Event Venues

Charles Krug

Napa Valley’s oldest winery, Charles Krug has been owned and operated by the Peter Mondavi, Sr. family for four generations.  The winery’s award winning newly restored Redwood Cellar Tasting Room and Hospitality Center is a warm, inviting space blending heritage with contemporary design. The National Historical Landmark, originally built in 1872, features reclaimed clear heart redwood from the family’s original wine tanks, stone and open beam construction, windows on the working Family Reserve cellar, and a large welcoming bar and lounge.

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July 15, 2022

Opening Night with Festival Orchestra Napa

The 16th Season of Festival Napa Valley opens with Carlo Ponti conducting Leonard Bernstein’s Candide Overture performed by Festival Orchestra Napa. Sophia Bacelar performs movements from Daniel Brewbaker’s cello concerto La Serenissima.  The evening concludes with Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 “From the New World.”

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Opening Night with Festival Orchestra Napa

July 19, 2022

Ansel Adams: America and Brubeck Brothers Quartet

Maestra Michelle Di Russo leads Festival Orchestra Napa performing Ansel Adams: America, composed by the late Dave Brubeck and his son Chris Brubeck.  Incorporating over 100 Ansel Adams photographs, this multimedia program concludes with a performance by the dynamic Brubeck Brothers Quartet.

 

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Ansel Adams: America and Brubeck Brothers Quartet

July 20, 2022

Tchaikovsky in America

Festival Napa Valley commemorates composer Tchaikovsky’s first and only visit to America to inaugurate Carnegie Hall in 1891. Constantine Orbelian, recently named Music Director of New York City Opera, conducts Festival Orchestra Napa in Tchaikovsky’s dazzling Violin Concerto, with soloist Tessa Lark, and the famous Piano Concerto No. 1.  

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Tchaikovsky in America

July 21, 2022

A Night at the Ballet: From Tchaikovsky to the Rolling Stones

Dance icons Melanie Hamrick, Joanna DeFelice, and Christine Shevchenko bring their exhilarating production, A Night at the Ballet, to Napa for the annual Dance Gala, featuring principal dancers from New York City Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, and more.

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A Night at the Ballet: From Tchaikovsky to the Rolling Stones

July 22, 2022

Manetti Shrem Opera: Gaetano Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore

The exhilarating soprano Andriana Chuchman returns to Festival Napa Valley to headline L’elisir d’amore, Donizetti’s 1832 comic masterpiece, with an outstanding cast that also includes tenor Mario Chang as the lovestruck peasant Nemorino, soprano Mikayla Sager as Adina’s friend Giannetta, with singers from the Festival’s Manetti Shrem Summer Conservatory. Directed by Jean-Romain Vesperini with Gemma New conducting.

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Manetti Shrem Opera: Gaetano Donizetti's {L'elisir d'amore}

July 23, 2022

Voice and the Violin with Joshua Bell and Larisa Martínez

Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell and internationally acclaimed soprano Larisa Martínez perform a program of beloved opera arias and orchestral classics specially arranged by them for voice, violin, and orchestra.

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Voice and the Violin with Joshua Bell and Larisa Martínez

July 24, 2022

Season Finale with Festival Orchestra Napa

Festival Napa Valley closes its 16th Season with a concert featuring two beloved masterworks: Copland’s quintessentially American ballet score Rodeo and Rimsky-Korsakov’s evocative orchestral suite Scheherazade, sharing the bill with Blue Fire by the late great American composer Daniel Brewbaker.  Michelle Di Russo leads Festival Orchestra Napa.

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Season Finale with Festival Orchestra Napa