Classical Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Novel Event
Saturday, August 15 & Sunday, August 16, 2020
Thursday, August 13, and Friday, August 14, 2020
Saturday, August 8, and Sunday, August 9, 2020
Friday, August 7, 2020
Saturday, August 1 & Sunday, August 2
Thursday, July 30 & Friday, July 31
  • Summit Notes: Jason Hainsworth

    Brubeck Jazz Summit: We’ve started each Summit Notes interviews with the esteemed musicians and Brubeck Jazz Summit faculty with an inquiry on their introduction to jazz.

    Family has played an outsized role.

    Brandon Roberston’s mother was a gospel singer who enrolled him in…

  • Summit Notes: Simon Rowe

    Brubeck Jazz Summit: Hi Simon! Thanks for your time. Let’s jump right in with an inquiry on your introduction to jazz and the piano.
    Simon Rowe: Having taken the obligatory classical piano lessons in elementary school, I began playing cornet and…

  • Summit Notes: Brandon Robertson

    Brubeck Jazz Summit: Tell us about your music education background and how it evolved.

    Brandon Robertson: My mother was a gospel singer growing up and I was always surrounded by music. When I was in 5th grade, my mother enrolled me in a…

  • Pianist Svetlana Smolina’s Euphoria

    By Sean McAlindin – July 24, 2019

    Be it genius or praxis, it is a special artist who holds a natural ability to communicate emotionally, intellectually and energetically through music.

    “I really love playing,” says Svetlana Smolina, a Russian pianist born in…

  • Digest Notes: Saturday, July 28, 2018

    The Classical Tahoe Pavilion became the permanent home of the Classical Tahoe Orchestra in 2017, thanks to the generosity of Minden Nevada residents Laurie Harden, a glider pilot, and her husband Silvio Ricardi. It is reminiscent of the Sydney Opera…

  • Digest Notes: Friday, July 27, 2018

    By 5:30 in the evening, the hospitality tent is usually buzzing with people eager to hear what Classical Tahoe has in store for them at the imminent 7 p.m. Opening Night performance on Friday night, 27 July 2018. But this…