Concert Program/Tickets

July  31 - August 16, 2015
On the Camnpus of Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, Nevada

Experience the thrill of SummerFest Concerts featuring renowned soloists from the world's stages and the exceptional musicians of the Lake Tahoe SummerFest Orchestra, drawn from the New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Seattle Symphony and other exceptional orchestras throughout the world.

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Rehearsals are free and open to the public.
Mondays:  day off
Tuesdays:  2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Wednesdays: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm and 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Thursdays:  10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fridays: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Dress rehearsal for Friday night
Saturdays: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Dress Rehearsal for Saturday night


Week One: July 31 - August 2

Guest Artist: Joseph Kalichstein, Piano

'Destination Genius'
Friday July 31st, 7:15 pm
Mendelssohn: Sinfonia No. 10 in B Minor                        
Mozart: Symphony No. 36, “Linz”                            
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor”                    

'In a Vienna Cafe'
Meet the Music-Meet the Musicians, Chamber Music
Saturday, August 1st, 7:15 pm
Mozart: Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, K.493
Schubert:  Quintet in C major, D.956
                                
‘Passion for Dance’
Sunday, August 2nd, 4pm
Bach:  Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor                    
Mozart: Piano Concerto in G Major, K.453                            
Brahms: Serenade No. 2, Op. 16                            


Week Two: August 7 - 9

Guest Artists: Ana Vidovic, Guitar & Jeremy McCoy, Contrabass

‘Spanish Fire’
Friday August 7th, 7:15pm
Rodrigo: Zarabanda lejana y Villancico                        
Piazzola: Tangazo                           
Arriaga: Symphony in D Major                            
Rodrigo: Concerto de Aranjuez for Guitar                    

'Latin Embrace'
Meet the Music-Meet the Musicians, Chamber Music
Saturday, August 8th, 7:15pm
Boccherini: Quintet for Guitar and Strings, 4th movement, "Fandango"
Frederico Moreno Torroba: Sonatina for Guitar
Joaquin Turina: "La Oracion del Torero" for String Quartet
Enrique Granados: Piano Trio, Opus 50
                                        
‘Hollywood in Tahoe’
Sunday August 9th, 4pm
Bernard Hermann: Suite from “Psycho”                
Rota: Divertimento Concertante for Double Bass                
Copland: Music for Movies                            
Patrick Doyle: Sense and Sensibility        


Week Three: August 14 - 16

Guest Artists: Nathan Hughes, Oboe & Paul Watkins, Cello

'Hero's Passage'
Friday, August 14th, 7:15pm
Paul Watkins, Guest conductor
Wagner: Siegfried Idyll                                    
Richard Strauss: Concerto for oboe                            
Haydn: Symphony No. 104                                

'White Nights, Golden Moons'
Meet the Music-Meet the Musicians, Chamber Music
Saturday, August 15th, 7:15pm
Rimsky-Korsakov:  Piano Quintet in B-flat Major
Tchaikovsky: String Sextet "Souvenir de Florence"

'The Danube Baltic Express'
Sunday August 16, 4:00pm
Mozart: Serenade No. 12                                
Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme                    
Beethoven: Symphony No. 2