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Aug 01, 02

Harris Theater, Millennium Park, Chicago

Brahms Symphony No. 4
Widmann, Con Brio, concert overture for orchestra
Bartók, Piano Concerto no. 3, Sz 119
Brahms, Symphony no. 4 in E minor, Op.98
Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, Conductor
Markus Groh, Piano
Aug 01, 02

Lincoln Center: Avery Fisher Hall, New York City

Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra: 'Emperor' Concerto
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat major "Emperor", Op.73
Haydn, Symphony no. 104 in D major "London"
Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
Andrew Manze, Conductor
Steven Osborne, Piano
1 August at 18:00

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts: Venetian Theater, Katonah

Alisa Weilerstein with Ariel Quartet
Boccherini, String Quintet in E major, Op.11 no.5
Arensky, String Quartet no. 2 in A minor, Op.35
Schubert, String Quintet in C major, D.956
Alisa Weilerstein, Cello
Ariel Quartet, Quartet
1 August at 19:00

Severance Hall, Cleveland

Summers@Severance: Summer Romance
Ravel, Pavane pour une infante défunte
Ravel, Piano Concerto in G major
Rachmaninov, Symphonic Dances for orchestra, Op.45
Johannes Debus, Conductor
Benjamin Grosvenor, Piano
1 August at 19:30

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

The Beethoven Revolution
Beethoven, The Creatures of Prometheus, Op.43: Overture
Beethoven, Triple Concerto for violin, cello, and piano in C major, Op.56
Beethoven, Symphony no. 5 in C minor, Op.67
Edwin Outwater, Conductor
Guerrieri, Matthew
Gryphon Trio
1 August at 20:00

Benaroya Hall: Nordstrom Recital Hall, Seattle

2014 Summer Festival
Beethoven, Clarinet Trio no. 4 in B flat major "Gassenhauer", Op.11 (Ricardo Morales, William De Rosa, Adam Neiman)
Taneyev, String Trio in D major (Erin Keefe, Andrew Wan, Geraldine Walther)
Brahms, String Quintet no. 1 in F major, Op.88 (Ida Levin, Emily Daggett Smith, David Harding, Roberto Diaz, Julie Albers)
Ricardo Morales, Clarinet
De Rosa, William, Cello
Adam Neiman, Piano
Erin Keefe, Violin
Andrew Wan, Violin
Geraldine Walther, Viola
Ida Levin, Violin
Emily Daggett Smith, Violin
David Harding, Viola
Roberto Diaz, Viola
Julie Albers, Cello
1 August at 20:30

Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz

Opening Night
Mattingly, Sky Madrigal
Norman, Play
Fleck, The Impostor Concerto
Béla Fleck, Banjo
Cabrillo Festival Orchestra
1 August at 22:00

Lincoln Center: Stanley H Kaplan Penthouse, New York City

A Little Night Music: Steven Osborne, piano
Schubert, Impromptu no. 1 in F minor, D.935
Hüttenbrenner, Variations on a Theme
Steven Osborne, Piano
2 August at 19:30
Ravinia Festival

Ravinia Festival Pavilion, Chicago

Salome, Op.54
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Strauss R., Salome, Op.54 (in concert)
James Conlon, Conductor
Patricia Racette, Salome
Gabriele Schnaut, Herodias
Wolfgang Schmidt, Herod
Joseph Kaiser, Narraboth
Egils Silins, Jochanaan
2 August at 20:00

Benaroya Hall: Nordstrom Recital Hall, Seattle

2014 Summer Festival
Mozart, Quintet in C minor for Strings, K406 (K516b) (Emily Daggett Smith, Erin Keefe, Roberto Diaz, David Harding, William De Rosa)
Beethoven, Septet in E flat major, Op.20 (Ida Levin, Geraldine Walther, Efe Baltacigil, Jordan Anderson, Ricardo Morales, Seth Krimsky, Jeffrey Fair)
Tchaikovsky, Piano Trio in A minor, "In memory of a Great Artist" Op.50 (Andrew Wan, Julie Albers, Adam Neiman)
Emily Daggett Smith, Violin
Erin Keefe, Violin
Roberto Diaz, Viola
David Harding, Viola
De Rosa, William, Cello, Bassoon, Horn
Ida Levin, Violin
Geraldine Walther, Viola
Efe Baltacigil, Cello
Jordan Anderson, Bass
Ricardo Morales, Clarinet
Andrew Wan, Violin
Julie Albers, Cello
Adam Neiman, Piano
2 August at 20:00

