סקירה מקיפה על פסטיבלי מוסיקה קלאסית המתקיימים באיזור צפון אמריקה (כל מדינות היבשת) וקנדה :
FAIRBANKS SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL University of Alaska Fairbanks Campus. (907-474-8869). July 14-28: Orchestras, jazz bands and classical choral groups perform. www.fsaf.org
JUNEAU JAZZ AND CLASSICS (907-463-3378). May 17-26: Performers include the Trio Pacifica (May 20), the classical guitarist Sharon Isbin (May 22) and the mezzo-soprano Leisel Fedkenheuer with the pianist Miah Im (May 24). www.juneau.com/music/
SITKA SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL Sitka. (907-747-6774). June 7-28: In its 31st
year under the direction of Paul Rosenthal this festival presents 13 chamber
concerts of chamber repertory on Baranof Island.
GRAND CANYON CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL Shrine of the Ages, South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park. (520-638-9215). Sept. 6-21: Performers include Trio Solisti (Sept. 7), the soprano Dana Hanchard, the flutist Clare Hoffman, the guitarist Stephen Benson and the pianist Alan Chow (Sept. 14), the Robert Bonfiglio Group with the vocalist Phoebe Snow (Sept. 18-19) and the Corigliano Quartet (Sept. 20-21). Brent Michael Davids is the composer-in-residence. www.grandcanyonmusicfest.org
HOT SPRINGS MUSIC FESTIVAL Hot Springs National Park. (501-623-4763). June 3-16. Chamber concerts and symphonies, ending with a performance of Verdi's Requiem on June 16. www.hotmusic.org
BERKELEY FESTIVAL AND EXHIBITION University of California, Berkeley. (510-642-9988). June 2-9: The seventh biennial festival presents 15 performances of music from the Middle Ages through the Baroque with appearances by Music of the Spheres, Magnificat, Collegium Musicum, Capriccio Stravagante, American Bach Soloists and the return of the 17th-century equestrian ballet, "Carrousel du Roi," which played at the last insallment of the festival. bfx.berkeley.edu
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL Fresno. Before June 17,
(559-241-6090); after June 17, (559-278-5109). June 30-July 26: Performers
include the Alexander String Quartet (July 1 and 11), a concert of world
percussion music (July 6), the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra (July 20) and
Jimmy Heath and the Shelly Berg Trio (July 23).
CARMEL BACH FESTIVAL Santa Catalina School, Monterey and Carmel Mission Basilica, Carmel. (831-624-2046). July 13-Aug. 4: The music director, Bruno Weil, leads the festival orchestra and chorale. Program highlights include Handel's "Messiah," Bach's B minor Mass and Schoenberg's "Verklไrte Nacht." www.bachfestival.org
GREEN MUSIC FESTIVAL Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park. (707-546-8742).
July 4: The conductor Jeff Tyzik leads the Santa Rosa Symphony in a program of
patriotic standards and music from western movies. Aug. 3: The conductor and
artistic director Jeffrey Kahane leads the Santa Rosa Symphony in a program of
Gershwin, Respighi and Supp้ with the pianist Jon Nakamatsu. July 20-21: Chamber
music by members of the San Francisco Symphony and the Los Angeles Chamber
Orchestra. Aug. 4: Gonzalo Rubalcaba, the jazz composer and pianist, and the
HOLLYWOOD BOWL Los Angeles. (323-850-2000). The Los Angeles Philharmonic returns to its summer home with a 14-concert series on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Its music director, Esa-Pekka Salonen, conducts, along with guests, Paavo Jarvi, Yasuo Shinozaki, Jaime Laredo, Miguel Harth-Bedoya and Asher Fisch. Guest soloists are Emanuel Ax, James Galwway and Susan Graham. John Mauceri conducts the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra in a concert performance of Puccini's "Boh่me" and other programs. Also appearing are the Russian National Orchestra, conducted by Alexander Vedernikov, and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Jeffrey Kahane. www.hollywoodbowl.org
MAINLY MOZART FESTIVAL San Diego, Tijuana, Ensenada and environs. (619-239-0100). June 2-16: In its 14th season the artistic director, David Atherton, leads the festival orchestra in works spanning three centuries, including the North American premiere of a recently discovered concerto attributed to Rossini and featuring the bassoonist Steven Dibner. www.mainlymozart.org
MIDSUMMER MOZART FESTIVAL San Francisco and environs. (415-292-9620).
Mozart performed by the pianists Seymour Lipkin and Claude Frank.
MUSIC ACADEMY OF THE WEST Lobero Theater and the Music Academy of the West, Santa Barbara. (805-969-8787). Season, June 24-Aug. 17. June 29: The Canadian Brass. July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and Aug. 13: Faculty chamber concerts. July 6, 20, 27 and Aug. 17: Academy festival orchestra with conductors including Bramwell Tovey, Jeffrey Tate, Asher Fisch and Andrew Litton. July 20 and 22: Ravel's "Enfant et les Sortil่ges," directed by Joshua Major and conducted by Douglas Fisher. July 30 and Aug. 3: Takacs Quartet. Aug. 9 and 11: Britten's "Albert Herring," directed by Lotfi Mansouri and conducted by Randall Behr. www.musicacademy.org
OJAI MUSIC FESTIVAL Libby Bowl, Ojai. (805-646-2053). May 29 and June 1: The pianist Marino Formenti. May 30-31: Master class with the Emerson Quartet. May 31-June 2: Three different concerts by the Emerson Quartet of works by Beethoven and Shostkovich. June 2: The vocalist Ute Lemper and the guitarist Eliot Fisk in songs by Kurt Weill. www.ojaifestival.org
ORANGE COUNTY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER Costa Mesa. (714-566-2787). June 29: The soprano Audra McDonald. www.ocpac.org
SAN FRANCISCO CHORAL ARTISTS San Francisco and environs. (415-979-5779). June 8-16: Magen Solomon, music director, presents three concerts of choral music with a repertory ranging from Josquin to Joplin in gardens in the Bay Area.
SAN FRANCISCO CHORAL SOCIETY Mission Dolores Cathedral, San Francisco. (415-392-4400). Aug. 2-3: Under the artistic direction of Robert Geary the group presents Vaughan Williams's "Dona Nobis Pacem" and Morten Lauridsen's "Lux Aeterna." www.sfchoral.org
SAN FRANCISCO OPERA War Memorial Opera House. (415-864-3330). June 8-July 6: Bizet's "Carmen," directed by Grischa Asagaroff and conducted by Marcello Viotti. June 9-July 5: Puccini's "Madama Butterfly," directed by Ron Daniels and conducted by Donald Runnicles. June 19-July 7: Handel's "Giulio Cesare," directed by John Copley and conducted by Nicholas McGegan. www.sfopera.com
SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY Davies Symphony Hall. (415-864-6000). June 13-30:
Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the orchestra in a three-week series of Russian
music. Highlights include a semi-staged performance of Riimsky-Korsakov's opera
"Mlada" and works by Stravinksy, Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev. Guest
artists are Gegam Grigorian, Nathalie Stutzmann, Vladimir Feltsman, Ljuba
Kazarnovskaya, Brian Asawa and the San Francisco Symphony Chorus, led by Vance
SAN LUIS OBISPO MOZART FESTIVAL San Luis Obispo and environs. (805-781-3008). July 19-Aug. 4: Works by Mozart, performed by the Tin Hat Trio, the Ensemble Galilei, the Ananda Trio, the guitarist Adam del Monte, the pianist Orion Weiss, the festival chorus, led by Thomas Davies, and the festival orchestra, conducted by the music director Clifton Swanson and the associate conductor Jeffrey Kahane. www.mozartfestival.com
SOUTHWEST CHAMBER MUSIC SUMMER FESTIVAL Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, San Marino. (800-726-7147). The festival chamber ensemble plays weekend concerts. July 13-14: works by Mozart, Donald Crockett and Stravinsky. July 27-28: Works by Purcell, Thea Musgrave and Brahms. Aug. 10-11: All- Vivaldi program. Aug. 24-25: Works by Tchaikovsky, Brahms and Johann Strauss Jr. www.swmusic.org
STERN GROVE MUSIC FESTIVAL San Francisco. (415-252-6252). June 16-Aug. 18:
In its 65th season, the festival offers free concerts in a wooded natural
amphitheater, the San Francisco Symphony conducted by Alasdair Neale (July 7),
the San Francisco Opera Merola Program in Nicolai's "Merry Wives of Windsor"
(Aug. 4) and members of the Berkeley Symphony Orchestra and the Russian National
Orchestra under the direction of Kent Nagano in the premiere of Jean Pascal
Beintus's "Wolf and Peter" (Aug. 11).
