Lake George Music Festival books Emmy-winning number

the Lake George Music Festival announces Emmy Award-winning trio time for three (Tf3) will be in residence and performing with the Lake George Music Festival Orchestra at Lake George’s Shepard Park Amphitheater on Wednesday evening August 10 at 7:30 p.m. This event is free to the public.

This event serves as the opening night for the world-class Lake George Music Festival. Season 2022 and is presented in partnership with Lake George Art Project as part of their 2022 Summer Concert Series.

Linked by an unusual mix of instruments and voices, Charles Yang (violin), Nick Kendall (violin) and Ranaan Meyer (double bass) of Tf3 have found a voice of unique expression. The groundbreaking trio transcends traditional classification, forming a blend all its own with elements of classical, country western, gypsy and jazz idioms. The members carry a passion for improvisation, composition and arrangements, all essential elements of the ensemble’s playing. Earning praise from NPR, NBC, The Wall Street Journal and the Chicago Sun-Times, the group became known for their charismatic and energetic performances.

Tf3 has collaborated with artists as diverse as Ben Folds, Branford Marsalis, Joshua Bell, Aoifee O’Donovan, Natasha Bedingfield and Arlo Guthrie. They premiered original works written for the band by composers Chris Brubeck and Pulitizer Prize winners Jennifer Higdon and William Bolcom. To date, the group has performed hundreds of engagements as diverse as their music: from star guest soloists on the Philadelphia Orchestra’s subscription series, to Club Yoshi in San Francisco, to residencies at the Kennedy Center, Christoph Eschenbach’s birthday concert at the Schleswig-Holstein Festival in Germany. Recent highlights include Carnegie Hall, appearances with the Boston Pops, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Melbourne and Sydney Symphony Orchestras, concerts at sold-out shows with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and the BBC Proms, and a prime-time appearance by ABC. the hit show “Dancing with the Stars”.

In 2020, the band teamed up with cellist and composer Ben Sollee to create the soundtrack for the new Focus Features film Earth, performed and directed by Robin Wright. The film was released in theaters on February 12.

The Tf3 event is free and open to the public. Please bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on.

The 2022 Lake George Music Festival runs from August 10-18. Season passes are available in line or by calling 518.791.5089. All remaining events will take place at the Fort William Henry Carriage House in Lake George. Click here for the full schedule.

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