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Seventh Annual Summer Chamber Music Festival at USD

Musicians of all ages and from around the world will participate in the seventh annual Summer Chamber Music Festival at the University of San Diego.

Concerts takes place from July 1 to 7.

Directed by Dr. Angela Yeung, the USD Chamber Music Festival has provided a unique opportunity for chamber-music making, education and performance for musicians of all ages since 2006.

The opening faculty concert is Sunday, July 1 at 2 p.m. in the Shiley Theatre in Camino Hall. Works include the Brahms Piano Quintet, Schumann Piano Trio, Beethoven Serenade, and duos for baroque cello and viola da gamba

Festival participant concerts take place Thursday, July 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Founders Hall and Saturday, July 7 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Shiley Theatre.

Tickets for these concerts are on sale at the door and are $12, general admission and $10, students, seniors, and USD faculty, staff and alumni. Tickets for a post-concert reception on July 1 are $5.

Music for the July 5 concerts includes Haydn’s, Beethoven’ and Ravel’s string quartets, Bizet’s and Ravel’s music for piano 4-hands, Dvo?ák’s Bagatelles, and music for Viol Consort.

Music for the July 7 concerts includes Boccherini’s string quintet, Beethoven’s clarinet trio, Brahms’ clarinet quintet, Knight’s Selfish Giant Suite, Rachmaninoff’s Romance for piano 6-hands, Anderson’s Clarinet Candy, and music for Viol Consort.

There will also be lunchtime concerts with festival participants on July 2,3, 5 and 6 at 12:15 p.m. in USD’s La Gran Terraza restaurant in the Hahn University Center. Admission is free with a lunch purchase.

Music for these concerts includes Thompson’s Scherzino, Foote’s Spiccato Caprice, Doppler’s Duettino sur des motifs Americains, and music for Viol Consort.

For more information go to http://www.sandiego.edu/cas/music/.

E-mail ayeung@sandiego.edu or call (619) 260-4106 for program information.


About the University of San Diego

The University of San Diego sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative Changemakers confront humanity’s urgent challenges. With more than 8,000 students from 75 countries and 44 states, USD is the youngest independent institution on the U.S. News & World Report list of top 100 universities in the United States. USD’s eight academic divisions include the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and the Division of Professional and Continuing Education. In February 2016, USD launched the public phase of Leading Change: The Campaign for USD, which represents the most ambitious fundraising effort in the history of the university and builds upon the strong philanthropic momentum achieved by USD in recent years. In September 2016, USD introduced Envisioning 2024, a strategic plan that capitalizes on the university’s recent progress and aligns new strategic goals with current strengths to help shape a vision for the future as the university looks ahead to its 75th anniversary in the year 2024.

Contact:

Melissa Olesen
mwagoner@sandiego.edu
(619) 260-4659