Raise the Baton: The Elements of Music fundraising party

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon 61980 Skyline Ranch Rd,, Bend, OR

Raise the Baton is Sunriver Music Festival’s premier fundraiser of the year! This lively party raises vital funds for the Young Artists Scholarships and the Festival’s world-class concerts. Hosted by Maestro Brett Mitchell, the event features performances by the finest Young Artists Scholarship musicians and fun opportunities to bid and sponsor “the elements of music”: guest …

$8 – $800

Sunriver Music Festival Opening Night Classical Concert: EARTH

Tower Theatre 835 Northwest Wall Street, Bend, OR, United States

The Festival season opener celebrates two landmark anniversaries: Charles Ives’ 150th birthday and his brilliant Variations on America, plus the 100th anniversary of George Gershwin’s immortal Rhapsody in Blue with pianist Orion Weiss. After intermission, Beethoven’s “Pastoral” Symphony is a musical depiction of five scenes in nature.

$25 – $88

SUNRIVER MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: AUGUST 10-23, 2024 — “CLASSICAL ELEMENTS”

Tower Theatre in downtown Bend and Sunriver Resort’s historic Great Hall

From August 10-23, 2024, Sunriver Music Festival will fill Central Oregon with world-class music. Artistic Director & Conductor Brett Mitchell leads world-class orchestra musicians and acclaimed soloists in a remarkable 47th season held in two venues, the iconic Tower Theatre in downtown Bend and Sunriver Resort’s historic Great Hall. Programs include four classical concerts, a …

Sunriver Music Festival Pops Concert: A Tribute to Broadway & Film Music

Tower Theatre 835 Northwest Wall Street, Bend, OR, United States

Enjoy the Festival Orchestra in a lively tribute celebrating musical anniversaries from Broadway (Beauty and the Beast, Spamalot, Mary Poppins, Fiddler on the Roof and Leonard Bernstein’s Fancy Free) and Film (The Lion King, Forrest Gump, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, My Fair Lady and Henry Mancini’s Pink Panther).

$25 – $94

Sunriver Music Festival’s Discover the Symphony Concert

Tower Theatre 835 Northwest Wall Street, Bend, OR, United States

This entertaining matinee presents orchestral music in a fun and informal setting. Bring the whole family and enjoy a one-hour concert with virtuosic recipients of the Young Artists Scholarship with the full Festival Orchestra. An instrument petting zoo is offered prior to the concert.

$15 – $17

Sunriver Music Festival Classical Concert II: WATER

Tower Theatre 835 Northwest Wall Street, Bend, OR, United States

This special matinee opens with the most famous waltz of all time—The Blue Danube by Strauss. After intermission, Schumann’s “Rhenish” Symphony is a musical depiction of the Schumanns’ travels along the Rhine. Contact:  Sunriver Music Festival, tickets@sunrivermusic.org, 541-593-9310, www.sunrivermusic.org

$25 – $88

Sunriver Music Festival Classical Concert III: FIRE

Sunriver Resort Great Hall Great Hall Loop, Sunriver

This concert opens with Beethoven’s depiction of the God of Fire via his Overture from The Creatures of Prometheus before hearing Haydn’s “Fire“ Symphony. The second half includes Manuel de Falla’s Nights in the Gardens of Spain—a set of three nocturnes featuring pianist Joyce Yang—and closes with the Ritual Fire Dance from El amor brujo …

$25 – $88

Sunriver Music Festival Solo Violin Concert with Tessa Lark

Sunriver Resort Great Hall Great Hall Loop, Sunriver

The picturesque Great Hall sets the scene for an eclectic solo performance from violinist Tessa Lark, who is praised for her astounding range of sounds, technical agility and musical elegance. In 2020 she was nominated for a GRAMMY in the Best Classical Instrumental Solo category. She is also a highly acclaimed fiddler in the tradition …

$25 – $74

Sunriver Music Festival Season Finale Classical Concert: AIR

Sunriver Resort Great Hall Great Hall Loop, Sunriver

The Festival season finale features Musica Celestis, a beautiful, meditative work by Aaron Jay Kernis, and Michael Torke’s Sky, a bluegrass-inspired concerto written for and premiered by Tessa Lark. The season closes with Mozart’s brilliant and ever-popular “Jupiter” Symphony.

$25 – $88