Upstate Calendar of Events

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Jul
30
Sat
2016
Brevard Music Center Celebrates 80th Anniversary with Daily Concerts
Jul 30 all-day

Each summer, audiences of all ages also delight in the non-classical artists and concerts presented via our BMC Presents series – featuring pops, bluegrass, gospel, and progressive folk music.

From June 28 through August 19, four additional BMC Presents concerts will feature Béla Fleck, The Rance Allen Group, Harpeth Rising, and Gillian Welch.

Don’t wait to secure the best seats in the house for our spectacular 2016 Summer Music Festival!

Music lovers from throughout the country can visit Brevard Music Center to experience world-class symphony, opera, and chamber works, featuring Artistic Director Keith Lockhart and BMC faculty, students, alumni, and guest artists including Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Conrad Tao, Mason Bates, David Daniels, Nicole Cabell, David Effron, and many more.

Brevard Music Center is located at 349 Andante Lane in Brevard, NC 28712. For tickets, call (828) 862-2100 or visit https://www.brevardmusic.org.
PLEASE NOTE TIMES VARY EVERY DAY! And many events are FREE.

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1

Date:July 1

Venue:WPA

One of the world’s most popular piano concertos in the classical repertoire – a triumphant and electrifying masterpiece.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Falling Angel – World Premiere

Date:July 2

Venue:PC

Dramatic opera noir based on the thrilling, classic mystery novel by William Hjorstberg. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Mozart and Wagner

Date:July 2

Venue:WPA

Majestic symphonic works by two of music’s most revolutionary composers.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Presents: A Gospel Celebration

Date:July 3

Venue:WPA

A joyous and reverent afternoon of soulful gospel music, featuring The Rance Allen Group and NC A&T Fellowship Gospel Choir. More Info

Buy Tickets

Pendergrast Family Patriotic Pops

Date:July 4

Venue:WPA

Celebrate Independence Day at this USO-themed show featuring patriotic favorites and the rousing 1812 Overture with live cannon in the grand finale! More Info

Buy Tickets

Norman Krieger and Friends

Date:July 5

Venue:PC

An intimate ensemble performance featuring internationally celebrated pianist and BMC faculty member Norman Krieger.More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 6

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

The Shanghai Quartet

Date:July 6

Venue:PC

One of the world’s foremost chamber ensembles brings their “wonderfully ferocious and illuminating performance” to BMC. More Info

Buy Tickets

Program of Song

Date:July 8

Venue:SH

High school voice students in recital.

Free Event

An Alpine Symphony

Date:July 8

Venue:WPA

A truly majestic orchestration depicting an epic journey climbing an alpine mountain.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Night at the Movies

Date:July 9

Venue:WPA

Movie lovers unite in this musical anthology of the great Hollywood film scores. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Suite Afternoon

Date:July 10

Venue:WPA

Three suites. One oh so sweet afternoon. An inspired Sunday concert infused with the sounds and colors of brilliant melodies and dramatic rhythms. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC@TCL – New Songs Concert

Date:July 11

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library. This first concert in the series features new songs written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

International Contemporary Ensemble

Date:July 11

Venue:IA

Experience a new definition of concert music through this contemporary, innovative, modular, artist-driven ensemble. More Info

Buy Tickets

Just Brass

Date:July 12

Venue:WPA

A brass-travanganza with BMC faculty and students. More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 13

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Alumni Reunion

Date:July 13

Venue:IA

BMC faculty and alumni reunite to celebrate our 80th anniversary in a one-of-a kind performance. More Info

Buy Tickets

The Magic Flute

Date:July 14

Venue:PC

Mozart’s captivating, playful story of a love-struck prince’s journey to rescue the Queen of the Night’s daughter. Sung in German with English dialog. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:July 15

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Piccolo Opera

Date:July 15

Venue:PC

High school voice students present operatic scenes.

Free Event

Mahler 5

Date:July 15

Venue:WPA

Exquisitely beautiful in sound and subtlety, Mahler’s great symphonic achievement explores a depth of energy and emotion you won’t soon forget. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

The Magic Flute

Date:July 16

Venue:PC

Mozart’s captivating, playful story of a love-struck prince’s journey to rescue the Queen of the Night’s daughter. Sung in German with English dialog. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Symphonie Fantastique

Date:July 16

Venue:WPA

BMC Alumni Robert Moody and Mason Bates light up the WPA stage in one of the season’s biggest reunion moments! Sit back and explore Berlioz’s “musical expedition into psychedelia,” after Bates shares his pair of electronica compositions that take “open-eared listeners to wonderful new places.” Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Jan and Beattie Wood Concerto Competition Finals

Date:July 17

Venue:WPA

Gifted BMC high school and college musicians compete for the coveted spotlight positions at BMC’s Soloists of Tomorrow concert.

Free Event

BMC@TCL

Date:July 18

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

BMC Artist Faculty III

Date:July 18

Venue:PC

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty – this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

Buy Tickets

Apollo’s Fire – Sugarloaf Mountain: An Appalachian Gathering

Date:July 19

Venue:PC

Cleveland’s Baroque orchestra “that is setting the classical world aflame!” More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 20

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Bill Preucil and Friends

Date:July 20

Venue:PC

Bill Preucil, BMC faculty member and Concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra, shares the stage with an array of talented friends, including former BMC Dean and distinguished pianist Bruce Murray. More Info

Buy Tickets

Brevard Symphonic Winds

Date:July 21

Venue:SA

Wind and percussion high school students in concert. More Info

Free Event

BMC Presents: Harpeth Rising

Date:July 21

Venue:PC

The acclaimed all-female trio noted for their distinct “Chambergrass” sound, blending improvisatory-feeling jazz with newgrass, classical, and folk rhythms.More Info

Buy Tickets

Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 2

Date:July 22

Venue:WPA

Former BMC Artistic Director David Effron makes a triumphant return to the WPA stage, leading pianist Conrad Tao in this seductive and lyrical concerto. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Daphnis and Chloé

Date:July 23

Venue:WPA

The mythical love story of goat-herder Daphnis and shepherdess Chloé, brought to life in this joyful and tumultuous “choreographic symphony” by Ravel.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Franck Symphony in D Minor

Date:July 24

Venue:WPA

Hauntingly beautiful movements and melodies blend to create one of Franck’s most colorful musical tapestries. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC@TCL

Date:July 25

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Dvořák’s American String Quartet

Date:July 25

Venue:IA

One of the most popular quartets in the chamber music repertoire. More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:July 26

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 27

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Kevin Deas in Recital

Date:July 27

Venue:IA

Acclaimed bass-baritone Kevin Deas brings his rich, resonant voice to Brevard.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:July 28

Venue:PC

Benjamin Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, featuring BMC alumnus and world-renowned countertenor David Daniels in the role of Oberon. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Program of Song

Date:July 29

Venue:SH

High school voice students in recital.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Bernstein and Copland

Date:July 29

Venue:WPA

Love is in the air as soloist and orchestra interpret an epic theme in this stunning evening of romance and music. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:July 30

Venue:PC

Benjamin Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, featuring BMC alumnus and world-renowned countertenor David Daniels in the role of Oberon. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Dvořák in America Festival: New World Symphony

Date:July 30

Venue:WPA

Dvorák’s final symphony is the centerpiece of a multimedia program hosted by Joseph Horowitz, providing the dramatic finale to BMC’s Dvorák in America Festival. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Soloists of Tomorrow

Date:July 31

Venue:WPA

A perennial audience favorite, featuring the winners of the Jan and Beattie Wood Concert Competition. Celebrate BMC’s mission as we shine a spotlight on some of our most talented young musicians.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Supersonic

Date:July 31

Venue:WPA

BMC’s percussion students and faculty don’t miss a beat in this energetic concert.

Free Event

BMC@TCL

Date:August 1

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

BMC Artist Faculty IV

Date:August 1

Venue:PC

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty – this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Piano Competition Finals

Date:August 2

Venue:PC

The compelling finale featuring BMC’s gifted high school and college pianists.

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:August 3

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Brevard Camerata

Date:August 3

Venue:PC

Small in size, but big in sound, this chamber orchestra remains a Brevard favorite for its thoughtful interpretation of classic and contemporary works. More Info

Buy Tickets

Some Enchanted Evening – The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein

Date:August 4

Venue:PC

Delight in this enchanting collection of iconic hits from the team who revolutionized the American musical. More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:August 5

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Piccolo Opera

Date:August 5

Venue:PC

High school voice students present opera scenes.

Free Event

Lockhart conducts Sibelius

Date:August 5

Venue:WPA

A grandiose and uplifting piece to mark the final weekend of BMC’s 80th anniversary season. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Brevard Symphonic Winds

Date:August 6

Venue:SA

Wind and percussion high school students in concert. More Info

Free Event

The Firebird Suite

Date:August 6

Venue:WPA

Experience pure joy and emotion in this magnificent work of artistic beauty by Stravinsky. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Season Finale: Beethoven 9

Date:August 7

Venue:WPA

Keith Lockhart, BMCO, and a rousing choral ensemble bring our captivating 80th anniversary season to a close with one of the best-known works in classical music.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Presents: An Evening with Gillian Welch

Date:August 19

Venue:WPA

Gillian Welch, along with partner and collaborator Dave Rawlings, blends bluegrass, Americana, and Appalachian roots music to create a singular and unforgettable sound. Produced in collaboration with Mountain Song Productions.More Info

Jul
31
Sun
2016
Brevard Music Center Celebrates 80th Anniversary with Daily Concerts
Jul 31 all-day

Each summer, audiences of all ages also delight in the non-classical artists and concerts presented via our BMC Presents series – featuring pops, bluegrass, gospel, and progressive folk music.

From June 28 through August 19, four additional BMC Presents concerts will feature Béla Fleck, The Rance Allen Group, Harpeth Rising, and Gillian Welch.

Don’t wait to secure the best seats in the house for our spectacular 2016 Summer Music Festival!

Music lovers from throughout the country can visit Brevard Music Center to experience world-class symphony, opera, and chamber works, featuring Artistic Director Keith Lockhart and BMC faculty, students, alumni, and guest artists including Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Conrad Tao, Mason Bates, David Daniels, Nicole Cabell, David Effron, and many more.

Brevard Music Center is located at 349 Andante Lane in Brevard, NC 28712. For tickets, call (828) 862-2100 or visit https://www.brevardmusic.org.
PLEASE NOTE TIMES VARY EVERY DAY! And many events are FREE.

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1

Date:July 1

Venue:WPA

One of the world’s most popular piano concertos in the classical repertoire – a triumphant and electrifying masterpiece.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Falling Angel – World Premiere

Date:July 2

Venue:PC

Dramatic opera noir based on the thrilling, classic mystery novel by William Hjorstberg. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Mozart and Wagner

Date:July 2

Venue:WPA

Majestic symphonic works by two of music’s most revolutionary composers.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Presents: A Gospel Celebration

Date:July 3

Venue:WPA

A joyous and reverent afternoon of soulful gospel music, featuring The Rance Allen Group and NC A&T Fellowship Gospel Choir. More Info

Buy Tickets

Pendergrast Family Patriotic Pops

Date:July 4

Venue:WPA

Celebrate Independence Day at this USO-themed show featuring patriotic favorites and the rousing 1812 Overture with live cannon in the grand finale! More Info

Buy Tickets

Norman Krieger and Friends

Date:July 5

Venue:PC

An intimate ensemble performance featuring internationally celebrated pianist and BMC faculty member Norman Krieger.More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 6

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

The Shanghai Quartet

Date:July 6

Venue:PC

One of the world’s foremost chamber ensembles brings their “wonderfully ferocious and illuminating performance” to BMC. More Info

Buy Tickets

Program of Song

Date:July 8

Venue:SH

High school voice students in recital.

