SUMMER 2021 SEASON

2021 Summer Season

Browse the programs that took place in our 2021 Season.

Tuesday, July 13

Festival Live! Chamber Series
Time: 6:00 PM
ConcertsFree
Festival Live! Chamber Series

sold out

Blackburn Music Academy musicians join Frost School Faculty and guest artists for a lively admission-free chamber concert. 

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Wednesday, July 14

Festival Live! Chamber Series
Time: 11:00 AM
ConcertsFree
Festival Live! Chamber Series

Blackburn Music Academy musicians join Frost School Faculty and guest artists for a lively admission-free chamber concert. 

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Thursday, July 15

Festival Live! Chamber Series
Time: 11:00 AM
ConcertsFree
Festival Live! Chamber Series

Blackburn Music Academy musicians join Frost School Faculty and guest artists for a lively admission-free chamber concert. 

Details
Novack Concert for Kids: Nia Imani Franklin with Aldo López-Gavilán
Time: 1:00 PM
ConcertsFree
Novack Concert for Kids: Nia Imani Franklin with Aldo López-Gavilán

sold out

Nia Imani Franklin, composer, vocalist, and 2019 Miss America titleholder, is joined by pianist Aldo López-Gavilán for some of her original songs and compositions. The program will also include select original pieces composed by Napa County students who participated in Ms. Franklin’s “Compose Her” music composition workshop presented by the Festival this spring.  Performance is followed by a Q&A session.

All attendees must be accompanied by a child.

 

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Friday, July 16

Bouchaine Young Artist Concert: Fiona Khuong-Huu
Time: 11:00 AM
ConcertsFree
Bouchaine Young Artist Concert: Fiona Khuong-Huu

sold out

Fourteen-year-old Fiona Khuong-Huu was a prizewinner at the Grumiaux and Spohr Competitions, and recently received the Salon de Virtuosi Prize in New York. She has performed at Buckingham Palace with Maxim Vengerov, and with orchestras in the United States, Italy, and Belgium. Currently a student of Kenneth Renshaw and Li Lin at the Juilliard School, she has taken master classes with Vadim Gluzman, Ivry Gitlis, Shlomo Mintz, and Menahem Pressler.

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Festival Live! Chamber Series
Time: 11:00 AM
ConcertsFree
Festival Live! Chamber Series

Blackburn Music Academy musicians join Frost School Faculty and guest artists for a lively admission-free chamber concert. 

Details

Saturday, July 17

Festival Live! Chamber Series
Time: 11:00 AM
ConcertsFree
Festival Live! Chamber Series

The Dallas Symphony Trio presents an admission-free program of chamber music works.

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Sunday, July 18

Festival Live! Chamber Series
Time: 11:00 AM
ConcertsFree
Festival Live! Chamber Series

Blackburn Music Academy musicians join Frost School Faculty and guest artists for a lively admission-free chamber concert. 

Details

Tuesday, July 20

Festival Live! Chamber Series
Time: 11:00 AM
ConcertsFree
Festival Live! Chamber Series

Program will include Blackburn Music Academy musicians in the world premiere of chamber works and songs by Nia Imani Franklin.

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Wednesday, July 21

Novack Concert for Kids: At the Foot of Winter's Mountain, a musical tale with pianist Audrey Vardanega and shadow puppets
Time: 11:00 AM
ConcertsFree
Novack Concert for Kids: At the Foot of Winter's Mountain, a musical tale with pianist Audrey Vardanega and shadow puppets

sold out

Pianist Audrey Vardanega takes the stage for this stop-animated puppet show and musical performance combining story, music, and natural sounds. Vardanega performs pieces from Tales of the Boatman, an exciting series created by multi-instrumentalist, storyteller, and shadow puppeteer Chris Rippey that tackles themes of myth, magic, music, and nature.  

All attendees must be accompanied by a child.

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Thursday, July 22

Bouchaine Young Artist: Audrey Vardanega
Time: 11:00 AM
ConcertsFree
Bouchaine Young Artist: Audrey Vardanega

sold out

Praised as a “musically eloquent” player (San Francisco Classical Voice) “with the kind of freedom, authority, and strength… that one expects from the world’s finest pianists” (The Piedmont Post), Audrey Vardanega has performed as a solo and collaborative pianist across Europe, China, and the United States. In this admission-free concert, Vardanega performs works for solo piano by Chopin and Mozart.

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Friday, July 23

Bouchaine Young Artist Concert: Steven Banks
Time: 11:00 AM
ConcertsFree
Bouchaine Young Artist Concert: Steven Banks

sold out

Recognized for his “glowing mahogany tone” (Seen and Heard International) and “pristine clarity, enviable precision, and emotional heat” (Classical Voice of North Carolina), Steven Banks is establishing himself as an important young artist on the saxophone, which is rarely heard as a solo concert instrument.

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Saturday, July 24

Festival Live! Chamber Series
Time: 11:00 AM
ConcertsFree
Festival Live! Chamber Series

Blackburn Music Academy musicians join Frost School Faculty and guest artists for a lively admission-free chamber concert. 

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