Concert Programs

Performed by a collection of the world’s great chamber musicians, Concert Programs are the core of the festival’s theme, providing inspired performances in intimate settings.

  • <em>Baroque Splendor</em>

    Concert Program I  Baroque Splendor

    Music from the Baroque era stimulates the senses, lifts the spirits, and inspires faith in all things good. The evolution of everything in music—from the art of counterpoint to the ...

    Read morebuy tickets: Jul 15
  • <em>Bach to Beethoven</em>

    Concert Program II  Bach to Beethoven

    A straight line leads from Bach, the musical monarch of the Baroque, to Beethoven, the composer who would reinvent the art in its entirety. Along the way, many composers made ...

    Read morebuy tickets: Jul 20
  • <em>From the Heart</em>

    Concert Program III  From the Heart

    The “musician as hero” was invented by Beethoven when he chose to triumph over deafness and fulfill his artistic destiny. Beginning in 1803, a decade of masterpieces cemented his reputation ...

    Read morebuy tickets: Jul 23
  • <em>Romantic Twilight</em>

    Concert Program IV  Romantic Twilight

    As the Romantic movement matured, music became more about art, nature, and experiences. The French rallied behind the sensuous music of their country following the Franco-Prussian War; Russians told sad ...

    Read morebuy tickets: Jul 27
  • <em>The Turbulent Century</em>

    Concert Program V  The Turbulent Century

    The artistic, political, and social explosions that began at the start of the twentieth century presaged one hundred years of turmoil, and composers realized that musical rules were no more. ...

    Read morebuy tickets: Jul 30
  • <em>Chamber Music Now</em>

    Concert Program VI  Chamber Music Now

    The most exciting and relevant conclusions to Music@Menlo’s Unfolding of Music festivals have been concerts of music by living composers, bringing the art of chamber music to the present day. ...

    Read morebuy tickets: Aug 5