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Ojai Music Festival June 2015

Since its founding in 1947, the Ojai Music Festival has held its concerts in the Libbey Bowl, marked sacred by the Chumash Indians, and safeguarded by the “Wedding Tree,” a sycamore thought to have taken root at the same time our nation took root in the western world. 6.

The Ojai Music Festival has presented many of music’s legends—everyone from Igor Stravinsky and Aaron Copland through Olivier Messiaen, Pierre Boulez and Ravi Shankar, to Michael Tilson Thomas and Steve Reich—who have made the festival famous for pushing the musical envelope. 7. At the Ojai Music Festival, audiences can always expect the unexpected.

In addition, broadcasts of Ojai Music Festival performances will be produced by American Public Media’s Performance Today, America's most popular classical music radio program, with more than 1.3 million weekly listeners on more than 260 stations around the country.

From June 12 -15, 2014 the Ojai Music Festival hits the road for Ojai North! at which Ojai programs and artists will be in residence on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley highlighting both reprises of Ojai concerts.
Ojai Music Festival Libbey Bowl
Ojai Music Festival Libbey Bowl
Considered a highlight of the summer classical music season, the Ojai Music Festival is a four-day series of concerts, symposia, and auxiliary events set in the idyllic Ojai Valley, known as California’s Shangri-la.

Located 90 miles northwest of Los Angeles, Ojai Music Festival concerts take place at the newly renovated outdoor Libbey Bowl, on a site held sacred by the Chumash Indians.

Seats are available for all shows in the new Libbey Bowl for the 66th Ojai Music Festival June 7-10. For more information or to buy tickets visit or call 805-646-2053

Ojai is and has always been an artistic community, attracting writers, photographers, painters, musicians, composers, sculptors, potters, weavers, and jewelry makers.

The Ojai Center for the Arts is the oldest continually operating arts center in California. Painting, poetry, theater, dance, and music classes and workshops are held at the center throughout the yea and the center also produces art shows, theater productions, poetry festivals, crafts fairs and dances.
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