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Tuesday, July 3, 2012

NEWS: Deer Valley Music Festival presents annual Broadway, 1812 Overture performances


Media Contact:
Hilarie Ashton | Public Relations Manager
hashton@usuo.org | (801)869-9027
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Deer Valley® Music Festival presents ANNUAL BROADWAY, 1812 overture PERFORMANCEs

PARK CITY, UTAH – The 2012 Deer Valley® Music Festival will celebrate its third week of Park City concerts featuring the anticipated “1812 Overture” with traditional finale cannon-fire, as well as a program of Broadway rock tunes.

The Utah Symphony will perform a lineup of classical favorites with Children’s Dance Theater and Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” with live cannons from The Cannoneers of the Wasatch Friday, July 27 at 7:30 p.m., an annual Festival tradition led this year by Vladimir Kulenovic for the first time as Associate Conductor.

Then, Utah Symphony Principal Pops Conductor Jerry Steichen will lead the Utah Symphony and guest Broadway stars in performances of modern hits that rocked the Great White Way Saturday, July 28 at 7:30 p.m., with showtunes from RentMamma Mia, Phantom of the Opera, Dreamgirls and The Lion King.

Both Friday and Saturday performances will be held at the Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater (2250 Deer Valley Drive South).

Preceding these weekend events, the Festival’s Chamber Orchestra Series will continue at St. Mary’s Church (1505 White Pine Canyon Road) with a night of symphonic music written solely by French composers in “The French Connection,” Wednesday, July 25 at 8 p.m., featuring Utah Symphony Associate Conductor Vladimir Kulenovic and select members of the Utah Symphony.

Tickets for Deer Valley® Music Festival events can be purchased by phone at (801) 533-NOTE (6683), in person at the Abravanel Hall ticket office, or online by visiting www.utahsymphony.org/tickets. Discounted general admission tickets are available for students with a valid student ID for many performances. Tickets are also available at Deer Valley® Signature stores (please call (435) 649-1000 for store hours). Ticket prices will increase by $5 when purchased on day of performance.

TICKET PRICE BREAKDOWN BY PERFORMANCE:
            The French Connection
Wednesday, July 25:
$25 general admission tickets, $10 for students
            1812 Overture
Friday, July 27:
$27 general admission lawn tickets, $10 for students, $60 for families (max of 2 adults and up to 4 children under the age of 18); $45-$85 reserved seating tickets
            Broadway Rocks!
Saturday, July 28:
$32 general admission lawn tickets, $15 for students, $90 for families (max of 2 adults and up to 4 children under the age of 18); $60-$85 reserved seating tickets


Maximum chair height at the venue is nine inches from the ground. Please call the USUO ticket office in advance for limited wheelchair or other accessible seating: (801) 533-NOTE (6683). Gates will open to all ticket holders approximately two hours before the performance begins. Patrons must be present to save a spot in line, and unattended items will be removed from their locations. Valid picture ID is required to pick up tickets at will call. No ticket reprinting is available for general admission seating. Outside food and drinks are allowed at the venue, and there are a variety of concession services at the venue offered by Deer Valley Resort.

Press photos available by logging in at: http://www.deervalleymusicfestival.org/press-room/itemlist/category/13-media-kit#content (username: usuoimages, password: summerfun).


PROGRAM INFORMATION:

The French Connection
July 25, 2012 (Wednesday) | 8 PM
St. Mary’s Church
Vladimir Kulenovic, Conductor

Gabriel-Urbain Fauré      Pavane, Opus 50
Charles Gounod Symphony No. 1 in D major
I. Allegro molto
II. Allegretto moderato
III. Scherzo: Non troppo presto
IV. Finale: Adagio - Allegro vivace

