Steve Martin, Mandy Patinkin, Indigo Girls and More Set for 2013 Deer Valley Music Festival, 6/29-8/10

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Utah Symphony | Utah Opera Vice President of Symphony Artistic Planning Toby Tolokan yesterday announced the concert lineup for the organization's Tenth Anniversary Deer Valley Music Festival, featuring Utah Symphony performances with high-profile artists such as actor and banjo player Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers and vocalist Edie Brickell, screen actor and Broadway star Mandy Patinkin, folk rock music duo Indigo Girls and jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval.

Tolokan announced the summer Festival, which will return to Park City June 29 through August 10, before the opening downbeat of a Park City Winter Series concert by the Utah Symphony and Music Director Thierry Fischer at the Eccles Center last night.

This year, the Deer Valley Music Festival, summer home of Utah Symphony | Utah Opera, will celebrate its tenth official summer of bringing live symphonic performances to the picturesque mountains of Park City, including the best in bluegrass, folk rock, classic rock, show tunes, pop, classical, opera and chamber music.

Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater Programs
The upcoming Festival's main stage highlights include Utah Symphony performances with screen actor and Broadway star Mandy Patinkin of "The Princess Bride," "Evita" and "Homeland" fame, renowned jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval, folk rock music duo Indigo Girls and Grammy-winning bluegrass band Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers featuring vocalist Edie Brickell, all appearing at the Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater.

Other Festival performances at the amphitheater include a program of diva show tunes showstoppers featuring lead performers and music from the hit musical "Wicked," a concert celebrating 50 years of 007 with memorable tunes from the James Bond franchise films and Tony Award-winner Debbie Gravitte, and special concert tributes to John Denver and the Rolling Stones.

Those who have enjoyed the Deer Valley Music Festival's traditions will appreciate the season-opener and annual outdoor favorite, "1812 Overture," complete with a cannon fire finale from the Cannoneers of the Wasatch. Also returning to the Festival is another evening of opera hits in the open air with Utah Opera and an instrument petting zoo on the plaza prior to the John Denver tribute concert July 6, at which audience members can test play various musical instruments provided by Summerhays Music.

Chamber Programs
Three chamber orchestra concerts at St. Mary's Church will feature Utah Symphony performances of the Schubert Symphony No. 5 conducted by Keith Lockhart, Mozart's "Prague" Symphony and a program featuring Beethoven's Symphony No. 1 and Utah Symphony Principal Cello, Ryan Selberg, on Dohnányi's "Concert Piece for Cello."

Three Chamber Ensemble performances will feature an evening of string chamber music with The Muir Quartet, the Festival's resident string quartet; a program of varied solo and chamber works by Utah Symphony musicians including Jason Hardink (piano), Mercedes Smith (flute), Matt Johnson (cello), Ralph Matson (violin) and Jerry Steichen (piano); and a program with the Skyros String Quartet and Battery String Quartet performing world-premiere works by Utah composers Haruhito-Jace Miyagi and Devin Maxwell as part of the Festival's Emerging Quartets and Composers program.

Discounted Design-A-Series packages and group tickets for all Deer Valley Music Festival concerts are on sale now, and can be purchased at the Abravanel Hall Ticket Office by calling (801) 533-NOTE (6683). A single-ticket local sale for Summit County residents will take place on Saturday, March 23 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Park City Visitors Center. Single tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, March 25. At that time, ticket-buyers can also purchase online at deervalleymusicfestival.org and through ArtTix outlets by calling (801) 355-ARTS (2787). Youth discounts will be available for select performances. Ticket prices will increase $5 when purchased the day of the performance.

VIP packages for both Friday and Saturday performances will continue at this year's Festival and include VIP parking, pre-concert gourmet dinner at the resort, premium reserved seating and access to the intermission reception. VIP package pricing includes a charitable contribution built into the various package options. Salon Events will also continue, featuring intimate performances in luxurious private residences by Festival artists. Cost will be $125 per person. For more information regarding VIP packages and our Salon Events schedule, call (801) 869-9010 or email vipevents@usuo.org .

