Festival Opening Night Gala: Air on a New York Skyline
Friday, June 6, 2014 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Featuring works by Villa-Lobos, C.P.E. Bach, Augusta Read Thomas, Richard Strauss, and World Premiere of a 2014 Chelsea Music Festival commission by Alexandre Lunsqui. The post-concert gala reception, "Bavaria, Brazil and Bratwurst," is curated by 2012 and 2013 Culinary Artists-in-Residence Chef Lance Nitahara and Chef Sonar Saikia, respectively.
Performers include: Nana Shi, Amanda Hardy, Lisa Lee, Derek Mosloff, Angela Lee, Melinda Lee Masur, Helen Huang, Gustav Frielinghaus, Abigail Karr, Alex Shiozaki, Lena Wirth, Chloe Fedor, Lena Eckels, Robert Meyer, Hamilton Berry, Luke Stence, Fanny Clamagirand, Hwayoon Lee, Yves Sandoz
Sponsored by BMW, the Official Vehicle of the 2014 Chelsea Music Festival