Arizona Musicfest – An Appalachian Christmas

La Casa De Cristo Church 6300 W. Bell Road, Scottsdale, AZ

Mark O’Connor’s - An Appalachian Christmas “One of the most talented and imaginative artists working in music—any music—today.” – The New York Times Mark O’Connor’s music truly defies categories. From classical collaborations with Yo-Yo Ma and Renée Fleming to folk, country and Bluegrass partnerships with James Taylor, Alison Krause, Vince [...]

Arizona Musicfest – The Festival Orchestra

La Casa De Cristo Church 6300 W. Bell Road, Scottsdale, AZ

The Festival Orchestra - Wagner, Mozart & Dvořák Maestro Robert Moody leads the Festival Orchestra—comprised of musicians from the nation’s finest orchestras—in Dvorak’s magnificent Symphony No. 8, a work that evokes Bohemian folk melodies and revels in exuberant celebration. The concert begins with Wagner’s majestic “Entry of the Gods into Valhalla” [...]

Arizona Musicfest – The Festival Orchestra

La Casa De Cristo Church 6300 W. Bell Road, Scottsdale, AZ

The Festival Orchestra - Haochen Zhang, Piano Soloist In 1958, the young American pianist Van Cliburn electrified the global music scene by winning the inaugural International Tchaikovsky Competition. To claim the coveted prize, Van Cliburn performed the Russian master’s Piano Concerto No. 1. For his highly anticipated Musicfest debut, Haochen [...]

Arizona Musicfest – The Black Market Trust

La Casa De Cristo Church 6300 W. Bell Road, Scottsdale, AZ

After wowing audiences at Musicfest Outdoors (2021), the Black Market Trust returns to the Musicfest stage. With an inspired take on the great American crooners, the Trust’s combination of vocal harmonies and gypsy jazz instrumentation creates a fresh sound that is daring and exciting yet familiar and inviting. Combining old-world romance with new-world [...]

Arizona Musicfest – Isn’t it Romantic

La Casa De Cristo Church 6300 W. Bell Road, Scottsdale, AZ

Explore the romance of the Great American Songbook with unique and innovative interpretations of timeless classics. As six hands glide across the keys, you’ll hear masterful rhythms, flawless stride, delightful improvisation, and fearless trading between three talented pianists who share an effortless musical rapport. A favorite of valley audiences, Nicole [...]

Arizona Musicfest – The Festival Orchestra

La Casa De Cristo Church 6300 W. Bell Road, Scottsdale, AZ

The Festival Orchestra -Ben Beilman, Violin Soloist Hailed as “mightily impressive” by The Washington Post, the celebrated violinist Benjamin Beilman joins the Festival Orchestra to perform Mendelssohn’s richly melodic Violin Concerto. Maestro Robert Moody begins with John Williams’s dynamic musical suite Adventures on Earth (from E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial). The concert concludes with a piece that, while composed [...]

Arizona Musicfest – The Festival Orchestra

La Casa De Cristo Church 6300 W. Bell Road, Scottsdale, AZ

The Festival Orchestra-Firebird & Mahler The concert opens with Symphony No. 4 by Gustav Mahler, inviting listeners into an exuberant drama filled with congeniality, introspection, and ultimate innocence. Maestro Robert Moody pairs this readily accessible masterwork with Igor Stravinsky’s sumptuous ballet score, The Firebird. One of the most popular of all orchestral [...]

Arizona Musicfest – U.S. Navel Academy Glee Club

La Casa De Cristo Church 6300 W. Bell Road, Scottsdale, AZ

Celebrate America when the Festival Orchestra sets sail with the United States Naval Academy Men’s and Women’s Glee Clubs, one of the country’s premier choral ensembles. The concert will feature music from the best of Broadway as well as rousing and moving patriotic works honoring our country’s proud military tradition. Anchors Aweigh! [...]

Arizona Musicfest – Kelli O’Hara

La Casa De Cristo Church 6300 W. Bell Road, Scottsdale, AZ

Kelli O’Hara is one of Broadway’s greatest leading ladies.  A Tony-winner for The King and I, O’Hara has also been celebrated for her starring roles in Kiss Me Kate, South Pacific, The Pajama Game, The Light in the Piazza, and countless other musicals. An Emmy-award nominee for her role on The Accidental Wolf, [...]

Arizona Musicfest – The Folk Legacy Trio

La Casa De Cristo Church 6300 W. Bell Road, Scottsdale, AZ

Featuring former members of the Kingston Trio, The Limeliters and The Diamonds, The Folk Legacy Trio has been hailed as the “living library” of the folk era. Performing beloved songs from the 50s-70s, the Trio will take you on a nostalgic journey through the music of Peter, Paul and Mary; The [...]