SUMMERFEST LA JOLLA San Diego. (858-459-3728). Aug. 2-18: Cho-Liang Lin in his second year as artistic director oversees chamber concerts at the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego. Highlights include Esa-Pekka Salonen conducting Stravinsky's "Histoire du Soldat" and the Orion String Quartet performing the premiere of a work by John Harbison. Composers in residence are John Adams, Robert Kapilow, Mr. Salonen and Mr. Harbison. www.ljcms.org
ASPEN MUSIC FESTIVAL Aspen. (970-925-9042). June 20-Aug.18: The Aspen Opera
Theater presents Mozart's "Marriage of Figaro," directed by Edward Berkeley and
conducted by Harry Bicket (July 13, 15 and 17); H. K. Gruber's "Gloria: A
Pigtale," directed by Mr. Berkeley and conducted by Diego Masson (July 27 and
29); and Weill's "Street Scene," directed by Mr. Berkeley and conducted by
Julius Rudel (Aug. 13, 15 and 17). Ensembles include the American Brass Quintet,
the American String Quartet, the Emerson String Quartet, the International
Sejong Soloists and the Takacs Quartet. Featured soloists include the violinists
Joshua Bell, Pamela Frank, Alexander Kerr, Chee-Yun and Cho-Liang Lin; the
violists Lawrence Dutton and Masao Kawasaki; the cellists Carter Brey, David
Finckel, Lynn Harrell and Eric Kim; the bassist Edgar Meyer; the trombonist
Christian Lindberg; and the pianists Yefim Bronfman, Cipa Dichter, Misha
Dichter, Vladimir Feltsman, Leon Fleisher, H้l่ne Grimaud, Andreas Haefliger,
Joseph Kalichstein, Anne-Marie McDermott, Orli Shaham, Christopher Taylor and Wu
Han. Composers in residence will be Nicholas Maw and Christopher
BRECKENRIDGE MUSIC FESTIVAL Riverwalk Center, Breckenridge. Before June 1, (970-453-9142); after June 1, (970-547-3100). June 15-Aug. 3: National Repertory Orchestra. July 16-Aug. 17: The Breckenridge Music Institute Orchestra. breckenridgemusicfestival.net
CENTRAL CITY OPERA Central City Opera House. (800-851-8175). June 29-Aug.
11: Operas in repertory during the 70th anniversary season include Bizet's
"Carmen," directed by Ned Canty and conducted by John Baril; Britten's
"Midsummer Night's Dream," directed by Paul Curran and conducted by Hal France;
and Lee Hoiby's "Summer and Smoke," directed by Ken Cazan and conducted by John
COLORADO COLLEGE SUMMER FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS Colorado Springs. (719-389-6098). June 19-July 9: The Summer Music Festival presents professional and student musicians in orchestral and chamber concerts. July 21-Aug. 11: The Vocal Arts Symposium features staged opera scenes, recitals and liederabend. www.coloradocollege.edu/SummerSession/MusicFestival/Welcome.html
COLORADO MUSIC FESTIVAL Chautauqua Auditorium, Boulder. (303-449-2419).
July 7-Aug. 16: Orchestral and chamber concerts featuring appearances by the
Turtle Island String Quartet, the Takacs Quartet and the pianist Orion Weiss.
MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS Durango. (970-385-6820). July 14-Aug. 4: Chamber
concerts include performances by the pianist Aviram Reichert, the violinist
Vadim Gluzman, the pianist Andrew Litton and the violinist Emanuel Borok in
concerts and the cellist Christoph Henkel in recital.
MUSIC IN OURAY Ouray and Montrose. (970-932-4746). June 1-9: The Rafael Trio presents five concerts with a concentration on the music of Dvorak. www.musicinouray.com
STRINGS IN THE MOUNTAINS Steamboat Springs. (970-879-5056). May 25-Aug. 29:
Chamber concerts by the violinsts Chee-Yun and Yehonaton Berick, the cellists
Andr้s Dํaz and Godfried Hoogeveen, the pianists Andr้-Michel Schub, Olga Kern
and Phillip Bush, the Boulder Brass Ensemble and the Miami String Quartet.
CONNECTICUT EARLY-MUSIC FESTIVAL New London and environs. (860-444-2419). June 14-30: John Metz is the director of this event, which includes chamber, vocal and orchestral concerts and lectures, and ends with a program of Bach, Handel and Telemann to celebrate the festival's 20th anniversary, on June 30. www.ctearlymusic.org
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ARTS AND IDEAS New Haven and environs. (888-278-4332). Season, June 13-30: June 16: The soprano Sarah Leonard, the trombonist and Celtic trumpet player John Kenny and the percussionist Joby Burgess. June 19: Concert performance of Puccini's "Boh่me" by the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and soloists. June 30: Kronos Quartet. www.artidea.org
NEW BRITIAN MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART New Britian. (860-229-0247). May 3-Aug. 2: Chamber concerts on the first Friday of each month by performers including Nita Zarif and the Sir William Quartet. www.nbmaa.org
NORFOLK CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL New Haven. (Before May 31, 203-432-1966; after May 31, 860-542-3000) July 5-Aug. 24: Friday and Saturday evening concerts by the Tokyo String Quartet, Windscape, Eighth Blackbird, David Krakauer's Klezmer Madness and others. Benefit concert on July 28 with Claude Frank and Pamela Frank. www.yale.edu/norfolk
SUMMER MUSIC AT HARKNESS Waterford. (888-664-2733). June 29: Patriotic pops by the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jerry Steichen. July 20: The Connecticut Orchestra, conducted by Larry Rachleff. July 27: Broadway pops by the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mr. Steichen. Aug. 3: The Connecticut Orchestra, conducted by Jane Glover. Aug. 10: The Connecticut Orchestra, conducted by David Lockington. Aug. 17: Pops concert by the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Xiao Lu-Li. www.summer-music.org
DELAWARE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL Wilmington. (302-239-8440). June 16-30: Concerts include appearances by the violinist and music director Barbara Govatos, the Endellion String Quartet and the composer Chen Yi. www.dcmf.org
OPERA DELAWARE Wilmington. (800-374-7263). Thursday to next Sunday: Rossini's "Barber of Seville." www.operdel.org
District of Columbia
JOHN F. KENNEDY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS (800-444-1324). June 20-22: Festival of Favorites, three concerts by the National Symphony, conducted by Osmo Vanska and featuring works by Debussy, Grieg, Sibelius, Mendelssohn and Beethoven. www.kennedy-center.org
AMELIA ISLAND CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL Amelia Island. (904-261-1779). June
2-15: The inaugural year of this festival features the pianist Misha Dichter in
a program of Brahms and Mozart and, in the finale concert, Shubert's "Grand Duo
for Four Hands" with the pianist Cipa Dichter. Other performers include Lynn
Harrell, Hilary Hahn, Valentina Lisitsa and Natalie Zhu.
