2019-20 Season in Review
The Stars Truly Shine Brighter in North Scottsdale When Music’s Finest Come to Play!
A Record-Breaking 30,000 Attendees Enjoyed Performances From Some of the World’s Greats
Click through the Gallery to relive some of the highlights from 2019-20 and review concert details in the list below:
Described as a “Smithsonian of American music” The Black Market Trust ensemble performs an eclectic and familiar mix of jazz, swing, rock, and blues standards, all infused with a fresh European gypsy sound.
From popular hits Tom Dooley and Where Have All the Flowers Gone, to Five Hundred Miles and MTA, join the legendary The Kingston Trio for an entertaining afternoon of nostalgia and beloved favorites.
Leading artists of the Festival Orchestra join Maestro Robert Moody and acclaimed piano soloist Cathal Breslin to perform works by Dvorak, Copland, and Beethoven. Hear some of the nation's finest orchestral musicians in this uniquely intimate concert setting.
Piano Fusion is the solution to Lonely Pianist Syndrome! This program connects amateur pianists through chamber music by offering 4-, 8-, and even 16-hand piano arrangements. If you can read music, you’ll fit right in; all levels welcome!
Celebrate the legendary music and history of The Everly Brothers with a concert that honors the Brothers’ iconic sound through performances of Wake Up Little Susie, All I Have To Do Is Dream, Bye Bye Love and other pioneering rock n’ roll classics.
Music often tells the stories of people. Elgar’s Enigma Variations portrays profiles of the composer’s friends, while Ellis Island: The Dream of America tells the dramatic stories of immigrants to America.
Musicfest celebrates the work of one of America’s most accomplished and successful film composers, John Williams, with favorite selections from Jurassic Park, the Harry Potter movies, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Star Wars and more.
Maestro Moody and the Festival Orchestra present an all-Russian program featuring Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 4. Samuel Xu performs as featured soloist.
Honoring Beethoven’s 250th birthday, the Sinfonia performs his Symphony No. 7. The concert also includes the Festival Chorus and Sinfonia performing The Armed Man, A Mass for Peace, a riveting and poignant work.