Pianist Yefim Bronfman, Brahms, and Bartok

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING  Internationally acclaimed pianist, and audience favorite, Yefim Bronfman performs at the Grand Teton Music Festival in Jackson Hole tonight, July 20th through Saturday, July 22nd. Bronfman takes the stage at Walk Festival Hall at 8PM. “A marvel of digital dexterity, warmly romantic sentiment, and jaw-dropping bravura,” (Chicago Tribune) Bronfman’s residency begins with Debussy’s work for solo piano, Suite bergamasque. Within Suite bergamasque is timeless classic and nod to this year’s eclipse, Clair de Lune (“Moonlight”). Following Bronfman’s performance of this charming work of impressionism, Festival Musicians kick off a weekend of Brahms with two of the composer’s chamber music masterpieces: String Quartet No. 2 in A minor and Piano Trio No. 3 in C minor. Three great Bs are featured on Friday, July 21 at 8PM and Saturday, July 22 at 6PM —Bartók, Brahms, and Bronfman. The concert opens with Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra, a virtuosic work perfect for showcasing each section of the Festival Orchestra. The concert closes with Bronfman’s performance of Brahms’ epic and inspirational Second Piano Concerto, a tour de force of the piano repertoire. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience Yefim Bronfman’s masterful interpretation of Brahms. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit gtmf.org or call the GTMF ticket line at 307.733.1128. 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. In total, the Festival presents 60 events during its summer season. Throughout the winter, GTMF provides various community outreach programs, a Winter Festival in January, as well as broadcasts from The Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series. The Grand Teton Music Festival is the single largest presenter of performing arts events in Jackson Hole, presenting nearly 100 events annually. For media and interview requests, please contact Brittany Laughlin, Marketing Manager, Grand Teton Music Festival: brittany@gtmf.org or 307.733.3050.
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