SARASOTA MUSIC FESTIVAL Sarasota Opera House. (800-287-9634). June 3-22: This year's program offers six chamber concerts by the festival faculty, three artist showcase recitals and eight performances by students. Featured performers include the violinists Joseph Silverstein and James Buswell, the cellist Timothy Eddy and the flutist Carol Wincenc. www.fwcs.org/sarasota
ATLANTA OPERA Fox Theater, Atlanta. (404-881-8801). Season, through June 9. Today: Puccini's "Rondine." June 6 and 8-9: Bizet's "Pearl Fishers." www.atlantaopera.org
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta. (404-733-5000).
Aug. 1-3: The music director and conductor Robert Spano and the principal guest
conductor Donald Runnicles lead the orchestra in works by Richard Strauss,
Brahms and Weber and Mozart's Concerto for Two Pianos, played by the two
CHASTAIN PARK AMPHITHEATER Atlanta. (404-733-5000). June 14-Aug. 28: At the
open-air summer home of the Atlanta Symphony, the orchestra presents pops
concerts with guest artists like Mannheim Stemroller (July 21), Ramsey Lewis and
Nancy Wilson (June 22), the tenor Danny Rodriguez (July 3) and the Irish Tennors
SUN VALLEY SUMMER SYMPHONY Sun Valley Lodge Esplanade, Sun Valley.
(208-622-5607). July 29-Aug. 19: Concerts by the festival orchestra under the
direction of the music director Alastair Neale, and featuring the violinist
Joshua Bell (Aug. 13). The Edgar M. Bronfman Chamber Music Series (July 29, 31
and Aug. 2) takes place under the direction of the cellist Steven Honigberg, who
also appears as soloist.
RAVINIA FESTIVAL Highland Park. (847-266-5100). June 7-Sept. 8: Classical and jazz concerts in the covered Pavilion and the Martin Theater. The music director, Christoph Eschenbach, conducts the Chicago Symphony in 12 of its 24 programs. Festival highlights include an exploration of works by Rachmaninoff with performances of his five works for piano and orchestra, the choral work "Vespers" and his opera "Francesca da Rimini" as well as appearances by Itzhak Perlman, Lang Lang, Karita Mattila and Marilyn Horne. www.ravinia.org
WOODSTOCK MOZART FESTIVAL Woodstock. (815-338-5300). June 26-Aug. 10:
Performances by the festival orchestra under the direction of Ronald Zollman,
Rossen Milanov and Mark Pesanov with guest artists like Anita Whalen, Grant
Moffett and Michelle Lekas. www.mozartfest.org
FIREFLY FESTIVAL St. Patrick's County Park, South Bend. (574-288-3472). Season, June 15-Aug. 3. June 29: South bend Symphony Pops, conducted by Tsung Yeh, in a program of American composers and patriotic music. www.fireflyfestival.com www.indyorch.org
BAR HARBOR MUSIC FESTIVAL (212-222-1026 before July 1; 207-288-5744
thereafter). July 5: Innovata Brass. July 7: The soprano Malinda Haslett. July
12: The violinist Francis Fortier. July 13: The pianist Christopher Johnson.
July 14: The sopranos Lynn Norris and Nancy Loeach and the tenor Jim Russell.
July 18: New composers' forum with Elliott Schwartz, moderator. July 19: New
composers' concert with the pianist Margaret Mills. July 20: The pianist Katya
Grineva. July 21: Stan
BOWDOIN SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL Crooker Theater, Brunswick. (207-725-3895). June 23-Aug. 3: Friday evening concerts with the theme "Music of Love and Sorrow," featuring Tchaikovsky's "Souvenir de Florence in D," Debussy's "Danses Sacr้e et Profane," Wagner's "Siegfried Idyll" and Prokofiev's suite from "Romeo and Juliet." www.summermusic.org
KNEISEL HALL CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL Blue Hill. (207-374-2811). June 28-Aug. 18: Celebrating its centennial season, the festival under the artistic direction of Seymour Lipkin presents chamber programs on Friday evenings and Sunday afternoons along with a series of concerts by young artists. www.kneisel.org
MOUNT DESERT FESTIVAL OF CHAMBER MUSIC Northeast Harbor. Before June 1,
(212-362-1870); after June 1, (207-288-4144). July 16-Aug. 13: In the festival's
39th season, the music director Todd Crow presents the Bretano, Borromeo and
Miami String Quartets.
PIERRE MONTEUX SCHOOL Hancock. (207-422-3931). June 23-July 28: Under the musical direction of Michael Jinbo, Sunday symphonic, opera and pops concerts led by student conductors; Wednesday chamber concerts. www.monteuxschool.org
PORTLAND CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL Ludcke Auditorium on the Westbrook Campus of the University of New England, Portland. (800-320-0257). Aug. 15-25: Chamber concerts featuring the works of Barber, Copland, William Bolcom, Beethoven, Luciano Berio, David Popper, Schubert and Mozart. www.lsiweb.com/festival
PORTLAND OPERA REPERTORY THEATER Portland and environs. For information, (207-879-7678); for tickets to "Faust," (207-842-0800). July 9, 10 and 14: Maine's emerging artists present Bizet's "Doctor Miracle." July 25 and 27: Gounod's "Faust," directed by Dona D. Vaughn and conducted by Bruce Hangen. www.portopera.org
SEBAGO-LONG LAKE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL Harrison. (207-721-0468). July 16-Aug. 13: Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the festival pays tribute to Schubert by playing one of his works at each of its Tuesday evening concerts.
BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Baltimore and Oregon Ridge Park, Cockeysville. (410-783-8000). June 28-July 19: Concerts conducted by Mario Venzago in Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Guests include the pianist Lang Lang, the violinist Karen Gomyo. July 3-27: Outdoor concerts in Oregon Ridge Park. www.baltimoresymphony.org
ST. MARY'S RIVER CONCERT SERIES St. Mary's College of Maryland, St. Mary's City. (240-895-4107). June 15-July 26: The Chesapeake Orchestra under the direction of the conductor and trumpeter Jeffrey Silberschlag performs orchestral and pop concerts on Friday evenings, after its Saturday night opening.
ASTON MAGNA Great Barrington. (800-875-7156). July 6-Aug. 3: Saturday concerts of early music at St. James Church. Concerts are also performed at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. www.astonmagna.org
BERKSHIRE CHORAL FESTIVAL Sheffield. (413-229-1999). July 13-Aug. 10: Saturday night concerts of works, including Mozart's "Coronation Mass," Brahms's "German Requiem" and selections from Britten's "Peter Grimes," conducted by Nicholas Cleobury, J. Reilly Lewis, Vance George, Jane Glover and Duain Wolfe. www.choralfest.org
BOSTON LANDMARKS ORCHESTRA Boston. (617-520-2200). July 13-27: Orchestral
concerts under the direction of Charles Ansbacher, performed outdoors in the
Boston Common, Franklin Park in Roxbury, Chandler Pond Park in Brighton and
Jamaica Pond in Jamaica Plain.
