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All performances take place at the Conrad Prebys Concert Hall unless otherwise listed.

Finale with David Zinman

AUGUST 4–25, 2017

Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall FRI

8/25 8PM

An all-star SummerFest chamber orchestra led by American conductor, David Zinman, whose career has embodied the style-spanning virtuosity and propulsive energy that is our country’s artistic trademark brings SummereFest’s 31st season to a close – and a fitting occasion to look forward to a transformed future.

David Zinman, conductor SUMMERFEST CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

STRAVINSKY “Dumbarton Oaks” Concerto HAYDN Sinfonia Concertante Michelle Kim, violin • Clive Greensmith, cello Nathan Hughes, oboe • Keith Buncke, bassoon BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92

LA JOLLA MUSIC SOCIETY SUMMERFEST STANDARD SUBSCRIPTION INNER CIRCLE SUBSCRIPTION

PRELUDE 7 PM • Interview with David Zinman hosted by Marcus Overton

Gala

David Zinman

SummerFest At the home of Joan & Irwin Jacobs SAT

8/12 6PM

SummerFest Gala Chair: Katherine Chapin

VIOLA

Toby Hoffman Paul Neubauer Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu

PIANO

Inon Barnatan Olga Kern Olli Mustonen Christina Naughton Michelle Naughton Jon Kimura Parker Gilles Vonsattel Shai Wosner Haochen Zhang

HORN

Mike McCoy Jennifer Montone Keith Popejoy Tricia Skye PIPA

Wu Man VOICE

Lyubov Petrova

FLUTE

Catherine Ransom Karoly

CONDUCTOR

David Zinman

Laura Griffiths Nathan Hughes

Edward Arron Robert deMaine Clive Greensmith Alisa Weilerstein BASS

Nico Abondolo DaXun Zhang

Anthony McGill BASSOON

Keith Buncke Ryan Simmons CONTRABASSOON

Leyla Zamora

Regina Carter Quartet Regina Carter, violin Marvin Sewell, guitar Chris Lightcap, bass Alvester Garnett, drums SummerFest Chamber Orchestra FELLOWSHIP ARTIST ENSEMBLES

Ulysses Quartet Christina Bouey, violin Rhiannon Banerdt, violin Colin Brookes, viola Grace Ho, cello

SCHOLAR-IN-RESIDENCE

Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio Joseph Kalichstein, piano Jaime Laredo, violin Sharon Robinson, cello Miró Quartet Daniel Ching, violin William Fedkenheuer, violin John Largess, viola Joshua Gindele, cello

From Prague with Love

Genius from Finland: Olli Mustonen

Celebrating Strings

Saturday, August 5 · 8 PM Friday, August 11 · 8 PM

An Evening with the Regina Carter Quartet Saturday, August 19 · 8 PM

An Evening with Alisa Weilerstein

Wednesday, August 9 · 8 PM

ENSEMBLES

CLARINET CELLO

Friday, August 4 · 8 PM

The Power of Five

Xiaogang Ye Ellen Taaffe Zwilich

COMMISSIONED COMPOSERS

Includes prime seats for all 11 concerts in the Standard Subscription

Tuesday, August 8 · 8 PM

Rodin Trio Scott Cuellar, piano Philip Marten, violin Joshua Halpern, cello

OBOE

Opening Night: Fiddles vs. Pianos

In the Heart of Hungary

SUMMERFEST 2017 Roster | Music Director Cho-Liang Lin Margaret Batjer Regina Carter David Chan Chee-Yun Glenn Dicterow Eugene Drucker Michelle Kim Jennifer Koh Kristin Lee Yura Lee Cho-Liang Lin Ray Ushikubo

All 15 Concerts • $865

Sunday, August 6 · 3 PM

Join us for an elegant evening of music and festivities, including a private concert, gourmet dinner and dancing.

