Anniversary Celebration Concludes!
Don't miss our final weekend of chamber music by
three of the greatest opera composers of the 20th century:
Benjamin Britten, Hans Werner Henze and Leos Janácek. Concerts feature tenor Jon Lee Keenan
and harpist Alison Bjorkedal.
Our final concert takes part in the centennial of Benjamin Britten with two works of harp and voice. Henze's L'autunno is an opera for a traditional wind quintet. The program concludes with the wise remembrances of childhood from Leos Janácek.
The Festival Concludes
Saturday, August 24 & Sunday, August 25
Benjamin Britten - Eight Folk Song Arrangements
Hans Werner Henze - L'autunno for Winds
Benjamin Britten - A Birthday Hansel
Leos Janácek - Mladi for Wind Sextet
August 24 & 25 Overview
The concerts will be held on the loggia of the Huntington Art Gallery, with additional seating under the stars on the lawn.
All concerts begin at 7:30 pm
Tea Room dinners are by advanced reservations only
NOTE: The Huntington parking lot is undergoing construction. Please allow extra time.
$65 Loggia Seating, $28 Lawn Admission, $60 Dinner Tickets
For tickets or information:
(800) 726-7147 or www.swmusic.org
Coming up in September:
Long Beach Opera presents:
King Gesar - Peter Lieberson
A campfire opera on the
beach & under the stars.
Sat., Sept. 7 @ 8pm
Fri., Sept. 13 @ 8pm
Sat., Sept. 14 @ 8pm
Harry Bridges Memorial Park
LBO's second Outer Limits production recounts the story of Tibetan King Gesar, who emerges as a warrior of the human heart and champion of enlightenment. Tickets and more info are available online or at 562.432.5934