- The Discover the Symphony Concert on Wednesday, Aug. 17 presents orchestral music in a fun and informal setting. Bring the whole family and enjoy a one-hour concert with the full orchestra. Young Artists Scholarship recipient and Bend resident Mateo Garza, violin, is the featured soloist, and bass-baritone Timothy Jones is the narrator in Prokofiev’s beloved Peter and the Wolf symphonic fairy tale! Arrive early on Aug. 17 for the Instrument Petting Zoo. Here’s your chance to get up close and personal with instruments you see on stage in the hands of our pros during a concert. On the lawn at the Sunriver Resort Great Hall between 2:30-3:45 p.m. Free for all ages, fun for all ages.
- Concert 4 – Thursday, Aug. 18. Featuring William Hagen, violin. The riveting 28-year-old American violinist, already a seasoned international performer hailed as a “brilliant virtuoso…a standout”, joins the Festival Orchestra for Brahms’ iconic Violin Concerto. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Great Hall.
- Concert Five- Sunday, Aug. 21. Featuring Timothy Jones, bass-baritone, an enthusiastic champion of contemporary works and composers. Equally at home on the opera and concert stage, as he is in the more intimate settings of chamber music and solo recital, Jones performs with the Festival Orchestra in a closing concert of Shakespearean grandeur. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
Full schedule and tickets at sunrivermusic.org or call 541-593-1084.