Since 1972, the Sitka Summer Music Festival has been Alaska’s premiere classical music festival, presenting exquisite music in the pristine setting of Southeast Alaska. The finest musicians from around the world gather in this rarefied paradise for four weeks of events that will challenge and excite your senses.
Click on any day on the calendar to see the events for that week.
Our weekly schedule looks like this:
Tuesdays – The Week in Preview
5:45 pm at Stevenson Hall– Music educator Susan Reed hosts an informal discussion about the composers & pieces that are on the programs for the week. You’ll also have a chance to meet a guest artist and hear a brief performance!
Wednesdays – Cafe Concert
6:30pm – A free 1-hr concert at the Mean Queen restaurant
Thursdays – Bach’s Lunch
12:15 at Odess Theater – A free 1-hr concert (June 8, 15, and 22 only – no concert June 29)
Fridays & Saturdays – Formal Evening Concerts
7:30 pm at Harrigan Centennial Hall – Pre-concert lecture and interview with an artist begins at 6:45.
Sundays – Special Events (dates subject to change)
It takes a city to put on this festival, and we’d love your help! From ushering to set-up and clean-up for our big events, your time is appreciated.
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