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BBC Music: August Live Choice – Grand Teton Music Festival

BBC Music: August Live Choice – Grand Teton Music Festival

Russian pianist Denis Kozhukhin joins the Festival Orchestra and conductor Donald Runnicles for Shostakovich ‘s buoyant Second Piano Concerto. Anna Clyne’s This Midnight Hour, Britten’s Young Person’s Guide, and Debussy’s Preludes, arranged for orchestra, complete the eclectic programme.

Classical Post: Grand Teton Music Festival Celebrates Nature In 58th Season

Classical Post: Grand Teton Music Festival Celebrates Nature In 58th Season

The majestic foothills of the Teton Mountain Range promise a sublime, serene backdrop for the Grand Teton Music Festival’s 58th season, July 3 to August 17. Offering inspiration, rejuvenation, and wonderment for all, the Festival honors the natural environment it calls home and those composers and works that draw inspiration from nature. The Festival’s 2019 lineup includes more than 60 events over seven weeks.

Violin Channel: Grand Teton Music Festival Insta Takeover

Violin Channel

The Violin Channel recently caught up with the Grand Teton Music Festival for a behind-the-scenes Instagram takeover – direct from Jackson Hole, Wyoming, United States, with conductor Donald Runnicles, composer Sean Shepherd and cellist Johannes Moser.

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Violinist: Interview with Cellist Johannes Moser: Shostakovich at the Grand Teton Festival

Violinist: Interview with Cellist Johannes Moser: Shostakovich at the Grand Teton Festival

German-Canadian cellist Johannes Moser, who studied with the renowned cello teacher David Geringas, was a top prize winner at the 2002 Tchaikovsky Competition and has been involved in commissioning numerous new works for cello, will play this week at the Grand Teton Music Festival, in both a chamber concert Thursday and this weekend as soloist for Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No. 1.

The New York Times: Grand Teton Music Festival Named One of Top 15 Classical Music Festivals

The New York Times: Grand Teton Music Festival Named One of Top 15 Classical Music Festivals

Donald Runnicles is the music director in this picturesque town opposite Jackson Hole, which is just south of Grand Teton National Park and an hour’s drive from Yellowstone. With an orchestra whose players are drawn from major symphonies across the country, Mr. Runnicles conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 3, Bernstein’s “West Side Story” and much else. Visiting soloists include Daniil Trifonov, Leila Josefowicz and Kirill Gerstein.

Strings: The Majestic Sights & Musical Moments at the Grand Teton Music Festival

Strings: The Majestic Sights & Musical Moments at the Grand Teton Music Festival

Writing about my experiences over the years at the Grand Teton Music Festival is a daunting prospect. How to describe the magic of a place where the physical beauty is beyond description, and where the quality of the music making defies rational explanation?

1843 Magazine: Music in the Mountains

1843 Magazine: Music in the Mountains

At the foot of the Grand Teton mountain range, you’ll hear the wind whispering through the pine trees, trumpeter swans tooting their horns, moose shuffling through the forest – and, for seven weeks this summer, the strains of Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart and Rachmaninov.