PRESS RELEASE: THE FIFTH WEEK OF PERFORMANCES @ THE DEER VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL

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

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

DEER VALLEY® MUSIC FESTIVAL PRESENTS CLARINETIST TAD CALCARA, “DISNEY IN CONCERT – A DREAM IS A WISH,” AND FOLK ROCK SENSATION BEN FOLDS WITH THE UTAH SYMPHONY

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

 

Calcara plays Copland

 

Wednesday, July 26 | 8 PM

 

WHAT: Join the Utah Symphony in the beautiful setting of St. Mary’s Church for the final performance of the Deer Valley® Music Festival Chamber Concert series. The evening will feature Utah Symphony Principal Clarinetist Tad Calcara, performing Copland’s Clarinet Concerto. Works by Mendelssohn, Rossini, and Debussy will also be performed. New Assistant Conductor to the Utah Symphony, Conner Gray Covington, will conduct his debut performance with the orchestra. Admission is $36 for regular tickets and $15 for youth (ages 8-18) and can be purchased at http://my.usuo.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=18589

 

 

WHO: Conner Gary Covington, conductor 
Tad Calcara, clarinet 
Utah Symphony 

 

WHEN: Wednesday, July 26 at 8 PM

 

WHERE: St. Mary’s Church, 1505 White Pine Canyon Rd, Park City, Utah.

 

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

 

 

 

“Disney in Concert – A Dream is a Wish”

 

Friday, July 28 | 7:30 PM

 

WHAT: You will be transported into the musical world of classic and contemporary Disney Animated Feature films to discover that dreams really do come true. Join us as the stories of “The Little Mermaid,” “The Lion King,” “Frozen,” “Aladdin,” and more, are told through the talents of four Broadway-caliber singers, original Disney film footage and sweeping orchestral scores performed by the Utah Symphony and conducted by Andy Einhorn. The presentation is licensed by Disney Concerts © All rights reserved. Admission starts at $35 for regular tickets and $15 for youth (ages 8-18). Tickets can be purchased at http://my.usuo.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=18580

 

WHO: Andy Einhorn, conductor 
Stephanie Gerson, vocalist 
Lisa Livesay, vocalist 
Andrew Johnson, vocalist 
Aaron Phillips, vocalist 
Utah Symphony 

 

WHEN: Friday, July 28 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.

 

 

 

Ben Folds with the Utah Symphony

 

Saturday, July 29 | 7:30 p.m.

 

WHAT: After a sell-out performance in 2014, top Billboard and folk rock sensation Ben Folds is back by popular demand performing his greatest hits with the Utah Symphony at the Deer Valley® Music Festival. Leading Broadway music director and conductor Andy Einhorn will lead the orchestra at this performance. Don’t miss this incredible evening featuring one of the major music influencers of our generation. Admission starts at $42 for regular tickets and can be purchased at http://my.usuo.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=18585

 

WHO: Andy Einhorn, conductor
Ben Folds, vocalist
Utah Symphony

 

WHEN: Saturday, July 29 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 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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