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2021 Season

  • When the Flowers Bloom: ATLYS in the Sonnenberg Gardens

    THURSDAY , MAY 20, 2021 – 7PM at the Sonnenberg Gardens (doors open at 6PM)   The ATLYS string quartet is thrilled to present the world premiere of the Sonnenberg Suite by Ari Fisher. Commissioned by Thomas Mees of Canandaigua and born from ATLYS’s first visit to the Finger Lakes more»

  • Forgotten Melodies: An Afternoon of Rarely Heard Masterpieces

    SUNDAY, MAY 23, 2021 – 2PM Smith Opera House or Virtual Livestream Experience an afternoon of rarely heard masterpieces as we belatedly celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday with his playful “Eyeglasses” duo and pastoral String Quintet. GMF is proud to continue promoting the work of women composers with the intense and more»

  • INTERWOVEN DIALOGUES

    SATURDAY, MAY 29, 2021 – 7:30PM Smith Opera House or Virtual Livestream Explore the long-lasting and interwoven influences of German classicism throughout Europe and America in works by Beethoven, Florence Price, and Ernõ Dohnányi’s show-stopping Piano Quintet in C Minor. Eliot Heaton and Geoffrey Herd, violin; Eric Wong, viola; Max more»

  • Aaron Lipp and the Slack Tones: Rockabilly and Country Swing

    SUNDAY, MAY 30, 2021 – 2PM Geneva on the Lake Enjoy a wonderful afternoon outdoors as Aaron Lipp and the Slack Tones mesh their Rockabilly and cookin’ country swing with hints of bluegrass from the band’s old-time music roots. Aaron Lipp, Brian Williams, Gary Meixner, Will Siegel *The program is more»

  • Poets, Peace and Power, with Dashon Burton and Michelle Cann

    FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 2021 – 7:30PM Smith Opera House or Virtual Livestream 2021 Grammy Award-winning baritone Dashon Burton and pianist Michelle Cann take us on a musical journey featuring the dreamy and sensuous world of Schumann’s Dichterliebe (“A Poet’s Love”), soothing lullabies for love-sick hearts, and songs that will call us more»

  • La Voz de Tres

    SUNDAY, JUNE 6, 2021 – 2PM Smith Opera House or Virtual Livestream Chilean vocalist Natalia Bernal, keyboardist Mike Eckroth and guitarist Jason Ennis return to Geneva with their blend of the infectious rhythms and nuanced songwriting traditions of Latin America, original compositions and picks from the Great American Songbook. They more»

  • Hard Tango by JP Jofre

    THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 2021 – 7:30PM Smith Opera House or Livestream Argentinean bandoneonist JP Jofre returns by popular demand with his “Hard Tango.” Join JP and GMF artists-in-residence for a Latin-infused evening! JP Jofre, bandoneon Geoffrey Herd, violin; Ken Meyer, guitar; Greg Robbins, bass; Esther Park, piano *The program is more»

  • The Grand Finale

    SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 2021 – 7:30PM Smith Opera House or Virtual Livestream The Festival closes with an eclectic program including Jessie Montgomery’s soulful and rhythmic Strum, Rebecca Clarke’s heartwarming Dumka, and Brahms’s riveting Piano Quintet in F Minor. Ani Kavafian and Geoffrey Herd, violin; Kirsten Docter, viola; Hannah Collins, cello; more»