We are saddened by the recent passing of Joseph Flummerfelt, world-renowned choral conductor, esteemed teacher at the Westminster Choir College, and long-time friend of The Princeton Festival, serving on our Advisory Council since its inception. …Read More
Celebrate the 15th season of The Princeton Festival on Saturday, April 27, 2019 with cocktails, fabulous hors d’oeuvres, silent auction with piano music, delicious dinner, entertainment, live auction, and dancing!Read More
The mission of The Princeton Festival is to enrich the communities we serve through a world-class performing arts summer festival. We create distinctive and diverse programs that excite, inform, inspire, and invite discovery and engagement.
The 2019 Princeton Festival Season Guide describes our nine types of performances plus lectures and other free community events. Our performance season runs June 7-30, 2019, but lectures and other free educational events begin May 7th so mark your calendars now!
The Princeton Festival presents over a dozen free educational events ranging from lectures that will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of our performances, to workshops that introduce you to new experiences, to opportunities to meet and hear our artists discuss their craft, to poetry readings and film … and more!
Application Deadline: 11:59pm on Monday, May 6, 2019. Now in its 12th year, The Princeton Festival Piano Competition attracts well over a hundred young artists, ages 6 to 25, from the tri-state area, nationally, and even internationally.
Nixon in China imbues a world-changing political event with the emotional charge more commonly found in personal dramas and mythological stories. Its poetic libretto is set to exciting and expressive music. It is truly an opera for our times.
The brightest talents of the chamber music world come together to perform as members of the Concordia Chamber Players. Their 2019 program, tailored by Artistic Director Michelle Djokic to this year’s performers, features two duos by Beethoven and Kodály and a tuneful, powerful trio by Mendelssohn.
Jazzmeia Horn broke onto the jazz scene two years ago to overwhelming critical acclaim, with a Grammy Award nomination for Best Jazz Vocal Album in 2018. She has since toured the world, earning a reputation for spirited performances filled with story-telling, scat-singing, and brilliant improvisation.
2017 Cliburn Competition finalist and Audience Award winner Rachel Cheung has been cheered by audiences in St. Petersburg, Russia; at the Chopin Festival in Duszniki, Poland; and in such other global centers of music as Kiev, Heidelberg, Geneva, Rouen, Paris, London, Hong Kong, Sydney, Jerusalem, Toronto, Fort Worth, and New York.
The Princeton Festival Baroque Chorus and Orchestra concert provides a third opportunity to hear rising young stars of historically-informed performance playing on period instruments, this time with chorus. Come enjoy rhythms and harmonies that are uniquely Baroque!
The Princeton Festival welcomes your participation as a volunteer, a housing host for an artist, or a member of the Princeton Festival Guild. We have many opportunities, large and small, for you to play a part in the success of our season. Please contact us to get involved!
Auditions for the June 2019 season – Nixon in China principals and chorus: completed Feb 2019; She Loves Me: completed Feb 2019; Baroque Chorus: completed Feb 2019. Check back in the Fall for 2020 audition dates!