Free Event

An Alpine Symphony

Date:July 8

Venue:WPA

A truly majestic orchestration depicting an epic journey climbing an alpine mountain.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Night at the Movies

Date:July 9

Venue:WPA

Movie lovers unite in this musical anthology of the great Hollywood film scores. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Suite Afternoon

Date:July 10

Venue:WPA

Three suites. One oh so sweet afternoon. An inspired Sunday concert infused with the sounds and colors of brilliant melodies and dramatic rhythms. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC@TCL – New Songs Concert

Date:July 11

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library. This first concert in the series features new songs written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

International Contemporary Ensemble

Date:July 11

Venue:IA

Experience a new definition of concert music through this contemporary, innovative, modular, artist-driven ensemble. More Info

Buy Tickets

Just Brass

Date:July 12

Venue:WPA

A brass-travanganza with BMC faculty and students. More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 13

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Alumni Reunion

Date:July 13

Venue:IA

BMC faculty and alumni reunite to celebrate our 80th anniversary in a one-of-a kind performance. More Info

Buy Tickets

The Magic Flute

Date:July 14

Venue:PC

Mozart’s captivating, playful story of a love-struck prince’s journey to rescue the Queen of the Night’s daughter. Sung in German with English dialog. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:July 15

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Piccolo Opera

Date:July 15

Venue:PC

High school voice students present operatic scenes.

Free Event

Mahler 5

Date:July 15

Venue:WPA

Exquisitely beautiful in sound and subtlety, Mahler’s great symphonic achievement explores a depth of energy and emotion you won’t soon forget. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

The Magic Flute

Date:July 16

Venue:PC

Mozart’s captivating, playful story of a love-struck prince’s journey to rescue the Queen of the Night’s daughter. Sung in German with English dialog. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Symphonie Fantastique

Date:July 16

Venue:WPA

BMC Alumni Robert Moody and Mason Bates light up the WPA stage in one of the season’s biggest reunion moments! Sit back and explore Berlioz’s “musical expedition into psychedelia,” after Bates shares his pair of electronica compositions that take “open-eared listeners to wonderful new places.” Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Jan and Beattie Wood Concerto Competition Finals

Date:July 17

Venue:WPA

Gifted BMC high school and college musicians compete for the coveted spotlight positions at BMC’s Soloists of Tomorrow concert.

Free Event

BMC@TCL

Date:July 18

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

BMC Artist Faculty III

Date:July 18

Venue:PC

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty – this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

Buy Tickets

Apollo’s Fire – Sugarloaf Mountain: An Appalachian Gathering

Date:July 19

Venue:PC

Cleveland’s Baroque orchestra “that is setting the classical world aflame!” More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 20

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Bill Preucil and Friends

Date:July 20

Venue:PC

Bill Preucil, BMC faculty member and Concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra, shares the stage with an array of talented friends, including former BMC Dean and distinguished pianist Bruce Murray. More Info

Buy Tickets

Brevard Symphonic Winds

Date:July 21

Venue:SA

Wind and percussion high school students in concert. More Info

Free Event

BMC Presents: Harpeth Rising

Date:July 21

Venue:PC

The acclaimed all-female trio noted for their distinct “Chambergrass” sound, blending improvisatory-feeling jazz with newgrass, classical, and folk rhythms.More Info

Buy Tickets

Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 2

Date:July 22

Venue:WPA

Former BMC Artistic Director David Effron makes a triumphant return to the WPA stage, leading pianist Conrad Tao in this seductive and lyrical concerto. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Daphnis and Chloé

Date:July 23

Venue:WPA

The mythical love story of goat-herder Daphnis and shepherdess Chloé, brought to life in this joyful and tumultuous “choreographic symphony” by Ravel.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Franck Symphony in D Minor

Date:July 24

Venue:WPA

Hauntingly beautiful movements and melodies blend to create one of Franck’s most colorful musical tapestries. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC@TCL

Date:July 25

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Dvořák’s American String Quartet

Date:July 25

Venue:IA

One of the most popular quartets in the chamber music repertoire. More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:July 26

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 27

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Kevin Deas in Recital

Date:July 27

Venue:IA

Acclaimed bass-baritone Kevin Deas brings his rich, resonant voice to Brevard.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:July 28

Venue:PC

Benjamin Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, featuring BMC alumnus and world-renowned countertenor David Daniels in the role of Oberon. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Program of Song

Date:July 29

Venue:SH

High school voice students in recital.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Bernstein and Copland

Date:July 29

Venue:WPA

Love is in the air as soloist and orchestra interpret an epic theme in this stunning evening of romance and music. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:July 30

Venue:PC

Benjamin Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, featuring BMC alumnus and world-renowned countertenor David Daniels in the role of Oberon. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Dvořák in America Festival: New World Symphony

Date:July 30

Venue:WPA

Dvorák’s final symphony is the centerpiece of a multimedia program hosted by Joseph Horowitz, providing the dramatic finale to BMC’s Dvorák in America Festival. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Soloists of Tomorrow

Date:July 31

Venue:WPA

A perennial audience favorite, featuring the winners of the Jan and Beattie Wood Concert Competition. Celebrate BMC’s mission as we shine a spotlight on some of our most talented young musicians.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Supersonic

Date:July 31

Venue:WPA

BMC’s percussion students and faculty don’t miss a beat in this energetic concert.

Free Event

BMC@TCL

Date:August 1

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

BMC Artist Faculty IV

Date:August 1

Venue:PC

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty – this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Piano Competition Finals

Date:August 2

Venue:PC

The compelling finale featuring BMC’s gifted high school and college pianists.

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:August 3

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Brevard Camerata

Date:August 3

Venue:PC

Small in size, but big in sound, this chamber orchestra remains a Brevard favorite for its thoughtful interpretation of classic and contemporary works. More Info

Buy Tickets

Some Enchanted Evening – The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein

Date:August 4

Venue:PC

Delight in this enchanting collection of iconic hits from the team who revolutionized the American musical. More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:August 5

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Piccolo Opera

Date:August 5

Venue:PC

High school voice students present opera scenes.

Free Event

Lockhart conducts Sibelius

Date:August 5

Venue:WPA

A grandiose and uplifting piece to mark the final weekend of BMC’s 80th anniversary season. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Brevard Symphonic Winds

Date:August 6

Venue:SA

Wind and percussion high school students in concert. More Info

Free Event

The Firebird Suite

Date:August 6

Venue:WPA

Experience pure joy and emotion in this magnificent work of artistic beauty by Stravinsky. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Season Finale: Beethoven 9

Date:August 7

Venue:WPA

Keith Lockhart, BMCO, and a rousing choral ensemble bring our captivating 80th anniversary season to a close with one of the best-known works in classical music.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Presents: An Evening with Gillian Welch

Date:August 19

Venue:WPA

Gillian Welch, along with partner and collaborator Dave Rawlings, blends bluegrass, Americana, and Appalachian roots music to create a singular and unforgettable sound. Produced in collaboration with Mountain Song Productions.More Info

Aug
1
Mon
2016
Brevard Music Center Celebrates 80th Anniversary with Daily Concerts
Aug 1 all-day

Each summer, audiences of all ages also delight in the non-classical artists and concerts presented via our BMC Presents series – featuring pops, bluegrass, gospel, and progressive folk music.

From June 28 through August 19, four additional BMC Presents concerts will feature Béla Fleck, The Rance Allen Group, Harpeth Rising, and Gillian Welch.

Don’t wait to secure the best seats in the house for our spectacular 2016 Summer Music Festival!

Music lovers from throughout the country can visit Brevard Music Center to experience world-class symphony, opera, and chamber works, featuring Artistic Director Keith Lockhart and BMC faculty, students, alumni, and guest artists including Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Conrad Tao, Mason Bates, David Daniels, Nicole Cabell, David Effron, and many more.

Brevard Music Center is located at 349 Andante Lane in Brevard, NC 28712. For tickets, call (828) 862-2100 or visit https://www.brevardmusic.org.
PLEASE NOTE TIMES VARY EVERY DAY! And many events are FREE.

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1

Date:July 1

Venue:WPA

One of the world’s most popular piano concertos in the classical repertoire – a triumphant and electrifying masterpiece.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Falling Angel – World Premiere

Date:July 2

Venue:PC

Dramatic opera noir based on the thrilling, classic mystery novel by William Hjorstberg. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Mozart and Wagner

Date:July 2

Venue:WPA

Majestic symphonic works by two of music’s most revolutionary composers.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Presents: A Gospel Celebration

Date:July 3

Venue:WPA

A joyous and reverent afternoon of soulful gospel music, featuring The Rance Allen Group and NC A&T Fellowship Gospel Choir. More Info

Buy Tickets

Pendergrast Family Patriotic Pops

Date:July 4

Venue:WPA

Celebrate Independence Day at this USO-themed show featuring patriotic favorites and the rousing 1812 Overture with live cannon in the grand finale! More Info

Buy Tickets

Norman Krieger and Friends

Date:July 5

Venue:PC

An intimate ensemble performance featuring internationally celebrated pianist and BMC faculty member Norman Krieger.More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 6

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

The Shanghai Quartet

Date:July 6

Venue:PC

One of the world’s foremost chamber ensembles brings their “wonderfully ferocious and illuminating performance” to BMC. More Info

Buy Tickets

Program of Song

Date:July 8

Venue:SH

High school voice students in recital.

Free Event

An Alpine Symphony

Date:July 8

Venue:WPA

A truly majestic orchestration depicting an epic journey climbing an alpine mountain.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Night at the Movies

Date:July 9

Venue:WPA

Movie lovers unite in this musical anthology of the great Hollywood film scores. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Suite Afternoon

Date:July 10

Venue:WPA

Three suites. One oh so sweet afternoon. An inspired Sunday concert infused with the sounds and colors of brilliant melodies and dramatic rhythms. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC@TCL – New Songs Concert

Date:July 11

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library. This first concert in the series features new songs written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

International Contemporary Ensemble

Date:July 11

Venue:IA

Experience a new definition of concert music through this contemporary, innovative, modular, artist-driven ensemble. More Info

Buy Tickets

Just Brass

Date:July 12

Venue:WPA

A brass-travanganza with BMC faculty and students. More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 13

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Alumni Reunion

Date:July 13

Venue:IA

BMC faculty and alumni reunite to celebrate our 80th anniversary in a one-of-a kind performance. More Info

Buy Tickets

The Magic Flute

Date:July 14

Venue:PC

Mozart’s captivating, playful story of a love-struck prince’s journey to rescue the Queen of the Night’s daughter. Sung in German with English dialog. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:July 15

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Piccolo Opera

Date:July 15

Venue:PC

High school voice students present operatic scenes.

Free Event

Mahler 5

Date:July 15

Venue:WPA

Exquisitely beautiful in sound and subtlety, Mahler’s great symphonic achievement explores a depth of energy and emotion you won’t soon forget. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

The Magic Flute

Date:July 16

Venue:PC

Mozart’s captivating, playful story of a love-struck prince’s journey to rescue the Queen of the Night’s daughter. Sung in German with English dialog. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Symphonie Fantastique

Date:July 16

Venue:WPA

BMC Alumni Robert Moody and Mason Bates light up the WPA stage in one of the season’s biggest reunion moments! Sit back and explore Berlioz’s “musical expedition into psychedelia,” after Bates shares his pair of electronica compositions that take “open-eared listeners to wonderful new places.” Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Jan and Beattie Wood Concerto Competition Finals

Date:July 17

Venue:WPA

Gifted BMC high school and college musicians compete for the coveted spotlight positions at BMC’s Soloists of Tomorrow concert.

