SummerFest 2013 will open with ‘dance’ music concert on Aug. 2

La Jolla Music Society will launch its SummerFest 2013 with the program, “Let’s Dance!” 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2 at Sherwood Auditorium in the Museum of Contemporary Art, 700 Prospect St.

The evening of chamber music will include works you can move to by Schubert, Falla, Stravinsky, Ravel and Lalo Schifrin, performed by celebrated musicians, including Augustin Hadelich, Inon Barnatan and David Schifrin.

Augustin Hadelich. Courtesy

SummerFest’s fellowship artist ensemble, the Linden String Quartet, will perform Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13 as a prelude to the concert at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets are $50 and $75 at (858) 459-3738 or

(Note: A free, open-to-the-public rehearsal is scheduled for 1:50-3 p.m. Aug. 1 at Sherwood Auditorium as Cho-Liang Lin, David Shifrin, Hector Del Curto, Pablo Aslan, Satoshi Takeishi and Octavio Brunetti rehearse Lalo Schifrin’s “Letters from Argentina.”)

The National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Rocco Landesman recently announced that La Jolla Music Society is one of 832 non-profit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. La Jolla Music Society is recommended for $18,000 to support its music festival, SummerFest.

SummerFest features world-class artists and ensembles performing in La Jolla throughout the month of August; and includes behind-the-scenes experiences such as: Open Rehearsals, Artist Encounters, Coaching Workshops as well as, social events, pre-concert talks and performances designed to enlighten audiences of all ages.

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1 Comment for “SummerFest 2013 will open with ‘dance’ music concert on Aug. 2”

  1. Wondering if they will do a rendition of the Bowie classic.

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