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The 34th annual SummerFest is in full swing at The Conrad in La Jolla until August 26, with concerts featuring the finest chamber musicians from around the world as well as jazz and dance. In addition, 70 free Education and Community Engagement events range from open rehearsals and artists’ coachings to prelude lectures, artists’ conversations, and expert encounters. Complete details and registration are available at

As part of the SummerFest, two free pop-up concerts happen this week.

As part of San Diego International Airport’s public art program, two concerts will entertain travelers at the airport on August 18 and 19, 2022. The Aestas Trio (Wynona Yinuo Wang, Sophia Stoyanovich, and Andrew Ilhoon Byun) will perform on Thursday, August 18 inside Terminal 2 at Sunset Cove. The Pelia Quartet (Heejeon Ahn, Delphine Skene, Sung Jin Lee, and Nathan Cottrell) will perform on Friday, August 19, at Transportation Island. Both performances are from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Also on August 19, the First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego will present a SummerFest Community Concert featuring La Jolla Music Society’s Fellowship Artists, at 7:30 p.m. This free concert inside the church’s Meeting House will feature both the Aestas Trio and Pelia Quartet in a program featuring works by Schoenberg, Janáček, Taneyev, and Ravel. Seating is general admission with social distancing and masks required. Advance registration is required.

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Pelia Quartet