A second Pops Concert featuring Pink Martini’s lead man Thomas M. Lauderdale, the addition of a guest conductor, and more performances than ever in Sunriver and Bend highlight the final performance schedule released today by the Sunriver Music Festival.
The Festival’s 39th season runs from August 7 – 18 and is full of classical concerts, masterclasses, music workshops, family concerts, fundraisers, and open rehearsals. Many of the visiting musicians from prestigious orchestras are handpicked for the Sunriver Music Festival Orchestra by Artistic Director George Hanson.
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UPDATED: SUNRIVER MUSIC FESTIVAL PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
CLASSICAL CONCERT I – Sunday, August 7th 7:30 p.m.
Sunriver Resort Great Hall – Featuring pianist William Wolfram performing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1plus the Beethoven Symphony No. 6 Pastorale and Dvorak’s In Nature’s Realm.
FAMILY CONCERT – Monday, August 8th 4:00 p.m.
Sunriver Resort Great Hall – This educational and 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.
PIANO MASTER CLASS – Monday, August 8th 6:00 p.m.
Sunriver Resort Great Hall – Pianist William Wolfram will instruct a piano master class for five advanced piano students.
PIANO & VIOLIN RECITAL – Tuesday, August 9th 7:30 p.m.
Sunriver Resort Great Hall – Featuring pianist William Wolfram & violinist Steven Moeckel performing Liszt’s Dante Sonata for Piano and Franck’s Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano.
CLASSICAL CONCERT II – Wednesday, August 10th 7:30 p.m.
Sunriver Resort Great Hall – Featuring the popular Concierto de Aranjuez for Classical Guitar plus Respighi’s The Birds and de Falla’sThree Cornered Hat Suites. Soloists Adam del Monte, classical guitar and Alexander Lipay, flute.
CLASSICAL CONCERT III – Friday, August 12th 7:30 p.m.
Tower Theatre, Bend – Guest Conductor Frank Diliberto leads the orchestra’s performance of Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 “The Great G Minor” plus brass antiphonal choir selections by Gabrieli. Violinist Steven Moeckel leads the string section in Vivaldi’s famous The Four Seasons.
POPS CONCERT – Sunday, August 14th AND Monday, August 15th 7:30 p.m.
Summit High School, Bend – Featuring Pink Martini’s lead man Thomas M. Lauderdale joined by pianist and Young Artists Scholarship Alumnus Hunter Noack performing Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue for two pianos plus orchestra and Lauderdale’s Afro-Cuban arrangement of Prokofiev’s Peter & The Wolf.
CELLO RECITAL – Tuesday, August 16th 7:30 p.m.
Sunriver Resort Great Hall – A special solo concert with Amit Peled performing on Pablo Casals’ historic 1733 instrument accompanied by pianist Stefan Petrov.
CLASSICAL CONCERT IV – Thursday, August 18th 7:30 p.m.
Sunriver Resort Great Hall – Featuring cellist Amit Peled performing Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme and Bruch’s KolNidre. The 39th Season closes with Schumann’s Symphony No. 1 Spring.