Free Event

BMC@TCL

Date:July 18

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

BMC Artist Faculty III

Date:July 18

Venue:PC

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty – this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

Buy Tickets

Apollo’s Fire – Sugarloaf Mountain: An Appalachian Gathering

Date:July 19

Venue:PC

Cleveland’s Baroque orchestra “that is setting the classical world aflame!” More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 20

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Bill Preucil and Friends

Date:July 20

Venue:PC

Bill Preucil, BMC faculty member and Concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra, shares the stage with an array of talented friends, including former BMC Dean and distinguished pianist Bruce Murray. More Info

Buy Tickets

Brevard Symphonic Winds

Date:July 21

Venue:SA

Wind and percussion high school students in concert. More Info

Free Event

BMC Presents: Harpeth Rising

Date:July 21

Venue:PC

The acclaimed all-female trio noted for their distinct “Chambergrass” sound, blending improvisatory-feeling jazz with newgrass, classical, and folk rhythms.More Info

Buy Tickets

Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 2

Date:July 22

Venue:WPA

Former BMC Artistic Director David Effron makes a triumphant return to the WPA stage, leading pianist Conrad Tao in this seductive and lyrical concerto. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Daphnis and Chloé

Date:July 23

Venue:WPA

The mythical love story of goat-herder Daphnis and shepherdess Chloé, brought to life in this joyful and tumultuous “choreographic symphony” by Ravel.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Franck Symphony in D Minor

Date:July 24

Venue:WPA

Hauntingly beautiful movements and melodies blend to create one of Franck’s most colorful musical tapestries. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC@TCL

Date:July 25

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Dvořák’s American String Quartet

Date:July 25

Venue:IA

One of the most popular quartets in the chamber music repertoire. More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:July 26

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 27

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Kevin Deas in Recital

Date:July 27

Venue:IA

Acclaimed bass-baritone Kevin Deas brings his rich, resonant voice to Brevard.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:July 28

Venue:PC

Benjamin Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, featuring BMC alumnus and world-renowned countertenor David Daniels in the role of Oberon. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Program of Song

Date:July 29

Venue:SH

High school voice students in recital.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Bernstein and Copland

Date:July 29

Venue:WPA

Love is in the air as soloist and orchestra interpret an epic theme in this stunning evening of romance and music. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:July 30

Venue:PC

Benjamin Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, featuring BMC alumnus and world-renowned countertenor David Daniels in the role of Oberon. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Dvořák in America Festival: New World Symphony

Date:July 30

Venue:WPA

Dvorák’s final symphony is the centerpiece of a multimedia program hosted by Joseph Horowitz, providing the dramatic finale to BMC’s Dvorák in America Festival. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Soloists of Tomorrow

Date:July 31

Venue:WPA

A perennial audience favorite, featuring the winners of the Jan and Beattie Wood Concert Competition. Celebrate BMC’s mission as we shine a spotlight on some of our most talented young musicians.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Supersonic

Date:July 31

Venue:WPA

BMC’s percussion students and faculty don’t miss a beat in this energetic concert.

Free Event

BMC@TCL

Date:August 1

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

BMC Artist Faculty IV

Date:August 1

Venue:PC

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty – this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Piano Competition Finals

Date:August 2

Venue:PC

The compelling finale featuring BMC’s gifted high school and college pianists.

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:August 3

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Brevard Camerata

Date:August 3

Venue:PC

Small in size, but big in sound, this chamber orchestra remains a Brevard favorite for its thoughtful interpretation of classic and contemporary works. More Info

Buy Tickets

Some Enchanted Evening – The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein

Date:August 4

Venue:PC

Delight in this enchanting collection of iconic hits from the team who revolutionized the American musical. More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:August 5

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Piccolo Opera

Date:August 5

Venue:PC

High school voice students present opera scenes.

Free Event

Lockhart conducts Sibelius

Date:August 5

Venue:WPA

A grandiose and uplifting piece to mark the final weekend of BMC’s 80th anniversary season. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Brevard Symphonic Winds

Date:August 6

Venue:SA

Wind and percussion high school students in concert. More Info

Free Event

The Firebird Suite

Date:August 6

Venue:WPA

Experience pure joy and emotion in this magnificent work of artistic beauty by Stravinsky. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Season Finale: Beethoven 9

Date:August 7

Venue:WPA

Keith Lockhart, BMCO, and a rousing choral ensemble bring our captivating 80th anniversary season to a close with one of the best-known works in classical music.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Presents: An Evening with Gillian Welch

Date:August 19

Venue:WPA

Gillian Welch, along with partner and collaborator Dave Rawlings, blends bluegrass, Americana, and Appalachian roots music to create a singular and unforgettable sound. Produced in collaboration with Mountain Song Productions.More Info

Aug
2
Tue
2016
Brevard Music Center Celebrates 80th Anniversary with Daily Concerts
Aug 2 all-day

Each summer, audiences of all ages also delight in the non-classical artists and concerts presented via our BMC Presents series – featuring pops, bluegrass, gospel, and progressive folk music.

From June 28 through August 19, four additional BMC Presents concerts will feature Béla Fleck, The Rance Allen Group, Harpeth Rising, and Gillian Welch.

Don’t wait to secure the best seats in the house for our spectacular 2016 Summer Music Festival!

Music lovers from throughout the country can visit Brevard Music Center to experience world-class symphony, opera, and chamber works, featuring Artistic Director Keith Lockhart and BMC faculty, students, alumni, and guest artists including Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Conrad Tao, Mason Bates, David Daniels, Nicole Cabell, David Effron, and many more.

Brevard Music Center is located at 349 Andante Lane in Brevard, NC 28712. For tickets, call (828) 862-2100 or visit https://www.brevardmusic.org.
PLEASE NOTE TIMES VARY EVERY DAY! And many events are FREE.

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1

Date:July 1

Venue:WPA

One of the world’s most popular piano concertos in the classical repertoire – a triumphant and electrifying masterpiece.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Falling Angel – World Premiere

Date:July 2

Venue:PC

Dramatic opera noir based on the thrilling, classic mystery novel by William Hjorstberg. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Mozart and Wagner

Date:July 2

Venue:WPA

Majestic symphonic works by two of music’s most revolutionary composers.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Presents: A Gospel Celebration

Date:July 3

Venue:WPA

A joyous and reverent afternoon of soulful gospel music, featuring The Rance Allen Group and NC A&T Fellowship Gospel Choir. More Info

Buy Tickets

Pendergrast Family Patriotic Pops

Date:July 4

Venue:WPA

Celebrate Independence Day at this USO-themed show featuring patriotic favorites and the rousing 1812 Overture with live cannon in the grand finale! More Info

Buy Tickets

Norman Krieger and Friends

Date:July 5

Venue:PC

An intimate ensemble performance featuring internationally celebrated pianist and BMC faculty member Norman Krieger.More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 6

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

The Shanghai Quartet

Date:July 6

Venue:PC

One of the world’s foremost chamber ensembles brings their “wonderfully ferocious and illuminating performance” to BMC. More Info

Buy Tickets

Program of Song

Date:July 8

Venue:SH

High school voice students in recital.

Free Event

An Alpine Symphony

Date:July 8

Venue:WPA

A truly majestic orchestration depicting an epic journey climbing an alpine mountain.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Night at the Movies

Date:July 9

Venue:WPA

Movie lovers unite in this musical anthology of the great Hollywood film scores. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Suite Afternoon

Date:July 10

Venue:WPA

Three suites. One oh so sweet afternoon. An inspired Sunday concert infused with the sounds and colors of brilliant melodies and dramatic rhythms. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC@TCL – New Songs Concert

Date:July 11

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library. This first concert in the series features new songs written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

International Contemporary Ensemble

Date:July 11

Venue:IA

Experience a new definition of concert music through this contemporary, innovative, modular, artist-driven ensemble. More Info

Buy Tickets

Just Brass

Date:July 12

Venue:WPA

A brass-travanganza with BMC faculty and students. More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 13

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Alumni Reunion

Date:July 13

Venue:IA

BMC faculty and alumni reunite to celebrate our 80th anniversary in a one-of-a kind performance. More Info

Buy Tickets

The Magic Flute

Date:July 14

Venue:PC

Mozart’s captivating, playful story of a love-struck prince’s journey to rescue the Queen of the Night’s daughter. Sung in German with English dialog. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:July 15

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Piccolo Opera

Date:July 15

Venue:PC

High school voice students present operatic scenes.

Free Event

Mahler 5

Date:July 15

Venue:WPA

Exquisitely beautiful in sound and subtlety, Mahler’s great symphonic achievement explores a depth of energy and emotion you won’t soon forget. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

The Magic Flute

Date:July 16

Venue:PC

Mozart’s captivating, playful story of a love-struck prince’s journey to rescue the Queen of the Night’s daughter. Sung in German with English dialog. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Symphonie Fantastique

Date:July 16

Venue:WPA

BMC Alumni Robert Moody and Mason Bates light up the WPA stage in one of the season’s biggest reunion moments! Sit back and explore Berlioz’s “musical expedition into psychedelia,” after Bates shares his pair of electronica compositions that take “open-eared listeners to wonderful new places.” Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Jan and Beattie Wood Concerto Competition Finals

Date:July 17

Venue:WPA

Gifted BMC high school and college musicians compete for the coveted spotlight positions at BMC’s Soloists of Tomorrow concert.

Free Event

BMC@TCL

Date:July 18

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

BMC Artist Faculty III

Date:July 18

Venue:PC

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty – this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

Buy Tickets

Apollo’s Fire – Sugarloaf Mountain: An Appalachian Gathering

Date:July 19

Venue:PC

Cleveland’s Baroque orchestra “that is setting the classical world aflame!” More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 20

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Bill Preucil and Friends

Date:July 20

Venue:PC

Bill Preucil, BMC faculty member and Concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra, shares the stage with an array of talented friends, including former BMC Dean and distinguished pianist Bruce Murray. More Info

Buy Tickets

Brevard Symphonic Winds

Date:July 21

Venue:SA

Wind and percussion high school students in concert. More Info

Free Event

BMC Presents: Harpeth Rising

Date:July 21

Venue:PC

The acclaimed all-female trio noted for their distinct “Chambergrass” sound, blending improvisatory-feeling jazz with newgrass, classical, and folk rhythms.More Info

Buy Tickets

Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 2

Date:July 22

Venue:WPA

Former BMC Artistic Director David Effron makes a triumphant return to the WPA stage, leading pianist Conrad Tao in this seductive and lyrical concerto. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Daphnis and Chloé

Date:July 23

Venue:WPA

The mythical love story of goat-herder Daphnis and shepherdess Chloé, brought to life in this joyful and tumultuous “choreographic symphony” by Ravel.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Franck Symphony in D Minor

Date:July 24

Venue:WPA

Hauntingly beautiful movements and melodies blend to create one of Franck’s most colorful musical tapestries. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC@TCL

Date:July 25

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Dvořák’s American String Quartet

Date:July 25

Venue:IA

One of the most popular quartets in the chamber music repertoire. More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:July 26

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 27

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Kevin Deas in Recital

Date:July 27

Venue:IA

Acclaimed bass-baritone Kevin Deas brings his rich, resonant voice to Brevard.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:July 28

Venue:PC

Benjamin Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, featuring BMC alumnus and world-renowned countertenor David Daniels in the role of Oberon. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Program of Song

Date:July 29

Venue:SH

High school voice students in recital.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Bernstein and Copland

Date:July 29

Venue:WPA

Love is in the air as soloist and orchestra interpret an epic theme in this stunning evening of romance and music. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:July 30

Venue:PC

Benjamin Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, featuring BMC alumnus and world-renowned countertenor David Daniels in the role of Oberon. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Dvořák in America Festival: New World Symphony

Date:July 30

Venue:WPA

Dvorák’s final symphony is the centerpiece of a multimedia program hosted by Joseph Horowitz, providing the dramatic finale to BMC’s Dvorák in America Festival. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Soloists of Tomorrow

Date:July 31

Venue:WPA

A perennial audience favorite, featuring the winners of the Jan and Beattie Wood Concert Competition. Celebrate BMC’s mission as we shine a spotlight on some of our most talented young musicians.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Supersonic

Date:July 31

Venue:WPA

BMC’s percussion students and faculty don’t miss a beat in this energetic concert.

