40th Anniversary Summer Festival
Concerts are August 12-23, 2017 at
Sunriver Resort Great Hall, Tower Theatre in downtown Bend,
and Bend Church of the Nazarene (A new venue! Great acoustics!)
Sunriver Music Festival's 40th Anniversary Season August 12-23, 2017
Artistic Director George Hanson
Each summer season includes a 4-concert classical series.
See below for details on each composition, soloists, and dates.
Click here if you'd like details on the Pops Concert.
Click here if you'd like an overview of the complete summer festival.
CLASSICAL CONCERT I ~ Saturday August 12, 2017 ~ Tower Theatre in Bend
Featuring concertmaster Steven Moeckel
ROSSINI La Gazza Ladra (The Thieving Magpie)
MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64
C.F. KIP WINGER Parting Grace (World Premiere)
MOZART Symphony No. 36 in C Major (Linz), K. 425 (from the first ever Sunriver Music Festival program 40 years ago!)
CLASSICAL CONCERT II ~ Wednesday August 16, 2017 ~ Bend Church of the Nazarene
Featuring pianist Sean Chen; Central Oregon Mastersingers; Courtney Huffman, soprano; Hannah Penn, mezzo soprano; David Gustafson, tenor; Zachary Lenox, baritone
MOZART Requiem in D Minor, K. 626
BEETHOVEN Fantasy in C Minor for Piano, Chorus, and Orchestra, Op. 80
CLASSICAL CONCERT III ~ Sunday August 20, 2017 ~ Sunriver Resort Great Hall
Featuring Steven Moeckel, Alexander Lipay, Ellen Deffner
BACH Concerto for Flute, Violin, and Harpsichord in A Minor, BWV 1044
DVORAK Serenade for Winds in D Minor, Op. 44
TCHAIKOVSKY Serenade for Strings in C Major, Op. 48
CLASSICAL CONCERT IV ~ Wednesday August 23, 2016 ~ Sunriver Resort Great Hall
Featuring Sean Chen, piano
LIGETI Concert Romanesc
GRIEG Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major (Rhenish), Op. 97