INTERMISSION
  
Maurice Ravel                Suite of Five Pieces from Ma Mère l'Oye [Mother Goose]
I.  Pavane of the Sleeping Beauty
II.  Tom Thumb
III.  Laideronette, Empress of the Pagodas
VI.  Conversations of Beauty and the Beast
V.  The Enchanted Garden
Claude Debussy            "Clair de Lune"  from Suite Bergamasque
Maurice Ravel                Le Tombeau de Couperin
I.  Prélude
II.  Forlane
III.  Menuet
IV.  Rigaudon

1812 Overture!
July 27, 2012 (Friday) | 7:30 PM
Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater
Vladimir Kulenovic, Conductor
Children's Dance Theatre
Bruce Adolphe, Poet
Paula Fowler, Narrator

Franz Joseph Haydn
Symphony No. 83 in G minor, "La Poule"
I.  Allegro spiritoso
Modest Mussorgsky
Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks from Pictures at an Exhibition
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
"Flight of the Bumblebee" from The Tale of Tsar Saltan, Op. 57
Igor Stravinsky
Suite from The Firebird (1919 revision)
I. Introduction and Dance of the Firebird
III. Infernal Dance of King Kastchei
Leroy Anderson
The Waltzing Cat
Gioachino Rossini
Allegro Vivace from Overture to William Tell
Camille Saint-Saëns
Le Carnival des animaux
Introduction and Royal March of the Lion
Hens and Roosters
Turtles
Elephants
Kangaroos
Aquarium
Birds
Pianists
Fossils
Swans
Finale
Children's Dance Theatre
Paula Fowler, Narrator

INTERMISSION


John Williams
Olympic Fanfare and Theme (1984 Los Angeles Olympics)
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Polonaise from Eugene Onegin
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Cappriccio Espagnol, Opus 34
III.  Alborada
IV.  Scena e canto gitano
V.  Fandango asturiano
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
"1812”, Ouverture Solonnelle, Opus 49

Broadway Rocks!
July 28, 2012 (Saturday) | 7:30 PM
Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater
Jerry Steichen, Conductor
Morgan James, Soprano
LaKisha Jones, Mezzo Soprano
Doug LaBrecque, Tenor
Rob Evan, Baritone
 Various                                                            Broadway Rocks Overture                                                          
Queen                                                   We Will Rock You
Charlie Smalls                                       “Everybody Rejoice” from The Wiz                      
Peter Townshend                                   “Pinball Wizard” from Tommy                 
Alex North                                             “Unchained Melody” from Ghost             
Steven Schwartz                                    “The Wizard and I” from Wicked 
Elton John                                             “Circle of Life” from The Lion King                       
John Fogerty                                         “Proud Mary”                                                                
Various                                                 “Lascia ch’io pianga”-“Open Arms”-“Joanna”                     
Jonathan Larson                                    “Seasons of Love” from Rent                  
Styx                                                     “Come Sail Away”                                                         

INTERMISSION

Queen                                                   “Bohemian Rhapsody”                                                   
Paul Simon                                           “Bridge Over Troubled Water”                                         
Dolly Parton                                          “I Will Always Love You”            
Andersson/Ulvaeus                                “Mamma Mia” Medley from Mamma Mia
The Beatles                                           “Hey Jude”
                                                            “Twist and Shout”                      
Henry Krieger                                        “And I Am Tellin’ You” from Dreamgirls
Andrew Lloyd Webber                            “Phantom of the Opera”
“Music of the Night” from Phantom of the Opera


ABOUT THE DEER VALLEY® MUSIC FESTIVAL:
The Deer Valley® Music Festival is the summer home of Utah Symphony | Utah Opera. The 2012 Festival will celebrate its ninth season this summer providing chamber, classical, and pops performances in multiple venues: the Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater, St. Mary's Church, Temple Har Shalom, and salons in private homes in the Park City area. The goal of DVMF is to consistently deliver high-quality and musically diverse experiences that engage, educate, and enrich lives in casual settings of unparalleled natural beauty. For more information, please visit www.deervalleymusicfestival.org.

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