Free Event

BMC@TCL

Date:August 1

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

BMC Artist Faculty IV

Date:August 1

Venue:PC

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty – this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Piano Competition Finals

Date:August 2

Venue:PC

The compelling finale featuring BMC’s gifted high school and college pianists.

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:August 3

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Brevard Camerata

Date:August 3

Venue:PC

Small in size, but big in sound, this chamber orchestra remains a Brevard favorite for its thoughtful interpretation of classic and contemporary works. More Info

Buy Tickets

Some Enchanted Evening – The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein

Date:August 4

Venue:PC

Delight in this enchanting collection of iconic hits from the team who revolutionized the American musical. More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:August 5

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Piccolo Opera

Date:August 5

Venue:PC

High school voice students present opera scenes.

Free Event

Lockhart conducts Sibelius

Date:August 5

Venue:WPA

A grandiose and uplifting piece to mark the final weekend of BMC’s 80th anniversary season. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Brevard Symphonic Winds

Date:August 6

Venue:SA

Wind and percussion high school students in concert. More Info

Free Event

The Firebird Suite

Date:August 6

Venue:WPA

Experience pure joy and emotion in this magnificent work of artistic beauty by Stravinsky. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Season Finale: Beethoven 9

Date:August 7

Venue:WPA

Keith Lockhart, BMCO, and a rousing choral ensemble bring our captivating 80th anniversary season to a close with one of the best-known works in classical music.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Presents: An Evening with Gillian Welch

Date:August 19

Venue:WPA

Gillian Welch, along with partner and collaborator Dave Rawlings, blends bluegrass, Americana, and Appalachian roots music to create a singular and unforgettable sound. Produced in collaboration with Mountain Song Productions.More Info

Aug
3
Wed
2016
Brevard Music Center Celebrates 80th Anniversary with Daily Concerts
Aug 3 all-day

Each summer, audiences of all ages also delight in the non-classical artists and concerts presented via our BMC Presents series – featuring pops, bluegrass, gospel, and progressive folk music.

From June 28 through August 19, four additional BMC Presents concerts will feature Béla Fleck, The Rance Allen Group, Harpeth Rising, and Gillian Welch.

Don’t wait to secure the best seats in the house for our spectacular 2016 Summer Music Festival!

Music lovers from throughout the country can visit Brevard Music Center to experience world-class symphony, opera, and chamber works, featuring Artistic Director Keith Lockhart and BMC faculty, students, alumni, and guest artists including Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Conrad Tao, Mason Bates, David Daniels, Nicole Cabell, David Effron, and many more.

Brevard Music Center is located at 349 Andante Lane in Brevard, NC 28712. For tickets, call (828) 862-2100 or visit https://www.brevardmusic.org.
PLEASE NOTE TIMES VARY EVERY DAY! And many events are FREE.

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1

Date:July 1

Venue:WPA

One of the world’s most popular piano concertos in the classical repertoire – a triumphant and electrifying masterpiece.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Falling Angel – World Premiere

Date:July 2

Venue:PC

Dramatic opera noir based on the thrilling, classic mystery novel by William Hjorstberg. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Mozart and Wagner

Date:July 2

Venue:WPA

Majestic symphonic works by two of music’s most revolutionary composers.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Presents: A Gospel Celebration

Date:July 3

Venue:WPA

A joyous and reverent afternoon of soulful gospel music, featuring The Rance Allen Group and NC A&T Fellowship Gospel Choir. More Info

Buy Tickets

Pendergrast Family Patriotic Pops

Date:July 4

Venue:WPA

Celebrate Independence Day at this USO-themed show featuring patriotic favorites and the rousing 1812 Overture with live cannon in the grand finale! More Info

Buy Tickets

Norman Krieger and Friends

Date:July 5

Venue:PC

An intimate ensemble performance featuring internationally celebrated pianist and BMC faculty member Norman Krieger.More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 6

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

The Shanghai Quartet

Date:July 6

Venue:PC

One of the world’s foremost chamber ensembles brings their “wonderfully ferocious and illuminating performance” to BMC. More Info

Buy Tickets

Program of Song

Date:July 8

Venue:SH

High school voice students in recital.

Free Event

An Alpine Symphony

Date:July 8

Venue:WPA

A truly majestic orchestration depicting an epic journey climbing an alpine mountain.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Night at the Movies

Date:July 9

Venue:WPA

Movie lovers unite in this musical anthology of the great Hollywood film scores. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Suite Afternoon

Date:July 10

Venue:WPA

Three suites. One oh so sweet afternoon. An inspired Sunday concert infused with the sounds and colors of brilliant melodies and dramatic rhythms. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC@TCL – New Songs Concert

Date:July 11

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library. This first concert in the series features new songs written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

International Contemporary Ensemble

Date:July 11

Venue:IA

Experience a new definition of concert music through this contemporary, innovative, modular, artist-driven ensemble. More Info

Buy Tickets

Just Brass

Date:July 12

Venue:WPA

A brass-travanganza with BMC faculty and students. More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 13

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Alumni Reunion

Date:July 13

Venue:IA

BMC faculty and alumni reunite to celebrate our 80th anniversary in a one-of-a kind performance. More Info

Buy Tickets

The Magic Flute

Date:July 14

Venue:PC

Mozart’s captivating, playful story of a love-struck prince’s journey to rescue the Queen of the Night’s daughter. Sung in German with English dialog. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:July 15

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Piccolo Opera

Date:July 15

Venue:PC

High school voice students present operatic scenes.

Free Event

Mahler 5

Date:July 15

Venue:WPA

Exquisitely beautiful in sound and subtlety, Mahler’s great symphonic achievement explores a depth of energy and emotion you won’t soon forget. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

The Magic Flute

Date:July 16

Venue:PC

Mozart’s captivating, playful story of a love-struck prince’s journey to rescue the Queen of the Night’s daughter. Sung in German with English dialog. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Symphonie Fantastique

Date:July 16

Venue:WPA

BMC Alumni Robert Moody and Mason Bates light up the WPA stage in one of the season’s biggest reunion moments! Sit back and explore Berlioz’s “musical expedition into psychedelia,” after Bates shares his pair of electronica compositions that take “open-eared listeners to wonderful new places.” Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Jan and Beattie Wood Concerto Competition Finals

Date:July 17

Venue:WPA

Gifted BMC high school and college musicians compete for the coveted spotlight positions at BMC’s Soloists of Tomorrow concert.

Free Event

BMC@TCL

Date:July 18

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

BMC Artist Faculty III

Date:July 18

Venue:PC

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty – this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

Buy Tickets

Apollo’s Fire – Sugarloaf Mountain: An Appalachian Gathering

Date:July 19

Venue:PC

Cleveland’s Baroque orchestra “that is setting the classical world aflame!” More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 20

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Bill Preucil and Friends

Date:July 20

Venue:PC

Bill Preucil, BMC faculty member and Concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra, shares the stage with an array of talented friends, including former BMC Dean and distinguished pianist Bruce Murray. More Info

Buy Tickets

Brevard Symphonic Winds

Date:July 21

Venue:SA

Wind and percussion high school students in concert. More Info

Free Event

BMC Presents: Harpeth Rising

Date:July 21

Venue:PC

The acclaimed all-female trio noted for their distinct “Chambergrass” sound, blending improvisatory-feeling jazz with newgrass, classical, and folk rhythms.More Info

Buy Tickets

Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 2

Date:July 22

Venue:WPA

Former BMC Artistic Director David Effron makes a triumphant return to the WPA stage, leading pianist Conrad Tao in this seductive and lyrical concerto. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Daphnis and Chloé

Date:July 23

Venue:WPA

The mythical love story of goat-herder Daphnis and shepherdess Chloé, brought to life in this joyful and tumultuous “choreographic symphony” by Ravel.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Franck Symphony in D Minor

Date:July 24

Venue:WPA

Hauntingly beautiful movements and melodies blend to create one of Franck’s most colorful musical tapestries. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC@TCL

Date:July 25

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Dvořák’s American String Quartet

Date:July 25

Venue:IA

One of the most popular quartets in the chamber music repertoire. More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:July 26

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 27

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Kevin Deas in Recital

Date:July 27

Venue:IA

Acclaimed bass-baritone Kevin Deas brings his rich, resonant voice to Brevard.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:July 28

Venue:PC

Benjamin Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, featuring BMC alumnus and world-renowned countertenor David Daniels in the role of Oberon. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Program of Song

Date:July 29

Venue:SH

High school voice students in recital.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Bernstein and Copland

Date:July 29

Venue:WPA

Love is in the air as soloist and orchestra interpret an epic theme in this stunning evening of romance and music. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:July 30

Venue:PC

Benjamin Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, featuring BMC alumnus and world-renowned countertenor David Daniels in the role of Oberon. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Dvořák in America Festival: New World Symphony

Date:July 30

Venue:WPA

Dvorák’s final symphony is the centerpiece of a multimedia program hosted by Joseph Horowitz, providing the dramatic finale to BMC’s Dvorák in America Festival. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Soloists of Tomorrow

Date:July 31

Venue:WPA

A perennial audience favorite, featuring the winners of the Jan and Beattie Wood Concert Competition. Celebrate BMC’s mission as we shine a spotlight on some of our most talented young musicians.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Supersonic

Date:July 31

Venue:WPA

BMC’s percussion students and faculty don’t miss a beat in this energetic concert.

Free Event

BMC@TCL

Date:August 1

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

BMC Artist Faculty IV

Date:August 1

Venue:PC

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty – this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Piano Competition Finals

Date:August 2

Venue:PC

The compelling finale featuring BMC’s gifted high school and college pianists.

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:August 3

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Brevard Camerata

Date:August 3

Venue:PC

Small in size, but big in sound, this chamber orchestra remains a Brevard favorite for its thoughtful interpretation of classic and contemporary works. More Info

Buy Tickets

Some Enchanted Evening – The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein

Date:August 4

Venue:PC

Delight in this enchanting collection of iconic hits from the team who revolutionized the American musical. More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:August 5

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Piccolo Opera

Date:August 5

Venue:PC

High school voice students present opera scenes.

Free Event

Lockhart conducts Sibelius

Date:August 5

Venue:WPA

A grandiose and uplifting piece to mark the final weekend of BMC’s 80th anniversary season. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Brevard Symphonic Winds

Date:August 6

Venue:SA

Wind and percussion high school students in concert. More Info

Free Event

The Firebird Suite

Date:August 6

Venue:WPA

Experience pure joy and emotion in this magnificent work of artistic beauty by Stravinsky. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Season Finale: Beethoven 9

Date:August 7

Venue:WPA

Keith Lockhart, BMCO, and a rousing choral ensemble bring our captivating 80th anniversary season to a close with one of the best-known works in classical music.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Presents: An Evening with Gillian Welch

Date:August 19

Venue:WPA

Gillian Welch, along with partner and collaborator Dave Rawlings, blends bluegrass, Americana, and Appalachian roots music to create a singular and unforgettable sound. Produced in collaboration with Mountain Song Productions.More Info

Aug
4
Thu
2016
Brevard Music Center Celebrates 80th Anniversary with Daily Concerts
Aug 4 all-day

Each summer, audiences of all ages also delight in the non-classical artists and concerts presented via our BMC Presents series – featuring pops, bluegrass, gospel, and progressive folk music.

From June 28 through August 19, four additional BMC Presents concerts will feature Béla Fleck, The Rance Allen Group, Harpeth Rising, and Gillian Welch.

