Aurora Chamber Music, which hosts festivals and master classes throughout the year near Gothenburg, Sweden, announces an extension of the application deadline for its Aurora Music Star Festival in August. Artistic director Per Nyström explains that the festival features master classes as well as chamber music and orchestral performances, with repertoire including Beethoven 9 and Tchaikovsky 5. Guest artist Michael Thompson will be in residence for most of the festival, giving master classes, coaching chamber music, and performing in concerts. See aurorachambermusic.com
for more details.