JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING
The Grand Teton Music Festival presents the Summit Chamber Players with pianist Andrew Palmer Todd on Friday, November 9 at 7PM at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Jackson.
Comprised of music faculty from the University of Wyoming, the Summit Chamber Players are a string quartet uniting the talents of violinists John Fadial and Sherry Sinift, violist James Przygocki, and cellist Beth Vanderborgh. The quartet performs a wide range of repertoire regionally, often incorporating workshops and master classes to engage and inspire youth.
The quartet joins pianist and Festival President and CEO Andrew Palmer Todd for an evening of popular works. The program begins with Beethoven’s most celebrated sonata: his Eighth Sonata (Pathétique). Debussy’s famed Suite Bergamasque follows, including the definitive movement Clair de lune—one of the best-loved selections in the piano repertoire. Dvořák’s Second Piano Quintet in A major concludes the program. Praised since its premiere, the quintet, with its romantic melody, is regarded as one of the composer’s greatest achievements. The concert is approximately 90 minutes including intermission.
This free concert is part of the GTMF Community Concert Series with monthly events held on the second Thursday and Friday. Paired with broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series (Thursdays), the Community Concerts are a part of the Festival’s ongoing initiative to present world-class music year-round in Jackson Hole.
Admission is free, but a ticket is required. To reserve tickets, visit GTMF.org or call 307.733.1128.
About the Grand Teton Music Festival (GTMF):
For seven weeks each summer, the Grand Teton Music Festival unites 200 celebrated orchestral musicians. These musicians represent 90 different orchestras and 57 institutions of higher learning throughout Europe and North America. During the year, GTMF provides monthly community concerts, a Winter Festival, the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series, and several education programs for Teton County Students. The Grand Teton Music Festival is the single largest performing arts presenter in Jackson Hole with nearly 100 events annually. The Festival also launched a 13-part national radio broadcast called “Live from the Grand Teton Music Festival,” co-hosted by Donald Runnicles and Andrew Palmer Todd. Check local radio listings for broadcast times.
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