Palm Springs Life Festival promises classical all-star lineup

By PALM SPRINGS LIFE
Monday, March 14, 2016

 PHOTOS COURTESY OF PALM SPRINGS LIFE FESTIVAL

PHOTOS COURTESY OF PALM SPRINGS LIFE FESTIVAL

Plácido Domingo and Renée Fleming will headline the inaugural Palm Springs Life Festival on March 20, starting a four-week run of cultural arts and lifestyle events in the Coachella Valley.

Domingo and Fleming will be joined on March 20 by the Los Angeles Opera Orchestra at The Show at Agua Caliente Casino Resort and Spa in Rancho Mirage.

The inaugural festival lineup continues with violinists Midori and Sarah Chang, cellist Nina Kotova, pianist Jean Yves Thibaudet, and guitarist Angel Romero. Coupled with the festival will be two signature Palm Springs Life events: Fashion Week El Paseo (April 3-9) featuring fashion designers Zandra Rhodes, Michael Costello, and Marc Bouwer, and Palm Desert Food + Wine (April 8-10) with chefs Cat Cora, Gail Gand, and the Hearty Boys.