BOSTON POPS ORCHESTRA (617-266-1200). Tuesday through July 12. Keith Lockhart conducts 36 programs, including a tribute to the associate conductor Harry Ellis Dickson on opening night and two 70th-birthday tributes to John Williams (May 28-29). www.bso.org
CAPE AND ISLANDS CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL Chatham and environs.
(800-229-5739). Aug. 6-25: Chamber concerts in historic buildings around the
cape. Performers include Dawn Upshaw, the Borromeo String Quartet and the Kuss
Quartet. The composer in residence is Osvaldo Golijov.
COMPOSERS' CONFERENCE AND CHAMBER MUSIC CENTER Wellesley. (508-276-1011). July 21-Aug. 4: Lectures and chamber concerts of works by the composers in residence, including Zhou Long and Jeff Nichols. www.composersconference.org
MASSACHUSETTS MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART North Adams. (413-663-4481). May 11-Sept. 1: The perforamance group Bang on a Can inaugurates a summer music institute at the museum with concerts, informal recitals and teaching sessions held throughout the galleries from July 13-27. www.massmoca.org/performing arts/index
MUSICORDA FESTIVAL Chapin Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley. (413-538-2590). July 5-Aug. 11: Friday evening chamber concerts by resident and guest artists, including the bassist Deborah Dunham, the mezzo-soprano Marjorie Melnick, the St. Petersburg String Quartet and the Turtle Island String Quartet. Sunday and Wednesday student and young artist concerts are also offered. www.musicorda.org
ROCKPORT CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL (978-546-7391). June 6-30: Chamber concerts presented Thursday through Sunday with guest artists like William Ransom, Peter Serkin, the Boston Trio and the Vega Quartet.
SEVENARS MUSIC FESTIVAL Worthington. (413-238-5854). July 12-Aug. 25: Among this season's concerts are performances by the Schrade-James family pianists, together and individually. www.hidden-hills.com/sevenars
TANGLEWOOD Lenox. (413-638-9470). June 26-Aug. 26: The Boston Symphony offers 22 concerts at its summer home. Seiji Ozawa, the recently retired music director after a 29-year tenure, conducts three programs that include appearances by Mstislav Rostropovich, Jessye Norman, Marcus Roberts and the Boys Choir of Harlem. Among other highlights are a 70th-birthday tribute to the conductor John Williams, Kurt Masur conducting the New York Philharmonic in his final concerts as its music director and performances by Emanuel Ax, James Conlon, James Galway, Yo-Yo Ma, Neville Marriner, Roger Norrington, Itzhak Perlman, Peter Serkin and Robert Spano. www.tanglewood.org
BAY VIEW MUSIC FESTIVAL Bay View. (231-348-9551). July 5-Aug. 11: Performers in residence include the flutist Robert Stallman, the soprano Virginia Zeani and the Martinu String Quartet. Productions of "South Pacific" and Puccini's "Rondine" will be presented. www.bayviewfestival.org
GREAT LAKES CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL Bloomfield Hills and enviorns. (248-559-2097). June 15-30: Under the artistic direction of James Tocco more than 20 concerts will be offered with appearances by Ani and Ida Kavafian, Ruth Laredo, Eighth Blackbird, the Elements String Quartet and members of the Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings. www.greatlakeschambermusic.com
MEADOW BROOK MUSIC FESTIVAL Rochester Hills. (313-576-5111). July 11-Aug. 11: At its summer residence the Detroit Symphony offers concerts of light classics on Fridays, classical masterworks on Saturdays and pops on Sundays. www.detroitsymphony.com
SIXTH WORLD SYMPOSIUM ON CHORAL MUSIC Minneapolis and St. Paul. (). Aug. 3-10: For the first time, this international festival takes up residence in the United States with more than 40 groups from around the world appearing at 30 sites. Performers include ensembles from Israel, Japan, Namibia and Brazil, the Boys Choir of Harlem, the World Youth Choir, the Oregon Bach Festival Chorus and the San Francisco Girls Chorus. www.worldchoralsymposium6.org
OPERA THEATER OF ST. LOUIS St. Louis. (314-961-0644). May 19-June 24. New productions of Mozart's "Magic Flute," Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor," Cary John Franklin's "Loss of Eden" and Ambroise Thomas's "Hamlet." www.opera-stl.org
MONADNOCK MUSIC Peterborough and environs. (603-924-7610). July 6-Sept. 14:Chamber concerts and recitals by the New Zealand String Quartet, the Bach Concerti, winners of the Metropolitan Opera National Auditions and the festival orchestra. The Virtuoso Piano Series (July 14-Aug. 31) features Byron Schenkman, Ning An, Russell Sherman, Min-Soo Sohn and Ilya Itin. www.monmusic.org
MUSIC IN THE WHITE MOUNTAINS Lincoln, Sugar Hill, Bethlehem and environs. (603-444-0309). July 13-Aug. 11. The 24th season of concerts on Saturdays and Sundays with the North Country Chamber Players. www.newww.com/org/nccp
NEW HAMPSHIRE MUSIC FESTIVAL Silver Cultural Arts Center, Plymouth State College, Plymouth. (603-524-1000). July 11-Aug. 16: Fifteen orchestral concerts of works by Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Bizet, Ravel along with excerpts from operas by Puccini ("La Boh่me," "Madama Butterfly" and "Tosca") and Verdi ("Nabucco"). www.nhmf.org
OPERA NORTH Lebanon. (603-448-0400). Aug. 11-25: Mozart's "Don Giovanni." Aug. 16-26: Bizet's "Carmen." www.operanorth.org
WATERVILLE VALLEY MUSIC CENTER Waterville Valley. (603-236-8688). July 13-Aug. 24: Saturday evening chamber concerts featuring the Horace Mann Chamber Chorus and the Lynn Ariale Trio.
OPERA FESTIVAL OF NEW JERSEY McCarter Theater, Princeton. (609-258-2787). www.operafest.org
RARITAN RIVER MUSIC FESTIVAL Clinton and environs. (908-213-1100). Through
May 25: Concerts by the New Century Saxophone Quartet, Rebel Ensemble for
Baroque Music, the guitarist Michael Newman and the Meridian String Quartet.
CHAMBER MUSIC ALBUQUERQUE Simms Center for the Performing Arts,
Albuquerque. (505-268-1990). June 7 and 9: American String Quartet. June 14 and
16: Takacs Quartet. June 21 and 23: Eroica Trio.
