The Beethoven Festival is a project of the Park City Chamber Music Society. The Festival is an added component of the Park City Music Festival, Utah’s longest-running classical music festival. The Park City Music Festival was founded in 1984 (originally called the Deer Valley Chamber Music Festival) and is now going into it 40th Season.
The Festival brings outstanding professional classical soloists together to perform chamber music for intimate audiences in spectacular settings. Much like enjoying world-class concerts in your own living room, the Festival specializes in presenting concerts of the highest caliber in casual, relaxing settings.
Gallivan Plaza provides free live entertainment every weekday at Noon. Get out into the sunshine and enjoy your lunch while listening to the sounds of solo acoustic singers, songwriters, and local bands. Musical selections include folk, acoustic, rock, jazz, pop, blues, and all variations in between.
Did you forget to pack a lunch? Don’t worry; visit the new Gallivan Center concessions stand or one of the many take-out delis and restaurants nearby. Also, enjoy Lunch Bunch on Gallivan Ave. every Thursday along with their Thursday Food Trucks.
April 15-16, 2011 – To end the year, the Chamber Singers will delight audiences with their annual Spring Concert including pieces from all different genres and backgrounds.
Westminster’s elite touring choir. Under the direction of Dr. Christopher Quinn, the Chamber Singers perform concerts both on campus and abroad. Past tours include trips to the mid-western United States, Washington D.C., New York, France, Spain, China, and most recently, Ireland.
Directed by Westminster’s Dr. Christopher Quinn, the Chamber Singers will perform a variety of musical selections. Some of the musical pieces include American Folk Songs like How Can I Keep From Singing, arranged by Taylor Davis; Down in the Valley, arranged by Richard Smith and other songs like Agnus Dei by Samuel Barber.
Event Hours: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: General admission is $10.
All concerts will be held in the Vieve Gore Concert Hall in the Emma Eccles Jones Conservatory for Music and Theatre, part of the Jewett Center for the Performing Arts. The facility is home to a wide variety of special events, including concerts, plays, poetry readings, dance performances, lectures, and art exhibitions.
The School of Music at Brigham Young University will welcome Utah’s celebrated NOVA Chamber Music Series in a free concert Tuesday, February. 8, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall.
The performance will start with Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber’s “Annunciation” from the Rosary Sonata No. 1, followed by Bach’s Trio Sonata in C major, BWV 1037. The chamber ensemble will continue with a commissioned work by BYU composition faculty member Steven Ricks and will conclude with Brahms’ Sextet in G major, Op. 36.
The performance is directed by the Utah Symphony principal keyboardist Jason Hardink, who performed as a guest artist at BYU in January. NOVA musicians to play at the concert include Gerald Elias and Hasse Borup, violin; Julie Edwards and Carl Johansen, viola; Walter Haman and Kevin Shumway, cello; and Jason Hardink, harpsichord and organ.
According to its website, NOVA’s 2010–2011 concert season, dubbed “10.11,” focuses on the consummate works of the chamber music repertoire. Their programs explore the national musical identities of both Russia and Italy and will feature masterpieces by Bach, Brahms and Schumann, as well as contemporary pieces by local composers.
The NOVA Chamber Music Series was founded in 1977 by Utah Symphony clarinetist Russell Harlow. In 1986, Utah Symphony violinist Barbara Scowcroft was appointed as the group’s artistic director. During her tenure of 18 seasons, the series continued the innovative programming and artistic growth of the previous decade and in 1999 received the Utah Governor’s Award for the Arts.