Town & Country, in it summer calendar listings, gives a shout out to Festival Napa Valley, noting "the lineup for the annual food, art, and music event in oenophile heaven."
As spring turns to summer, and the rain has finally passed, there’s no better time to awaken the sense and soak up the sun than during a leisurely sojourn through the verdant hills and vales of the wine country. This year, July 14-23, Festival Napa Valley returns for its 12th consecutive run. A summer affair that conjures the ultimate in wine, cuisine and vulture, it is one of the most coveted events of the season for those near and far.
With “New Worlds,” Mr. Murray is pushing further into surprise territory. The program has him singing Stephen Foster’s “Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair” and songs from “West Side Story,” and reading Whitman and Hemingway while Mr. Vogler’s trio — which includes Mira Wang, his wife, on violin, and Vanessa Perez at the piano — plays Schubert, Bach and Piazzolla. It will have its United States premiere at Festival Napa Valley in California on July 20, followed by a North American tour that will come to Carnegie Hall on Oct. 16. [Download PDF]