VIOLIN

11 Concerts • Section A $660 | Section B $450

Eric Bromberger

LECTURERS & GUEST SPEAKERS

Nuvi Mehta Marcus Overton Leah Rosenthal

Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio: 40th Anniversary

Wednesday, August 23 · 8 PM

Sunday, August 13 · 3 PM

Beethoven I

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Tuesday, August 15 · 8 PM

A

Beethoven II

B

Wednesday, August 16 · 8 PM

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B

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Beethoven IV Friday, August 18 · 8 PM

B A

Summer Serenades Sunday, August 20 · 3 PM

Mozart’s Enchantment

B A

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CENTER

LEFT

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LEFT

STAGE

STAGE

CONRAD PREBYS CONCERT HALL

IRWIN M. JACOBS QUALCOMM HALL

9500 GILMAN DRIVE LA JOLLA, CA

5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE SAN DIEGO, CA

Tuesday, August 22 · 8 PM

Finale with David Zinman Friday, August 25 · 8 PM Irwin M. Jacbos Qualcomm Hall

All programs, artists, dates, times and venues are subject to change.

TICKET INFORMATION: 858.459.3728 · WWW.LJMS.ORG PHOTO CREDITS: C. Lin by Sophie Zhai; C. & M. Naughton courtesy of artists; O. Mustonen © Outi Montosen; Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio by Christian Steiner; Miró Quartet courtesy of artist; D. Zinman by Priska Ketterer; R. Carter © Christopher Drukker; H. Zhang © Benjamin Ealovega; A. Weilerstein © Decca-Harald Hoffmann; I. Barnatan and S. Wosner by Marco Borggreve; C. Greensmith courtesy of artist; A. McGill by David Finlayson; Conrad Prebys Concert Hall by Erik Jepsen.

MUSIC DIRECTOR

CHO-LIANG LIN

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall, UC San Diego


Opening Night Fiddles vs. Pianos

FRI

8/4 8PM

Cho-Liang Lin

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PE R FOR M A NCE S

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An evening of musical fireworks and spectacular artistry as world-renowned violinists and celebrated pianists strut their stuff. Will there be a winner? Be there to find out.

PRELUDE 7 PM · Interview with SummerFest Music Director hosted by Eric Bromberger

T H E

CON R A D

PR E BYS

CONCE RT

H A L L ,

PROKOFIEV Sonata for Two Violins in C Major, Op. 56 SARASATE Navarra, Op. 33 SHOSTAKOVICH Galop from Cheryomushki BIZET/MILONE Carmen Fantasy for Four Violins and Double Bass SCHOENFIELD Boogie for Piano—4 Hands MENDELSSOHN Andante et Allegro Brillant for Piano—4 Hands RACHMANINOFF Suite No. 2 for Two Pianos, Op. 17 ROSSINI William Tell Overture for Two Pianos—8 Hands Inon Barnatan, David Chan, Chee-Yun, Scott Cuellar, Olga Kern, Cho-Liang Lin, Christina Naughton, Michelle Naughton, Ray Ushikubo and DaXun Zhang U N L E S S

OT H E RW ISE

IN DIC AT E D.

Musical Encounter

8/10

12:30PM

STRAVINSKY MEETS TAN DUN Hosted by Eric Bromberger Olli Mustonen

From Prague with Love Parisian glamour meets Eastern Europe’s SAT romantic mysticism in this luscious program of Chopin, Dvoˇ rák and 8PM Lutosławski’s Variations on Theme of Paganini for Two Pianos, played by piano duo sensations, twin sisters, Christina and Michelle Naughton.

8/5

BALAKIREV Islamey DVOˇRÁK Cigánské Melodie (Gypsy Songs), Op. 55 CHOPIN Rondo for Two Pianos in C Major, Op. 73 LUTOSŁAWSKI Variations on Theme of Paganini for Two Pianos DVOˇRÁK Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81 Inon Barnatan, Olga Kern, Miró Quartet, Christina Naughton, Michelle Naughton and Lyubov Petrova PRELUDE 7 PM · Interview with Christina and Michelle Naughton hosted by Eric Bromberger

Genius from Finland: Olli Mustonen Evoking the era of virtuoso pianistcomposers Liszt and Rachmaninoff, Finnish master Olli Mustonen’s program 3PM spans two centuries in this scintillating program featuring the great Beethoven Sonatas and his own brilliant works. SUN

8/6

MUSTONEN Nonet No. 2 BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57 “Apassionata” BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata in A Major, Op. 2, No. 2 MUSTONEN Piano Quintet

Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio

In the Heart of Hungary TUE

8/8 8PM

LISZT KODÁLY BARTÓK BARTÓK

Plush — Liszt’s Grand Duo. Earthy — Kodály’s Duo for Violin and Cello. Profound — Bartók’s String Quartet No. 4: Music to salute the heart and spirit of an enchanted place.

