The Mendocino Music Festival is a magical blend of fine music by outstanding performers in one of the most enchanting sites in Northern California.
Evenings include breathtaking concerts featuring the glorious Festival Orchestra, the popular Big Band concert, chamber music ensembles, dance, blues, jazz, world, and folk music.
Days include lecture/recitals at the Piano Series, a children's matinee, performances by the Young Musicians, and chamber concerts at beautiful venues throughout Mendocino Village.
The Mendocino Music Festival continues to maintain its commitment to bringing the highest quality classical and contemporary music and musicians to a place founder and Artistic Director Allan Pollack has described as ". . . one of the most picturesque towns in the world."
In most of the Mendocino Music Festival’s 33 seasons a single evening is given over to a staged opera, with bare bones sets, lighting, costumes, minimal cast and short length. No Wagner or Verdi here, no multiple acts and complicated production demands. Light and frothy are the usual, and so it wa...
Festival Orchestra and Chorus. Allan Pollack, conductor. Shawnette Sulker, soprano; Betany Coffland
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major; Brahms: Schicksalied, Op. 54; Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125...