Grand Teton Music Festival 2019: Summer of Songbirds

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — June 4, 2019 Boasting two choirs, four opera stars, one pop idol, one cabaret legend, and one Broadway queen, the Grand Teton Music Festival’s 58th Season packs serious vocal power! GTMF Presents Michael Feinstein Wednesday, July 3 at 8PM  | $75 The season opens with cabaret sensation Michael Feinstein. Known as the “Ambassador of the Great American Songbook,” Mr. Feinstein leads his ensemble in a concert of American classics, including works by Gershwin, Sondheim, and Sinatra. Patriotic Pops with the Utah Symphony Chorus Thursday, July 4 at 6PM  |  SOLD OUT Celebrate July 4th in Walk Festival Hall with patriotic favorites such as the Armed Forces Salute and the Star-Spangled Banner. Maestro Donald Runnicles leads the Festival Orchestra and Utah Symphony Chorus in this popular concert celebrating our nation’s independence. 2019 Fundraising Gala: Carmina Burana Friday, July 5 at 8PM & Saturday, July 6 at 6PM  |  $150 The Festival Orchestra takes center stage in the 2019 Fundraising Gala! The concert opens with scenes from Rossini’s comic masterpiece, The Barber of Seville, and continues with Orff’s epic Carmina Burana—a grand spectacle featuring soprano Meechot Marrero, tenor Sunnyboy Dladla, baritone Thomas Lehman, the Utah Symphony Chorus, and the Choristers of the Madeleine Choir School. GTMF Presents Norah Jones Sunday, July 21 at 8PM  | SOLD OUT GTMF presents nine-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Norah Jones in a special one-night-only event. Ms. Jones will perform selections from her new album, Begin Again, a collection of eclectic songs recorded over the past year. Thursday Chamber Music Featuring Soprano Heidi Stober Thursday, July 25 at 8PM  | $30 Joined by eight cellists, soprano Heidi Stober performs Villa Lobos’ atmospheric Bachianas brasileiras. Folk-themed music by Czech composers round out the evening: Dvořák’s Serenade features 13 Festival Musicians and Smetana’s autobiographical String Quartet No. 1 is a soul searching and heartfelt work. Mahler’s Fourth Symphony Featuring Heidi Stober and the Festival Orchestra Friday, July 26 at 8PM & Saturday, July 27 at 6PM |  $25–$60 Soprano Heidi Stober performs Mahler’s Fourth Symphony—a bright depiction of nature, birdsongs, and the heavens—with the Festival Orchestra and leading Mahler interpreter Donald Runnicles. Also on the program, world-renowned violinist Hilary Hahn makes her GTMF debut with Mozart’s Turkish Concerto, known for its finale. GTMF Presents Kristin Chenoweth Thursday, August 15 at 8PM  |  $95 Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth appears in a powerful concert, performing songs from her album, The Art of Elegance, as well as Broadway and American Songbook classics. Purchase tickets online at gtmf.org or by calling 307.733.1128. The Fritz Box Office at Walk Festival Hall opens June 19.  About the Grand Teton Music Festival (GTMF) Over seven weeks each summer, the Grand Teton Music Festival unites 228 celebrated orchestral musicians led by Music Director Donald Runnicles. These musicians represent 64 orchestras and 47 institutions of higher learning throughout Europe and North America. As the single largest performing arts presenter in Jackson Hole with nearly 100 annual events, GTMF presents yearlong programming that includes monthly community concerts, a Winter Festival in February, the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series, and education programs for Teton County Students. The Festival has a 13-part national radio broadcast Live from the Grand Teton Music Festival, co-hosted by Donald Runnicles and Andrew Palmer Todd, now in its second season. GTMF is a 4-star charity as rated by Charity Navigator and has a Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar. For media and interview requests, please contact Brittany Laughlin, Director of Marketing and Communications, Grand Teton Music Festival: brittany@gtmf.org or 307.733.3050.
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