- Event Title:
- Mendocino Music Festival ~ July 7 - July 21
- Filed under:
- Music, Kids & Families
- Event Status:
- Event Date:
- Saturday, July 07, 2012
- Mendocino Headlands State Park
The 26th Season of the fesitval!
Classical music, Celtic, Bluegrass, Brazilian dance, Jazz, Big Band Night, Music for a Teahouse, in the majestic Performance Hall Tent on Mendocino Headlands State Park. Piano Series, Jazz Series, Intimate Village Concerts.
Mendocino Music Festival's 26th season isn't just starting July 7...it's exploding with multiple jazz concerts, four classical music concerts, and two Chinese pipa concerts. The pipa (pee-pah) is an incredible sounding, beautiful, lute-like instrument.
CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA concerts feature Maestro Allan Pollack conducting The Festival Orchestra:
Rossini, Lalo, Beethoven, Ginastera, Tan Dun, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Mahler, Tchaikovsky, J. Pollack, and Mussorgsky.
Les Pfutzenreuter conducting The Festival Chamber Orchestra:
Dvorak and Haydn.
JAZZ with the Tierney Sutton Band, CELTIC music by Solas, Sierra Hull & Highway 111 BLUEGRASS, Chinese PIPA music by Wu Man and Susan Waterfall's Music For a Teahouse multi-media event with tea tasting, BIG BAND JAZZ Orchestra, and BRAZILIAN DANCE by Viver Brasil's, percussion, singing, and colorful costumes will ignite the stage - it's all in the Performance Hall Tent on the Mendocino Headlands State Park.
Plus, daytime Intimate Village Concerts in various venues with MORE JAZZ, MORE CLASSICAL, A CAPPELLA, The JAZZ SERIES, and the PIANO SERIES.
Don't miss a free, understandable lecture/demonstration about JAZZ with a description of jazz's five essential elements and an overview of its history in American culture.
Full schedule, video clips & tickets at: www.mendocinomusic.com