JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING
The Grand Teton Music Festival presents a free community concert Saturday, November 11 at 7pm at St. John’s Episcopal Church.
The concert reunites violinist Sherry Sinift and violist James Pryzgocki, both faculty members at the University of Wyoming School of Music in Laramie, with pianist and Grand Teton Music Festival CEO, Andrew Palmer Todd, This free community concert is part of the Festival’s ongoing initiative to present classical music year-round in Jackson Hole.
The program features Beethoven’s Violin Sonata in D major, a youthful work by the composer. Interspersed throughout the concert are pieces for solo piano, including Liszt’s virtuoso transcription of Isolde’s Liebestod from Wagner’s opera Tristan und Isolde. Concluding the program is a unique work for viola by the English composer Rebecca Clarke. Influenced by Ravel, Debussy, Wagner, and Vaughan Williams, the Viola Sonata has been one of the staples of the viola repertoire for nearly 100 years.
The concert is free and tickets are not required. The concert begins at 7pm and stay after the concert for cookies and coffee with the musicians. For more information, visit gtmf.org.
About the Grand Teton Music Festival (GTMF): For seven weeks each summer, the Grand Teton Music Festival reunites 200 celebrated orchestral musicians. These musicians represent 82 different orchestras and 57 institutions of higher learning throughout Europe and North America. After the summer season, GTMF provides various community outreach programs, a Winter Festival, as well as broadcasts from The Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series. The Grand Teton Music Festival is the single largest performing arts presenter in Jackson Hole with nearly 100 events annually.
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