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Bach’s Well-Tempered Klavier

Over the next two weekends Yuliya Gorenman will be performing the entire Book I of the Well-Tempered Klavier by Johann Sebastian Bach, half on the June 22nd program and half on the June 28th program. Most classical music aficionados have heard of this particular collection of Bach's compositions, and it contains some of [...]

Week 3 Schedule 2018

June 19-24 at the Sitka Summer Music Festival We have an entirely new set of artists to share their talents with you at the Festival this week, with even more personal connections! You'll recognize several familiar faces from recent years such as Yuliya Gorenman (piano), Martin Sher (viola), Christian Colberg (viola), and Cicely Parnas [...]

Babies and Books Special Event

This Saturday at 10:30am at the Sitka Public Library, Trio Jinx will be working with the Sitka Babies and Books program to provide a fun, engaging concert for children ages 0-4. ​Founded in 1991, Sitka Babies and Books encourages Sitka children to become lifelong readers by providing books and programs for children. [...]

Week 2 Schedule 2018

June 12-17 at the Sitka Summer Music Festival This week Alfredo Oyaguez (piano), Andrew Smith (cello), Tom Stone (violin/viola), Cecily Ward (violin), Doris Stevenson (piano), and Zuill Baily (cello) continue to share their talents with us, and are joined by Trio Jinx. This unique classically-based trio consists of Louna Dekker-Vargas (flutes), Ledah Finck (violin/viola/composition), and Yoshiaki Horiguchi (double bass) and [...]

Meet the 2018 Seminar Students

We welcome young cellists from around the world to Sitka for the 2018 Sitka Cello Seminar. Here are this year's participants! Born in Oakland, California, William Cayanan is a cellist and composer and has recently completed a Bachelor of Music degree in cello performance with a minor in composition from the Cleveland Institute of Music, studying with [...]

Hermit Thrush Special Presentation

Hermit Thrush - photo by Mike Mammoser Every week here at the Sitka Summer Music Festival Susan Reed hosts a brief discussion about the programs for the upcoming week, and introduces you to some of our guest artists. The June 12th discussion will feature a special collaboration with Sitka Sound Science Center’s Scientist-in-Residence, ornithologist [...]

Week 1 Schedule 2018

This Week at the Sitka Summer Music Festival Join us this week as we kick off our summer season in Sitka! This week we welcome dynamic duo Alfredo Oyaguez (piano) and Andrew Smith (cello) to lend a bit of Spanish flare to first half of the summer festival. We also welcome Tom Stone (violin/viola) [...]

2018 Winter Classics Retrospective

The 2018 Alaska Airlines Winter Classics series was a great success!  We hope you enjoy this look back at some of our Anchorage Museum and UAA Recital Hall highlights. These concerts would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors: Alaska Airlines, ConocoPhillips, the National Endowment for the Arts, Alaska State [...]

By |2018-11-17T10:10:41-09:00March 15th, 2018|Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments

Sept 15-17: The Week in Preview

Hello, Anchorage friends! The first week of the Autumn Classics was one to remember! An enormous thank you goes out to our guest artists, everyone who attended our concerts and events, and to Alaska Airlines, whose sponsorship of this concert series plays a vital role in helping us fulfill our statewide mission. We're thrilled to bring [...]

By |2017-09-11T09:28:15-09:00September 11th, 2017|Other|0 Comments

Sept 8-10: The Week in Preview

Greetings, Anchorage friends! It is hard to believe that the 2017 Autumn Classics are already here! We are so excited to bring you the best that chamber music has to offer this week and next. In case you haven't been following us on social media, here is what you have to look forward to this [...]

By |2018-11-17T10:10:41-09:00September 4th, 2017|Other|0 Comments