Classical Concerts

41st Summer Festival
Concerts are August 10-22, 2018 at

Sunriver Resort Great Hall, Tower Theatre in downtown Bend,
and Bend Church of the Nazarene


Sunriver Music Festival's 40th Anniversary Season August 10-22, 2018
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 – Friday August 10 – Tower Theatre in downtown Bend
A beautiful portrait of New York City in a new work by contemporary composer Richard Danielpour
 and timeless favorites from George Gershwin and Leonard Bernstein.
Featuring 2017 American Pianists Awards Winner Drew Petersen, piano.
DANIELPOUR Toward the Splendid City
BERNSTEIN Prelude, Fugue and Riffs
GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue

Classical Concert II – Sunday, August 12 – Sunriver Resort Great Hall
Showcasing classical powerhouse pieces by Beethoven, Mozart, and Schumann.
Featuring Benjamin Lulich, clarinet.
BEETHOVEN Leonore Overture No. 3
MOZART Clarinet Concerto, A major
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 4

Classical Concert III – Wednesday, August 15 – Sunriver Resort Great Hall
Distinctive sounds of American landscape and grandeur plus Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphony.
Featuring Stephen Seifert, mountain dulcimer.
JAY UNGAR Ashokan Farewell
CONNI ELLISOR Blackberry Winter Dulcimer Concerto
COPLAND Appalachian Spring Suite
MENDELSSOHN Symphony No 3, op 56 in A minor (Scottish)

Solo Piano Concert – Sunday, August 19 – Sunriver Resort Great Hall
Featuring 2017 Van Cliburn Winner Kenny Broberg, piano.

“Discover the Symphony” Concert – Monday, August 20 – Sunriver Resort Great Hall
A fantastic family-centric opportunity to learn what the Sunriver Music Festival is all about while enjoying a sampler of music from each of this season’s concerts. For kids of all ages!

Classical Concert IV – Wednesday, August 22 – Sunriver Resort Great Hall
A beautiful evening of keyboard music to close out this celebratory season.
Featuring 2017 Van Cliburn Winner Kenny Broberg, piano.
BACH Brandenburg
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 17 in G major
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7



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