Music in the Vineyards - Chamber Music Festival - Wine Country, Napa Valley
napa valley
chamber music
August 2 - 23, 2020
string quartet
in the vineyards
Vienna & Prague
Tour 2020

Press Coverage

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Music in the Vineyards hosts its benefit gala "Sommerfest," on Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Culinary Institute of America in St. Helena. In celebration of the festival's 21st season, the Viennese-inspired evening includes live music, dinner, an auction and dancing, like the Schubert-style concerts held in Austria in the 19th century. . .

It isn’t every day that a street criminal—a high-school dropout with two felony convictions—is accused of stealing a centuries-old violin worth as much as $6 million. But nothing about the heist of the Lipinski Stradivarius, which galvanized the music world last winter, was normal, or even logical . . .

As the creative director on the project, Michael Adams, put it, Igor Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale is “a combination of ‘The Devil made me do it’ and ‘It’s the economy, stupid.’

If you don’t know it, this is a dark little tale from a folk story collection written by . . .

A string quintet playing Schubert capped off the Music in the Vineyards concert to rousing applause in the cave theater at Clos Pegase Winery on Sunday.

The acoustics carried the tiniest little pluck of . . .