What is McCall Summer Fest?
McCall SummerFest is a five-day festival celebrating classical chamber music and jazz. Concerts are held at multiple venues in McCall, Idaho the weekend of July 25th – 27th. The highlight for many will be the 40-piece orchestra, led by the distinguished Maestro Yaacov Bergman of New York City. Players include Gerald Robbins, a Van Cliburn award-winning classical pianist; Ted Rosenthal, renowned jazz pianist from Juilliard and Sarah Parnicky, a soprano from Southern California. Those attending will be treated to a variety of chamber music, including classical, jazz and pop, all performed by prominent regional and national musicians.
Schedule of Events for McCall SummerFest:
- July 25th – Sampler Concert featuring Baroque, Mozart and Jazz, and Reception with Musicians at Shore Lodge
- July 27th – Baroque Bash with the full Orchestra at the LDS Church in McCall
- July 28th – Peter and the Wolf Free Family Concert on Saturday morning at the LDS Church in McCall
- July 29th – Afternoon Master Class for Piano with Gerald Robbins; Fantabulous Mozart featuring the full Orchestra with a touch of Jazz at the McCall Community Congregational Church.
Event Lodging and Information
Tickets will be available in July. Visit www.McCallMusicSociety.org for schedule updates.
McCall is located in the southwest region of Idaho. Check out local Idaho Inns in the region to find the perfect place for you to stay during your visit.
Planning to Attend McCall SummerFest 2012?
If you have plans to attend McCall SummerFest, share with us what you are looking forward to the most. Is it the jazz? Perhaps the rendition of the playful Peter and the Wolf in the park is what really tickles your fancy.
Are you familiar with any of the scheduled performers? We want to hear about what attracts you to the event.