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Celebrity Chamber Music Matinee

Saturday, 6/13

Past Performance

The 2015 Festival's opening chamber music program includes the rarely performed Piano Quartet by Jean Sibelius, performed by four distinguished artists. … Learn More »

Gala All Beethoven Concert

Saturday, 6/13

Past Performance

Martin Chalifour, concertmaster of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, returns to the Festival for perform Beethoven's monumental violin concerto in the opening concert of the 2015 season. … Learn More »

Symphonic Sunday: Finlandia

Sunday, 6/14

Past Performance

Our 2015 celebration of the music of Sibelius continues with his most-beloved work, Finlandia. Keith Clark conducts music by two of his mentors, Leonard Bernstein and Roy Harris. Ilya Kazantsev, winner of the International Nikolai Rubinstein International Competition in Paris, performs Tchaikovsky's epic First Piano Concerto. … Learn More »

Night Music with Israel Nebeker

Tuesday, 6/16

Past Performance

Clatsop County’s own Israel Nebeker, singer-songwriter and leader of the sensational indie folk-rock band Blind Pilot, joins Sergey Antonov and other festival artists for an eclectic evening. … Learn More »

An Elizabethan Garland

Wednesday, 6/17

Past Performance

Renaissance music from the time of Englandʼs Elizabeth I and her cousin Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, whose bloody rivalry inspired Donizettiʼs Maria Stuarda (opera in concert performed on June 28). … Learn More »

Night at the Movies: Classic Film with Organ

Thursday, 6/18

Past Performance

The Liberty Theater is returned to its silent film roots with a showing of "Wings" from 1927. … Learn More »

Chamber Music All-Stars

Friday, 6/19

Past Performance

The Hermitage Piano Trio joins Cary Lewis, Anthea Kreston, Jason Duckles and James VanValkenburg for a night of brilliant performances. … Learn More »

Sergey’s Annual Happy Hour

Saturday, 6/20

Past Performance

Sergey Antonov returns for this annual audience favorite, joined by his two colleagues in the Hermitage Trio (and two guest pianists) for an informal program of music and conversation. … Learn More »

J.S. Bach:  St. John Passion

Saturday, 6/20

Past Performance

The always powerful St. John Passion in performance by leading soloists with the Astoria Festival Chamber Orchestra and Chorus. … Learn More »
This summer’s featured ensemble, the Hermitage Trio, stars in Beethoven’s concerto for three virtuoso soloists. Led by soloists of the Metropolitan Opera, a massed chorus joins Keith Clark and the Festival Orchestra for the triumphal final act of Beethoven’s only opera, in which a political prisoner is recused from a secret dungeon by his faithful wife, all set to music of revolutionary zeal. Opera in concert; sung in German with English supertitles. … Learn More »

Young Artists Play Mendelssohn

Monday, 6/22

Past Performance

The Hermitage Piano Trio joins the Instrumental Apprentices and guests to perform two romantic masterpieces by a teenaged Felix Mendelssohn. … Learn More »

Mozart’s The Magic Flute

Thursday, 6/25

Past Performance

Festival Vocal and Instrumental Apprentice Artists present a pair of fully staged performances of Mozartʼs The Magic Flute, in a charming and innovative production that sets the action in Astoria, complete with Columbia River Bar Pilots, the Coast Guard, and even a pirate. … Learn More »

Mozart’s The Magic Flute

Friday, 6/26

Past Performance

Festival Vocal and Instrumental Apprentice Artists present a pair of fully staged performances of Mozartʼs The Magic Flute, in a charming and innovative production that sets the action in Astoria, complete with Columbia River Bar Pilots, the Coast Guard, and even a pirate. … Learn More »

Matinee Organ Recital by Christoph Bull

Saturday, 6/27

Past Performance

Acclaimed organist, Christoph Bull, joins us this season for a special concert on the powerful Rodgers organ. Described by station KPCC in LA as "The rock star of the organ world," his program includes music from Bach to rock. … Learn More »

Cary Lewis with the Enso String Quartet

Saturday, 6/27

Past Performance

Pianist Cary Lewis joins the exciting young Ensō String Quartet for an intimate evening of chamber music. Our Sibelius 150th Jubilee concludes with the composer’s greatest chamber work, “Intimate Voices.” … Learn More »
Pacific Northwest Premiere of Donizetti’s dramatic Maria Stuarda, starring sopranos Angela Meade and Alexandra Deshorties. … Learn More »