GRAND TETON MUSIC FESTIVAL FEATURES CELEBRATED FRENCH CONDUCTOR LUDOVIC MORLOT AND SOLO PIANIST JEREMY DENK

Grand Teton Music Festival’s weekend orchestra concert “Drum Rolls and William Tell” Friday August 2 and Saturday August 3

 JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING – August 1, 2013 – Grand Teton Music Festival’s weekend orchestra series presents “Drum Rolls and William Tell” with compositions from Schumann, Haydn and Rossini on Friday, August 2 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, August 3 at 6 p.m. in Walk Festival Hall. The production features celebrated French maestro Ludovic Morlot, music director of both the Seattle Symphony and the Monnaie Opera in Brussels, making his Grand Teton Music Festival debut. Solo pianist Jeremy Denk joins the Festival from orchestras in both Philadelphia and San Francisco.

This weekend’s production will include: Schumann’s Manfred: Overture and Piano Concerto; Haydn’s Symphony No. 103, nicknamed “Drum Roll” and Rossini’s William Tell: Overture, often recognized by its association with the “Lone Ranger” television series.

Tickets to the “Drum Rolls and William Tell” weekend orchestra concert on August 2 and August 3 are $54 for adults and $10 for students. Tickets may be purchased online at gtmf.org or by calling the ticket line at (307) 733 – 1128. All Festival Orchestra performances are held at Walk Festival Hall, located in Teton Village, and begin at 8 p.m. on Fridays and 6 p.m. on Saturdays. Locals’ rush tickets are available 30 minutes prior to the concert for $15 to residents with a valid Wyoming or Idaho I.D.

The summer season of the Grand Teton Music Festival will go through August 17. The 2013 weekend orchestra series on Fridays and Saturdays following “Drum Roll and William Tell” include: Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor; Yefim Bronfman, pianist and Pablo Sáinz Villegas, guitarist. For more information, please visit gtmf.org.

 

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Grand Teton Music Festival- muriah@gtmf.org or 307.732.9957

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