Tickets on Sale: Lake Tahoe Music Festival ‘Sunset Serenades’

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Enjoy classical music at some of Tahoe’s most beautiful settings. August in Tahoe doesn’t get any better than this! Invite your family and friends, pack a picnic, choose a nice bottle of wine, and join us for a “Sunset Serenade” at the Lake Tahoe Music Festival.

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August 16, Sugarpine Point State Park, Tahoma
Gate opens at 5 p.m., concert at 6 p.m.
Tickets $25 general admission; children under 12, free
This program features two works by Joseph Haydn written in the 1780s. First up is Haydn’s Cello Concerto in D, featuring Icelandic cellist Sæunn Thorsteindóttir. After, the Academy Orchestra will play Haydn’s Symphony 87 in A, the last of the “Paris” symphonies.

August 18, West Shore Café, Homewood
Gate opens at 5 p.m., concert at 6 p.m.
Tickets $25 general admision; children under 12, free
This program features two works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Oboist Nathan Hughes starts off as soloist in Mozart’s Oboe Concerto in C, K.314. The program concludes with the Academy Orchestra playing the rarely heard original version of Mozart’s Symphony 40 in G minor, K.550.

August 19, Salty Gebhardt Amphitheater, Truckee
Gate opens at 5 p.m., concert at 6 p.m.,
Tickets $25 general admission, children under 12, free
This program features two works by Joseph Haydn written in the 1780s. First up is Haydn’s Cello Concerto in D, featuring Icelandic cellist Sæunn Thorsteindóttir. After, the Academy Orchestra will play Haydn’s Symphony 87 in A, the last of the “Paris” symphonies.

August 20, Gate Keepers Museum, Tahoe City
Gate opens at 5 p.m., Concert 6 p.m.,
Tickets $35 general admission, children under 12, free
This program begins with British composer Lennox Berkeley’s Windsor Variations, a work written for the Windsor Festival in 1969. It is a theme with seven variations written for the identical sized orchestra as this summer’s LTMF Academy Orchestra. Next is Antonin Dvořák’s Silent Woods, featuring Icelandic cellist Sæunn Thorsteindóttir. Then, there is the premiere performance of Truckee resident David Nelson’s Sketch Number 1 for Strings, written for the the LTMF Academy Orchestra. Next, there will be three of the LTMF wind players, flutist Caitrine Massoud playing John Corigliano’s Voyage, and bassoonists Georgeanne Banker and Robyn Watson playing Vanhal’s Concerto for Two Bassoons. The program ends with Lake Tahoe Dance Collective dancing to music from Haydn’s Symphony 87, with a special guest from the New Chamber Ballet of New York City.

August 21, PJs at Gray’s Crossing, Truckee
Dinner Concert
Gate opens at 4 p.m., concert at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m.,
Tickets $65
This program features two works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Oboist Nathan Hughes starts off as soloist in Mozart’s Oboe Concerto in C, K.314. The program concludes with the Academy Orchestra playing the rarely heard original version of Mozart’s Symphony 40 in G minor, K.550.

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Lake Tahoe Music Festival is a 501 c(3) dedicated to growing the musicians of tomorrow through our Academy Orchestra and Truckee Tahoe Youth Music Mentoring Program.

We are grateful for the support Tahoe Getaways gives to Lake Tahoe Music Festival and the concert series. Should you have housing needs while in the areas, please click here for details. Enter the promo codes “Tahoemusic” and “TahoeGetaways” and for $50 off your stay. They will also donate $50 per booking to the Lake Tahoe Music Festival.

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