JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING – June 30, 2014 –Week four of our Festival Season starts with Tuesday’s Inside The Music concert. This one-hour program was developed around the theme “Originals”—composers who broke new ground including pieces by Corelli, Debussy and Gershwin. Join us July 22 at 8pm. Tickets are FREE.
Wednesday, July 23 for our GTMF Presents series we will host the Anderson & Rose Piano Duo. With their Juilliard training, Billboard chart-topping albums, Emmy-nominated music videos, and an extensive international touring schedule, the Anderson & Rose Piano Duo makes classical music a relevant and powerful force in society! Their repertoire will include works by Rachmaninoff, Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, Cosi Fan Tutte, Ragtime all Turca, and Bizet’s Carmen Fantasy for Two Pianos. This show is at 8pm and tickets are $39.
Thursday, July 24 at 8pm will be our third Chamber Music concert with a varied program featuring a dazzling duo of pianists, Donald Runnicles and Adelle Eslinger-Runnicles, as well as two quartets and a quintet. The repertoire this evening includes Ravel’s La Valse, Haydn’s String Quartet, op. 77, Shostakovich’s Sting Quartet No. 7 and Glazunov’s String Quintet, op. 39. Join us for this intimate evening with smaller ensembles of our orchestral musicians. Tickets are $28.
Friday, July 25 at 8pm and Saturday, July 26 at 6pm will be Images of Europe concerts. Over the last five decades, the GTMF has provided audiences opportunities to hear young stars on their way to major careers. This concert will do just that with young Simone Porter performing the virtuosic Mendelssohn Violin Concerto. The concert opens with an amazingly pastoral, bucolic depiction of the English countryside, Vaughan Williams’ fifth symphony. Then Debussy’s highly evocative portrayal of Ibéria will round out the evenings. Tickets are $54.
Come one hour early on Friday or Saturday and enjoy a FREE pre-concert talk that gives insight into the evening’s repertoire. All concerts are at 8pm except Saturdays, which start at 6pm. Reserve your seats today at GTMF.org or by calling our ticket line: 307.733.1128.
About the Grand Teton Music Festival (GTMF): Founded in 1962 the Grand Teton Music Festival brings musicians from renowned orchestras across the nation to share their talents and passion in beautiful Jackson Hole, Wyoming. During the seven-week festival held each summer, guests experience exhilarating classical music performances under the direction of world-famous Maestro Donald Runnicles in the acoustically acclaimed Walk Festival Hall. Both artists and guests return to the Grand Teton Music Festival year after year inspired by the magnificent music and setting.
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