10th Anniversary Gala Celebration
Utah Symphony | Utah Opera will also present a special Tenth Anniversary Gala this season at the Montage Deer Valley, July 5 at 7 p.m. The gala will feature performances by several Festival veteran artists including Broadway star Lisa Vroman, contemporary string trio Time for Three, Utah Symphony Principal Clarinet Tad Calcara and the New Deal Swing band, plus other musicians from the Utah Symphony and Principal Pops Conductor Jerry Steichen. Alternative, blues and psychedelic rock band Blues Traveler will perform at the gala after-party, to which tickets will be sold separately. Information about this special event and the after-party can be found at www.deervalleymusicfestival.org/gala.

Volunteers for the Festival are needed in multiple positions: ushers, ticket takers, backstage, etc. Benefits include a complimentary ticket voucher. Contact Melissa Singleton at volunteers@usuo.org or (801) 869-9067 for more information.

Complete 2013 Deer Valley Music Festival Schedule:

DEER VALLEY PROGRAM
1812 Overture!
June 29 | 7:30 PM Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater
Vladimir Kulenovic, Conductor
The Cannoneers of the Wasatch

SPECIAL EVENT
10th Anniversary Gala Celebration
July 5, 2013 | 5:30 PM Montage Deer Valley
Jerry Steichen, Piano
Lisa Vroman, Soprano
Time for Three
Musicians of the Utah Symphony
Tad Calcara & New Deal Swing
Blues Traveler

DEER VALLEY PROGRAM
Take Me Home - The Music of John Denver featuring Jim Curry with the Utah Symphony
July 6 | 7:30 PM Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater
Jerry Steichen, Conductor
Jim Curry, Vocalist

DEER VALLEY PROGRAM
Bravo Broadway: The Wicked Divas
July 12 | 7:30 PM Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater
Jerry Steichen, Conductor
Nicole Parker, Vocalist

DEER VALLEY PROGRAM
Arturo Sandoval with the Utah Symphony
July 13 | 7:30 PM Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater
Jerry Steichen, Conductor
Arturo Sandoval, Trumpet

CHAMBER
Haydn, Mozart & Schubert
July 17 | 8 PM Saint Mary's Church
Keith Lockhart, Conductor
Simone Porter, Violin

Franz Joseph Haydn
Symphony No. 70 in D major
I. Vivace con brio
II. Andante: Specie d'un canone in contrapunto doppio
III. Menuet: Allegretto
IV. Allegro con brio
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Concerto No. 3 in G major for Violin and Orchestra, K. 216
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Rondo: Allegro
Simone Porter, Violin

INTERMISSION

Franz Schubert
Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, D. 485
I. Allegro
II. Andante con moto
III. Menuetto: Allegro molto
IV. Allegro vivace

DEER VALLEY PROGRAM
Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell with the Utah Symphony
July 19 | 7:30 PM Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater
Keith Lockhart, Conductor
Steve Martin, Banjo
Edie Brickell, Vocals
Steep Canyon Rangers

DEER VALLEY PROGRAM
Indigo Girls with the Utah Symphony
July 20 | 7:30 PM Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater
Keith Lockhart, Conductor
Indigo Girls

CHAMBER ENSEMBLE
Muir String Quartet
July 23 | 8 PM St. Mary's Church
Peter Zazofsky, Violin
Lucia Lin, Violin
Steven Ansell, Viola
Michael Reynolds, Cello

Franz Joseph Haydn
String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op.76 No.4, "Sunrise"
I. Allegro con spirito
II. Adagio
III. Menuetto
IV. Finale
Joan Tower
String Force
Lucia Lin, Violin
Erwin Schulhoff
Five Pieces for String Quartet
I. Viennese Waltz
II. Serenade
III. Czech Folk Music
IV. Tango
V. Tarantella

INTERMISSION

Franz Schubert
String Quartet in D Minor, D.810, "Death and the Maiden"
I. Allegro
II. Andante con moto
III. Scherzo
IV. Presto

