The Grand Teton Music Festival hosts world-class talent in Jackson Hole each summer.
Denis Kozhukhin, piano
Chamber Music – August 3
Festival Orchestra – August 4 & 5
A celebrated artist from a young age, Denis Kozhukhin burst onto the international scene at age twenty-three and established a formidable reputation appearing at many of the world’s most prestigious festivals and concert halls. This is his first performance with the Grand Teton Music Festival.
Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano
Chamber Music – July 27
Festival Orchestra – July 28 & 29
Grammy award-winning mezzo-soprano, Kelley O’Connor has emerged as one of the most compelling artists of her generation and has received international acclaim for her performances in both traditional operatic roles and contemporary works. GTMF is happy to welcome Ms. O’Connor back for her fourth year in a row.
Cristian Macelaru, conductor
Festival Orchestra – July 14 & 15
Cristian Macelaru is globally recognized for his thoughtful interpretations and conviction on the podium. Mr. Macelaru was the youngest concertmaster in the history of the Miami Symphony Orchestra and made his Carnegie Hall debut with that orchestra at the age of nineteen. Since then, he has established himself as a star of the conducting world, and serves as newly appointed Music Director and Conductor of the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music.
James Ehnes, violin
Festival Orchestra – August 11 & 12
Violinist James Ehnes is known for his virtuosity and probing musicianship, and has performed in over thirty countries. In 2013, Mr. Ehnes was named an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Music—a select group of 300 distinguished contemporary musicians.
Augustin Hadelich, violin
GTMF Presents – July 6
Festival Orchestra – July 7 & 8
Grammy Award-winner Augustin Hadelich has established himself as one of the great violinists of his generation. He has performed with every major orchestra in the US, many on numerous occasions, as well as an ever-growing number of major orchestras in the UK, Europe, and the Far East, impressing audiences with his phenomenal technique, poetic sensitivity, and gorgeous tone.
Yefim Bronfman, piano
Chamber Music – July 20
Festival Orchestra – July 21 & 22
Internationally recognized as one of today’s most acclaimed and admired pianists, Yefim Bronfman stands among a handful of artists regularly sought by festivals, orchestras, conductors and recital series. His commanding technique, power and exceptional lyrical gifts are consistently acknowledged by the press and audiences alike.
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
GTMF Presents – August 16
Festival Orchestra – August 18 & 19
Pianist Garrick Ohlsson has established himself worldwide as a musician of magisterial interpretive and technical prowess. Although long regarded as one of the world’s leading exponents of the music of Frédéric Chopin, Mr. Ohlsson commands an enormous repertoire, which ranges over the entire piano literature. After a spectacular performance of Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto in 2015, Mr. Ohlsson makes his second appearance at GTMF.
Maja Bogdanovic, cello
Chamber Music – July 13
Festival Orchestra – July 14 & 15
Hailed by The Strad after her Carnegie Hall recital for “an outstanding performance of exceptional tonal beauty, great maturity of interpretation, and technical excellence,” Maja Bogdanovic continues to reward audiences worldwide as one of the leading cellists of today. This is Ms. Bogdanovic’s first appearance at GTMF.