Lake George Music Festival scheduled its 2022 season from Augest 10th to 18th in the historic Fort William Henry Carriage House Theatre. Featuring a diverse musical lineup, more than 30 World-Class Symphony musicians will perform music ranging from cherished legendary masterworks to new works. Orchestral and chamber music performances are accompanied by breathtaking views of Lake George and the Adirondack Mountains.
Lake George Music Festival, one of the nation’s foremost classical music artist retreats, began in 2011. Upholding a mission to advance music, re-imagine the concert experience, and build audiences for the 21st century through artistic integrity and innovation, each LGMF has brought inspiring talent and
celebrated artists from 27 countries worldwide to Lake George.
Carriage House newly renovated with brand new sound, lighting, and staging equipment which provided better permance experience. Popular as a venue years ago, its resurgence into the spotlight recently has been part of a broader effort to see Lake George become a cultural tourism destination; featuring this revitalized, year-round indoor performance space.
Season Opener – Time For Three
LGMF kicks off the festival with Emmy award-winning Time for Three and the Lake George Music
Festival Orchestra at the Shepard Park Amphitheater in downtown Lake George. This event is free to the
Time for Three is a classically trained string trio consists of Charles Yang (violin), Nick Kendall (violin), and Ranaan Meyer (double bass). They explore various musical genres, including classical, bluegrass, rock, hip-hop, and jazz. The members carry a passion for improvisation, composition, and arrangements, which inject charm and energy to their performances.
Schedule of Events
All performances occur at The Carriage House Theatre at Fort William Henry Hotel (48 Canada Street,
Lake George, NY) except for opening night.
Wednesday, August 10 7:30 pm
Free opening night featuring Time for Three and the Festival Orchestra. Roger Kalia conducts. Presented in partnership with the Lake George Arts Project at the Shepard Park Amphitheater in downtown Lake George.
Thursday, August 11 7:30 pm
Chamber music featuring LGMF artists in residence. Program to highlight: Robert Schumann Piano Quintet Op.44 and Eric Ewazen Trio for Trumpet, Violin, and Piano.
Friday, August 12 7:30 pm
Chamber music featuring LGMF artists in residence. Program to highlight: Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet No. 14 in c # minor, Op. 131 and Samuel Coleridge Taylor Piano Quintet Op.1.
Saturday, August 13 7:30 pm
Chamber music featuring LGMF artists in residence. Program: Franz Schubert, Octet in F major, D.803 and Maurice Ravel Introduction et Allegro.
Sunday, August 14 1:00 pm
Piano Mania! A festival favorite returns! Hear the Lake George Music Festival pianists perform solo, 4-hand, 6-hand, and 8-hand piano repertoire. A fun program for everyone! Program to feature music by Chopin, Ligeti, Scriabin, Debussy, and Ginastera.
Monday, August 15 7:30 pm
Chamber music featuring LGMF artists in residence. Program to highlight: Johannes Brahms Piano Quintet, Op. 34.
Tuesday, August 16 7:30 pm
Chamber music featuring LGMF artists in residence. Program to highlight: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Quintet in E-flat major, K.452 and Florence Price Quintet in A minor for Piano and Strings.
Wednesday, August 17 7:30 pm
Chamber music featuring LGMF artists in residence. Program to highlight: P.I. Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence, Op.70.
Thursday, August 18 1:00 pm & 7:30 pm
The Rhythm Method performs new compositions by the students of the Lake George Music Festival Composer’s Institute.
Final Symphony Orchestra Concert – Program: Bela Bartok Romanian Folk Dances, Sergei Rachmaninoff Symphonic Dances, and the world premiere performance of Pascal Le Boeuf’s new triple concerto for percussion ensemble arx duo, violinist Barbora Kolářová, and the Festival Symphony Orchestra. Roger Kalia conducts. Tickets $30.
Festival individual tickets are available at the door for $20, except for the Final Symphony Orchestra Concert, where tickets are available for $30 at the door.
Parking is available at the Fort William Henry Hotel Conference Center paved parking lot for $10 per
vehicle. A free shuttle will be available to assist disabled guests with the 2-minute walk from the
Conference Center parking lot to the Carriage House. Patrons arriving in a wheelchair may be dropped off
at the entrance to the Carriage House before proceeding to park at the Conference Center lot.