Prelude Performance

Among the summer festival’s most beloved events, Music@Menlo’s FREE Prelude Performances showcase the exciting young artists of the Chamber Music Institute’s International Program (ages eighteen to twenty-nine). Free and open to the public, these concerts offer an ideal setting for new listeners and young audiences to discover great music and join in the festival experience.

In response to the popularity of these events, a free ticket is required for all Prelude Performances and Koret Young Performers Concerts. Free tickets can be requested at will call beginning one hour prior to the start of each concert or reserved online in advance on the day of the event after 9:00 a.m. Seating is limited and by general admission. Learn more about how to reserve your free ticket.»


Ludwig van Beethoven(1770–1827)
Piano Trio in G Major, op. 1, no. 2 (1794–1795)
Johannes Brahms(1833–1897)
Piano Trio no. 3 in c minor, op. 101 (1886)
Antonín Dvořák(1841–1904)
String Quintet in E-flat Major, op. 97, American (1893)