HAYDN IN THE DESERT Santa Fe. (505-988-0703). Aug. 25: The music director Paul Boileau presents a one-day festival devoted to the music of Haydn, performed by Elizabeth Kaderabek, L. P. How and Richard Bock. www.haydninthedesert.org
SANTA FE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL Santa Fe.(505-983-2075). July 12-Aug. 19:
Highlights include the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio performing the complete
Brahms trios, commissioned pieces by the composers-in-residence Annie Gosfield
and John Harbison and a series of concerts featuring four of Bach's Brandenburg
SANTA FE OPERA Santa Fe. (505-986-5900 or 800-280-4654). June 28-Aug. 24: The repertory includes the American premiere of Kaija Saariaho's "Amour de Loin." new productions of Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin," Rossini's "Italian Girl in Algiers" and Mozart's "Clemenza di Tito" and a revival of Verdi's `'Traviata." www.santafeopera.org
New York City
BRONX ARTS ENSEMBLE SUMMERMUSIC 2002 Various venues in the Bronx. (718-601-7399). July 21-Aug. 18: Wind and brass chamber concerts with soloists, including the trombonist Jack Gale, the bandoneon player Raul Jaurena and the vocalist Marga Mitchell. www.bronxartsensemble.org
CELEBRATE BROOKLYN! Prospect Park Bandshell, Ninth St. and Prospect Park W. June 20-Aug. 10. (718-855-7882 ext. 45). July 27: Brooklyn Philharmonic. www.celebratebrooklyn.org
FRICK COLLECTION 1 E. 70th St. (212-288-0700). www.frick.org
INTERNATIONAL KEYBOARD INSTITUTE AND FESTIVAL Mannes College of Music, 150
W. 85th St. (212-580-0210). July 14-28: The founder and director Jerome Rose
will perform the opening concert. Other performers include Pedro Carbone,
Vladislav Kovalsky, Irina Morozova, Victor Rosenbaum, Vladimir Shakin, Mordecai
Shehori and Mykola Suk, Jeffrey Swann, John O'Conor, Michael Oelbaum and Idil
LINCOLN CENTER FESTIVAL 2002 Ten sites in and around Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Information hotline, (212-875-5928); tickets, (212-721-6500). July 8-28: In its seventh season, the festival presents the world premiere of works by Lukas Foss and Siegfried Matthus, performed by the New York Philharmonic in a farewell concert conducted by its music director Kurt Masur, who is leaving the post after 11 years (July 18). Other highlights include the American premiere of Guo Wenjing's "Ye Yan" ("The Night Banquet"), a contemporary Chinese opera directed by Chen Shi-Zheng and performed in Mandarin with English subtitles (July 24-27); the New York premiere of Bright Sheng's opera "Silver River" with libretto by David Henry Hwang (July 16-21) and performances by the New Juilliard Ensemble (July 22) and the Ensemble Modern (July 28). www.lincolncenter.org
MANNES BEETHOVEN INSTITUTE Mannes College of Music, 150 W. 85th St. (212-580-0210). July 7: Thomas Sauer, Mark Steinberg and Ignat Solzhenitsyn. July 10: Colin Carr, Nicholas Kitchen, Yeesun Kim, Jacob Lateiner and Thomas Sauer. July 11: lecture and performance by the Brentano String Quartet. www.mannes.edu
METROPOLITAN OPERA (212-362-6000). June 11-29: Series of free outdoor performances of Puccini's "Boh่me," conducted by Julius Rudel, and Rossini's "Barber of Seville," conducted by Maurizio Benini. "La Boh่me" will be performed on the Great Lawn of Central Park (June 11), Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx (June 14), the International Festival of Arts and Ideas in New Haven (June 19), Brookdale Park in Montclair, N.J. (June 21), Cunningham Park in Queens (June 25) and Miller Field in Staten Island (June 28). "The Barber of Seville" will be presented at Prospect Park in Brooklyn (June 12), Buccleuch Park in New Brunswick, N.J. (June 15), Central Park (June 17), Cooper River Park in Pennsauken, N.J. (June 22), Brookdale Park in Montclair, N.J. (June 26) and Cunningham Park in Queens (June 29). www.metopera.org
MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL Lincoln Center. Information, (212-721-6500); Mostly
Mozart Festival Hotline, (212-875-5399). July 29-Aug. 24.
NEW YORK GRAND OPERA Rumsey Playfield, Central Park. (212-245-8837). July 3-Aug. 7: Vincent La Selva conducts free performances of three Puccini operas, "Manon Lescaut" (July 3), "Tosca" (July 31) and "Le Villi" (Aug. 7). www.newyorkgrandopera.org
NEW YORK GUITAR SEMINAR AT MANNES Mannes College of Music, 150 West 85th St. (212-712-1973). June 30-July 4: Concerts, master classes, workshops and panel discussions by Sharon Isbin, the Newman and Oltman Guitar Duo, Benjamin Verdery, Antigoni Goni, Frederic Hand and Joel Lester. www.mannes.edu/guitar
NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC (212-875-5709). July 24-Aug. 3: Free outdoor concerts
conducted by Bramwell Tovey and Asher Fisch, featuring the violinist Leonidas
Kavakos and the cellist Alisa Weilerstein. Performances will take place on the
Great Lawn in Central Park (July 24 and Aug. 1); Van Cortlandt Park, the Bronx
(July 25); Miller Field, Gateway National Recreation Area, Staten Island (July
26); Heckscher State Park, East Islip on Long Island (July 27); PNC Bank Arts
Center, Holmdel, N.J. (July 29); Cunningham Park, Queens (July 30); Prospect
Park, Brooklyn (July 31); Westchester Community College, Westchester (Aug. 3).
92nd STREET Y 1395 Lex. Ave., at 92nd St. (212-415-5500). Tuesday and
Wednesday: The Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio. Saturday: The Tokyo String
Quartet with Max Levinson, piano. June 1: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra in a program
of Jewish composers in Hollywood.
SUMMER FESTIVAL OF SACRED MUSIC St. Bartholomew's Church, Park Ave. at 51st St. (212-378-0200). June 23-Sept. 15. The St. Bartholomew's Choir, under the directon of William Trafka and the St. Bartholomew's Boy and Girl Choristers, led by Vincent Edwards, present music by Bach, William Walton, Ned Rorem, Faur้, Louis Vierne, Palestrina and Durufl้. www.stbarts.org
TARGET MARGIN THEATER Connelly Theater, 220 E. Fourth St. (212-358-3657).
Through June 1: The theater company presents "The Sandman," a new opera by
Thomas Cabaniss with a libretto by Mr. Cabaniss, Douglas Langworhty and David
Herskovits, based on the story by E. T. A. Hoffman.
WASHINGTON SQUARE MUSIC FESTIVAL (212-252-3621). July 16-30: The festival orchestra and ensemble perform Tuesday evening concerts of works by Dvorak, Louis Spohr and Eric Korngold. Johnny Colon and His Orchestra perform salsa on July 30.
New York State
BARD MUSIC FESTIVAL Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson. (845-758-7456). Aug. 9-18: In its 13th season the festival presents "Mahler and His World" with 12 programs of orchestral, choral and chamber concerts by the composer and his contemporaries. www.bard.edu/bmf
BELLEAYRE MUSIC FESTIVAL Highmount. (800-924-6904). Season, July 6-Aug. 31. July 6: Binghamton Philharmonic, Binghamton University Chorus and the Community Chorale of the Catskills in a patriotic concert. Aug. 10: Belleayre Festival Opera production of Puccini's "Boh่me." Aug. 11: "Merlyn and Arthur," a children's opera. www.belleayremusic.org
BRIDGEHAMPTON CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL (212-741-9403). Aug. 3-18: Concerts under the direction of Marya Martin, including performances by Andr้-Michel Schub, Cynthia Phelps, Ursula Oppens and Ida and Ani Kavafian. www.bcmf.org
CARAMOOR MUSIC FESTIVAL Katonah. (914-232-1252). June 22-Aug. 11: Performances of classical music and jazz in the Spanish Courtyard and outdoor Venetian Theater of a former estate. The festival's artistic director, Peter Oundjian, conducts the Orchestra of St. Luke's with the violinist Pinchas Zukerman in the opening concert. Other highlights include Skitch Henderson conducting the New York Pops, Maureen McGovern in a concert of Richard Rodgers music, the Emerson String Quartet and the Atlantic Brass Quintet. Bel Canto at Caramoor under the direction of Will Crutchfield presents opera exerpts and cantatasalong with a semi-staged production of Handel's "Deidamia" (July 20). www.caramoor.com
CHAUTAUQUA INSTITUTION Chautauqua. (800-836-2787). June 23-Aug. 24. In its 128th season the festival offers chamber, orchestral, jazz and pop performances as well as theater, dance and opera productions. www.chautauqua-inst.org
CHENANGO SUMMER MUSICFEST Hamilton. (315-228-7645). June 20: Works by
Mozart and Beethoven. June 21: Music related to "Don Quixote" and "Till
Eulenspiegel." June 22: The Caribbean steel band JahPan. June 23: Music from
Vienna and Bohemia.
