GTMF performances for kids and kids at heart

JACKSON, WY— Audiences of all ages will delight at the Grand Teton Music Festival’s many performances this week. GTMF’s Star-Spangled Season continues with more unforgettable talent kids and kids at heart will all enjoy.

Pianist Charlie Albright replaces injured Bassist Edgar Meyer

Pianist Charlie Albright performs a concert for his youngest 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.

Also on Tuesday, July 24, Charlie Albright performs a recital at 8PM in Walk Festival Hall. 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.

Cellist Johannes Moser

Johannes Moser, ©sarahwijzenbeek Kopie

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, Dvo?ák’s perennial chamber music favorite—the “American” string quartet. Chamber Music with Cellist Johannes Moser is Thursday, July 26 at 8PM. $25. 

 

 

American Composer Sean Shepherd. Photo: Jamie Kingham

Johannes Moser then joins the Festival Orchestra for Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony on Friday and Saturday. 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.

 

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