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Past Festival Artists

Since its founding in 2006, Napa Valley Festival del Sole has presented many of the world's finest artists. Below are some who have performed at Festival del Sole in past seasons.

Instrumental Soloists

Piotr Anderszewski
Leif Ove Andsnes
Joshua Bell
Chris Botti
Sarah Chang
Simone Dinnerstein
Sir James Galway
Lady Jeanne Galway
Chad Hoopes
Katie Kadarauch
Tara Kamangar
Nina Kotova
Vladislav Lavrik
Hadley McCarroll
Gerald Martin Moore
Anton Nel
Kristin Pankonin
Svetlana Paramonova
Natasha Paremski
Anoushivran Rohani
Angel Romero
Maxim Rubtsov
Dmitry Sitkovetsky
Conrad Tao
Christopher Taylor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Andrew von Oeyen
Joyce Yang
Nikolaj Znaider

Ensembles

Ashkan
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Del Sole Festival Orchestra
David Foster & Friends
Emerson String Quartet
Four Strings
Les Violettes
Napa Valley Symphony
Napa Valley Youth Symphony
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas
Quartet Rouge
Rossetti String Quartet
Russian National Orchestra
RNO Brass Quintet
RNO Camerata
RNO String Quartet
Robert Wright Trio
Tiempo Libre
UBS Verbier Chamber Orchestra
U.S. Army Brass Quintet
UT Austin Wind Ensemble
Volti Chorus

Dancers

American Ballet:
Irina Dvorovenko
Maxim Beloserkovsky
Bolshoi BalletTheatre:
Mikhail Kryuchkov
Denis Medvedev
Marianna Ryzhkina
Gennadi Saveliev
New York City Ballet:
Charles Askegard
Megan Fairchild
Andrew Veyette
Wendy Whelan
San Francisco Ballet:
Lorena Feijoo
Vitor Luiz

Bouchaine Young Artists

Christopher Basso
Beth Berends
Will Chow
Doori Moa Duo
Monika Gruber
Ryan Haverty
Jekabson Jazz Trio
Alexi Kenney
Matthew Lyons
Johannes Moser
Hillary Nordell
Patrick O’Connell
Natasha Paremski
Clark Peng
Karla Donehew Perez
Sage Po
Oliver Poole
Tessa Seymour
Audrey Vardanega
Stephen Waarts
Samuel Williams
Jillian Yu

Vocalists

Angel Blue
Marnie Breckenridge
Christine Brewer
Measha Brueggergosman
Canadian Tenors
Charice
David Daniels
Danielle de Niese
Lisa Delan
Francesco Demuro
Kenny “Babyface”Edmonds
Renée Fleming
Jill Grove
Mamak Khadem
Aleksandra Kurzak
Dana Land
Guido Loconsolo
Nino Machaidze
Melody Moore
Kelley O’Connor
Eric Owens
Samuel Ramey
Anoushirvan Rohani
Anne Sofie von Otter
Frederica von Stade
Ruben Studdard
Nikki Yanofsky

Conductors

Alondra de la Parra
Stéphane Denève
James Gaffigan
Alan Gilbert
Jerry F. Junkin
Carolyn Kuan
Nicola Luisotti
Nicholas McGegan
Carlo Montanaro
Antonio Pappano
Carlo Ponti
Asher Raboy
Andrey Rubtsov
Omer Meir Wellber
Jaap van Zweden

Actors/Narrators

Rita Moreno
Craig T. Nelson
Robert Redford
San Francisco Shakespeare Festival

Guest Chefs

Silvia Baracchi
Dan Barber
Elaine Bell
Michael Chiarello
Cat Cora
Gary Danko
Mark Dommen
Curtis Duffy
Max Duley
Stephen Durfee
Ken Frank
Joyce Goldstein
Mark Gordon
Peter Hall
Todd Humphries
Thomas Keller
Abi Martinez
Natalie and Jonathan Niksa
Matthew Ona
Cindy Pawlcyn
Richard Reddington
Ming Tsai
Larry Vito