Don’t wait to secure the best seats in the house for our spectacular 2016 Summer Music Festival!

Music lovers from throughout the country can visit Brevard Music Center to experience world-class symphony, opera, and chamber works, featuring Artistic Director Keith Lockhart and BMC faculty, students, alumni, and guest artists including Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Conrad Tao, Mason Bates, David Daniels, Nicole Cabell, David Effron, and many more.

Brevard Music Center is located at 349 Andante Lane in Brevard, NC 28712. For tickets, call (828) 862-2100 or visit https://www.brevardmusic.org.
PLEASE NOTE TIMES VARY EVERY DAY! And many events are FREE.

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1

Date:July 1

Venue:WPA

One of the world’s most popular piano concertos in the classical repertoire – a triumphant and electrifying masterpiece.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Falling Angel – World Premiere

Date:July 2

Venue:PC

Dramatic opera noir based on the thrilling, classic mystery novel by William Hjorstberg. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Mozart and Wagner

Date:July 2

Venue:WPA

Majestic symphonic works by two of music’s most revolutionary composers.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Presents: A Gospel Celebration

Date:July 3

Venue:WPA

A joyous and reverent afternoon of soulful gospel music, featuring The Rance Allen Group and NC A&T Fellowship Gospel Choir. More Info

Buy Tickets

Pendergrast Family Patriotic Pops

Date:July 4

Venue:WPA

Celebrate Independence Day at this USO-themed show featuring patriotic favorites and the rousing 1812 Overture with live cannon in the grand finale! More Info

Buy Tickets

Norman Krieger and Friends

Date:July 5

Venue:PC

An intimate ensemble performance featuring internationally celebrated pianist and BMC faculty member Norman Krieger.More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 6

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

The Shanghai Quartet

Date:July 6

Venue:PC

One of the world’s foremost chamber ensembles brings their “wonderfully ferocious and illuminating performance” to BMC. More Info

Buy Tickets

Program of Song

Date:July 8

Venue:SH

High school voice students in recital.

Free Event

An Alpine Symphony

Date:July 8

Venue:WPA

A truly majestic orchestration depicting an epic journey climbing an alpine mountain.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Night at the Movies

Date:July 9

Venue:WPA

Movie lovers unite in this musical anthology of the great Hollywood film scores. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Suite Afternoon

Date:July 10

Venue:WPA

Three suites. One oh so sweet afternoon. An inspired Sunday concert infused with the sounds and colors of brilliant melodies and dramatic rhythms. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC@TCL – New Songs Concert

Date:July 11

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library. This first concert in the series features new songs written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

International Contemporary Ensemble

Date:July 11

Venue:IA

Experience a new definition of concert music through this contemporary, innovative, modular, artist-driven ensemble. More Info

Buy Tickets

Just Brass

Date:July 12

Venue:WPA

A brass-travanganza with BMC faculty and students. More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 13

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Alumni Reunion

Date:July 13

Venue:IA

BMC faculty and alumni reunite to celebrate our 80th anniversary in a one-of-a kind performance. More Info

Buy Tickets

The Magic Flute

Date:July 14

Venue:PC

Mozart’s captivating, playful story of a love-struck prince’s journey to rescue the Queen of the Night’s daughter. Sung in German with English dialog. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:July 15

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Piccolo Opera

Date:July 15

Venue:PC

High school voice students present operatic scenes.

Free Event

Mahler 5

Date:July 15

Venue:WPA

Exquisitely beautiful in sound and subtlety, Mahler’s great symphonic achievement explores a depth of energy and emotion you won’t soon forget. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

The Magic Flute

Date:July 16

Venue:PC

Mozart’s captivating, playful story of a love-struck prince’s journey to rescue the Queen of the Night’s daughter. Sung in German with English dialog. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Symphonie Fantastique

Date:July 16

Venue:WPA

BMC Alumni Robert Moody and Mason Bates light up the WPA stage in one of the season’s biggest reunion moments! Sit back and explore Berlioz’s “musical expedition into psychedelia,” after Bates shares his pair of electronica compositions that take “open-eared listeners to wonderful new places.” Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Jan and Beattie Wood Concerto Competition Finals

Date:July 17

Venue:WPA

Gifted BMC high school and college musicians compete for the coveted spotlight positions at BMC’s Soloists of Tomorrow concert.

Free Event

BMC@TCL

Date:July 18

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

BMC Artist Faculty III

Date:July 18

Venue:PC

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty – this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

Buy Tickets

Apollo’s Fire – Sugarloaf Mountain: An Appalachian Gathering

Date:July 19

Venue:PC

Cleveland’s Baroque orchestra “that is setting the classical world aflame!” More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 20

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Bill Preucil and Friends

Date:July 20

Venue:PC

Bill Preucil, BMC faculty member and Concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra, shares the stage with an array of talented friends, including former BMC Dean and distinguished pianist Bruce Murray. More Info

Buy Tickets

Brevard Symphonic Winds

Date:July 21

Venue:SA

Wind and percussion high school students in concert. More Info

Free Event

BMC Presents: Harpeth Rising

Date:July 21

Venue:PC

The acclaimed all-female trio noted for their distinct “Chambergrass” sound, blending improvisatory-feeling jazz with newgrass, classical, and folk rhythms.More Info

Buy Tickets

Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 2

Date:July 22

Venue:WPA

Former BMC Artistic Director David Effron makes a triumphant return to the WPA stage, leading pianist Conrad Tao in this seductive and lyrical concerto. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Daphnis and Chloé

Date:July 23

Venue:WPA

The mythical love story of goat-herder Daphnis and shepherdess Chloé, brought to life in this joyful and tumultuous “choreographic symphony” by Ravel.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Franck Symphony in D Minor

Date:July 24

Venue:WPA

Hauntingly beautiful movements and melodies blend to create one of Franck’s most colorful musical tapestries. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC@TCL

Date:July 25

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Dvořák’s American String Quartet

Date:July 25

Venue:IA

One of the most popular quartets in the chamber music repertoire. More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:July 26

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 27

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Kevin Deas in Recital

Date:July 27

Venue:IA

Acclaimed bass-baritone Kevin Deas brings his rich, resonant voice to Brevard.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:July 28

Venue:PC

Benjamin Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, featuring BMC alumnus and world-renowned countertenor David Daniels in the role of Oberon. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Program of Song

Date:July 29

Venue:SH

High school voice students in recital.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Bernstein and Copland

Date:July 29

Venue:WPA

Love is in the air as soloist and orchestra interpret an epic theme in this stunning evening of romance and music. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:July 30

Venue:PC

Benjamin Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, featuring BMC alumnus and world-renowned countertenor David Daniels in the role of Oberon. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Dvořák in America Festival: New World Symphony

Date:July 30

Venue:WPA

Dvorák’s final symphony is the centerpiece of a multimedia program hosted by Joseph Horowitz, providing the dramatic finale to BMC’s Dvorák in America Festival. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Soloists of Tomorrow

Date:July 31

Venue:WPA

A perennial audience favorite, featuring the winners of the Jan and Beattie Wood Concert Competition. Celebrate BMC’s mission as we shine a spotlight on some of our most talented young musicians.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Supersonic

Date:July 31

Venue:WPA

BMC’s percussion students and faculty don’t miss a beat in this energetic concert.

Free Event

BMC@TCL

Date:August 1

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

BMC Artist Faculty IV

Date:August 1

Venue:PC

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty – this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Piano Competition Finals

Date:August 2

Venue:PC

The compelling finale featuring BMC’s gifted high school and college pianists.

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:August 3

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Brevard Camerata

Date:August 3

Venue:PC

Small in size, but big in sound, this chamber orchestra remains a Brevard favorite for its thoughtful interpretation of classic and contemporary works. More Info

Buy Tickets

Some Enchanted Evening – The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein

Date:August 4

Venue:PC

Delight in this enchanting collection of iconic hits from the team who revolutionized the American musical. More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:August 5

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Piccolo Opera

Date:August 5

Venue:PC

High school voice students present opera scenes.

Free Event

Lockhart conducts Sibelius

Date:August 5

Venue:WPA

A grandiose and uplifting piece to mark the final weekend of BMC’s 80th anniversary season. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Brevard Symphonic Winds

Date:August 6

Venue:SA

Wind and percussion high school students in concert. More Info

Free Event

The Firebird Suite

Date:August 6

Venue:WPA

Experience pure joy and emotion in this magnificent work of artistic beauty by Stravinsky. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Season Finale: Beethoven 9

Date:August 7

Venue:WPA

Keith Lockhart, BMCO, and a rousing choral ensemble bring our captivating 80th anniversary season to a close with one of the best-known works in classical music.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Presents: An Evening with Gillian Welch

Date:August 19

Venue:WPA

Gillian Welch, along with partner and collaborator Dave Rawlings, blends bluegrass, Americana, and Appalachian roots music to create a singular and unforgettable sound. Produced in collaboration with Mountain Song Productions.More Info

Aug
5
Fri
2016
Brevard Music Center Celebrates 80th Anniversary with Daily Concerts
Aug 5 all-day

Each summer, audiences of all ages also delight in the non-classical artists and concerts presented via our BMC Presents series – featuring pops, bluegrass, gospel, and progressive folk music.

From June 28 through August 19, four additional BMC Presents concerts will feature Béla Fleck, The Rance Allen Group, Harpeth Rising, and Gillian Welch.

Don’t wait to secure the best seats in the house for our spectacular 2016 Summer Music Festival!

Music lovers from throughout the country can visit Brevard Music Center to experience world-class symphony, opera, and chamber works, featuring Artistic Director Keith Lockhart and BMC faculty, students, alumni, and guest artists including Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Conrad Tao, Mason Bates, David Daniels, Nicole Cabell, David Effron, and many more.

Brevard Music Center is located at 349 Andante Lane in Brevard, NC 28712. For tickets, call (828) 862-2100 or visit https://www.brevardmusic.org.
PLEASE NOTE TIMES VARY EVERY DAY! And many events are FREE.

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1

Date:July 1

Venue:WPA

One of the world’s most popular piano concertos in the classical repertoire – a triumphant and electrifying masterpiece.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Falling Angel – World Premiere

Date:July 2

Venue:PC

Dramatic opera noir based on the thrilling, classic mystery novel by William Hjorstberg. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Mozart and Wagner

Date:July 2

Venue:WPA

Majestic symphonic works by two of music’s most revolutionary composers.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Presents: A Gospel Celebration

Date:July 3

Venue:WPA

A joyous and reverent afternoon of soulful gospel music, featuring The Rance Allen Group and NC A&T Fellowship Gospel Choir. More Info

Buy Tickets

Pendergrast Family Patriotic Pops

Date:July 4

Venue:WPA

Celebrate Independence Day at this USO-themed show featuring patriotic favorites and the rousing 1812 Overture with live cannon in the grand finale! More Info

Buy Tickets

Norman Krieger and Friends

Date:July 5

Venue:PC

An intimate ensemble performance featuring internationally celebrated pianist and BMC faculty member Norman Krieger.More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 6

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

The Shanghai Quartet

Date:July 6

Venue:PC

One of the world’s foremost chamber ensembles brings their “wonderfully ferocious and illuminating performance” to BMC. More Info

Buy Tickets

Program of Song

Date:July 8

Venue:SH

High school voice students in recital.

