Southwest Chamber Music 
2012 Summer Festival at The Huntington
Jeff von der Schmidt, Artistic Director
"I did my work slowly, drop by drop. I tore it out of me 
by pieces."

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The Celebration continues August 11-12 


Dan bau virtuoso Vn nh Vanessa V makes her second appearance with the Southwest players this year in Pham Minh Thnh's Ascending Dragon and her own arrangement of traditional Vietnamese folksongs. She just performed for the London Olympics with the Kronos Quartet!


Lisa Edelstein, Alison Bjorkedal and Luke Maurer play Debussy's sparkling Sonata for Flute, Viola & Harp.


The Southwest string quartet plays Ravel's Quartet in F, one of the most beloved pieces in the string quartet repertory.

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Saturday, August 11 and Sunday August 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Claude Debussy - Sonata for Flute, Viola & Harp
Pham Minh Thnh - Ascending Dragon

arr. Vn nh Vanessa V - Traditional Vietnamese Folksongs

Maurice Ravel - String Quartet

Picnickers on the lawn.


Honoring Julia Child's centenniel, remember to pre-order your Julia Child-inspired dinners in the Huntington Tea Room 

(for concert ticket holders only)


Or pack your own Julia-inspired picnic for the Lawn 

"One of the best lawns in America"

-LA Times

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Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. or  1-800-726-7147


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Tea Room Dinners by advance reservation only   
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