Brevard Music Center (BMC) officially kicks off its 2019 season with an opening weekend of captivating performances from Friday, June 21 through Tuesday, June 25.
The extensive schedule of events features artists including BMC Principal Guest Conductor and 2019 GRAMMY winner JoAnn Falletta, violinist Chee-Yun, soul legends The Temptations and The Four Tops, flutist and BMC alumna Amy Porter, and a special performance with orchestra by American Songbook ambassador Michael Feinstein.
Opening Night at Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium (WPA) kicks off on Friday, June 21 at 7:30 p.m. when BMC Principal Guest Conductor JoAnn Falletta sets the stage for an inspiring season with an all-Tchaikovsky concert featuring Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5, selections from Swan Lake, and violinist Chee-Yun in the powerful and evocative Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto.
On Saturday, June 22 at 7:30 o.m. at WPA, two legendary groups—The Temptations & The Four Tops—unite for an unforgettable BMC Presents evening of R&B and soul in a spirited, musical extravaganza spanning 40 years of Motown classics.
Maestra Falletta returns to WPA's center stage to lead the Sunday, June 23, 3 p.m. performance featuring Respighi’s illuminating Church Windows and GRAMMY-winning composer Michael Daugherty’s Trail of Tears, showcasing renowned flutist Amy Porter.
On Tuesday evening, June 25 at 7:30 p.m. at WPA, the inimitable Michael Feinstein returns to Brevard to perform “That’s Entertainment,” saluting the great musicals of Hollywood made famous by Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, and other MGM legends.
For a complete 2019 Summer Music Festival schedule including dates, times, and locations of all performances and events, please visit brevardmusic.org.