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with host Fred Child

The 2014 Ojai Music Festival

Libbey Bowl, Ojai Music Festival
Libbey Bowl, Ojai Music Festival APM photo/Suzanne Schaffer

The 2014 Ojai Music Festival took place Thursday, June 12 through Sunday, June 15. Pianist Jeremy Denk served as Music Director.

This year, the California-based festival offered live and archival HD video streaming of all concert performances and talks. Fred Child hosted intermission interviews with artists and special guests.

To catch all of Fred's interviews, be sure to watch the following concerts:

Thursday, June 12

8:00-10:00 p.m. PDT | Libbey Bowl
Jeremy Denk, piano
Uri Caine Ensemble

JANACEK's On An Overgrown Path interwoven with short works by Schubert
URI CAINE: Mahler Re-Imagined

Friday, June 13

8:00-10:00 p.m. PDT | Libbey Bowl
Brooklyn Rider
The Knights
Singers TBA
Mary Birnbaum, director
Robert Spano, conductor

HAYDN: String Quartet in G minor, Op. 74, No.3, "Rider"
JEREMY DENK/STEVEN STUCKY: The Classical Style: An Opera (of Sorts) *World Premiere*

Saturday, June 14

11:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. PDT| Libbey Bowl
Jennifer Frautschi, violin
Jeremy Denk, piano

IVES: Sonatas for Violin and Piano, Nos. 1-4

8:00-10:00 p.m. PDT | Libbey Bowl
Storm Large, vocalist
Hudson Shad Quartet
The Knights
Eric Jacobsen, conductor

BOCCHERINI (arr. The Knights): String Quintet in C major Op. 30, No. 6 - "La musica Notturna delle Strade di Madrid"
IVES: Three Places in New England
FELDMAN: Madame Press Died Last Week at Ninety
STOCKHAUSEN (arr. Caroline Shaw): Tierkreis - Leo
WEILL: Seven Deadly Sins (in English)

Sunday, June 15

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. PDT | Libbey Bowl
The Knights
Eric Jacobsen, conductor

MOZART: Symphony No. 41 in C major, K. 551, "Jupiter"
Canonade: A "melange of musical canons and canon-esque miscellaney" with selected works by Josquin, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schumann, Kurtag, Purcell, P.D.Q. Bach, Uri Caine, and J.S. Bach

5:30-7:30 p.m. PDT | Libbey Bowl
Jeremy Denk, piano
Ojai Festival Singers
The Knights
Kevin Fox, Eric Jacobsen, conductors

LIGETI: Piano Etudes Books I & II
IVES: Psalm 90
BEETHOVEN: Fantasy in C Minor for Piano, Chorus, and Orchestra, Op.80, "Choral Fantasy"

For additional concert information, consult the Ojai Festival schedule.

Listening lounge, Ojai Music Festival
Listening lounge, Ojai Music Festival APM photo/Suzanne Schaffer
Fred at the Ojai Music Festival
Fred at the Ojai Music Festival APM photo/Suzanne Schaffer
Fred at the Ojai Music Festival
Fred at the Ojai Music Festival APM photo/Suzanne Schaffer
Fred's "studio," Ojai Music Festival
Fred's "studio," Ojai Music Festival APM photo/Fred Child