Free Event

An Alpine Symphony

Date:July 8

Venue:WPA

A truly majestic orchestration depicting an epic journey climbing an alpine mountain.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Night at the Movies

Date:July 9

Venue:WPA

Movie lovers unite in this musical anthology of the great Hollywood film scores. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Suite Afternoon

Date:July 10

Venue:WPA

Three suites. One oh so sweet afternoon. An inspired Sunday concert infused with the sounds and colors of brilliant melodies and dramatic rhythms. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC@TCL – New Songs Concert

Date:July 11

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library. This first concert in the series features new songs written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

International Contemporary Ensemble

Date:July 11

Venue:IA

Experience a new definition of concert music through this contemporary, innovative, modular, artist-driven ensemble. More Info

Buy Tickets

Just Brass

Date:July 12

Venue:WPA

A brass-travanganza with BMC faculty and students. More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 13

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Alumni Reunion

Date:July 13

Venue:IA

BMC faculty and alumni reunite to celebrate our 80th anniversary in a one-of-a kind performance. More Info

Buy Tickets

The Magic Flute

Date:July 14

Venue:PC

Mozart’s captivating, playful story of a love-struck prince’s journey to rescue the Queen of the Night’s daughter. Sung in German with English dialog. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:July 15

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Piccolo Opera

Date:July 15

Venue:PC

High school voice students present operatic scenes.

Free Event

Mahler 5

Date:July 15

Venue:WPA

Exquisitely beautiful in sound and subtlety, Mahler’s great symphonic achievement explores a depth of energy and emotion you won’t soon forget. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

The Magic Flute

Date:July 16

Venue:PC

Mozart’s captivating, playful story of a love-struck prince’s journey to rescue the Queen of the Night’s daughter. Sung in German with English dialog. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Symphonie Fantastique

Date:July 16

Venue:WPA

BMC Alumni Robert Moody and Mason Bates light up the WPA stage in one of the season’s biggest reunion moments! Sit back and explore Berlioz’s “musical expedition into psychedelia,” after Bates shares his pair of electronica compositions that take “open-eared listeners to wonderful new places.” Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Jan and Beattie Wood Concerto Competition Finals

Date:July 17

Venue:WPA

Gifted BMC high school and college musicians compete for the coveted spotlight positions at BMC’s Soloists of Tomorrow concert.

Free Event

BMC@TCL

Date:July 18

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

BMC Artist Faculty III

Date:July 18

Venue:PC

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty – this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

Buy Tickets

Apollo’s Fire – Sugarloaf Mountain: An Appalachian Gathering

Date:July 19

Venue:PC

Cleveland’s Baroque orchestra “that is setting the classical world aflame!” More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 20

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Bill Preucil and Friends

Date:July 20

Venue:PC

Bill Preucil, BMC faculty member and Concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra, shares the stage with an array of talented friends, including former BMC Dean and distinguished pianist Bruce Murray. More Info

Buy Tickets

Brevard Symphonic Winds

Date:July 21

Venue:SA

Wind and percussion high school students in concert. More Info

Free Event

BMC Presents: Harpeth Rising

Date:July 21

Venue:PC

The acclaimed all-female trio noted for their distinct “Chambergrass” sound, blending improvisatory-feeling jazz with newgrass, classical, and folk rhythms.More Info

Buy Tickets

Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 2

Date:July 22

Venue:WPA

Former BMC Artistic Director David Effron makes a triumphant return to the WPA stage, leading pianist Conrad Tao in this seductive and lyrical concerto. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Daphnis and Chloé

Date:July 23

Venue:WPA

The mythical love story of goat-herder Daphnis and shepherdess Chloé, brought to life in this joyful and tumultuous “choreographic symphony” by Ravel.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Franck Symphony in D Minor

Date:July 24

Venue:WPA

Hauntingly beautiful movements and melodies blend to create one of Franck’s most colorful musical tapestries. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC@TCL

Date:July 25

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Dvořák’s American String Quartet

Date:July 25

Venue:IA

One of the most popular quartets in the chamber music repertoire. More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:July 26

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 27

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Kevin Deas in Recital

Date:July 27

Venue:IA

Acclaimed bass-baritone Kevin Deas brings his rich, resonant voice to Brevard.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:July 28

Venue:PC

Benjamin Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, featuring BMC alumnus and world-renowned countertenor David Daniels in the role of Oberon. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Program of Song

Date:July 29

Venue:SH

High school voice students in recital.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Bernstein and Copland

Date:July 29

Venue:WPA

Love is in the air as soloist and orchestra interpret an epic theme in this stunning evening of romance and music. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:July 30

Venue:PC

Benjamin Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, featuring BMC alumnus and world-renowned countertenor David Daniels in the role of Oberon. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Dvořák in America Festival: New World Symphony

Date:July 30

Venue:WPA

Dvorák’s final symphony is the centerpiece of a multimedia program hosted by Joseph Horowitz, providing the dramatic finale to BMC’s Dvorák in America Festival. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Soloists of Tomorrow

Date:July 31

Venue:WPA

A perennial audience favorite, featuring the winners of the Jan and Beattie Wood Concert Competition. Celebrate BMC’s mission as we shine a spotlight on some of our most talented young musicians.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Supersonic

Date:July 31

Venue:WPA

BMC’s percussion students and faculty don’t miss a beat in this energetic concert.

Free Event

BMC@TCL

Date:August 1

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

BMC Artist Faculty IV

Date:August 1

Venue:PC

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty – this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Piano Competition Finals

Date:August 2

Venue:PC

The compelling finale featuring BMC’s gifted high school and college pianists.

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:August 3

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Brevard Camerata

Date:August 3

Venue:PC

Small in size, but big in sound, this chamber orchestra remains a Brevard favorite for its thoughtful interpretation of classic and contemporary works. More Info

Buy Tickets

Some Enchanted Evening – The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein

Date:August 4

Venue:PC

Delight in this enchanting collection of iconic hits from the team who revolutionized the American musical. More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:August 5

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Piccolo Opera

Date:August 5

Venue:PC

High school voice students present opera scenes.

Free Event

Lockhart conducts Sibelius

Date:August 5

Venue:WPA

A grandiose and uplifting piece to mark the final weekend of BMC’s 80th anniversary season. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Brevard Symphonic Winds

Date:August 6

Venue:SA

Wind and percussion high school students in concert. More Info

Free Event

The Firebird Suite

Date:August 6

Venue:WPA

Experience pure joy and emotion in this magnificent work of artistic beauty by Stravinsky. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Season Finale: Beethoven 9

Date:August 7

Venue:WPA

Keith Lockhart, BMCO, and a rousing choral ensemble bring our captivating 80th anniversary season to a close with one of the best-known works in classical music.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Presents: An Evening with Gillian Welch

Date:August 19

Venue:WPA

Gillian Welch, along with partner and collaborator Dave Rawlings, blends bluegrass, Americana, and Appalachian roots music to create a singular and unforgettable sound. Produced in collaboration with Mountain Song Productions.More Info

Aug
6
Sat
2016
Brevard Music Center Celebrates 80th Anniversary with Daily Concerts
Aug 6 all-day

Each summer, audiences of all ages also delight in the non-classical artists and concerts presented via our BMC Presents series – featuring pops, bluegrass, gospel, and progressive folk music.

From June 28 through August 19, four additional BMC Presents concerts will feature Béla Fleck, The Rance Allen Group, Harpeth Rising, and Gillian Welch.

Don’t wait to secure the best seats in the house for our spectacular 2016 Summer Music Festival!

Music lovers from throughout the country can visit Brevard Music Center to experience world-class symphony, opera, and chamber works, featuring Artistic Director Keith Lockhart and BMC faculty, students, alumni, and guest artists including Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Conrad Tao, Mason Bates, David Daniels, Nicole Cabell, David Effron, and many more.

Brevard Music Center is located at 349 Andante Lane in Brevard, NC 28712. For tickets, call (828) 862-2100 or visit https://www.brevardmusic.org.
PLEASE NOTE TIMES VARY EVERY DAY! And many events are FREE.

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1

Date:July 1

Venue:WPA

One of the world’s most popular piano concertos in the classical repertoire – a triumphant and electrifying masterpiece.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Falling Angel – World Premiere

Date:July 2

Venue:PC

Dramatic opera noir based on the thrilling, classic mystery novel by William Hjorstberg. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Mozart and Wagner

Date:July 2

Venue:WPA

Majestic symphonic works by two of music’s most revolutionary composers.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Presents: A Gospel Celebration

Date:July 3

Venue:WPA

A joyous and reverent afternoon of soulful gospel music, featuring The Rance Allen Group and NC A&T Fellowship Gospel Choir. More Info

Buy Tickets

Pendergrast Family Patriotic Pops

Date:July 4

Venue:WPA

Celebrate Independence Day at this USO-themed show featuring patriotic favorites and the rousing 1812 Overture with live cannon in the grand finale! More Info

Buy Tickets

Norman Krieger and Friends

Date:July 5

Venue:PC

An intimate ensemble performance featuring internationally celebrated pianist and BMC faculty member Norman Krieger.More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 6

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

The Shanghai Quartet

Date:July 6

Venue:PC

One of the world’s foremost chamber ensembles brings their “wonderfully ferocious and illuminating performance” to BMC. More Info

Buy Tickets

Program of Song

Date:July 8

Venue:SH

High school voice students in recital.

Free Event

An Alpine Symphony

Date:July 8

Venue:WPA

A truly majestic orchestration depicting an epic journey climbing an alpine mountain.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Night at the Movies

Date:July 9

Venue:WPA

Movie lovers unite in this musical anthology of the great Hollywood film scores. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Suite Afternoon

Date:July 10

Venue:WPA

Three suites. One oh so sweet afternoon. An inspired Sunday concert infused with the sounds and colors of brilliant melodies and dramatic rhythms. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC@TCL – New Songs Concert

Date:July 11

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library. This first concert in the series features new songs written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

International Contemporary Ensemble

Date:July 11

Venue:IA

Experience a new definition of concert music through this contemporary, innovative, modular, artist-driven ensemble. More Info

Buy Tickets

Just Brass

Date:July 12

Venue:WPA

A brass-travanganza with BMC faculty and students. More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 13

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Alumni Reunion

Date:July 13

Venue:IA

BMC faculty and alumni reunite to celebrate our 80th anniversary in a one-of-a kind performance. More Info

Buy Tickets

The Magic Flute

Date:July 14

Venue:PC

Mozart’s captivating, playful story of a love-struck prince’s journey to rescue the Queen of the Night’s daughter. Sung in German with English dialog. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:July 15

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Piccolo Opera

Date:July 15

Venue:PC

High school voice students present operatic scenes.

Free Event

Mahler 5

Date:July 15

Venue:WPA

Exquisitely beautiful in sound and subtlety, Mahler’s great symphonic achievement explores a depth of energy and emotion you won’t soon forget. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

The Magic Flute

Date:July 16

Venue:PC

Mozart’s captivating, playful story of a love-struck prince’s journey to rescue the Queen of the Night’s daughter. Sung in German with English dialog. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Symphonie Fantastique

Date:July 16

Venue:WPA

BMC Alumni Robert Moody and Mason Bates light up the WPA stage in one of the season’s biggest reunion moments! Sit back and explore Berlioz’s “musical expedition into psychedelia,” after Bates shares his pair of electronica compositions that take “open-eared listeners to wonderful new places.” Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Jan and Beattie Wood Concerto Competition Finals

Date:July 17

Venue:WPA

Gifted BMC high school and college musicians compete for the coveted spotlight positions at BMC’s Soloists of Tomorrow concert.

