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Leelanau Summer Music Festival  

World class music in
“America’s most beautiful place”


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2016 Season




2015 Leelanau Summer Music Festival 


Cancelled for reasons beyond our control

rescheduled for 2016 


Sivan Magen

Harpist Extraordinaire

Thursday July 2

7:30 pm


 Praised by the press as “a magician”, virtuoso Sivan Magen transforms the harp into an instrument of unheard-of depth of colors and range of expression. Jerusalem born Magen has appeared as a soloist across the US, South America, Europe and Israel, in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall, and the Sydney Opera House.


Bohemian Rhapsodies

Chamber music

masterpieces of

Schubert and Dvorak

Saturday July 18

7:30  pm


Two composers whose music shares the charm and beauty of folk song. Czech composer Antonin Dvorak’s Bagatelles, performed in its original instrumentation for harmonium and strings and Franz Schubert’s Quintet in C major for two  violins, viola and two cellos.

Walter Verdehr and Fangye Sun, violin. Valentina Shmyreva, viola. Carl Donakowski and Daniel Tressel, cello, and  Sergei Kvitko, harmonium.

Love and Loss

Canticum Novum

Jeffrey Cobb, Director

Saturday August 1

7:30 pm


Known for exciting programming, Canticum Novum presents an evening interweaving favorite composers like Bach, Brahms, Gabrieli, and Mozart with spirituals and contemporary works. The premier vocal ensemble of our region will touch your soul with songs of spiritual love and human loss. Enjoy the rich harmonies resonating in the gorgeous acoustics of beautiful Holy Rosary Church.