Download the 2012 Season Preview Brochure! – February 27, 2012

Click below to download a digital copy of the 2012 Season Preview Brochure!

 

Tuesday and Thursday chamber programming to be announced late March.

Be on the look out for our brand new website launching March 19!

Single tickets on sale March 26.

Jackson Hole, Wyoming – February 27, 2012 – Grand Teton Music Festival announces the 51st season of summer concerts at the base of the Tetons. Fresh off a spectacular 50th Anniversary season in 2011, internationally-acclaimed conductor and GTMF Music Director Donald Runnicles looks toward the future – maintaining the superb level of musicianship from the Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra, furthering a strong tradition of community engagement and education programs, and bringing the world’s finest guest artists to Jackson Hole.

Seven weeks of summer concerts in Walk Festival Hall at the base of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort feature musicians from such esteemed ensembles as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony and many others. Famous for its lush string sound and stimulating winds and brass, the Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra has grown into a unique family of musicians that returns year after year to renew their spirits and create music inspired and uplifted by the natural beauty of Jackson Hole.

The 2012 summer season presents some of the most extraordinary programming the Festival has offered to date – pianist Stephen Hough performing Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with guest conductor Mark Wigglesworth; percussionist Colin Currie on MacMillan’s Veni, Veni, Emmanuel; violinist James Ehnes on Sibelius’ Violin Concerto; Spotlight Concert guests The 5 Browns; Ruth Moody (of the Wailin’ Jennys) and many more. Join the Festival this summer in continuing the tradition of exhilarating musical experiences in Jackson Hole.

Grand Teton Music Festival begins on Wednesday, July 4 with “Music in the Hole,” the 16th annual free outdoor celebration of community and country featuring theGrand Teton Music Festival Orchestra in a rousing program of patriotic favorites. Full details TBA.

The Festival is also excited to announce the launch of a brand new website on March 19 and a new ticketing system on March 26 that will offer print-at-home tickets, online concert packages and much more.

Season Subscriptions on sale now – $650 Full Season, $287 Weekend Orchestra, call 307-733-1128 to reserve your season seats!
Single tickets on sale March 26 online at gtmf.org or by calling the ticket line – 307-733-1128.

Click here for a digital copy of the 2012 season preview brochure.

Don’t forget about the 2012 Jackson Hole Wine Auction benefiting the Grand Teton Music Festival, June 21 – 23.
www.jhwineauction.org

* Tuesday and Thursday chamber programming to be announced late March.
* All artists, dates and programs subject to change.

2012 Summer Season

Weekend Orchestra

Friday & Saturday, July 6 & 7
Donald Runnicles, conductor
Heidi Melton, soprano
Stuart Skelton, tenor
Donnie Ray Albert, baritone
BEETOVEN Symphony No. 8
WAGNER Die Walküre (Excerpts)

Friday & Saturday, July 13 & 14
Donald Runnicles, conductor
SCHUBERT Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished”
BRUCKNER Symphony No. 7

Friday & Saturday, July 20 & 21
James Gaffigan, conductor
Colin Currie, percussion
DVOŘÁK Noonday Witch
MACMILLAN Veni, Veni, Emmanuel
PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 5

Friday & Saturday, July 27 & 28
Donald Runnicles, conductor
Charles Ullery, bassoon
PÄRT Fratres
MOZART Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra
MOZART Symphony No. 38 “Prague”

Friday & Saturday, August 3 & 4
Bernard Labadie, conductor
Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano
HANDEL Water Music
HANDEL Orchestral Music and Arias from Agrippina and Ariodante

Friday & Saturday, August 10 & 11
Mark Wigglesworth, conductor
Stephen Hough, piano
RAVEL Ma Mère l’Oye (Mother Goose Suite)
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3
MUSSORGSKY Pictures at an Exhibition

Friday & Saturday, August 17 & 18
Donald Runnicles, conductor
James Ehnes, violin
KERNIS Newly Drawn Sky
SIBELIUS Violin Concerto
BRAHMS Symphony No. 1

Wednesday Spotlight Concerts

JULY 11 TURTLE ISLAND QUARTET
JULY 18 RUTH MOODY (OF THE WAILIN’ JENNNYS) AND THE RUTH MOODY BAND
JULY 25 FERENC ILLENYI & HIS GYPSY BAND
AUG 1 NEW ORLEANS RHYTHM & BLUES
AUG 8 BRASIL GUITAR DUO
AUG 15 THE 5 BROWNS

FREE Tuesday “Inside the Music” Concerts
JULY 10, 17, 24, 31; AUGUST 7 & 14

Host Roger Oyster invites everyone to enjoy and better understand the world of classical music through his casual and entertaining concert programs. It’s an exhilarating journey into the music and a sneak peek into theweekend concerts.

Thursday “Musician’s Choice” Concerts
JULY 5, 12, 19, 26; AUGUST 9 & 16

These concerts get to the heart and soul of the Grand Teton Music Festival: friends making music with friends for the love of it! Your concert hosts, Adelle Eslinger and Heather Kurzbauer, introduce these music programs handpicked by Festival Musicians to showcase favorite works, original compositions and even rare music not often performed.

Click Here for a digital copy of the 2012 Season Brochure!

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