La Jolla Music Society – Bringing the world to San Diego

The annual musical extravaganza of San Diego is back again this year and is attracting music lovers from around the world to assemble in the picturesque location of La Jolla. Music aficionados converge to share, present, discuss and explore new world-class compositions and musical innovations at this fest every year.

The La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest 2009 is being held from July 31st to August 23rd at different venues in the city. The nationally reputed music festival will feature over 70 renowned music artists and ensembles from around the world performing in 13 concerts with rich classical compositions. And don’t forget to book affordable San Diego vacation rentals in advance because all roads will lead to San Diego once the event commences at the end of this month.

The La Jolla Music Society in its present avatar was established in 1968 with the aim of promoting the finest classical music and encouraging musicians from around the world. Over the years, it has evolved as one of the major presenters of classical music in the West and a hot destination for music lovers from across the world who flock to San Diego to participate in this musical extravaganza.

Since its commencement in 1986, the SummerFest has been host to more than 600 renowned artists as well as ensembles and nearly a quarter of a million audiences at different venues in San Diego and over the airwaves nationwide.

This year, the La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest 2009 will be featuring celebrated artists from Baroque to Mendelssohn and the Romantics. The performers include Menahem Pressler, Mark O’Connor, Andreas Haefliger and Michael York, and other such renowned artists. Don’t miss the much awaited SummerFest Gala which will witness a magical celebration of “A Midsummer Night”, on August 14th at the Robert Paine Scripps Forum in the amazing ocean-front Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

SummerFest will also be offering an array of free Enrichment Activities including Coaching Workshops with the performing artists. Plus music aficionados will have a wonderful opportunity to witness Open Rehearsals and see performances take shape as musicians confront the challenge of orchestral compositions. And if you are passionate about new innovations in complex chamber music, don’t miss the Encounters, as it unfolds to take music to a whole new level. Grab the rare opportunity of soaking in classical music in all its beauty by participating in the host of free activities packed in the fest.

Come and join in the infectiously lively spirit of music lovers in this splendid show. To avoid the last minute rush, book your accommodation at economical San Diego vacation rentals offered by California Suites Hotel, San Diego’s Value Price Leader. Remember, the Piano Extravaganza on the opening night of July 31st at MCASD Sherwood Auditorium is not to be missed!


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