Free Event

BMC@TCL

Date:July 18

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

BMC Artist Faculty III

Date:July 18

Venue:PC

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty – this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

Buy Tickets

Apollo’s Fire – Sugarloaf Mountain: An Appalachian Gathering

Date:July 19

Venue:PC

Cleveland’s Baroque orchestra “that is setting the classical world aflame!” More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 20

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Bill Preucil and Friends

Date:July 20

Venue:PC

Bill Preucil, BMC faculty member and Concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra, shares the stage with an array of talented friends, including former BMC Dean and distinguished pianist Bruce Murray. More Info

Buy Tickets

Brevard Symphonic Winds

Date:July 21

Venue:SA

Wind and percussion high school students in concert. More Info

Free Event

BMC Presents: Harpeth Rising

Date:July 21

Venue:PC

The acclaimed all-female trio noted for their distinct “Chambergrass” sound, blending improvisatory-feeling jazz with newgrass, classical, and folk rhythms.More Info

Buy Tickets

Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 2

Date:July 22

Venue:WPA

Former BMC Artistic Director David Effron makes a triumphant return to the WPA stage, leading pianist Conrad Tao in this seductive and lyrical concerto. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Daphnis and Chloé

Date:July 23

Venue:WPA

The mythical love story of goat-herder Daphnis and shepherdess Chloé, brought to life in this joyful and tumultuous “choreographic symphony” by Ravel.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Franck Symphony in D Minor

Date:July 24

Venue:WPA

Hauntingly beautiful movements and melodies blend to create one of Franck’s most colorful musical tapestries. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC@TCL

Date:July 25

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Dvořák’s American String Quartet

Date:July 25

Venue:IA

One of the most popular quartets in the chamber music repertoire. More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:July 26

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 27

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Kevin Deas in Recital

Date:July 27

Venue:IA

Acclaimed bass-baritone Kevin Deas brings his rich, resonant voice to Brevard.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:July 28

Venue:PC

Benjamin Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, featuring BMC alumnus and world-renowned countertenor David Daniels in the role of Oberon. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Program of Song

Date:July 29

Venue:SH

High school voice students in recital.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Bernstein and Copland

Date:July 29

Venue:WPA

Love is in the air as soloist and orchestra interpret an epic theme in this stunning evening of romance and music. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:July 30

Venue:PC

Benjamin Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, featuring BMC alumnus and world-renowned countertenor David Daniels in the role of Oberon. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Dvořák in America Festival: New World Symphony

Date:July 30

Venue:WPA

Dvorák’s final symphony is the centerpiece of a multimedia program hosted by Joseph Horowitz, providing the dramatic finale to BMC’s Dvorák in America Festival. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Soloists of Tomorrow

Date:July 31

Venue:WPA

A perennial audience favorite, featuring the winners of the Jan and Beattie Wood Concert Competition. Celebrate BMC’s mission as we shine a spotlight on some of our most talented young musicians.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Supersonic

Date:July 31

Venue:WPA

BMC’s percussion students and faculty don’t miss a beat in this energetic concert.

Free Event

BMC@TCL

Date:August 1

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

BMC Artist Faculty IV

Date:August 1

Venue:PC

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty – this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Piano Competition Finals

Date:August 2

Venue:PC

The compelling finale featuring BMC’s gifted high school and college pianists.

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:August 3

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Brevard Camerata

Date:August 3

Venue:PC

Small in size, but big in sound, this chamber orchestra remains a Brevard favorite for its thoughtful interpretation of classic and contemporary works. More Info

Buy Tickets

Some Enchanted Evening – The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein

Date:August 4

Venue:PC

Delight in this enchanting collection of iconic hits from the team who revolutionized the American musical. More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:August 5

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Piccolo Opera

Date:August 5

Venue:PC

High school voice students present opera scenes.

Free Event

Lockhart conducts Sibelius

Date:August 5

Venue:WPA

A grandiose and uplifting piece to mark the final weekend of BMC’s 80th anniversary season. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Brevard Symphonic Winds

Date:August 6

Venue:SA

Wind and percussion high school students in concert. More Info

Free Event

The Firebird Suite

Date:August 6

Venue:WPA

Experience pure joy and emotion in this magnificent work of artistic beauty by Stravinsky. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Season Finale: Beethoven 9

Date:August 7

Venue:WPA

Keith Lockhart, BMCO, and a rousing choral ensemble bring our captivating 80th anniversary season to a close with one of the best-known works in classical music.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Presents: An Evening with Gillian Welch

Date:August 19

Venue:WPA

Gillian Welch, along with partner and collaborator Dave Rawlings, blends bluegrass, Americana, and Appalachian roots music to create a singular and unforgettable sound. Produced in collaboration with Mountain Song Productions.More Info

Aug
7
Sun
2016
Brevard Music Center Celebrates 80th Anniversary with Daily Concerts
Aug 7 all-day

Each summer, audiences of all ages also delight in the non-classical artists and concerts presented via our BMC Presents series – featuring pops, bluegrass, gospel, and progressive folk music.

From June 28 through August 19, four additional BMC Presents concerts will feature Béla Fleck, The Rance Allen Group, Harpeth Rising, and Gillian Welch.

Don’t wait to secure the best seats in the house for our spectacular 2016 Summer Music Festival!

Music lovers from throughout the country can visit Brevard Music Center to experience world-class symphony, opera, and chamber works, featuring Artistic Director Keith Lockhart and BMC faculty, students, alumni, and guest artists including Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Conrad Tao, Mason Bates, David Daniels, Nicole Cabell, David Effron, and many more.

Brevard Music Center is located at 349 Andante Lane in Brevard, NC 28712. For tickets, call (828) 862-2100 or visit https://www.brevardmusic.org.
PLEASE NOTE TIMES VARY EVERY DAY! And many events are FREE.

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1

Date:July 1

Venue:WPA

One of the world’s most popular piano concertos in the classical repertoire – a triumphant and electrifying masterpiece.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Falling Angel – World Premiere

Date:July 2

Venue:PC

Dramatic opera noir based on the thrilling, classic mystery novel by William Hjorstberg. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Mozart and Wagner

Date:July 2

Venue:WPA

Majestic symphonic works by two of music’s most revolutionary composers.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Presents: A Gospel Celebration

Date:July 3

Venue:WPA

A joyous and reverent afternoon of soulful gospel music, featuring The Rance Allen Group and NC A&T Fellowship Gospel Choir. More Info

Buy Tickets

Pendergrast Family Patriotic Pops

Date:July 4

Venue:WPA

Celebrate Independence Day at this USO-themed show featuring patriotic favorites and the rousing 1812 Overture with live cannon in the grand finale! More Info

Buy Tickets

Norman Krieger and Friends

Date:July 5

Venue:PC

An intimate ensemble performance featuring internationally celebrated pianist and BMC faculty member Norman Krieger.More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 6

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

The Shanghai Quartet

Date:July 6

Venue:PC

One of the world’s foremost chamber ensembles brings their “wonderfully ferocious and illuminating performance” to BMC. More Info

Buy Tickets

Program of Song

Date:July 8

Venue:SH

High school voice students in recital.

Free Event

An Alpine Symphony

Date:July 8

Venue:WPA

A truly majestic orchestration depicting an epic journey climbing an alpine mountain.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Night at the Movies

Date:July 9

Venue:WPA

Movie lovers unite in this musical anthology of the great Hollywood film scores. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Suite Afternoon

Date:July 10

Venue:WPA

Three suites. One oh so sweet afternoon. An inspired Sunday concert infused with the sounds and colors of brilliant melodies and dramatic rhythms. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC@TCL – New Songs Concert

Date:July 11

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library. This first concert in the series features new songs written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

International Contemporary Ensemble

Date:July 11

Venue:IA

Experience a new definition of concert music through this contemporary, innovative, modular, artist-driven ensemble. More Info

Buy Tickets

Just Brass

Date:July 12

Venue:WPA

A brass-travanganza with BMC faculty and students. More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 13

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Alumni Reunion

Date:July 13

Venue:IA

BMC faculty and alumni reunite to celebrate our 80th anniversary in a one-of-a kind performance. More Info

Buy Tickets

The Magic Flute

Date:July 14

Venue:PC

Mozart’s captivating, playful story of a love-struck prince’s journey to rescue the Queen of the Night’s daughter. Sung in German with English dialog. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:July 15

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Piccolo Opera

Date:July 15

Venue:PC

High school voice students present operatic scenes.

Free Event

Mahler 5

Date:July 15

Venue:WPA

Exquisitely beautiful in sound and subtlety, Mahler’s great symphonic achievement explores a depth of energy and emotion you won’t soon forget. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

The Magic Flute

Date:July 16

Venue:PC

Mozart’s captivating, playful story of a love-struck prince’s journey to rescue the Queen of the Night’s daughter. Sung in German with English dialog. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Symphonie Fantastique

Date:July 16

Venue:WPA

BMC Alumni Robert Moody and Mason Bates light up the WPA stage in one of the season’s biggest reunion moments! Sit back and explore Berlioz’s “musical expedition into psychedelia,” after Bates shares his pair of electronica compositions that take “open-eared listeners to wonderful new places.” Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Jan and Beattie Wood Concerto Competition Finals

Date:July 17

Venue:WPA

Gifted BMC high school and college musicians compete for the coveted spotlight positions at BMC’s Soloists of Tomorrow concert.

Free Event

BMC@TCL

Date:July 18

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

BMC Artist Faculty III

Date:July 18

Venue:PC

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty – this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

Buy Tickets

Apollo’s Fire – Sugarloaf Mountain: An Appalachian Gathering

Date:July 19

Venue:PC

Cleveland’s Baroque orchestra “that is setting the classical world aflame!” More Info

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 20

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Bill Preucil and Friends

Date:July 20

Venue:PC

Bill Preucil, BMC faculty member and Concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra, shares the stage with an array of talented friends, including former BMC Dean and distinguished pianist Bruce Murray. More Info

Buy Tickets

Brevard Symphonic Winds

Date:July 21

Venue:SA

Wind and percussion high school students in concert. More Info

Free Event

BMC Presents: Harpeth Rising

Date:July 21

Venue:PC

The acclaimed all-female trio noted for their distinct “Chambergrass” sound, blending improvisatory-feeling jazz with newgrass, classical, and folk rhythms.More Info

Buy Tickets

Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 2

Date:July 22

Venue:WPA

Former BMC Artistic Director David Effron makes a triumphant return to the WPA stage, leading pianist Conrad Tao in this seductive and lyrical concerto. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

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Daphnis and Chloé

Date:July 23

Venue:WPA

The mythical love story of goat-herder Daphnis and shepherdess Chloé, brought to life in this joyful and tumultuous “choreographic symphony” by Ravel.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

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Franck Symphony in D Minor

Date:July 24

Venue:WPA

Hauntingly beautiful movements and melodies blend to create one of Franck’s most colorful musical tapestries. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

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BMC@TCL

Date:July 25

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Dvořák’s American String Quartet

Date:July 25

Venue:IA

One of the most popular quartets in the chamber music repertoire. More Info

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New Music

Date:July 26

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 27

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Kevin Deas in Recital

Date:July 27

Venue:IA

Acclaimed bass-baritone Kevin Deas brings his rich, resonant voice to Brevard.More Info

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:July 28

Venue:PC

Benjamin Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, featuring BMC alumnus and world-renowned countertenor David Daniels in the role of Oberon. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

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Program of Song

Date:July 29

Venue:SH

High school voice students in recital.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Bernstein and Copland

Date:July 29

Venue:WPA

Love is in the air as soloist and orchestra interpret an epic theme in this stunning evening of romance and music. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:July 30

Venue:PC

Benjamin Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, featuring BMC alumnus and world-renowned countertenor David Daniels in the role of Oberon. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

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Dvořák in America Festival: New World Symphony

Date:July 30

Venue:WPA

Dvorák’s final symphony is the centerpiece of a multimedia program hosted by Joseph Horowitz, providing the dramatic finale to BMC’s Dvorák in America Festival. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

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Soloists of Tomorrow

Date:July 31

Venue:WPA

A perennial audience favorite, featuring the winners of the Jan and Beattie Wood Concert Competition. Celebrate BMC’s mission as we shine a spotlight on some of our most talented young musicians.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

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Supersonic

Date:July 31

Venue:WPA

BMC’s percussion students and faculty don’t miss a beat in this energetic concert.

