OPENING NIGHT: Carnival!
OPENING NIGHT: Carnival!Friday, August 3rd, 2018
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
For ticket information go to La Jolla Music Society or call 858.459.3728.
Take a walk on the wild side as the festival kicks off with this celebratory program. Legendary cellist Lynn Harrell leads an all-star roster of eight cellists, sharing the stage with beloved soprano Lyubov Petrova, known for her fiery presence and shimmering voice. The evening closes with a delightful salute to feathers, fur, and fins with Saint-Saëns’ humorous musical suite Carnival of the Animals, with text by comedic musical genius Peter Schickele.
Prelude · 7:00 PM Interview with SummerFest Music Director Cho-Liang Lin hosted by Eric Bromberger
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BARTÓK · Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano, Sz.111
VILLA-LOBOS · Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1 for Eight Cellos
SAINT-SAËNS · Carnival of the Animals
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