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Lake George Music Festival 2020

August 9 - 21, 2020

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As one of the nation's foremost classical music artist retreats, the Lake George Music Festival upholds a mission to advance music, re-imagine the concert experience, and build audiences for the 21st century through artistic integrity and innovation.

Every August, top-notch classical performers and composers from around the world descend upon the region for two weeks, sharing the fruits of their talent and hard work through traditional and experimental concerts, open rehearsals, public receptions, and informational talks - all held at an inviting and ever evolving range of venues throughout the community.

2020 Season Schedule

Chamber Music Performance 1

Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 7:30pm.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 50 Mohican Street, Lake George, NY
$15 per person.

Kick off the season with chamber music performances by LGMF resident ensembles, Artistic Director Barbora Kolarova, and other LGMF all-stars! Free parking in the Sacred Heart lot or on the street.

Chamber Music Performance 2

Monday, August 10, 2020 at 7:30pm.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 50 Mohican Street, Lake George, NY
$15 per person.
Free parking in the Sacred Heart lot or on the street.

Chamber Music Performance 3

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 7:30pm.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 50 Mohican Street, Lake George, NY
$15 per person.
Free parking in the Sacred Heart lot or on the street.

Chamber Music Performance 4

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 7:30pm.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 50 Mohican Street, Lake George, NY
$15 per person.
Free parking in the Sacred Heart lot or on the street.

Sounds of Our Time

Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 7:30pm.
Shepard Park Amphitheater, Lake George Village
FREE admission

Created by LGMF Music Director and Conductor Roger Kalia, Sounds of Our Time (SOOT) is an innovative series of annual concerts that explore connections that cross musical genres. SOOT series seeks to demonstrate the connections between popular music of our time and contemporary classical music. Fireworks to follow the performance!

Chamber Music Performance 5

Friday, August 14, 2020 at 7:30pm.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 50 Mohican Street, Lake George, NY
$15 per person.
Free parking in the Sacred Heart lot or on the street.

Afternoon Chamber Music Matinee Performance

Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 1pm.
St. James Episcopal Church, 172 Ottawa Street, Lake George, NY
$15 per person.
Free parking on the St. James lawn is first come first serve

Family Concert

Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 5pm.
Shepard Park Amphitheater, Lake George Village
FREE admission

Enrich a child's life through the one-of-a-kind experience of hearing the LGMF Symphony Orchestra playing classical masterpieces. Instill a lifelong love of music with this fun and engaging program for the young and the young at heart. Perfect for all ages, but especially those 12 and under.

Late Night Concert

Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 10pm.
Lake George Beach Club, 2 Montcalm Street, Lake George, NY
FREE Admission

Join us for a true classical music party at the newly remodeled Beach Club! Featuring all the festival musicians in an impromptu, amplified, and jamming sight-reading bash!

Piano Mania

Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 1pm.
Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main Street, North Creek, NY
$25 per person.

Come hear the LGMF pianists perform music for solo piano all the way up to 8 hands. A fun program for everyone! Free parking across the street in the Library lot.

"LGMF Uncorked"

Monday, August 17, 2020. 6pm dinner/7:30pm performance
Lake George Club, 4000 Lake Shore Drive, Diamond Point, NY
$90 per person general seating/$130 per person premium seating

Set at the stunningly beautiful and historic Lake George Club, the annual LGMF Uncorked series was designed to create a new atmosphere for listening-relaxed, elegant, intimate, and enveloped by the beauty of Lake George. Price includes wine tastings by the Adirondack Winery, one glass of wine, souvenir wine glass, gourmet cheese samplings, a full buffet dinner and dessert, and the performance. Choose "Premium Seating" to reserve prime seating in the main dining room. Free parking on the grounds of the Club by the tennis courts.

Chamber Music Performance 6

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 7:30pm.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 50 Mohican Street, Lake George, NY
$15 per person.
Free parking in the Sacred Heart lot or on the street.

Happy Hour with Music Director Roger Kalia

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 5pm.
The Boardwalk Restaurant, Lake George Village
FREE Admission
Paid parking at the Boardwalk lot.

Grab a drink and join Maestro Roger Kalia as he discusses this years' orchestra performance, soloists, and repertoire.

Chamber Music Performance 7

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 7:30pm.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 50 Mohican Street, Lake George, NY
$15 per person.
Free parking in the Sacred Heart lot or on the street.

Chamber Music Performance 8

Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 7:30pm.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 50 Mohican Street, Lake George, NY
$15 per person.
Free parking in the Sacred Heart lot or on the street.

Afternoon Chamber Music Matinee "Composer Institute"

Friday, August 21, 2020 at 1pm.
St. James Episcopal Church, 172 Ottawa Street, Lake George, NY
$15 per person.
Free parking on the St. James lawn is first come first serve.

Featuring the Rhythm Method String Quartet performing new works by our resident student composers.

LGMF Symphony Orchestra

Friday, August 21, 2020 at 7:30pm.
Lake George High School Auditorium, 381 Canada Street, Lake George, NY
$25 per person.

The full Lake George Music Festival Symphony Orchestra, led by Music Director Roger Kalia, will present the grand finale performance of the 2020 summer season. The program will feature Mozart Symphony No.41 and the world-premiere performance of Pascal Le Boeuf's triple concerto for the arx duo percussion ensemble and violinist Barbora Kolarova. Free parking in the High School bus garage lot on Mountain Drive.

Ticket Information

Season passes are on sale now and may be purchased online here »

Individual tickets will go on sale June 1, 2020.

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For more information please visit LakeGeorgeMusicFestival.com, or call 518-791-5089.

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