Upcoming concerts & artists' open studios

Added THU, MAY 4TH 2017

Montalvo Arts Center Weekly Newsletter
Summer Concert Tickets Are Now On Sale!
Summer Concerts in the Garden Theatre

Great news, music lovers: our 2017 Summer Concerts are now on sale! These unforgettable shows in our beautiful outdoor Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre are not to be missed. From jazz to rock to comedy and more, there's something for every taste.

When you buy your tickets, be sure to add Dining on the Terrace -- our delicious pre-show meal on the veranda of the historic Villa catered by ModernTaste. You can see the menu for each show on the concert pages below.

Here's this year's schedule, presented by Live Nation:

Gregory Porter -- Monday, June 12, 7:30pm
Jerry Douglas' Earls of Leicester -- Wednesday, July 26, 7pm
Jay Leno -- Thursday, August 3, 7pm
The B-52s -- Friday, August 11, 7:30pm
Dave Koz & Larry Graham -- Thursday, August 24, 7:30pm
Gladys Knight -- Thursday, September 7, 8pm
George Thorogood & The Destroyers -- Wednesday, September 20, 7pm


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Meet LAP Artists at Open Studios May 21
Open Studios at the Lucas Artists Residency Program

Join us for a rare opportunity to visit the studios of our Lucas Artists Residency Program! We are hosting a special Open Studios on Sunday, May 21 from 11am-5pm -- and the artists will be on hand to discuss their current work with the community.

Artists who are scheduled to be in residence include: Montalvo Culinary Artist Andrea Blum, poet Jen Bervin, artist and professor Michele Carlson, writer Allegra Hyde, visual artist Nora Krahl, artist and photographer Kija Lucas, author Patrick Rosal, musician Walt Szymanski, visual and sound artist Stephen Vitiello, and composer Juan Filipe Waller.

The Open Studios event is FREE to the public, but your RSVP is requested below. Please note that parking is also free, but limited; please carpool if possible. You are encouraged to invite your friends to join you via our Facebook event page: just click here to RSVP, then choose "Share" -> "Invite Friends."

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Experience the Height of Romance
High Romance in Italy and Germany

Join us for a special chamber music concert to benefit Montalvo on Wednesday, May 24 at 7:30pm in our elegant historic Villa.

High Romance in Italy and Germany will feature beloved songs from around the world performed by highly acclaimed artists and Saratoga residents Jennifer der Torossian-Studley (soprano/director, Bay Shore Lyric Opera) and Tamami Honma (piano/director, Cal Arte Ensemble) with friends Liliane Cromer (mezzo-soprano), Delmar McComb (tenor), Goetz Leonhardt (viola), and Julian Brown (violin/co-founder Cal Arte).

The program will include a selection of well-known songs and arias by Italian composers
Vincenzo Bellini, Giuseppe Verdi, and Giacomo Puccini, plus a Franz Liszt/Verdi piano transcription, as well as works by German composers Franz Schubert, Richard Strauss, and Johannes Brahms.

Tickets to are just $40. Get yours today by clicking below, or call the Box Office at 408-961-5858, Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm.


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Last Chance Tickets to Two Weekend Shows
Bria Skonberg & Manhattan Transfer

Procrastinators, listen up: this is your last chance to get tickets to see two incredible concerts in our indoor Carriage House Theatre this weekend!

This Friday, May 5, at 8pm, don't miss the electrifying Bria Skonberg. A specialist in classic American hot jazz, singer/songwriter/trumpeter Skonberg dazzles audiences with an adventurous style rooted in blues, world percussion, soul, and cabaret. 

On Sunday, May 7, you have two options for experiencing the vocal mastery of The Manhattan Transfer: 3pm or 7pm. With air-tight harmonies and a grooving sound that weaves together jazz and pop influences, they have produced a body of work that registers as one of the greatest in American popular song

Purchase your tickets today by clicking the button below, or call the Box Office at 408-961-5858, 10am-4pm, Monday-Friday.

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Upcoming Events at a Glance:

 Thu, May 4, 7:30pm: The Hot Club of San Francisco: Meet Me In Paris
 Fri, May 5, 8pm: Bria Skonberg
 Sun, May 7, 3pm & 7pm: 
The Manhattan Transfer
 Sun, May 14, 11am, 12pm, or 1:15pm: 
Mother's Day Champagne Brunch
 Tue, May 16, 6pm: 
Carriage House Season Announcement Party MEMBERS ONLY!
 Sun, May 21, 3pm: 
The Saint Michael Trio: Delineating Dvořák
 Wed, May 24, 7:30pm: 
High Romance in Italy and Germany
 By Appointment:
 Docent-Guided Villa & Grounds Tours

Summer Camps now on sale!

Photo Credits: NZ / Baris Akyurt Photography / Tom Concordia  

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