The Bear Valley Music Festival is an annual summer event in Bear Valley, California, located about 180 miles east of San Francisco at just above 7200 feet elevation in the Sierra Nevada. The festival currently begins on the second-to-last Friday in July and ends three Sundays later, drawing a total audience of roughly four thousand attendees who enjoy not only the Bear Valley Music Festival and Bear Valley, but all that the surrounding area has to offer.
Under the direction of internationally recognized maestro Michael Morgan since 2012, the festival strives to appeal to a wide demographic by presenting a variety of artists and styles of music including classical, rock, country and jazz, headliners, and opera performed by a full symphony orchestra, international soloists, legendary entertainers, and renowned opera stars.The concerts are held in a tent erected to serve as a concert hall, equipped with a stage large enough to hold a symphony orchestra.
For 2018 the Bear Valley Music Festival celebrates 50 years of music in the High Sierras. This is a magical family destination featuring amazing music in a spectacular environment.
Maestro Michael Morgan and the Bear Valley Music Festival invite you to make plans now to attend their a dazzling Golden Anniversary from July 20, 2018 to August 5, 2018. Here is a sneak peek:
- Beethoven’s glorious Ninth Symphony with full chorus
- Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto with piano legend Olga Kern
- Broadway bluckbuster A Chorus Line
- Schumann’s Fourth Symphony
Featuring a star-studded lineup with the return of some of the Festival’s all-time favorite artists. See the full line-up and/or buy Bear Valley Music Festival tickets here.