COOPERSTOWN CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL Farmers' Museum. (888-547-1450). Aug. 10-24. Concerts by the Gryphon Trio, the Tokyo String Quartet and ensembles of residence artists. www.farmersmuseum.org
GLIMMERGLASS OPERA Cooperstown. (607-547-2255). July 5-Aug. 27: The company presents four new productions in repertory, a double-bill of Mascagni's "Cavalleria Rusticana" and Leoncavallo's "Pagliacci," directed by Robin Guarino and conducted by Stewart Robertson; Mark Adamo's "Little Women," directed by Rhoda Levine and conducted by John DeMain; Haydn's "Orlando Paladino," directed by James Robinson and conducted by Guido Johannes Rumstadt; and Poulenc's "Dialogues of the Carmelites," directed by Tazewell Thompson and conducted by Mr. Robertson. cooperstown.net/glimmerglass
HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY Hempstead. (516-463-6644). May 8: Hofstra University
Chorus and Chorale present a program of choral music. May 17-18: Bronx Opera
presents Mozart's "Marriage of Figaro."
HUDSON FESTIVAL BAROQUE Hudson. (518-671-7171). July 20-Aug. 17: Elaine Comparone and the Queen's Chamber Band perform works by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Corelli, Vivaldi, Scarlatti and Couperin. www.harpsichord.org
HUNTINGTON SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL Huntington. (613-271-8423, Ext. 5). June 21-Aug. 18: The summer season features performances by the Nassau Pops, the Long Island Philharmonic, the Bang on a Can All-Stars, the Huntington Men's Chorus, the Huntington Community Band and the Northport Community Band. www.huntingtonarts.org
MAVERICK CONCERTS Woodstock. (845-679-8217). June 30-Sept. 1: Artists
include Joshua Rifkin, Eighth Blackbird and the Tokyo, the American and the
Manhattan String Quartets. www.maverickconcerts.org
MUSIC FESTIVAL OF THE HAMPTONS Bridgehampton, East Hampton and environs. (800-644-4418). July 12-28: Concerts by the Atlantic Chamber Symphony conducted, by Michael Guttman; James Galway; and the artistic director Lukas Foss. Appearances by the pianist Peter Serkin, the Marian Anderson String Quartet, the pianist Ju-Ying Song and the violinist Arnold Steinhardt.
PIANO SUMMER AT NEW PALTZ (845-257-3860) before June 7; (845-257-3904) thereafter. July 12-Aug. 2: The pianist and artistic director of the festival Vladimir Feltsman presents recitals, lectures and master classes given by pianists, including Robert Hamilton, John Browning and Eteri Andjaparidze. www.newpaltz.edu/piano
SARATOGA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER Saratoga Springs. (518-587-3330). July 6-Aug. 18: The Lake George Opera Festival offers "The Daughter of the Regiment" by Donizetti and "The Abduction From the Seraglio" by Mozart (July 6-16). Charles Dutoit conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra in concert with the guest artists Yo-Yo Ma, Sarah Chang, Kathleen Battle, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Evelyn Glennie, Joshua Bell and others. The Saratoga Chamber Music Festival features concerts with Chantal Juillet, Martha Argerich and other performers. James MacMillan is the composer in residence. www.spac.org
SKANEATELES FESTIVAL Skaneateles.(315-685-7418). Aug. 8-31: Highlights of
the festival include the violinist Eugene Drucker (Aug. 8 and 10), the pianist
and artistic director Diane Walsh (Aug. 8, 9, 15, 17, 22 and 23), the baritone
Sanford Sylvan (Aug. 15), the guitarist Eliot Fisk (Aug. 16) and the violinist
Hilary Hahn (Aug. 30 and 31).
SUMMIT MUSIC FESTIVAL Marymount College of Fordham University, Tarrytown. (914-769-4111). Aug. 1-15: Nightly concerts by guests artists, including the pianist Pavel Nersessian, the violin-piano duo Michael Vaiman and Dina Joffe (Aug. 2), a duo recital by the pianist Oxana Yablonskaya and the cellist Dmitry Yablonsky (Aug. 6), the cellist Natalia Gutman, the soprano Olga Diatchkovskaya and the violinist Svyatoslav Moroz (Aug. 8) and the festival orchestra, condcuted by Alexandre Brussilovsky (Aug. 14). www.summitmusicfestival.org
WEEKEND OF CHAMBER MUSIC Hortonville. (845-932-8527). Friday and Saturday evening concerts of classic and new work including pieces by Telemann, de Falla, Carter, Loeillet, Hummel, Brahms, Britten, Weber, Shatin, Reich, Mozart. www.wcmconcerts.org
BREVARD MUSIC FESTIVAL Brevard Music Center, Brevard. (828-884-2019). June 14-Aug. 4: The Brevard Music Center Festival Orchestra, the Repertory Symphony Orchestra and the Transylvania Symphony Orchestra will give concerts with guest artists, including the conductors Keith Lockheart and Arthur Fagan, the soprano Deborah Voigt, the mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne and the violinists Erez Ofer and Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg. Also appearing are the Kingston Trio, the Canadian Brass and the American Russian Young Artists Orchestra. www.brevardmusic.org
EASTERN MUSIC FESTIVAL Greensboro. (336-333-7450). June 29-Aug. 3: Orchestra and chamber concerts on the Guilford College campus by faculty, students and guest artists. www.easternmusicfestival.com
HIGHLAND-CASHIERS CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL Highlands and Cashiers. (828-526-9060). July 5-Aug. 23. Under the artistic direction of William Ransom the festival presents chamber concerts with guest artists, including Dorian Ho, William Preucil, the Ciompi and Vega String Quartets and the Eroica Trio. www.h-cmusicfestival.org
BACH AND BEYOND Corbett Auditorium, Cincinnati. (513-381-3300). June 11-25: Musicians from the Cincinnati Symphony perform in chamber concerts, led by the conductor and violinist Jamie Laredo, who also performs. www.cincinnatisymphony.org
BLOSSOM FESTIVAL Cuyahoga Falls. (216-231-1111 or 800-686-1141). July 3-Sept. 2: The Cleveland Orchestra plays at its summer home under the baton of the festival director, Jahja Ling, and guest conductors. Mr. Ling conducts eight concerts, beginning with a Brahms program featuring Mr. Ling and Yefim Bronfman on piano. Soloists include Gil Shaham, Evelyn Glennie, Joshua Bell and Horacio Guti้rrez. www.blossommusic.com
CINCINNATI MAY FESTIVAL Cincinnati. (513-381-3300). May 17-25: The festival's music director and conductor, James Conlon, leads the Cincinnati Symphony with the May Festival Chorus under the direction of Robert Porco in five concerts. With the theme "Beethoven, Bernstein and Brotherhood," this year's program includes the Ninth Symphony and the oratorio "Christ on the Mount of Olives" by Beethoven and Bernstein's "Kaddish" Symphony. www.mayfestival.com/calendar.html
CINCINNATI OPERA (513-241-2742). June 20-July 20: Works in repertory, Gounod's "Rom้o et Juliette," directed by Paula Suozzi and conducted by Daniel Beckwith; Mozart's "Nozze di Figaro," directed by Mike Ashman and conducted by Jane Glover; Jake Heggie's "Dead Man Walking," directed by Leonard Foglia and conducted by Stefan Lano; and Richard Strauss's "Elektra," directed by Nicholas Muni and conducted by Sebastian Weigle. www.cincinnatiopera.com
RIVERBEND MUSIC CENTER Cincinnati. (513-381-3300). June 9-July 28: At the
summer home of the Cincinnati Pops and the Cincinnati Symphony, Erich Kunzel,
Jack Everly and John Morris Russell conduct the Pops. The Symphony's four
concerts, conducted by Mr. Kunzel, Mr. Russell and Keri-Lynn Wilson, includes an
Italian program, a Russian program and an all-Tchaikovsky program.