Grand Duo Concertant sur le ‘Le marin’, S.128 Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7 Village Scenes, Sz. 78 String Quartet No. 4

David Chan, Robert deMaine, Glenn Dicterow, Olga Kern, Miró Quartet, Christina Naughton and Lyubov Petrova PRELUDE 7 PM · Lecture by Eric Bromberger

The Power of Five One night, three quintets spanning WED centuries and broadening sonic frontiers. Beethoven’s sole string quintet 8PM is operatic in its scope. Dvoˇrák adds a string bass for a beautiful new sonority. Xiaogang Ye’s West Coast Première combination of pipa and string quartet is a lyric breakthrough.

8/9

BEETHOVEN String Quintet in C Major, Op. 29 XIAOGANG YE Gardenia for Pipa and String Quartet (2017) DVOˇRÁK Quintet for Strings and Bass in G Major, Op. 77 Edward Arron, Chee-Yun, Robert deMaine, Glenn Dicterow, Toby Hoffman, John Largess, Kristin Lee, Cho-Liang Lin, Wu Man, Miró Quartet, Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu and DaXun Zhang PRELUDE 7 PM · Lecture by Marcus Overton

Miró Quartet

SummerFest’s first ever performance of the complete Beethoven Violin Sonatas Join us on a four-concert journey through some of the most profound and beautifullymoving music written by Beethoven.

Beethoven I TUE

8/15 8PM

Violin Sonata No. 8 in G Major, Op. 30, No. 3 Violin Sonata No. 6 in A Major, Op. 30, No. 1 Violin Sonata No. 7 in C Minor, Op. 30, No. 2 Cho-Liang Lin, Jon Kimura Parker

Reach the mountaintop summit of Mendelssohn’s Octet on an invigorating excursion via Kodály’s meltingly 8PM romantic serenade, and the power of Spohr’s Double String Quartet — written in Leipzig in 1825, the same year Mendelssohn completed his own Octet masterwork at the age of 16! FRI

8/11

SPOHR Double String Quartet No. 1, Op. 65 KODÁLY Serenade for Two Violins and Viola, Op. 12 MENDELSSOHN String Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20 Edward Arron, Margaret Batjer, Robert deMaine, Toby Hoffman, Kristin Lee, Yura Lee, Cho-Liang Lin, Miró Quartet, Ulysses Quartet and Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu MUSICAL PRELUDE 7 PM · Rodin Trio performs Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio in D Minor

40th Anniversary

Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of America’s internationally-lauded piano trio with an afternoon of profoundly moving works 3PM by Mendelssohn and Brahms, as well as a new work written by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich in honor of this incredible achievement. SUN

8/13

WED

8/16 8PM

Jennifer Koh, Shai Wosner PRELUDE 7 PM · Lecture by Nuvi Mehta

Athenaeum Music & Arts Library

Beethoven III Hosted by Marcus Overton

Haochen Zhang

An Evening with the Regina Carter Quartet SAT

THE REIGNING QUEEN OF JAZZ VIOLIN

Regina Carter is an extraordinary violinist, a certified genius. The 8PM Los Angeles Times calls her “a talented, charismatic player who is almost singlehandedly reviving interest in the violin as a jazz instrument.” Wherever this Grammy® nominated violinist performs, she takes the audience with her on a journey through tradition and creativity.

8/19

PRELUDE 7 PM · Interview with Regina Carter hosted by Marcus Overton

Wind virtuosi will take you on a musical journey from the British genteel and aristocratic atmosphere of Elgar to the 3PM rarely heard Gemini Variations by Britten. This program brims with disarming quirks and unexpected charms, concluding with Dvoˇrák’s Serenade for Winds, one of the greatest works for winds since the Mozart Serenade. SUN

Violin Sonata No. 1 in D Major, Op. 12, No. 1 Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 12, No. 2 Violin Sonata No. 9 in A Major, Op. 47 “Kreutzer”

Musical Encounter

Regina Carter

Summer Serenades

PRELUDE 7 PM · Lecture by Nuvi Mehta

Beethoven II

Celebrating Strings

ZWILICH Pas de Trois (2016) MENDELSSOHN Piano Trio No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 66 BRAHMS Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8