Free Event

BMC@TCL

Date:August 1

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

BMC Artist Faculty IV

Date:August 1

Venue:PC

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty – this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

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BMC Piano Competition Finals

Date:August 2

Venue:PC

The compelling finale featuring BMC’s gifted high school and college pianists.

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Student Piano Recital

Date:August 3

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Brevard Camerata

Date:August 3

Venue:PC

Small in size, but big in sound, this chamber orchestra remains a Brevard favorite for its thoughtful interpretation of classic and contemporary works. More Info

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Some Enchanted Evening – The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein

Date:August 4

Venue:PC

Delight in this enchanting collection of iconic hits from the team who revolutionized the American musical. More Info

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New Music

Date:August 5

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Piccolo Opera

Date:August 5

Venue:PC

High school voice students present opera scenes.

Free Event

Lockhart conducts Sibelius

Date:August 5

Venue:WPA

A grandiose and uplifting piece to mark the final weekend of BMC’s 80th anniversary season. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

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Brevard Symphonic Winds

Date:August 6

Venue:SA

Wind and percussion high school students in concert. More Info

Free Event

The Firebird Suite

Date:August 6

Venue:WPA

Experience pure joy and emotion in this magnificent work of artistic beauty by Stravinsky. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

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Season Finale: Beethoven 9

Date:August 7

Venue:WPA

Keith Lockhart, BMCO, and a rousing choral ensemble bring our captivating 80th anniversary season to a close with one of the best-known works in classical music.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

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BMC Presents: An Evening with Gillian Welch

Date:August 19

Venue:WPA

Gillian Welch, along with partner and collaborator Dave Rawlings, blends bluegrass, Americana, and Appalachian roots music to create a singular and unforgettable sound. Produced in collaboration with Mountain Song Productions.More Info

Aug
19
Fri
2016
Brevard Music Center Celebrates 80th Anniversary with Daily Concerts
Aug 19 all-day

Each summer, audiences of all ages also delight in the non-classical artists and concerts presented via our BMC Presents series – featuring pops, bluegrass, gospel, and progressive folk music.

From June 28 through August 19, four additional BMC Presents concerts will feature Béla Fleck, The Rance Allen Group, Harpeth Rising, and Gillian Welch.

Don’t wait to secure the best seats in the house for our spectacular 2016 Summer Music Festival!

Music lovers from throughout the country can visit Brevard Music Center to experience world-class symphony, opera, and chamber works, featuring Artistic Director Keith Lockhart and BMC faculty, students, alumni, and guest artists including Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Conrad Tao, Mason Bates, David Daniels, Nicole Cabell, David Effron, and many more.

Brevard Music Center is located at 349 Andante Lane in Brevard, NC 28712. For tickets, call (828) 862-2100 or visit https://www.brevardmusic.org.
PLEASE NOTE TIMES VARY EVERY DAY! And many events are FREE.

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1

Date:July 1

Venue:WPA

One of the world’s most popular piano concertos in the classical repertoire – a triumphant and electrifying masterpiece.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

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Falling Angel – World Premiere

Date:July 2

Venue:PC

Dramatic opera noir based on the thrilling, classic mystery novel by William Hjorstberg. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

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Mozart and Wagner

Date:July 2

Venue:WPA

Majestic symphonic works by two of music’s most revolutionary composers.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

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BMC Presents: A Gospel Celebration

Date:July 3

Venue:WPA

A joyous and reverent afternoon of soulful gospel music, featuring The Rance Allen Group and NC A&T Fellowship Gospel Choir. More Info

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Pendergrast Family Patriotic Pops

Date:July 4

Venue:WPA

Celebrate Independence Day at this USO-themed show featuring patriotic favorites and the rousing 1812 Overture with live cannon in the grand finale! More Info

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Norman Krieger and Friends

Date:July 5

Venue:PC

An intimate ensemble performance featuring internationally celebrated pianist and BMC faculty member Norman Krieger.More Info

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Student Piano Recital

Date:July 6

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

The Shanghai Quartet

Date:July 6

Venue:PC

One of the world’s foremost chamber ensembles brings their “wonderfully ferocious and illuminating performance” to BMC. More Info

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Program of Song

Date:July 8

Venue:SH

High school voice students in recital.

Free Event

An Alpine Symphony

Date:July 8

Venue:WPA

A truly majestic orchestration depicting an epic journey climbing an alpine mountain.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

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A Night at the Movies

Date:July 9

Venue:WPA

Movie lovers unite in this musical anthology of the great Hollywood film scores. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

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A Suite Afternoon

Date:July 10

Venue:WPA

Three suites. One oh so sweet afternoon. An inspired Sunday concert infused with the sounds and colors of brilliant melodies and dramatic rhythms. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

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BMC@TCL – New Songs Concert

Date:July 11

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library. This first concert in the series features new songs written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

International Contemporary Ensemble

Date:July 11

Venue:IA

Experience a new definition of concert music through this contemporary, innovative, modular, artist-driven ensemble. More Info

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Just Brass

Date:July 12

Venue:WPA

A brass-travanganza with BMC faculty and students. More Info

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Student Piano Recital

Date:July 13

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Alumni Reunion

Date:July 13

Venue:IA

BMC faculty and alumni reunite to celebrate our 80th anniversary in a one-of-a kind performance. More Info

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The Magic Flute

Date:July 14

Venue:PC

Mozart’s captivating, playful story of a love-struck prince’s journey to rescue the Queen of the Night’s daughter. Sung in German with English dialog. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

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New Music

Date:July 15

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Piccolo Opera

Date:July 15

Venue:PC

High school voice students present operatic scenes.

Free Event

Mahler 5

Date:July 15

Venue:WPA

Exquisitely beautiful in sound and subtlety, Mahler’s great symphonic achievement explores a depth of energy and emotion you won’t soon forget. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

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The Magic Flute

Date:July 16

Venue:PC

Mozart’s captivating, playful story of a love-struck prince’s journey to rescue the Queen of the Night’s daughter. Sung in German with English dialog. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

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Symphonie Fantastique

Date:July 16

Venue:WPA

BMC Alumni Robert Moody and Mason Bates light up the WPA stage in one of the season’s biggest reunion moments! Sit back and explore Berlioz’s “musical expedition into psychedelia,” after Bates shares his pair of electronica compositions that take “open-eared listeners to wonderful new places.” Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

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Jan and Beattie Wood Concerto Competition Finals

Date:July 17

Venue:WPA

Gifted BMC high school and college musicians compete for the coveted spotlight positions at BMC’s Soloists of Tomorrow concert.

Free Event

BMC@TCL

Date:July 18

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

BMC Artist Faculty III

Date:July 18

Venue:PC

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty – this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

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Apollo’s Fire – Sugarloaf Mountain: An Appalachian Gathering

Date:July 19

Venue:PC

Cleveland’s Baroque orchestra “that is setting the classical world aflame!” More Info

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Student Piano Recital

Date:July 20

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Bill Preucil and Friends

Date:July 20

Venue:PC

Bill Preucil, BMC faculty member and Concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra, shares the stage with an array of talented friends, including former BMC Dean and distinguished pianist Bruce Murray. More Info

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Brevard Symphonic Winds

Date:July 21

Venue:SA

Wind and percussion high school students in concert. More Info

Free Event

BMC Presents: Harpeth Rising

Date:July 21

Venue:PC

The acclaimed all-female trio noted for their distinct “Chambergrass” sound, blending improvisatory-feeling jazz with newgrass, classical, and folk rhythms.More Info

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Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 2

Date:July 22

Venue:WPA

Former BMC Artistic Director David Effron makes a triumphant return to the WPA stage, leading pianist Conrad Tao in this seductive and lyrical concerto. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Daphnis and Chloé

Date:July 23

Venue:WPA

The mythical love story of goat-herder Daphnis and shepherdess Chloé, brought to life in this joyful and tumultuous “choreographic symphony” by Ravel.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Franck Symphony in D Minor

Date:July 24

Venue:WPA

Hauntingly beautiful movements and melodies blend to create one of Franck’s most colorful musical tapestries. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC@TCL

Date:July 25

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Dvořák’s American String Quartet

Date:July 25

Venue:IA

One of the most popular quartets in the chamber music repertoire. More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:July 26

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Student Piano Recital

Date:July 27

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Kevin Deas in Recital

Date:July 27

Venue:IA

Acclaimed bass-baritone Kevin Deas brings his rich, resonant voice to Brevard.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:July 28

Venue:PC

Benjamin Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, featuring BMC alumnus and world-renowned countertenor David Daniels in the role of Oberon. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Program of Song

Date:July 29

Venue:SH

High school voice students in recital.

Free Event

Dvořák in America Festival: Bernstein and Copland

Date:July 29

Venue:WPA

Love is in the air as soloist and orchestra interpret an epic theme in this stunning evening of romance and music. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:July 30

Venue:PC

Benjamin Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, featuring BMC alumnus and world-renowned countertenor David Daniels in the role of Oberon. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Opera Talk in Scott Commons beginning one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Dvořák in America Festival: New World Symphony

Date:July 30

Venue:WPA

Dvorák’s final symphony is the centerpiece of a multimedia program hosted by Joseph Horowitz, providing the dramatic finale to BMC’s Dvorák in America Festival. Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Soloists of Tomorrow

Date:July 31

Venue:WPA

A perennial audience favorite, featuring the winners of the Jan and Beattie Wood Concert Competition. Celebrate BMC’s mission as we shine a spotlight on some of our most talented young musicians.Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Supersonic

Date:July 31

Venue:WPA

BMC’s percussion students and faculty don’t miss a beat in this energetic concert.

Free Event

BMC@TCL

Date:August 1

Venue:TCL

College division students perform chamber music at Brevard’s Transylvania County Library.

Free Event

BMC Artist Faculty IV

Date:August 1

Venue:PC

Intimate ensemble performances by esteemed BMC faculty – this is chamber music at its very best. More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Piano Competition Finals

Date:August 2

Venue:PC

The compelling finale featuring BMC’s gifted high school and college pianists.

Buy Tickets

Student Piano Recital

Date:August 3

Venue:SH

BMC piano students in recital.

Free Event

Brevard Camerata

Date:August 3

Venue:PC

Small in size, but big in sound, this chamber orchestra remains a Brevard favorite for its thoughtful interpretation of classic and contemporary works. More Info

Buy Tickets

Some Enchanted Evening – The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein

Date:August 4

Venue:PC

Delight in this enchanting collection of iconic hits from the team who revolutionized the American musical. More Info

Buy Tickets

New Music

Date:August 5

Venue:SH

Premiere performance of new works written by BMC composition students.

Free Event

Piccolo Opera

Date:August 5

Venue:PC

High school voice students present opera scenes.

Free Event

Lockhart conducts Sibelius

Date:August 5

Venue:WPA

A grandiose and uplifting piece to mark the final weekend of BMC’s 80th anniversary season. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Brevard Symphonic Winds

Date:August 6

Venue:SA

Wind and percussion high school students in concert. More Info

Free Event

The Firebird Suite

Date:August 6

Venue:WPA

Experience pure joy and emotion in this magnificent work of artistic beauty by Stravinsky. Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

Season Finale: Beethoven 9

Date:August 7

Venue:WPA

Keith Lockhart, BMCO, and a rousing choral ensemble bring our captivating 80th anniversary season to a close with one of the best-known works in classical music.Ticket holders may attend a free Pre-Concert Talk in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.More Info

Buy Tickets

BMC Presents: An Evening with Gillian Welch

Date:August 19

Venue:WPA

Gillian Welch, along with partner and collaborator Dave Rawlings, blends bluegrass, Americana, and Appalachian roots music to create a singular and unforgettable sound. Produced in collaboration with Mountain Song Productions.More Info

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