Luzerne Music Center Announces Summer Concerts

The Luzerne Music Center has announced its summer concerts before the beginning of the 2024-2025 season. Hosted in the town of Lake Luzerne, the concerts showcase the talent of regional and local musicians. Moreover attendees can enjoy dozens of performances of classical music from local groups to national touring ensembles. Notably, a wide variety of shows will be hosted this summer throughout the town, including a Chamber Music Festival, student concerts, and the Faculty Artist Series.

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Luzerne Summer Lineup

Kicking off the summer is the Luzerne Chamber Music Festival. The festival includes performances from musicians all over the Northeast, including New York City, Philadelphia, and more. Musicians of the NYC Ballet Orchestra kick off the festival on Monday, July 8, presenting a quintet and sextet playing pieces of Mozart and Brahms. Following the NYC Ballet’s performance is the American String Quartet on Monday, July 29, playing pieces from composers like Beethoven, Caroline Shaw, Vivian Fung, and Maurice Ravel. Lastly, the musicians of The Dalí Quartet and The Philadelphia Orchestra, with CEO and Artistic Director Elizabeth Pitcairn, close out the festival on August 5 and 12, respectively.

Following the Chamber Music Festival is a series of Faculty Concerts, performed by faculty members of the Luzerne Music Center. Each concert incorporates music from all periods, including LMC’s composers-in-residence, James Chu and Connor Elias Way. The weekly Faculty Concerts are every Friday, beginning on June 28 and ending on August 9.

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Along with festivals, the Luzerne Music Center hosts free concerts featuring their own students. Starting on June 29, students of the Luzerne Music Center will alternate between solo and chamber showcases, displaying what they have learned over the course of the year. The LMC Symphony Orchestra joins them starting June 30, including a piano prelude for specific events. All student and LMC Symphony Orchestra concerts are free and welcome all ages.

Additionally, the full list of all concerts being held in the Luzerne Music Center is on their website, linked here.

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