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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) [...]

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+00:00September 11th, 2017|Other|0 Comments

Grammy Celebration Concert – 9/17/17 in Anchorage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O27vOwKEjEE On September 17th at 4pm in the UAA Recital Hall, SSMF Artistic Director and cellist Zuill Bailey and pianist Susan Reed will perform Michael Daugherty's four movement piece, "Tales of Hemingway," which won the Grammy for classical instrumental solo, classical compendium and contemporary classical composition. Tickets are available by phone at (907) 263-2787, or [...]

By |2018-11-17T10:10:41+00:00August 27th, 2017|Other, Events, News, Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments

Matt Herskowitz Trio to perform at the 2017 Autumn Classics in Anchorage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABJ7-XaxStI The Matt Herskowitz Trio will return to Alaska in September to perform at the 2017 Autumn Classics in Anchorage. On September 15th, the trio will perform "Suite for Cello and Jazz Trio," written by French jazz legend Claude Bolling, alongside SSMF Artistic Director and cellist Zuill Bailey, as well as a piece by [...]

By |2018-11-17T10:10:41+00:00August 23rd, 2017|Other, Events, News, Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments

Rising star Nikita Borisevich to perform at 2017 Autumn Classics

After his tremendous Alaska debut at the 2017 Sitka Summer Music Festival, violinist and rising star Nikita Borisevich has been invited back to Alaska by SSMF Artistic Director Zuill Bailey for the 2017 Alaska Airlines Autumn Classics in Anchorage. Nikita will perform works by Bach and Arensky with violist Martin Sher, and cellists Zuill Bailey [...]

By |2018-11-17T10:10:41+00:00August 14th, 2017|Other, News, Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments

Pianist Navah Perlman to kick off 2017 Autumn Classics in Anchorage

Pianist Navah Perlman will kick off this year's Alaska Airlines Autumn Classics in Anchorage on September 8th at 7:30pm in the UAA Recital Hall with a special concert outlining her journey through music and through life. This multidimensional program, entitled "A Musical Memoir," will feature storytelling and media, as well as musical selections by Scarlatti, Schumann, Prokofiev, Beethoven, [...]

By |2018-11-17T10:10:41+00:00August 9th, 2017|Other, News, Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments

2017 Wine and Music With Friends

Please join us for our annual Wine & Music with Friends fundraiser on Saturday, March 4, at Harrigan Centennial Hall in Sitka. We promise to delight you an evening of elegance with a splash of whimsy. Born in Australian and now based in London, pianist Piers Lane is the Artistic Director of both the Sydney International Piano [...]

By |2018-11-17T10:10:42+00:00February 8th, 2017|Other, Events, Top Page Feature, News, Across Alaska|0 Comments

Happy New Year: Looking Ahead to 2017

Thanks to you, our cherished friends and supporters, for what has been an inspiring year. Your support and encouragement has allowed us to reach hundreds around the state of Alaska, by bringing over 60 chambers to life from Barrow to Eagle River to Sitka and in between; by hosting, mentoring and training next-generation musicians through [...]

By |2016-12-21T18:23:21+00:00December 23rd, 2016|Other|0 Comments