Blossom Music Center, Cleveland

Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom - Romantic Rachmaninoff
Rameau, Les Indes galantes (Selections)
Ravel, Piano Concerto in G major
Ravel, Pavane pour une infante défunte
Rachmaninov, Symphonic Dances for orchestra, Op.45
Johannes Debus, Conductor
Benjamin Grosvenor, Piano
2 August at 20:00

Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz

Higdon, Concerto 4-3
Turnage, Speranza
Cole, TJ, Megalopolis
Cabrillo Festival Orchestra
2 August at 20:00

Benaroya Hall: Nordstrom Recital Hall, Seattle

Seattle Chamber Music Society Summer Festival: Mozart, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky
Mozart, Quintet in C minor for Strings, K406 (K516b)
Beethoven, Septet in E flat major, Op.20
Emily Daggett Smith, Violin
Erin Keefe, Violin
Roberto Diaz, Viola
David Harding, Viola
William De Rosa, Cello, Horn, Bassoon
Ida Levin, Violin
Geraldine Walther, Viola
Efe Baltacigil, Cello
Jordan Anderson, Bass
Ricardo Morales, Clarinet
3 August at 15:30

Santa Barbara County Courthouse Sunken Gardens, Santa Barbara

Fiesta Concert in Courthouse Sunken Gardens
3 August at 16:30

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts: Venetian Theater, Katonah

Festival Finale: Alisa Weilerstein, Orchestra of St. Luke's, Pablo Heras-Casado
Wagner, Lohengrin: prelude to Act 3
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Dvořák, Symphony no. 8 in G major, Op.88
Orchestra of St Luke's
Alisa Weilerstein, Cello
Pablo Heras-Casado, Conductor
3 August at 19:00

Blossom Music Center, Cleveland

Hollywood Under the Stars
Richard Kaufman, Conductor
Michael Sachs, Trumpet
3 August at 20:00

Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz

Time for Three
4 August at 20:00
Ravinia Festival

Ravinia Festival Pavilion, Chicago

Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
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Brahms, Academic Festival Overture for large orchestra (Akademische Festouverture), Op.80
Brahms, Symphony no. 3 in F major, Op.90
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
Paavo Järvi, Conductor
4 August at 22:00
Mostly Mozart Festival

Lincoln Center: Stanley H Kaplan Penthouse, New York City

A Little Night Music
Mozart, Other
Martin Fröst, Clarinet
Antoine Tamestit, Viola
Shai Wosner, Piano
5 August at 20:00
Ravinia Festival

Ravinia Festival: Martin Theatre, Chicago

Chicago Pro Musica: A Soldier's Tale / The Devil's Tale
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Stephenson, Devil's Tale (World premiere staging)
Stravinsky, L'Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier's Tale)
Chicago Pro Musica
5 August at 20:00

Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles

Trumpet and Guitar
Kodály, Dances of Galánta
De Falla, Siete canciones populares españolas (arr. Berio)
Rodrigo, Concierto de Aranjuez for guitar and orchestra
Ravel, La Valse, for orchestra
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Joshua Weilerstein, Conductor
Alison Balsom, Trumpet
Miloš Karadaglić, Guitar
6 August at 14:00
Ravinia Festival

Ravinia Festival: Bennett Gordon Hall, Chicago

Marie McLaughlin Masterclass
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Marie McLaughlin, Soprano
6 August at 20:00
Ravinia Festival

Ravinia Festival: Martin Theatre, Chicago

A Chanson Encounter
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Schubert, Der Zwerg (M. v. Collin), D.771
Loewe, Edward, Op.1 no.1
Schumann, Belsazar, Op.57
Liszt, Die drei Zigeuner, S 320
Weill, Das Berliner Requiem: Die Ballade vom ertrunkenen Mädchen
Wolf, Mörike Lieder: no.44 Der Feuerreiter
Fauré, Automne, Op.18 no.3
Fauré, L'horizon chimérique
Liszt, Tre sonetti di Petrarca, S 270
Stéphane Degout, Baritone
Simon Lepper, Piano
6 August at 18:30
Grant Park Music Festival

