Classical Music News for July/August 2002:
SUMMERFEST LA JOLLA
LA JOLLA, CA--This year's festival of chamber music concerts, workshop coaching
sessions, and spirited discussions feature such wellknown musicians as violinist
Cho-Liang Lin, organist Anthony Newman, and the Orion String Quartet. Aug.
1-18 at various locations. (858) 459-3724 or www.ljcms.org
IRVINE, CA--Carl St. Clair leads the orchestra in an all-Gershwin concert,
featuring An American in Paris and the Piano Concerto, with soloist Alain
Lefevre. Aug. 10, Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre. (714) 755-5799 or www.pacificsymphony.org
SAN FRFANCISCO, CA--Kent Nagano conducts the Russian National Orchestra
and members of the Berkeley Symphony in both Prokofiev's Peter and the
Wolf and the world premiere of Jean-Pascal Beintus' The Wolf and Peter.
Aug. 11, Stern Grove. (415) 252-6252
LOS ANGELES--The International Laureates Music Festival features 25 of
the world's top young classical artists from 20 countries. Aug. 4-11,
various locations around L.A. (310) 281-3303 or www.YoungArtists.org