The chamber orchestra Les Violons du Roy performs “with such unity of purpose that one might think they were a single instrument” (The Washington Post). The group, which has a core membership of 15, was brought together in 1984 by founding conductor Bernard Labadie and specializes in the vast repertoire of music for chamber orchestra. The orchestra regularly delves into the repertoire of the 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.
Inon Barnatan is celebrated for his poetic sensibility, musical intelligence, and consummate artistry. He began his tenure as music director of La Jolla Music Society Summerfest in 2019. Barnatan is a regular piano soloist with many of the world’s foremost orchestras and conductors. He is a sought-after recitalist and chamber musician and has toured worldwide with frequent cello partner Alisa Weilerstein.