All 2016 Performances
2016 Piano Competition
Pianists ages 6-24 compete for trophies and cash prizes. Application Deadline: May 2, 2016. Preliminary Rounds: Saturday June 4 & Sunday June 5, 9am-3:30pm, free and open to the public. Final Round: Sunday, June 12 at 3pm, tickets required.
Jun 4 @ 9 am, Jun 5 @ 9 am, Jun 12 @ 3 pmLearn more
A Cappella Vocal Jazz
A cappella jazz is one of the most popular events in the Festival lineup. This year we proudly present two groups performing a varied program of vocal jazz arrangements from the 1950’s to the 1990’s and beyond: The Fonic and Break from Blue Collar.
Jun 4 @ 8 pmLearn more
Oratorio & Film: Voices of Light
The Princeton Festival, in partnership with the Princeton Symphony Orchestra and the Princeton Garden Theatre, presents Richard Einhorn’s triumphant oratorio Voices of Light with Carl Dreyer’s legendary 1928 film The Passion of Joan of Arc.
Jun 9 @ 8:30 pmLearn more
Chamber Music: Concordia Chamber Players
Nicholas Phan, tenor, David Jolley, horn, Yoon Kwon, violin, Michelle Djokic, violoncello, and Orion Weiss, piano, perform works of Benjamin Britten, Arnold Bax, and Johannes Brahms.
Jun 10 @ 7:30 pmLearn more
Musical Theater: A Little Night Music
* SOLD OUT * Husbands, wives, and lovers gather for “A Weekend in the Country” where they explore new romances and second chances. A Little Night Music is full of hilarious, witty, moving moments of adoration, regret and desire. “Send in the Clowns” is just one highlight.
Jun 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25 @ 8 pm; Jun 12, 19, 26 @ 4 pmLearn more
Opera: Peter Grimes
Magnificent music, gripping drama, and believable characters: Benjamin Britten’s opera Peter Grimes tells the story of a conflicted dreamer vying against a village that rejects and persecutes him.
Jun 18 @ 8 pm, Jun 23 @ 7:30 pm, Jun 26 @ 3 pmLearn more
Organ Recital: Kristiaan Seynhave
Belgian virtuoso Kristiaan Seynhave will play a recital of music by French composers César Franck and Charles-Marie Widor on the magnificent Mander pipe organ in Princeton University Chapel.
Jun 19 @ 3 pmLearn more
Jazz: Cécile McLorin Salvant
Jazz vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant has dazzled audiences around the world with her expressive style and masterful vocal technique, already garnering two Grammy nominations at age 26.
Jun 19 @ 7 pmLearn more
Orchestra: Princeton Festival Baroque Orchestra
Concertmaster Juan Carlos Zamudio leads the Princeton Festival Baroque Orchestra on period instruments.
Jun 22 @ 7:30 pmLearn more
2016 Conducting Master Class
This 8-day professional conducting master class is open to conductors and auditors by application.
Jun 18 @ 9 am to Jun 25 @ 5 pmLearn more
Choral Concert with Baroque Orchestra
The Festival Chorus and Festival Baroque Orchestra perform Bach Cantatas under the batons of conductors from the Choral Conducting Master Class.
Jun 25 @ 5 pmLearn more
Dance: Complexions Contemporary Ballet
Complexions’ unprecedented approach to contemporary ballet makes it “sensationally, jaw-droppingly clear that we live in the age of the super dancer, at a time when technical virtuosity is being redefined as an expressive state.”