PARK CITY, Utah (July 26, 2016) – On Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., come enjoy an evening celebration of the musical legacy of George and Ira Gershwin, performed by two-time Emmy, five-time GRAMMY Award nominee and multi-platinum selling artist Michael Feinstein under the direction of Associate Conductor Rei Hotoda at the Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater.  The program will include favorites like “They Can’t Take That Away From Me,” “I Got Rhythm,” “Love is Here to Stay,” and “Someone to Watch Over Me.” Tickets start at $40 for general admission and $15 for youth (ages 8-18), and can be purchased at artsaltlake.org/production/michael-feinstein/

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PARK CITY, Utah (July 19, 2016) – On Saturday August 6th, Utah Symphony Associate Conductor Rei Hotoda will lead the orchestra in an evening of popular movie music by John Williams at the Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater at 7:30 p.m.  The program will include cinematic soundtrack favorites such as the whimsical music of “Harry Potter,” the awe-inspiring score from “Jurassic Park”, and the powerful new suite from “Star Wars: the Force Awakens.” Experience the genius of the world’s best-loved movie composer in this performance filled with fantasy and fun. Tickets start at $37 for general admission and $15 for youth (ages 8-18), and can be purchased at artsaltlake.org/production/the-music-of-john-williams/

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Concert includes World War II forged cannons and award-winning classical performances

PARK CITY, Utah (July 19, 2016) – On Friday August 5th  at 7:30 p.m., experience a night of historical bravado performed by nationally-acclaimed violinist William Hagen and Utah’s very own Cannoneers of the Wasatch and led by accomplished conductor Rei Hotoda. This concert will feature classical masterworks including Shostakovich’s Festive Overture, Khachaturian’s Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia, and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. Tickets start at $15 for youth and $35 for general admission, and can be purchased at http://www.deervalleymusicfestival.org/event/1812-overture/

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PARK CITY, Utah (July 19, 2016) – On Wednesday August 3rd at 8 p.m., renowned conductor and pianist Rei Hotoda will return to the Deer Valley Music Festival alongside the Utah Symphony to perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 9 in the intimate space of St. Mary’s Church in Park City, Utah. This performance of the 2016 Deer Valley Music Festival, which will showcase Ms. Hotoda’s extraordinary ability to conduct the symphony while simultaneously performing on the piano, will feature Mozart’s celebrated Piano Concerto No. 9 “Jeunehomme,” Honegger’s “Pastorale d’ete” (Summer Pastoral), and Poulenc’s “Sinfonietta.” Tickets start at $15 for youth and $35 for general audiences, and can be purchased at https://artsaltlake.org/production/mozarts-piano-concerto-no-9/

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PARK CITY, Utah (July 12, 2016) – On Saturday, July 30, 2016, GRAMMY Award-winning bluegrass band the Steep Canyon Rangers will join the Utah Symphony at the Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater at 7:30 p.m. under the direction of conductor Rei Hotoda.  This concert is sure to entertain with its bluegrass danceable melodies and dynamic harmonies. Tickets start at $37 for general admission and $15 for youth (ages 8-18), and can be purchased at artsaltlake.org/production/steep-canyon-rangers/

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Concert includes animated video excerpts from “Shrek,” “How to Train Your Dragon,” and “Kung Fu Panda”

PARK CITY, Utah (July 12, 2016) – On Friday July 29 at 7:30 p.m., experience the thrilling cinematic music of DreamWorks animation, led by highly sought-after Chinese-American conductor Shih-Hung Young, at the Utah Symphony’s 2016 Deer Valley® Music Festival. Come and listen to the classic soundtracks of great films including “Shrek,” “Madagascar,” “Kung Fu Panda,” “How to Train Your Dragon” and more. This concert will feature 20+ years of visually stunning footage projected in HD onto the big screen alongside iconic music scores by Hans Zimmer, John Powell, Alexandre Desplat, Alan Silvestri, and Danny Elfman. Tickets start at $15 for youth and $37 for general admission, and can be purchased at https://artsaltlake.org/production/dreamworks-animation/

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Mid-week chamber series features selections from Haydn’s “Oxford” Symphony, Mozart, and Handel

PARK CITY, Utah (July 12, 2016) – On Wednesday July 27 at 8 p.m., three great modern classical musicians will appear with the Utah Symphony at St. Mary’s Church in Park City during the 2016 Deer Valley® Music Festival. This program includes Mozart’s Overture to Così fan tutte and Sinfonia concertante, Handel and Halversen’s Passacaglia, and Haydn’s Symphony No. 92 “Oxford.” Tickets start at $35 for general admission and $15 for youth, and are available for purchase at artsaltlake.org/production/haydn-symphony-no-92/

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PARK CITY, Utah (July 6, 2016) – On Saturday, July 23, vocalist Tony Vincent will join the Utah Symphony at the Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater at 7:30 p.m. under the direction of guest conductor Martin Herman. This symphonic musical odyssey will explore the incredible range of David Bowie’s music including the hits “Space Oddity,” “Changes,” “Under Pressure,” “Heroes,” “Rebel Rebel,” “Fame,” “China Girl,” and more. Tickets start at $37 for general admission and $15 for youth (ages 8-18), and can be purchased at artsaltlake.org/production/music-of-david-bowie/

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PARK CITY, Utah (July 6, 2016) – On Friday July 22 at 7:30 p.m., experience a night of classic American musical theatre with a Rodgers & Hammerstein Celebration & Sing-along at Utah Symphony’s 2016 Deer Valley Music Festival. This event will feature guest conductor Jerry Steichen and renowned Broadway vocalists Christiane Noll, William Michals, and John Cudia, and will include hits from The Sound of Music, Oklahoma, Showboat, and many more. Sing-along selections will include songs such as “Edelweiss,” “Climb Every Mountain,” “Shall We Dance,” and “Oh What A Beautiful Morning.” Tickets start at $37 for general admission and $15 for youth (ages 8-18), and can be purchased at https://artsaltlake.org/production/rodgers-hammerstein/

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PARK CITY, Utah (July 6, 2016) – On Wednesday, July 20 at 8 p.m., nationally-acclaimed violinist Robert McDuffie, under the baton of Utah Symphony Associate Conductor Rei Hotoda, will perform with the Utah Symphony as part of the Deer Valley® Music Festival’s five-part midweek chamber concert series at St. Mary’s Church in Park City. This program features performances of Mussorgsky’s “Dawn on the Moscow River” from Khovantchina, Tchaikovsky’s Suite No.4 “Mozartiana,” and Philip Glass’ Violin Concerto No. 2 “The American Four Seasons.” Tickets start at  $46 for general audiences and $15 for youth (ages 8-18), and can be purchased at artsaltlake.org/production/mcduffie-plays-american-four/

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