Olli Mustonen, David Chan, Chee-Yun, Robert deMaine, Toby Hoffman, Miró Quartet, Ulysses Quartet and DaXun Zhang PRELUDE 2 PM Interview with Olli Mustonen hosted by Eric Bromberger

FREE to the

STRAVINSKY Concertino and Three Pieces PUBLIC for String Quartet TAN DUN Concerto for String Quartet and Pipa Wu Man, Ulysses Quartet

Kalichstein-LaredoRobinson Trio:

Beethoven Violin Sonatas

THU

Athenaeum Music & Arts Library

Christina and Michelle Naughton

The Complete

THU

8/17

12:30PM

FREE to the

PUBLIC Violin Sonata No. 5 in F Major, Op. 24 Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 16 (arr. of Quintet for Piano and Winds, Op. 16) Jennifer Koh, Rodin Trio and Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu

8/20

BRITTEN Gemini Variations for Flute, Violin and Piano- 4 Hands, Op. 73 ELGAR Piano Quintet in A Minor, Op. 84 DVOˇRÁK Serenade for Winds and Strings in D Minor, Op. 44 Nico Abondolo, Keith Buncke, Scott Cuellar, Clive Greensmith, Laura Griffiths, Joshua Halpern, Nathan Hughes, Catherine Ransom Karoly, Michelle Kim, Cho-Liang Lin, Mike McCoy, Anthony McGill, Paul Neubauer, Keith Popejoy, Ryan Simmons, Tricia Skye, Leyla Zamora and Haochen Zhang MUSICAL PRELUDE 2 PM · Rodin Trio performs Beethoven’s Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70, No.1

Beethoven IV FRI

8/18 8PM

Violin Sonata No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 12, No. 3 Violin Sonata No. 4 in A Minor, Op. 23 Violin Sonata No. 10 in G Major, Op. 96 Yura Lee, Gilles Vonsattel

MUSICAL PRELUDE 7 PM Ulysses Quartet performs Beethoven’s String Quartet in A Major, Op. 18, No. 5

Mozart’s Enchantment Mozart — the very word embodies the experience of sublime beauty. The Quintet for Piano and Winds is an astonishing 8PM rarity. The Divertimento for String Trio is a pinnacle of human creativity. The Flute Quartet is an immersion in sheer pleasure. TUE

8/22

MOZART MOZART MOZART

Flute Quartet No. 3 in C Major, K.285b Quintet for Piano and Winds in E-flat Major, K.452 Divertimento in E-flat Major, K.563

Nico Abondolo, Colin Brookes, Keith Buncke, Eugene Drucker, Clive Greensmith, Joshua Halpern, Nathan Hughes, Catherine Ransom Karoly, Michelle Kim, Anthony McGill, Jennifer Montone, Paul Neubauer and Haochen Zhang MUSICAL PRELUDE 7 PM · Ulysses Quartet performs Schubert’s “Quartettsatz” and Haydn’s String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 33, No. 2

Encounter

Athenaeum Music & Arts Library FORGING A CONCERT CAREER Hosted by Leah Rosenthal Panel Discussion featuring Keith Buncke, Nathan Hughes, Catherine Ransom Karoly and Anthony McGill, Principal Winds from the country’s leading orchestras.

WED

8/23

12:30PM

FREE to the PUBLIC

An Evening with Alisa Weilerstein Cellist Alisa Weilerstein, one of today’s reigning instrumental soloists worldwide, returns to SummerFest 8PM joined by clarinetist Anthony McGill and pianist Inon Barnatan for the shimmering autumnal profundities of the Brahms’ Clarinet Trio and the brooding power of Brahms’ Piano Quintet. WED

8/23

J.S. BACH Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009 BRAHMS Clarinet Trio in A Minor, Op. 114 BRAHMS Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34 Inon Barnatan

Shai Wosner

Alisa Weilerstein, Inon Barnatan, Eugene Drucker, Michelle Kim, Anthony McGill and Paul Neubauer MUSICAL PRELUDE 7 PM Rodin Trio performs Brahms’ Piano Trio No. 2 in C Major, Op. 87

Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio MUSICAL PRELUDE 2 PM · Ulysses Quartet performs Debussy’s String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10

Alisa Weilerstein

Clive Greensmith

Anthony McGill

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