This Week At GTMF: Movie Music, Melt and More

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING 

The Grand Teton Music Festival’s 57th season joins the world in celebrating the anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s centennial birthday with a Star-Spangled Season.  

Family Concert at the Teton County Library
Pianist Charlie Albright performs a concert for young music fans at the Teton County Library. Join us for this one-hour casual concert, exploring the voice of the piano, different musical genres, and improvisation. Tuesday, July 24 at 11AM. Teton County Library, Jackson. Free, but ticketed.

PIANIST CHARLIE ALBRIGHT REPLACES BASSIST EDGAR MEYER– Pianist Charlie Albright performs a recital in Walk Festival Hall replacing injured bassist Edgar Meyer. Hailed as “among the most gifted musicians of his generation” with a “dazzling natural keyboard affinity” by The Washington Post, Mr. Albright returns with selections from Schubert’s Impromptus, Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, as well as his own awe-inspiring improvisations. GTMF Presents: Pianist Charlie Albright on Tuesday, July 24 at 8PM. $25.

Family Orchestra Concert: A Night at the Movies
Join GTMF for a night of picturesque music on Wednesday, July 25 at 6PM. This concert features soaring scores from movies like Lord of the Rings and Frozen and symphonic blockbusters like Also sprach Zarathustra, which was featured in 2001: Space Odyssey. $15, Students free, but ticketed. The evening begins with an instrument petting zoo on the Hartley Pavilion at 5PM along with cookies and lemonade provided by the Festival Auxiliary.

Cellist Johannes Moser
Engaging and energetic cellist Johannes Moser joins Festival Musicians in a performance of Brahms’ Sextet No. 1 in B-flat major. Also on the program, Dvořák’s perennial chamber music favorite—the “American” string quartet. Chamber Music with Cellist Johannes Moser is Thursday, July 26 at 8PM. $25.

On Friday and Saturday, Johannes Moser then joins the Festival Orchestra for Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony. American Sean Shepherd—one of the leading voices of composition—receives a World Premiere of his new piece Melt for orchestra on Friday. Tchaikovsky’s much heralded and beloved Fifth Symphony concludes the program. Friday, July 27 at 8PM and Saturday, July 28 at 6PM. $25–$55.

Tickets are available now. Please visit GTMF.org or call 307.733.1128 to reserve yours today!

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. 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.

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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