On Saturday night, June 13, five weeks of world-class performances will again be happening in Winona Lake. The 19th Annual MasterWorks Festival will present over forty concerts, recitals, master classes and theatre performances – all free and open to the community.
Orchestra concerts are generally every Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m. in the Rodeheavor Auditorium (Park Avenue and 9th Street). Every Sunday night at 7:30 p.m., there is a faculty recital and Audience Hymnsing. The opening concert of this year’s MasterWorks Festival, Saturday night, June 13, is a Faculty Chamber Recital.
The Theatre Production for this summer is Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, to be performed on July 9, 10 and 11. The final MasterWorks concert is Saturday, July 11, featuring the famous conductor, John Nelson (former conductor of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra) in a gala performance of the Brahms Requiem.
This year’s special guest soloists include violinists Rachel Barton Pine and Hye-Jin Kim, cellist Anne Martindale Williams, violist Lawrence Dutton, flutist Bonita Boyd, trumpeter Phil Smith, hornist Scott Fearing, trombonist Don Lucas, percussionist John Kasica, and pianists Ann Schein, Li-Shan Hung, and Nelita True. MasterWorks brings together over 300 faculty and students together from all over the world.
For further information on all these free concerts, please see www.MasterWorksFestival.org.