OK MOZART INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL Bartlesville. (918-336-9800). June 7-15: Ransom Wilson conducts Solisti New York Orchestra. Guest artists include Garrick Ohlsson, Joshua Bell, the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet and the Borromeo String Quartet. www.okmozart.com
CASCADE FESTIVAL OF MUSIC Bend. (541-383-2202). Aug. 24-31. Murry Sidlin
conducts the festival orchestra in programs of Russian, Spanish, American and
pop music. Guest artists include Ignat Solzhenitsyn, Pep้ Romero and the Trio
CASCADE HEAD MUSIC FESTIVAL Lincoln City. (541-994-5333). June 13-29. Chamber concerts performed by Sergiu Luca with a festival chamber ensemble. This year features programs dedicated to the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. www.cascadeheadmusic.com
CHAMBER MUSIC NORTHWEST Kaul Auditorium, Reed College, Portland. (503-294-6400). June 24-July 27: Under the leadership of the artistic director David Shifrin, the festival presents 26 concerts, including new works by Bruce Adolphe, Stephen Hartke and Mr. Schiff. Guest artists include the violinists Pamela Frank, Ani Kavafian and Joseph Silverstein, the bassist Edgar Meyer, the pianists Anne-Marie McDermott and Andr้-Michel Schub, the flutists Tara Helen O'Connor and Ransom Wilson, the soprano Lucy Shelton and the Miami String Quartet. www.cmnw.org
ERNEST BLOCH MUSIC FESTIVAL Newport. (541-265-2787). July 20-Aug. 3: Orchestral and chamber music by Bloch and other composers, conducted by Sylvain Fr้maux. www.baymusic.org/bloch
OREGON BACH FESTIVAL Eugene. (800-457-1486). June 28-July 14: Helmuth Rilling is the artistic director for the festival's 33rd year. Highlights include Tan Dun conducting the American premiere of his "Water Passion After St. Matthew" and Mr. Rilling conducting the festival chorus and orchestra in Penderecki's "Credo" and Bruckner's "Te Deum." www.oregonbachfestival.com
OREGON FESTIVAL OF AMERICAN MUSIC Eugene. (800-248-1615). Aug. 1-10: This
year's festival, under the music director and conductor Dick Hyman, presents the
music of George and Ira Gershwin with performances of "S'Wonderful" and
"Rhapsody in Blue" and a production of the musical "Crazy for You." Guest
artists include the pianists William Wolfram and Derek Smith, the saxophonists
Ken Peplowski and Scott Robinson, the trumpeter Randy Sandke and the vocalists
Lenanne Sylvester and Shirley Sachs.
SUNRIVER MUSIC FESTIVAL Sunriver. (541-593-9310). Aug. 16-24: In its 25th season the festival offers orchestral and chamber concerts in the Sunriver Resort's Great Hall, conducted by the artistic director Lawrence Leighton Smith. www.sunrivermusic.org
MANN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Philadelphia. (215-878-7707). The Arts in the Park series presents Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess" (June 14-15), "H..M.S. Pinafore" by the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players (June 18), Frederica von Stade, Samuel Ramey and the Philadelphia Chamber Orchestra conducted by David Alan Miller in a program of Broadway standards (Aug. 13) and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orhcestra conducted by Keith Lockhart (Aug. 20). www.philorch.org
MT. GRETNA PLAYHOUSE Elizabethtown. (717-361-1508). June 16-Aug. 23: Sunday evening chamber music concerts by the New Zealand String Quartet, Trio Solisti, the Festival Baroque Orchestra, the Colorado String Quartet, the Audubon String Quartet and others. www.mtgretna.com/music
WITF-FM 89.5'S NEXT GENERATION FESTIVAL Harrisburg and environs.
(800-366-9483). June 5-11: The festival director and pianist Awadagin Pratt
presents a series of five chamber concerts in central Pennsylvania.
KINGSTON CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL Fine Arts Center Recital Hall, University of Rhode Island, Kingston. (401-789-0665). June 25-July 5: The chamber ensemble plays with featured performers, including the pianists Ignat Solzhenitsyn and Leon Bates, the harpist Elizabeth Hainen and the Vega String Quartet. www.mce.uri.edu/music
NEWPORT MUSIC FESTIVAL Newport. (401-846-1133). July 12-28: In its 34th season the festival will present Chopin's complete piano, vocal and chamber music in some 60 concerts under the direction of Mark P. Malkovich III. Guest artists include the pianists Eliso Virsaladze, Frederic Chiu and John Bayless. www.newportmusic.org
SPOLETO FESTIVAL U.S.A. Charleston. (843-579-3100). May 24-June 9: The
festival's 26th season presents the American premiere of the Broomhill Opera
Company of South Africa's productions of "Yiimimangaliso: The Mysteries" and
"South African Carmen" along with the American premiere of "Three Tales," a
music-theater piece by the composer Steve Reich and the video artist Beryl
Korot. Chen Shi-Zheng presents a new production of Wagner's "Flying Dutchman"
and his own "Ghost Lovers," a comic Chinese opera. Other festival highlights
include Mozart's "Cos์ Fan Tutte" in a new production by Pierre Constant and the
SEWANEE MUSIC FESTIVAL University of the South, Sewanee. (913-598-1225). June 22-July 28. sewaneetoday.sewanee.edu/ssmf
NEW TEXAS FESTIVAL Austin. (512-476-5775). May 21-June 1: Hightlights include a three-day exploration of the poetry of Emily Dickinson through songs by American composers based on Dickinson texts (May 21-23), the Conspirare Choir led by Craig Hella Johnson in a program of 20th-century choral works (May 27) and an all-soprano choral concert of works by Vivaldi, Schubert, Madonna and Sade. www.main.org/newtexas
ROUND TOP FESTIVAL Round Top. (979-249-3129). June 8-July 13: Under the direction of James Dick, the festival presents orchestral and chamber concerts by the Texas Festival Orchestra, conducted by Per Brevig, Andrey Boreyko, Peter Bay, JoAnn Falletta, Pascal Verrot and Stefan Sanderling. www.festivalhill.org
MOAB MUSIC FESTIVAL (453-259-7003). Aug. 31-Sept. 15: Under the direction of Michael Barrett the festival observes its 10th anniversary. Highlights include a program of works by women and the premiere of the festival-commissioned "Conversations With Essie" by Gerald Elias. www.moabmusicfest.org
UTAH FESTIVAL OPERA Ellen Eccles Theater, Logan, (800-262-0074) and Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, Park City, (800-262-0074). July 10-Aug. 10: Works in repertory are Mozart's "Magic Flute," Strauss's "Fledermaus," Romberg's "Desert Song" and Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Sound of Music." www.ufoc.org
CENTRAL VERMONT CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL Randolph. (802-728-9402). Aug.
