EVENT BULLETIN: Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" and the Classical Mystery Tour @ DEER VALLEY® MUSIC FESTIVAL (AUG. 4, 5)

Media Contact:
Renée Huang | Public Relations Director
rhuang@usuo.org | (801) 869-9027

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

DEER VALLEY® MUSIC FESTIVAL PRESENTS TCHAIKOVSKY’S “1812 OVERTURE” AND THE CLASSICAL MYSTERY TOUR WITH THE UTAH SYMPHONY

The sixth week of performances at the Deer Valley® Music Festival.  

 

Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” & Piano Concerto No. 1

 

FridayAugust 4 | 7:30 PM

 

WHAT: Experience the grand opening chords and exuberant outbursts of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1, followed by his explosive “1812 Overture,” an annual tradition and festival favorite. This exhilarating score is accompanied by live cannon blasts provided by Cannoneers of the Wasatch. Admission starts at $36 for regular tickets and $15 for youth (ages 8-18). Tickets can be purchased at http://my.usuo.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=18581

 

WHO: Rei Hotoda, conductor
Andrew Staupe, piano
Cannoneers of the Wasatch
Utah Symphony

 

WHEN: Friday, August 4 at 7:30 PM

 

WHERE: Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater, 2250 Deer Valley Drive, Park City, Utah

 

For more information including guest biographies and program repertoire, click here.

 

 

 

Classical Mystery Tour: A Tribute to The Beatles celebrating the 50th Anniversary of “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” with the Utah Symphony

 

Saturday, August 5 | 7:30 p.m.

 

WHAT: Celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ groundbreaking album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” and hear Classical Mystery Tour and the Utah Symphony perform the entire album, including “Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds,” “With a Little Help From My Friends,” “A Day in the Life,” as well as other timeless classics by The Beatles. This performance is presented by James Owens and conducted by Martin Herman. Admission starts at $39 for regular tickets and $15 for youth (ages 8-18). Tickets can be purchased at http://my.usuo.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=18582

 

WHO: Martin Herman, conductor
Classical Mystery Tour, guest artists
Utah Symphony

 

WHEN: Saturday, August 5 at 7:30 p.m.

 

WHERE: Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater, 2250 Deer Valley Drive, Park City, Utah

 

For more information including guest biographies and program repertoire, click here.

 

 

 

TICKET INFORMATION
Subscription, group, and VIP tickets for the Deer Valley Music Festival are on sale now. Prices are subject to change and increase $5 on the day of the performance. Children 3 years of age and under are free in the General Admission section. No ticket is required. Programming and guest artists are subject to change. Performance tickets and lodging information are available by calling (801) 533-6683 or online at http://www.deervalleymusicfestival.org.

 

VIP Events and Packages
VIP packages can include premium reserved seating, VIP parking, pre-concert gourmet dinners at Deer Valley Resort, playbill recognition, intermission receptions, and more. VIPs have first access to Salon events featuring intimate performances in luxurious private residences by festival artists. VIP package pricing includes a charitable contribution built into the various levels. For more information, please call (801) 869-9011 or email vipevents@usuo.org .

 

VENUE INFORMATION
Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Outside food and drink are permitted. We recommend arriving early to picnic on the lawn prior to the concert. Concessions, including options from the grill and beverages, are for sale at the venue. Gourmet picnic baskets may be ordered in advance through Deer Valley. Gates open at approximately 5:30 PM to the public. Arrive early for best seating and parking options as the venue fills up quickly for most performances.

 

The venue is a ski hill with a base altitude of 6,570 feet and may be difficult for some patrons to walk up. There are a few sections with limited views due to grading. Volunteers can point out the best seating locations available. Chairs are provided in the reserved and ADA seating sections. Outside chairs can be brought in and used on the west side of the General Admission section, but must be low chairs that are no higher than 9” from the ground. A limited number of chairs are available to rent at the venue. These will sell out early for popular performances. Approximate performance time is two hours with one 20-minute intermission.

 

Free parking is available at the venue. Carpooling is strongly recommended to help alleviate traffic congestion. You may need to walk up to 0.5 mile from the parking lot to the venue, but you may utilize the drop off zone in front of the ticket office if you have large items like coolers. Temperatures drop significantly when the sun goes down. A blanket or jacket is highly recommended. Temperature projection: Check back on the week of the performance.

 

St. Mary’s Church
Food and drink are not permitted in the church. Concessions are for sale at intermission. House opens approximately 30 minutes before the concert begins. Arrive early for best seating options as the venue fills up quickly and is general admission. Approximate performance time is two hours with one 20-minute intermission. Free parking is available at the venue, and wraps around the Church. Carpooling is strongly recommended to help alleviate traffic congestion. Do not park in the surrounding neighborhood: you will be ticketed.

 

About Deer Valley Music Festival
The Deer Valley® Music Festival (DVMF) is Utah Symphony | Utah Opera’s (USUO) summer home in the mountain resort town of Park City, Utah. The 2017 festival marks the 14th season of providing chamber music, classical, and pops offerings in several venues: the Deer Valley® Resort Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater, St. Mary’s Church, and salon events in private homes in the Park City area. The goal of the Deer Valley® Music Festival is to consistently deliver a high quality and musically diverse experience in casual settings of unparalleled natural beauty. For more information, visit http://www.deervalleymusicfestival.org

 

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The George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation is the Summer Symphony Sponsor, Zions Bank is the Summer Entertainment Sponsor, and Sorenson Legacy Foundation is the Chamber Series Sponsor for the 2017 Deer Valley® Music Festival.

 

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