2018 Season
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  • Tuesday   August 7, 2018
  • First Presbyterian Church • 3:00 PM
  • SkanFest U: Leonard Bernstein's America
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  • Wednesday   August 8, 2018
  • the home of Craig and Barbara Froelich • 6:30 PM
  • An "Extraordinary" Summer Suite
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  • Thursday   August 9, 2018
  • First Presbyterian Church • 7:00 PM
  • Backstage Pass: Beyond the Notes
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  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • Opening Night
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  • Friday   August 10, 2018
  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • The Danish String Quartet
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  • Saturday   August 11, 2018
  • Robinson Pavilion at Anyela's Vineyards • 7:30 PM
  • The Joshua Redman Quartet
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  • Tuesday   August 14, 2018
  • First Presbyterian Church • 3:00 PM
  • SkanFest U: Leonard Bernstein's America
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  • Thursday   August 16, 2018
  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • Eliot Fisk: A Family Affair
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  • Friday   August 17, 2018
  • First Presbyterian Church • 7:00 PM
  • Prelude Concert
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  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • America Singing
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  • Saturday   August 18, 2018
  • Robinson Pavilion at Anyela's Vineyards • 7:30 PM
  • Leonard Bernstein's Candide
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  • Sunday   August 19, 2018
  • The Mandana Barn • 2:00 PM
  • KidsFest: Bernstein on Broadway with The Knights
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  • Tuesday   August 21, 2018
  • First Presbyterian Church • 3:00 PM
  • SkanFest U: Leonard Bernstein's America
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  • Thursday   August 23, 2018
  • First Presbyterian Church • 7:00 PM
  • Backstage Pass: Why Schubert?
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  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • Schubert Up Close
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  • Friday   August 24, 2018
  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • Songs from Home
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  • Saturday   August 25, 2018
  • Robinson Pavilion at Anyela's Vineyards • 7:30 PM
  • Beethoven under the Stars
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  • Tuesday   August 28, 2018
  • First Presbyterian Church • 3:00 PM
  • SkanFest U: Leonard Bernstein's America
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  • Wednesday   August 29, 2018
  • First Presbyterian Church • 11:00 AM
  • KidsFest: Drum it Up!
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  • Thursday   August 30, 2018
  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • Jupiter String Quartet & Andy Akiho
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  • Friday   August 31, 2018
  • First Presbyterian Church • 8:00 PM
  • Beethoven's Last Call
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  • Saturday   September 1, 2018
  • Robinson Pavilion at Anyela's Vineyards • 7:30 PM
  • The Mark O'Connor Band
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Saturday   August 12, 2017 Robinson Pavilion at Anyela's Vineyards   •   7:30 PM(Rain location: West Genesee High School)

Mozart under the Stars

Don’t miss the big orchestra event of the summer: world-renowned conductor David Zinman leads the Skaneateles Festival Orchestra in an all Mozart program. The “legendary” pianist Misha Dichter (NY Times), performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto in C Major (“Elvira Madigan”), heard alongside Mozart’s joyous Overture to The Impresario and his “Prague” Symphony.

Program:

Mozart: Overture to The Impresario
Mozart: Piano Concerto in C Major ("Elvira Madigan")
Mozart: Symphony No. 38 in D Major ("Prague")

    



Musicians:

David Zinman
David Zinman
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David Zinman, conductor

David Zinman is one of the world's leading and most respected conductors, whose passion for music, dedication to furthering the careers of young musicians, and as an orchestra builder, makes 'Music a Better World'.

He is Conductor Laureate of Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, where he served as conductor and music director from 1995 until 2014, where he raised the standard of the orchestra to an international level. During his career he has made an extensive number of recordings with varied orchestras encompassing a wide repertoire.

Until 2009 David was Artistic Director of the Aspen Music Festival, where he created the International Conducting Academy. He has inspired a number of innovative ideas in Zurich, including the famous 'Tonhalle Late' series, a Conductor's course, and most notably the famous recordings he has made for Sony which have received superb critical acclaim.

He has held positions as Music Director of the Rotterdam Philharmonic, Rochester Philharmonic and Baltimore Symphony orchestras; Principal Conductor of the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra and Music Director of the Aspen Music Festival, School and American Academy of Conducting. For the past two seasons has served as Music Director of the Orchestre Français des Jeunes.

Learn more at www.davidzinman.org/.

Performing:
Saturday, August 12


Concert Sponsors:

Robert & Jenifer Weisenthal, and the Mary Louise Dunn Fund, administered by the Central New York Community Foundation

Guest Artist Sponsors:

David Zinman sponsored by Gwen Birchenough, Dave Birchenough, Carrie Lazarus, Bill Rosenthal, Jerry Gebo, & Logical Operations