Check back soon for 2020 Lake George Music Festival information!

A premier music arts festival for classical and new music - surrounded by the beautiful Adirondack Mountains

Take the time to visit and enjoy the professional music performed at the Lake George Music Festival!

The always popular and entertaining Lake George Music Festival is a premier musical arts festival. Lake George is a destination for classical and new music - surrounded by the beautiful Adirondack Mountains and the stunning beauty of Lake George - the Queen of the American Lakes.

Musicians of professional orchestras, students of music conservatories, faculty, and alumni from many prestigious institutions, emerging young professionals and celebrated artists from around the world perform in the Lake George Area in New York's Southern Adirondacks.

For two weeks the musicians present traditional and experimental concerts, open rehearsals, receptions, and informal talks.

Live festival recordings have been featured on a variety of radio programs including NPR's Performance Today.

Concerts and open rehearsals are held in historic locations, are family-friendly, casual and take place just a short, scenic drive from Lake George throughout Warren County communities.

The Festival will continue to entertain from the Opening Ceremony to the closing Full Orchestra Concert.

The President and the Board of Directors of the Lake George Music Festival invite you to visit and enjoy all the performances presented.

 

We are still planning the 2020 Lake George Music Festival. Check out the 2019 schedule below for a sample of what to expect.

"Opening Night"

Chamber Music Concert at Sacred Heart Church, 50 Mohican Street, Lake George. Kick off the season with performances by Lake George Music Festival’s resident ensemble, the Byrne:Kozar:Duo, and other Lake George Music Festival all-stars. Free parking in the Sacred Heart lot or on the street.

"欢迎 à the Ausflug alrededor svĕta"

Or, in other words, an "Excursion!" at The Park Theater, 14 Park Street, Glens Falls. Join our musicians as they travel around the globe and celebrate a variety of international composers. Free parking in the city lots, the Park Theater lot, or on the street.

"Hidden Gems"

Discover some of the classical world’s best-kept secrets at Sacred Heart Church, 50 Mohican Street, Lake George. This program is dedicated to brilliant and beautiful works that are rarely performed but beloved by those who know them. Free parking in the Sacred Heart lot or on the street.

"The Innovation: Then and Now"

The Park Theater, 14 Park Street, Glens Falls. Illuminating the works by composers Alyssa Weinberg, Juri Seo, among others. Free parking in the city lots, the Park Theater lot, or on the street.

"Sounds of Our Time"

The Park Theater, 14 Park Street, Glens Falls. Created by Lake George Music Festival Music Director and Conductor Roger Kalia, Sounds of Our Time (SOOT) is an innovative series of annual concerts that explore connections that cross musical genres. SOOT series seeks to demonstrate the connections between popular music of our time and contemporary classical music. This year will feature a performance of Sarah Kirkland-Snider’s “Penelope”. Free parking in the city lots, the Park Theater lot, or on the street..

"Afternoon Matinee"

St. James Episcopal Church, 172 Ottawa Street, Lake George. An afternoon matinee of chamber music set at the historic St. James Church in Lake George Village. Free parking on the St. James lawn.

 

"Late Night Concert"

Minne-Ha-Ha Cruise Ship, 57 Beach Road, Steel Pier, Lake George. All aboard for this musical voyage on the famous “Minne-Ha-Ha” – Our amplified, jamming classical music will keep you entertained as you explore the ship’s bar, multiple decks, and hit the dance floor. Featuring an eclectic and lively program of familiar symphonic, jazz, and popular crossover classics. Paid parking in the Steamboat Company lot.

"Piano Mania"

Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main Street, North Creek. Come hear the LGMF pianists perform music for 0 hands (yes zero hands) all the way up to 8 hands. A fun program for everyone! Free parking across the street in the Library lot.

"LGMF Uncorked"

Lake George Club, 4000 Lake Shore Drive, Diamond Point. Set at the stunningly beautiful and historic Lake George Club, the annual LGMF Uncorked series was designed to create a new atmosphere for listening-relaxed, elegant, intimate, and enveloped by the beauty of Lake George. Featuring an opera performance of Peter Brooks' La Tragédie de Carmen by the Lake George Music Festival Orchestra and singers from the Seagle Music Colony in 2019. Price includes wine tastings by the Adirondack Winery, one glass of wine, souvenir wine glass, gourmet cheese samplings, a full buffet dinner and dessert, and the performance. Choose “Premium Seating” to reserve prime seating in the main dining room and name recognition in our annual program guide. Free parking on the grounds of the Club by the tennis courts.

 

"Limitless"

The Park Theater, 14 Park Street, Glens Falls. Presenting non-traditional instruments and visual elements used in the standard cannon, as well as non-traditional instrumentation. Free parking in the city lots, the Park Theater lot, or on the street.

"The World of Today"

Sacred Heart Church, 50 Mohican Street, Lake George. Music isn't all fairy tale playlists and tonal chord progressions – it can also act as catalyst of change. Diversity through music is our ultimate goal. Free parking in the Sacred Heart lot or on the street.

"Timeliness"

The Park Theater, 14 Park Street, Glens Falls. Journey across time with a diverse program that begins with your favorite classical pieces and ends with a world premiere of Sheridan Seyfried’s “Caprice for Solo Violin” performed by Artistic Director Barbora Kolarova. Free parking in the city lots, the Park Theater lot, or on the street.

"LGMF Symphony Orchestra"

Lake George High School Auditorium, 381 Canada Street, Lake George. The full Lake George Music Festival Symphony Orchestra, led by Music Director Roger Kalia, will present the grand finale performance of the 2019 summer season. The program will feature Schumann's Symphony No.2 and Stravinsky’s “Pulcinella Suite.” Free parking in the High School bus garage lot on Mountain Drive.