Monday, September 14, 2020

Lake George Music Festival: “Drive-in Series”

Lake George Music FestMissing live, classical music?

The Lake George Music Festival presents a “Drive In” series at Charles R. Wood Park- 17 West Brook Road in Lake George, happening at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 19 and 20.

The musical festival will include accomplished world soloists, and graduates of schools including Juilliard, Curtis, Yale, Rice University, Carnegie Mellon, and members of major orchestras like the Baltimore Symphonic Orchestra, the Malaysian Philharmonic, and the Buffalo Philharmonic. Performances will be enhanced with large screen video, and audiences will have the choice of tuning into an amplified performance, or a high-quality synced audio feed (FM radio) to listen to the concert through their car’s sound system.

Parking will begin at 6 p.m., and cars will be parked every other car in single rows to comply with social distancing guidelines. Early entry will not be permitted. “Passes” for each concert will be sold at $25 a vehicle, either online in advance or at the gate. Concert programs will be distributed digitally on the large screen or available for viewing on a smartphone or tablet. To view further event details, or to check out the parking plan and map of the Festival Commons, visit this link.

Saturday Performances:

Fantasy No.2 (1940), Florence Price
Quintet in E Flat Major, Op.16 (1796), Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Quintet in A Major, D 667 (1819), “The Trout”, Franz Schubert

Sunday Performances:

Quatuor (1933), Jean Francaix
Duo for Violin and Cello (2018), Jessie Montgomery
Octet, Op.9 (1848 – 1859), Anton Rubinstein

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