JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — July 2, 2019
The Grand Teton Music Festival’s 2019 Summer Season opens this week with cabaret legend Michael Feinstein, the wildly popular Patriotic Pops concert, and two gala performances of Carl Orff’s monumental Carmina Burana. Season 58 begins July 3 and runs through August 17 presenting over 60 events, including performances by Hilary Hahn, Norah Jones, Yefim Bronfman, Takács Quartet, Kristin Chenoweth, and Branford Marsalis.
GTMF Presents Vocalist Michael Feinstein
Wednesday, July 3 at 8PM | $75
The festivities begin 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.
Festival Orchestra: Patriotic Pops
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.
Visit gtmf.org to be added to the waitlist. Patrons are also welcome to join the standby line starting 30 minutes prior to the performance. For ticketholders who can no longer attend, please call the box office to return your tickets.
2019 Fundraising Gala: Carmina Burana
Friday, July 5 at 8PM & Saturday, July 6 at 6PM | $150GTMF celebrates the Festival Orchestra during the Gala Fundraising weekend—two nights of big performances to kick off the season! The Festival Orchestra takes center stage in selections from Rossini’s comic masterpiece The Barber of Seville and Orff’s epic Carmina Burana. This grand spectacle features 200 musicians on stage, including a full orchestra, chorus, children’s chorus, and three soloists!
Soprano Meechot Marrero returns to the Festival after her 2018 debut as Maria in West Side Story. She is joined by tenor Sunnyboy Dladla, baritone Thomas Lehman, the Utah Symphony Chorus, and the Choristers of the Madeleine Choir School. Music Director Donald Runnicles conducts both performances.
Funds raised from the 2019 Gala support the Grand Teton Music Festival and its community initiatives, including more than 60 world-class, exhilarating performances each summer, free tickets for students to GTMF performances, and numerous free family concerts.
Reserve tickets for GTMF events online at gtmf.org or by calling 307.733.1128.
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.
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