Encounters, Music@Menlo’s signature series of multimedia symposia led by classical music’s most renowned authorities—named in memory of Michael Steinberg, the eminent musicologist and Music@Menlo guiding light—embody the festival’s context-rich approach to musical discovery.

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Encounters

Encounters, Music@Menlo’s signature series of multimedia symposia led by classical music’s most renowned authorities—named in memory of Michael Steinberg, the eminent musicologist and Music@Menlo guiding light—embody the festival’s context-rich approach to musical discovery. Encounters illuminate the essence of the festival’s thematic programming and add an integral dimension to the Music@Menlo experience.The Encounter series is named in memory of Michael Steinberg, the eminent musicologist and Music@Menlo guiding light.
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  • Towards the Age of Expression <br> Led by Ray Iwazumi

    Encounter IV: Towards the Age of Expression
    Led by Ray Iwazumi

    A generation of virtuosi in the second half of the nineteenth century, led by Wieniawski and Vieuxtemps, opened the eyes and ears of the public to a new realm of expressive potential and artistic ...

    Read morebuy tickets: Jul 27
  • The Violin Today

    Encounter V: The Violin Today

    Fred Child, popular host of the American Public Media® radio program Performance Today®, moderates the summer’s final Encounter, featuring an elite panel of Music@Menlo violinists and the incomparable violin maker Samuel Zygmuntowicz. This in-depth ...

    Read morebuy tickets: Aug 1