compelling afternoon concert featuring Weinberg’s gripping Toccata, a lyrical trio by Daron Hagen, John Novacek’s jovial Rags, and Brahms’ exquisitely beautiful Clarinet Quintet.

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Aug
8
Sat
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: LECTURE WITH ALEX ROSS
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: LECTURE WITH ALEX ROSS @ The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center | San Diego | California | United States

SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER:
ALEX ROSS

SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2020 · 2 PM
The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

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Alex Ross has been the music critic for The New Yorker since 1996 and is the author of The Rest is Noise and Listen to This. He received a MacArthur Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and an Arts and Letters Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Join him for an afternoon of exploration, delving into this summer’s theme, Self + Sound.

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Aug
10
Mon
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: MUSICAL PERFORMANCE
Aug 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: MUSICAL PERFORMANCE @ The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center | San Diego | California | United States

SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER:
MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2020 · 2 PM
The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

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PROGRAM

SCHUMANN · Kinderszenen, Op. 15
CHOPIN · Mazurka, Op. 50, No. 2
THOMAS ADÈS · First Mazurka from Mazurkas for Piano, Op. 27
CHOPIN · Mazurka, Op. 7, No. 2
THOMAS ADÈS · Second Mazurka from Mazurkas for Piano, Op. 27
CHOPIN · Mazurka, Op. 24, No. 4
THOMAS ADÈS · Third Mazurka from Mazurkas for Piano, Op. 27
CHOPIN · Mazurka, Op. 63, No. 3
FREDERIC RZEWSKI · Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues

MacArthur Fellow and Avery Fisher Prize winner, pianist Jeremy Denk performs an exciting new program featuring the mazurkas of Chopin and Thomas Adès with Schumann’s Kinderszenen and Frederic Rzewski’s dynamic Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues. Stay in the hall after the performance to hear the pianist’s insights and ask him your own questions.

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Aug
12
Wed
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: MUSIC ON THE MIND
Aug 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: MUSIC ON THE MIND @ The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center | San Diego | California | United States

SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER:
MUSIC ON THE MIND

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2020 · 2 PM
The JAI

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The transformative power of music on the brain is well documented and widely studied from pain reduction and stress relief to memory and healing. Explore the complex facets of this research and discover how science and art come together during this intriguing Encounter.

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Aug
13
Thu
A SONG BY MAHLER, opera
Aug 13 @ 8:00 pm
A SONG BY MAHLER, opera @ The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center | San Diego | California | United States

A SONG BY MAHLER
An Evening at the Opera

THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2020 · 8 PM
The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

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Visionary director Doug Fitch helms the West Coast première of Marc Neikrug’s chamber opera, A Song by Mahler, which follows a celebrated concert singer as she develops early onset Alzheimer’s and, with the help of her pianist husband, uses music and singing to confront and cope with their new reality. This production features GRAMMY® Award-winning mezzo-soprano Kelley O’Connor, clarinetist David Shifrin, FLUX Quartet, and one of the world’s leading baritones, Kelly Markgraf.

Co-Commissioned by the Chamber Music Northwest with the support of the CMNW Commissioning Fund, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and La Jolla Music Society for Summerfest.

PRELUDE:
Interview with Marc Neikrug hosted by Nicholas Reveles · 7 PM

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Aug
17
Mon
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: MUSICAL PERFORMANCE
Aug 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER: MUSICAL PERFORMANCE @ The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center | San Diego | California | United States

SUMMERFEST ENCOUNTER:
MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2020 · 2 PM
The Baker-Baum Concert Hall

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PROGRAM

BEETHOVEN · String Quartet in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131
FAURÉ· Piano Quartet No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 45

 

Praised by the Seattle Times as “simply marvelous,” violinist/violist Tien-Hsin “Cindy” Wu joins this year’s Fellowship Artist Ensembles for an afternoon concert featuring two great masterworks by Beethoven and Fauré.

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