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July 02, 2013
TCHAIKOVSKY'S SOUVENIR DE FLORENCE
Tuesday, July 2, 1:00 pm - Vail Interfaith Chapel
Alexander Kerr, violin
Nathan Olson, violin
Ann-Marie Hudson Brink, viola
Christine Hwang, viola
Theodore Harvey, cello
Jeff Hood, cello
TCHAIKOVSKY: Souvenir de Florence, Op. 70
Tchaikovsky spent the winter of 1877 in Florence to recover from the disastrous marriage he had undertaken earlier that year. "I have found here all I need for satisfactory work," he wrote to his brother Modest, and then composed the lovely string sextet Souvinir de Florence as a musical souvenir of his stay.
Tuesday, July 2, 5:00 pm - The Chapel at Beaver Creek
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano
HAYDN: Sonata in G major Hob.XVI: 40
HAYDN: Sonata in C minor Hob.XVI: 20
HAYDN: Sonata in F major Hob.XVI: 23
HAYDN: Sonata in E-flat major Hob.XVI: 52
Artistic Director Anne-Marie McDermott offers a program entirely of charming sonatas by Austrian composer Franz Joseph Haydn, whose highly original style influenced the likes of his younger contemporaries Mozart and Beethoven. Said Vivien Schweitzer of The New York Times about McDermott’s performance of these works, her “characterful playing was notable for its clean articulation, singing lines and eloquent phrasing.”
AN EVENING WITH PAQUITO D'RIVERA
Tuesday, July 2, 6:00 pm - Grojean Residence, Beaver Creek
Paquito D’Rivera, saxophone and clarinet
Alexander Brown, piano
Jazz legend Paquito D'Rivera shares the stage with his musical partner, pianist Alex Brown, in this rare, intimate gathering. Born in Cuba, the 11-time Grammy Award-winner has earned acclaim in nearly every musical arena.
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The Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival was incorporated in 1987 as a public 501 (c) 3 Colorado non-profit corporation. Since its founding, the Festival's purpose has been to stimulate and foster public interest and appreciation of the performing arts, especially music; to serve the State of Colorado and the Vail Valley community through the presentation and sponsorship of musical concerts, activities, and events of the highest international standards; to promote and assist the economic base of the Vail Valley through presentation of such concerts; and to enhance the quality of life for residents and visitors alike to the Valley.