Jay Pritzker Pavillion, Chicago

Seven Deadly Sins
Weill, The Seven Deadly Sins
Schubert, Symphony no. 8 in B minor "Unfinished", D.759
Strauss R., Salome, Op.54: Dance of the seven veils
Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, Conductor
Storm Large, Vocals
6 August at 19:30

Peter Norton Symphony Space, New York City

New York Choral Society 54th Annual Summer Sings-Vivaldi: Gloria/Faure Requiem
Vivaldi, Gloria in D major for soloists choir and orchestra, RV 589
Fauré, Requiem: Pie Jesu
Goodwin, John Daly, Conductor
Aug 07, 08
Ravinia Festival

Ravinia Festival Pavilion, Chicago

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King - Complete Score Performed Live by CSO
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Shore, Film music from Lord of the Rings (The Return of the King with complete film)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Ludwig Wicki, Conductor
Chicago Children's Choir
Chicago Chorale
The Lakeside Singers
7 August at 19:30

Lincoln Center: Alice Tully Hall, New York City

Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie
Brahms, Academic Festival Overture for large orchestra (Akademische Festouverture), Op.80
Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 1 in D minor, Op.15
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
Paavo Järvi, Conductor
Lars Vogt, Piano
7 August at 20:00

Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles

Brahms Double with Hilary Hahn
Brahms, Double Concerto in A minor for Violin, Cello and Orchestra, Op.102
Mahler, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Titan"
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Mirga Grazynite-Tyla, Conductor
Hilary Hahn, Violin
Robert DeMaine, Cello
Aug 08, 09

Lincoln Center: Avery Fisher Hall, New York City

Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra: Osmo Vänskä and Yuja Wang
Prokofiev, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Classical", Op.25
Shostakovich, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C minor for piano, trumpet and string orchestra, Op.35
Beethoven, Symphony no. 8 in F major, Op.93
Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, Conductor
Yuja Wang, Piano
Philip Cobb, Trumpet

Jay Pritzker Pavillion, Chicago

Northern Lights
Rachmaninov, Symphony no. 2 in E minor, Op.27
Theofanidis, The Legend of the Northern Lights
Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, Conductor
9 August at 20:00

Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz

Smith, Tumblebird Contrails
Adams, Saxophone Concerto
Dean, Fire Music
Timothy McAllister, Saxophone
Cabrillo Festival Orchestra
9 August at 20:00

Blossom Music Center, Cleveland

The Magic of Mozart
Mozart, Idomeneo, rè di Creta, K366: overture
Tchaikovsky, Suite no. 4 in G major, "Mozartiana" for orchestra, Op.61
Mozart, Serenade no. 13 in G major, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik", K525
Mozart, Symphony no. 36 in C, "Linz", K425
Matthew Halls, Conductor
10 August at 14:00
Ravinia Festival

Ravinia Festival: Bennett Gordon Hall, Chicago

Kiri Te Kanawa Masterclass
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Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Soprano
10 August at 17:00
Ravinia Festival

Ravinia Festival Pavilion, Chicago

Vienna: Waltzes and Dances - Chicago Symphony Orchestra
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Brahms, Hungarian Dance no. 4 in F minor (arr. Juon)
Brahms, Hungarian Dance no. 10 (arr. for orchestra in F major)
Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Lehár, Gold und Silber Walzer, Op.79
Strauss II, Blue Danube Waltz, (An der schönen blauen Donau), Op.314
Strauss R., Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59: Suite
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Bramwell Tovey, Conductor
Miriam Fried, Violin
10 August at 19:30 and 16:00

Mission San Juan Bautista, San Juan Bautista

Garrop, Assad, Daugherty, Detlev Galn
Garrop, Thunderwalker
Assad, Dreamscapes
Daugherty, Fallingwater
Glanert, Drei Gesänge ohne Worte (Three Songs without Words)
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Violin
Cabrillo Festival Orchestra
10 August at 19:00

Blossom Music Center, Cleveland

Midsummer Night's Dream
Stravinsky, Pulcinella Suite
Haydn, Violin Concerto no. 1 in C major, Hob VIIa:1
Mendelssohn, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61 (Selection)
Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 4 in A major "The Italian", Op.90
Jeffrey Kahane, Conductor
Peter Otto, Violin
11 August at 19:00
Ravinia Festival

Ravinia Festival: Bennett Gordon Hall, Chicago

Richard Strauss Anniversary Program
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Strauss R., Other (150th Anniversary Program)
Artists from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute
11 August at 20:30
Ravinia Festival

