Music Mountain Presents Ted Nash Quartet

Music Mountain Presents Ted Nash Quartet

Music Mountain, America's longest running summer chamber music festival, is off to a roaring start as it continues its extraordinary 89th season! The favorite Twilight Series begins on Saturday, June 16th (6:30pm) with a VIP Opening Night featuring the two-time Grammy Award Winner, Ted Nash Quartet playing the rich and colorful sounds of jazz! Concerts are scheduled through September 23.

Ted Nash has become one of the most significant jazz composers of the 21st century. His recordings have received wide critical acclaim, appearing on the "best-of" lists. Nash is also a long-standing member of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, with Wynton Marsalis.

To open the Twilight Concert Series the brilliant and innovative saxophonist, flutist and composer Ted Nash is joined by pianist Gary Versace, bassist Martin Wind, and drummer Matt Wilson. Individually and collectively, this group is intensely creative and highly experienced. "Here's a musician who will attract the new fans of jazz, while knocking the ears off those who've been listening to jazz all their lives." - (

Celebrate the Twilight Series Opening Night in style! The Ted Nash VIP Event Pass includes Green Room Meet & Greet with the artists (5:30pm), prior to the concert; an autographed copy of Ted Nash's latest album (CD & vinyl); a bottle of wine from Mr. Nash's own Two Notes label; plus priority seating at the concert. VIP Tickets: $75.

Music Mountain is located in Falls Village, Connecticut on Music Mountain Road, where a short scenic drive will bring you to Gordon Hall atop Music Mountain. Free parking and picnic facilities are available. Music Mountain is supported, in part, by the Connecticut Commission On Culture & Tourism and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The Shanghai String Quartet continues the Beethoven Quartet Cycle on Sunday, June 24; Sunday, July 1; and Sunday, July 8. Concerts begin at 3PM.

The Saturday Evening Twilight Series continues with The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players (June 23); Michael Berkeley: No Tune Like a Show Tune (June 30); and Jive By Five (July 7).

Specially Priced Packages include: the Music Mountain Gold Pass, including admission to all concerts and receptions with the artists, priority reserved seating and one $20 guest ticket available for any regularly priced concert, for $780 individual and $1,500 pair, transferable; and Ted Nash VIP Event Pass on Sunday, June 16, Music Mountain's Jazz Series Opening Night, including Green Room Meet & Greet with the artists at 5:30 pm; autographed copy of artist's latest album (CD and vinyl); bottle of wine of artist's own Two Notes label; and priority seating at the concert, $75, individual, transferable.

Specially Priced Concerts include: Labor Day Benefit Concert & Reception on Sunday, September 2. All tickets $75. Special Concert & Wine Reception to Celebrate the Completion of the Beethoven Quartet Cycle on Sunday, September 9. All tickets: $60.

Regularly scheduled Chamber Music Concerts are $35. Twilight Series Concerts are $30. Concert & Dinner Passes are available for all Twilight Series Concerts for $70, including Pre-Concert Dinner (5pm) at The Falls Village Inn, a Litchfield County landmark - Classic American comfort fare, seasonal - and 6:30pm Twilight Concert at Music Mountain. Dinner reservations must be made no later than the Friday prior to concert date by calling the Music Mountain box office at 860-824-7126.

Children ages 5-18 are admitted FREE to ALL CONCERTS when accompanied by a ticket holder. Saturday evening Twilight Concerts are at 6:30 pm. Sunday afternoon Chamber Music concerts are at 3 pm.Discounts apply through participating organizations. For a complete summer schedule, special ticket prices, and to download a ticket order form visit or call (860) 824-7126.

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