This Week at GTMF: Anderson & Roe Piano Duo, an Evening with Performance Today, Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, and Saxophonist Branford Marsalis

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING — August 5, 2019 The penultimate week of GTMF’s 58th Summer Season includes two Hartley family concerts; Anderson and Roe Piano Duo on Wednesday; an evening of chamber music with Performance Today on Thursday; and two nights of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring and Glazunov’s Saxophone Concerto with Branford Marsalis and the Festival Orchestra on Friday and Saturday. Movies on the Mountain: FernGully—The Last Rainforest Monday, August 5 at 7PM  | Free, but ticketed The sprites of FernGully live in a lush rainforest where humans only exist as fairytales. When strange smoke in the distance catches the attention of Crysta, her curiosity leads to an adventure that reveals the troubling truth about humans and deforestation. Haberfeld Chamber Music Series: Poulenc & Stravinsky Tuesday, August 6 at 6PM  | SOLD OUT St. John’s Episcopal Church WindSync returns to GTMF for Marc Mellits’ Apollo, a 50th-anniversary commemoration of the Apollo 11 lunar landing. The quintet is joined by pianist Andrew Palmer Todd for a jovial jaunt in Poulenc’s sextet. A quartet of Festival Musicians finish the program with Stravinsky’s enigmatic Three Pieces. Mark your calendar! Join GTMF on Tuesday, August 13 before or after the Haberfeld Chamber Series concert for Pizza for a Purposeat Hand Fire Pizza. A portion of every pizza sold—either in-house or take-out—goes directly to GTMF to support its mission of providing exhilarating musical experiences in Jackson Hole.  GTMF Presents Anderson & Roe Piano Duo Wednesday, August 7 at 8PM  |  $30 Known for their super-charged performances, original compositions, and masterful arrangements, Anderson & Roe is revolutionizing the piano duo experience for the 21st century. The duo makes their second GTMF appearance with an energetic program that straddles classical and pop genres. Hartley Family Concert Series: Double the Fun Thursday, August 8 at 12PM  |  Free, but ticketed NEW LOCATION: St. John’s Episcopal Church Enter a world of fantasy in a galaxy far, far away with Anderson & Roe at St. John’s Episcopal Church. The piano duo will delight our young listeners with special arrangements just for them! Hartley Family Concert Series:WindSync’s “Peter and the Wolf” Thursday, August 8 at 3PM  | Free, but ticketed Teton County Library, Alta Inspired by storytelling, WindSync Wind Quintet takes you on a magical musical journey introducing the sounds of the flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and French horn. Complete with costumes and choreography, you won’t want to miss this unforgettable family experience! An Evening with Performance Today Thursday, August 8 at 8PM  | $30 As America’s most popular classical music program, Performance Today reaches more than three million listeners weekly. Join host Fred Child for an evening of conversation and chamber music recorded for national broadcast. Festival Orchestra: The Rite of Spring Friday, August 9 at 8PM & Saturday, August 10 at 6PM |  $25–$60 This stellar concert begins with popular selections from Peer Gynt, including audience favorites Morning Mood and In the Hall of the Mountain King. Next, saxophone legend Branford Marsalis makes his GTMF debut with Glazunov’s Concerto. Stravinsky’s visceral pagan masterpiece The Rite of Spring completes the evening. 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. For media and interview requests, please contact Brittany Laughlin, Director of Marketing and Communications, Grand Teton Music Festival: brittany@gtmf.orgor 307.733.3050.
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