Ravinia Festival: Martin Theatre, Chicago

Takács String Quartet
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Janáček, String Quartet no. 2, "Intimate Letters"
Barber, Adagio for strings, Op.11
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 15 in A minor, Op.132
Takács Quartet
Aug 11

Le Poisson Rouge, New York City

Amernet String Quartet plays the music of Steven R. Gerber
Amernet String Quartet
12 August at 20:30
Ravinia Festival

Ravinia Festival: Martin Theatre, Chicago

Jake Heggie - World Première
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Heggie, Other (World première, commissioned by Ravinia in honor of Kiri Te Kanawa’s 70th birthday)
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Soprano
Murphy, Kevin, Piano
12 August at 20:00

Lincoln Center: Avery Fisher Hall, New York City

Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra: Beethoven's Ninth
Beethoven, Die Weihe des Hauses: overture (The consecration of the House), Op.124
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Erika Grimaldi, Soprano
Anna Maria Chiuri, Mezzo-soprano
Russell Thomas, Tenor
Ildar Abdrazakov, Bass
Concert Chorale of New York
James Bagwell, Director
12 August at 20:00

Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles

Russian Journey
Glinka, Ruslan and Ludmilla: overture
Prokofiev, Violin Concerto no. 2 in G minor, Op.63
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, symphonic suite, Op.35
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, Conductor
Gil Shaham, Violin
13 August at 20:30
Ravinia Festival

Ravinia Festival: Martin Theatre, Chicago

Takács String Quartet
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Janáček, String Quartet no. 1 in E minor, "Kreutzer Sonata"
Smetana, String Quartet no.1 in E minor ‘From my life’
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 8 in E minor, "Razumovsky", Op.59 no.2
Takács Quartet
13 August at 18:30
Grant Park Music Festival

Jay Pritzker Pavillion, Chicago

Bolcom and Mozart
Mozart, Symphony no. 25 in G minor, K183 (K173dB)
Bolcom, 12 Cabaret Songs
Piston, Incredible Flutist Suite
Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, Conductor
13 August at 19:30

Peter Norton Symphony Space, New York City

New York Choral Society 54th Annual Summer Sings-Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem
Brahms, Ein Deutsches Requiem - A German Requiem, Op.45
Mark Shapiro, Conductor
14 August at 20:00

Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles

Elgar with Yo-Yo Ma
Walton, Crown Imperial
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Debussy, Sarabande and Danse (Orch. Ravel)
Debussy, La mer
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, Conductor
Yo-Yo Ma, Cello
14 August at 20:00

Abromson Community Education Center, Portland

Portland Chamber Music Festival: Stravinsky, Harold Meltzer, and Tchaikovsky
Stravinsky, Pulcinella Suite (arranged for Oboe, Strings and Piano (arr. Pearson/Brown))
Meltzer, Air and Angels for Oboe and Strings (2014 – World Premiere)
Tchaikovsky, String Sextet "Souvenir de Florence" in D major, Op.70
Peggy Pearson, Oboe
Jennifer Elowitch, Violin
Elizabeth Anderson, Cello
Carol Rodland, Viola
Marc Johnson, Cello
Sunghae Anna Lim, Violin
Yuri Funahashi, Piano
Kristin Lee, Violin
14 August at 22:00

Lincoln Center: Stanley H Kaplan Penthouse, New York City

A Little Night Music: Xavier de Maistre, harp
Pescetti, Sonata in C minor
Mozart, Piano Sonata in C major, "For Beginners", K545
Liszt, Le Rossignol, S 250a
Tárrega, Recuerdos de la Alhambra
Fauré, Other
Caplet, Divertissements
Smetana, Má Vlast: Vltava (Moldau)
Xavier de Maistre, Harp

Jay Pritzker Pavillion, Chicago

Daphnis and Chloe
Adams, Tromba Lontana
Bolcom, Millennium: Concerto-Fantasia (World Premiere)
Ravel, Daphnis et Chloé
Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, Conductor
Christopher Bell, Conductor
Aug 15, 16

Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles

Tchaikovsky Spectacular with Fireworks
Tchaikovsky, Slavonic March in B flat minor "Marche Slave", Op. 31
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: suite
Tchaikovsky, 1812 Festival overture in E flat major, Op.49
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, Conductor
Alexandra Soumm, Violin
USC Marching Band