Thursday, February 21, 2013
Vail Bravo Vail announces its 26th season, taking place during six weeks from June 28 to Aug. 3 under the artistic leadership of pianist and Artistic Director Anne-Marie McDermott.
The 26th season also marks the first season of new Executive Director James W. Palermo, who assumed the role in September.
The only festival in North America to host three of the world's finest orchestras in a single season, Bravo Vail 2013 features summer residencies by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic. Artists include pianists Garrick Ohlsson and Jean-Yves Thibaudet, baritone Matthias Goerne, cellist Alisa Weilerstein, Cuban jazz legend Paquito D'Rivera, and violinists Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and Gil Shaham.
On June 29, guest conductor Bob Bernhardt leads the Dallas Symphony in a tribute to America's great movie composers in Music at the Movies: A Tribute to John Williams & Arthur Fiedler, centering on Williams's most famous scores.
DSO Music Director Jaap van Zweden returns on June 30 with Dvorak's New World Symphony. Garrick Ohlsson also performs Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2.
Read the full story at the Vail Daily's website.