2015 Laguna Beach Music Festival Concerts

Opening Concert
LAGQ Meets LAPQ and premier of Ymir

Fri | Feb 13 | 8:00pm | Laguna Playhouse

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openingLAGQ and LAPQ come together to perform unique arrangements for four classical guitars and four percussionists as well as the world premiere of Ymir by Jeffrey Holmes conducted by Brian Head. Other repertoire highlights include Steve Reich’s Six Marimbas, Steve Forman’s Bitcoins and John Bergamo’s Piru Bol.
Valentine's Day Concert
Spanish Romance and Passion
Sat | Feb. 14 | 8:00pm | Laguna Playhouse

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feb14Boccherini’s Fandango, Bizet’s Carmen and Manuel de Falla’s haunting Seven Songs sung by mezzosoprano Janelle DeStefano exemplify the fire and passion of Andalucía, culminating in a grand finale performance of Falla’s complete ballet El Amor Brujo featuring the phenomenal L.A. Flamenco dance troupe.
Don Quixote Brough to Life
The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote
de la Mancha
Sun | Feb. 15 | 3:00pm | Laguna Playhouse

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feb15Immerse yourself in words and music as LAGQ and Firesign Theatre’s Phil Proctor come together to bring Don Quixote to life. With images and lighting highlighting LAGQ’s brilliant arrangements of music from Spain’s Golden Age, the result is inspired storytelling in its most elevated form. Immediately following, a panel discussion and Q&A on “Don Quixote and the Art of Adaptation” will be held onstage with Phil Proctor and LAGQ.