12-24: Artistic director presents concerts featuring works by Mozart, Reger,
Smetana, Bach, Meuning, Haydn and Verdi.
CRAFTSBURY CHAMBER PLAYERS Burlington, Hardwick and environs.
(800-639-3443). July 10-Aug. 15: Under the direction of Mary Anthony Cox the
enssemble performs works by Bach, Brahms, Couperin, Dvorak, Purcell and Ravel.
KILLINGTON MUSIC FESTIVAL Killington. (802-773-4003). June 30-Aug. 11: Orchestral and chamber concerts by the Killington String Orchestra, conducted by Sebastian Gottschick; the Los Angeles Piano Quartet; and others. www.killingtonmusicfestival.org
MANCHESTER MUSIC FESTIVAL Manchester. (800-639-5868). July 15-Aug. 29: Chamber and orchestral concerts with Nina Kotova, Ani Kavafian, Michelle De Young and young members of the Metropolitan Opera. www.mmfvt.org
MARLBORO MUSIC FESTIVAL Marlboro. (215-569-4690) before June 19; (802-254-2394) thereafter. July 20-Aug. 18: Chamber concerts on Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons with two concerts on Friday evenings (July 20 and Aug. 10) on the Marlboro College campus. www.marlboromusic.org
MUSIC IN THE MEADOW Trapp Family Lodge Concert Meadow, Stowe. (802-253-7792). June 30: the Jane Monheit Quintet. July 7: the Vermont Symphony. July 14: I Musici de Montreal. Sept. 1: United States Air Force Band of Liberty. www.stowearts.com
VERMONT MOZART FESTIVAL Burlington and environs. (800-863-9097). July 14-Aug. 4: Concerts by the festival orchestra, conducted by Christopher Wilkins, William Metcalfe, Roland Pidoux, Troy Peters, Luis Biava and Jorge Mester. Guest artists include the Paris Piano Trio, the marimba player Makoto Nakura and the Vermont Gilbert and Sullivan Singers. www.vtmozart.com
VERMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Throughout Vermont. (800-876-9293, Ext. 12). June 28-July 7. The associate conductor Anthony Princiotti leads the orchestra in a program of American music at various sites. June 28: Middlebury College Alumni Field, Middlebury. June 29: Hildene Meadowlands, Manchester. June 30: Quechee Polo Grounds, Quechee. July 3: Grafton Ponds, Grafton. July 4: Shelburne Farms, Shelburne. July 5: Hathaway Farms, Rutland. July 6: Three Stallion Inn, Randolph. July 7: Trapp Family Meadow, Stowe. www.vso.org
WAREBROOK CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL Irasburg. (802-754-6631). July 12-14: Vocal and chamber concerts devoted to new works, including the premiere of works by Allen Anderson and William Pfaff. www.warebrook.org
YELLOW BARN MUSIC SCHOOL AND FESTIVAL Putney. (800-639-3819). June 29-Aug. 4: In its 33nd season, a series of concerts by consevatory students, faculty and guest artists. www.yellowbarn.org
ASH LAWN-HIGHLAND SUMMER FESTIVAL Charlottesville. (434-293-4500 before June 11; 434-979-0122 thereafter). June 29-Aug. 18. Productions of Verdi's "Traviata," Rossini's "Cenerentola" and Cole Porter's "Kiss Me, Kate." monticello.avenue.org/Arts/Ashlawn/home.html
VIRGINIA ARTS FESTIVAL Norfolk and environs. (757-282-2800). Through May 12:. A four-week festival with appearances by dancers and musicians from around the world. Remaining highlights include the clarinetis David Shifrin in concert with Ani Kavafian, Andr้-Michel Schub and the Miami String Quartet and the festival finale featuring JoAnn Faletta conducting the Virginia Symphony with Mr. Schub as piano soloist and the U. S. Continental Army Band Herald Trumpets. www.virginiaartsfest.com
WOLF TRAP Vienna. (703-218-6500). May 23-Sept. 8: The National Symphony's summer home. Guest artists include Evelyn Glennie, Yo-Yo Ma and the Cathedral Choral Soceity. Leonard Slatkin, the orchestra's music director, conducts a program of works by English composers. Keith Lockhart conducts the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, and the Wolf Trap Opera Company presents Donizetti's "Don Pasquale" and Kurt Weill's "Street Scene." www.wolf-trap.org
BELLINGHAM FESTIVAL OF MUSIC Bellingham. (866-682-2537). July 26-Aug. 12.
The festival presents orchestral, chamber, jazz and world music concerts. Guest
artists include Marc-Andre Hamelin, Richard Stoltzman and Quartetto Gelato.
ORCAS ISLAND CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL Eastsound. (360-676-4003). Aug.
24-Sept. 2first In its fifth season the festival presents seven concerts under
the artistic direction of Aloysia Friedmann. Guest artists include the pianist
Jeffrey Kahane, the violinist William Preucil and the cellist Toby Saks.
SEATTLE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL Seattle. (206-283-8808). July 1-26: In its 21st season the festival returns to the Lakeside School with 12 programs of chamber music, each preceded by musicans performing works from the solo repertory. Toby Saks is the artistic director. www.scmf.org
SEATTLE OPERA Mercer Arts Arena, Seattle. (206-389-7676). Through May 18: The 2001-02 season closes with a Verdi's "Ballo in Maschera." www.seattleopera.org
MILWAUKEE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (414-291-7605 or 800-291-7605). June 6-22: Beethoven festival. Six programs conducted by Andreas Delfs, with Andreas Heafliger playing the five concertos and the Ninth Symphony with the soloists Christine Brewer, Nancy Maultsby, Eric Cutler and Johann Tilli. www.milwaukeesymphony.org
GRAND TETON MUSIC FESTIVAL Teton Village. (307-733-1128). June 25-Aug. 17: In the festival's 40th season Eiji Oue, the music director, presents a series of orchestral concerts. Guest artists include Gerard Schwarz, Boris Berezovsky, Alexander Toradze and Kyoko Takezawa. www.gtmf.org
BANFF ARTS FESTIVAL Banff Center for the Arts, Banff, Alberta.
(800-413-8368). July 12-Aug. 4: Dance, theater, jazz and classical music
performances, including a concert by the bassist Edgar Meyer and exerpts from
operas based on works by Shakespeare.
KATHAUMIXW INTERNATIONAL CHORAL FESTIVAL Powell River, British Columbia. (604-485-9633). July 2-6: Held every two years, this festival plays host to choirs from around the world. This year's program features performances by groups from 10 countries, among them South Africa, China, Turkey, Russia and Canada. The Young People's Chorus of New York, the resident choir of the 92nd Street Y, will also perform. www.kathaumixw.org
MONTREAL CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL Montreal. (514-489-7444). May 30-June 14: This year's installment features chamber music by artists, including Denis Brott, James Cambell, Ida Levin, James Ehnes and others. www.festivalmontreal.org
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