Mainly Mozart Announces June 2022 All-Star Orchestra Festival Dates
Mainly Mozart's Annual All-Star Orchestra Festival brings North America's top orchestral musicians back together again on one stage
By: Mainly Mozart
The Mainly Mozart All-Star Orchestra is home to the largest gathering of concertmasters and principal players from the North America's greatest orchestras, including the Philadelphia and Cleveland Orchestras, Dallas Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, National Symphony, and dozens more.
Soloists for the 2022 Festival include Grammy-award winning violinist Augustin Hadelich; German cellist Maximilian Hornung; Naumberg Competition winner, pianist Gilles Vonsattel; and Los Angeles Philharmonic Principal Clarinet Boris Allakhverdyan, whose playing was hailed by the New York Times as "inspired, gorgeous and superlative."
Mainly Mozart's June All-Star Orchestra programming will feature:
Opening Night - Friday, June 10, 2022 @ 7:30 PM
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto (Boris Allakhverdyan, clarinet)
Beethoven: Symphony no. 4
Mozart Jupiter & Beethoven - Saturday, June 11, 2022 @ 7:30 PM
Beethoven: Grosse Fuga (arr. String Orchestra)
Mozart: - Piano Concerto no. 27 k. 595 (Pianist Gilles Vonsattel)
Mozart: Symphony no. 41. Jupiter
The Virtuoso & Don Giovanni - Tuesday, June 14, 2022 @ 7:30 PM
Schumann: Symphony no. 3
Mozart: Overture to Don Giovanni (arr. Busoni)
Mozart, Hayden & Saint Saens' Cello - Friday, June 17, 2022 @ 7:30 PM
Vaughan Williams: The Wasps
Mozart: Overture to La Clemenza di Tito
Haydn: Symphony no. 104
Closing Night - Saturday, June 18, 2022 @ 7:30 PM
Mozart: Magic Flute Overture
Schubert: Unfinished Symphony
Mozart: Requiem (Levin version) (San Diego Master Chorale)
"Our goal is always to bring world-class musicians to San Diego for an experience that is meaningful and accessible to audiences of all ages and all levels of musical experience,"
Leading the festival is Mainly Mozart's dynamic Music Director, Michael Francis. A conductor of international reputation, Maestro Michael Francis forges collaborations with the world's leading orchestras and serves as Music Director of the Florida Orchestra and Chief Conductor of the German Orchestra, Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz.
This year's festival will also introduce Mozart's Marketplace, which will host a wide range of food and beverage vendors.
VIP Seating is available for $500 for a table-for-four or $1,000 for a premium location VIP table-for-four which includes wine and hosted appetizers. Two seats at a four-person VIP table are $300 and $600 respectively. Tickets are $100 for a pod for up to four people in Section A and $49 for a pod for up to four people in Section B. Tickets are available for purchase starting Sunday, January 30, 2022.
For more information on the Mainly Mozart All-Star Orchestra Festival or to purchase tickets, please visit https://www.mainlymozart.org/
About Mainly Mozart
For over 30 years, Mainly Mozart has been home to the largest gathering of Concertmasters and Principal Players in North America. The famed Mainly Mozart All Star Orchestra boasts top level players from the world's greatest orchestras including the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, National Symphony, Indianapolis, and dozens more.
On July 11, 2020, Mainly Mozart was the first major arts organization in the United States to host a live music event in front of live audiences since the COVID pandemic began in Mid-March with their Drive-in concert series. The event was free to attend with Mainly Mozart providing this gift to San Diego along with the arts and music loving communities.
For more information on Mainly Mozart, please visit https://www.mainlymozart.org/