CHAMBER ENSEMBLE
July 24 | 8 PM Temple Har Shalom
Ralph Matson, Violin
Matt Johnson, Cello
Mercedes Smith, Flute
Jason Hardink, Piano
Jerry Steichen, Piano

Claude Debussy
Syrinx
Mercedes Smith, Flute
Henri Dutilleux
Sonatine for Flute and Piano
I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Anime
Mercedes Smith, Flute
Jason Hardink, Piano
Claude Debussy
Sonata for Violin and Piano
I. Allegro vivo
II. Intermède (Fantasque et léger)
III. Finale (Très animé)
Ralph Matson, Violin
Jason Hardink, Piano

INTERMISSION

Maurice Ravel
Piano Trio in A Minor
I. Modéré
II. Pantoum (Assez vif)
III. Passacaille (Très large)
IV. Final (Animé)
Ralph Matson, Violin
Matt Johnson, Cello
Jason Hardink, Piano

CHAMBER
Mozart's "Prague" Symphony
July 31 | 8 PM St. Mary's Church
Vladimir Kulenovic, Conductor

Gustav Mahler
Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor
Joan Tower
In Memory (for String Orchestra)
Samuel Barber
Adagio for Strings

INTERMISSION

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No. 38 in D major, K. 504, "Prague"
I. Adagio - Allegro
II. Andante
III. Presto

EMERGING QUARTETS & COMPOSERS
Skyros & Battery String Quartets
August 1 | 8 PM St. Mary's Church
Skyros String Quartet: William Braun, Justin Kurys, James Moat, Sarah Pizzichemi
Battery String Quartet: Breana Bauman, Joanna Grosshans, Arturo Ziraldo, Allegra Montanari

Program includes world-premieres by Utah composers Haruhito-Jace Miyagi and Devin Maxwell.

DEER VALLEY PROGRAM
Bond and Beyond
August 2 | 7:30 PM Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater
Michael Krajewski, Conductor
Debbie Gravitte, Vocalist

John Barry
James Bond Theme

Theme from From Russia With Love

Theme from You Only Live Twice

Theme from Diamonds Are Forever

Theme from The World is Not Enough
James Stephenson
Concerto for Cell Phone
David Arnold
Suite from Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace
Paul Adkins, Adele and Epworth
Skyfall
John Barry
Theme from Goldfinger

INTERMISSION

Steve Sloan, P.F. and Barri
Secret Agent Man
Quincy Jones
Soul Bossa Nova
Stephen Sondheim
"Sooner or Later" from Dick Tracy
Henry Mancini
"Inspector Clouseau Theme" from The Pink Panther

"It Had Better Be Tonight" from The Pink Panther

Theme from The Pink Panther
John Barry
The Best of Bond
Lalo Schifrin
Mission: Impossible Theme

DEER VALLEY PROGRAM
Mandy Patinkin with the Utah Symphony
August 3 | 7:30 PM Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater
Jerry Steichen, Conductor
Mandy Patinkin, Vocalist

CHAMBER
Beethoven Symphony No. 1
August 7 | 8 PM Saint Mary's Church
Vladimir Kulenovic, Conductor
J. Ryan Selberg, Cello

Ludwig Van Beethoven
Overture to Coriolan, Opus 62
Ernö Dohnányi
Konzertstück, Op.12
Ryan Selberg, Cello

INTERMISSION

Ludwig Van Beethoven
Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus, Opus 43

Symphony No. 1 in C major, Opus 21
I. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
II. Andante cantabile con moto
III. Menuetto: Allegro molto e vivace
IV. Finale: Adagio - Allegro molto e vivace

DEER VALLEY PROGRAM
Utah Opera in the Open Air
August 9 | 7:30 PM Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater
Jerry Steichen, Conductor
Celena Shafer, Soprano
Leah Wool, Mezzo-soprano
Chad Shelton, Tenor
Daniel Belcher, Baritone

DEER VALLEY PROGRAM
The Music of the Rolling Stones with the Utah Symphony
August 10 | 7:30 PM Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater
Brent Havens, Conductor
Brody Dolyniuk, Vocalist