Deer Valley Music Festival

2015 Festival

Patriotic Pops with Bravo Broadway

Saturday July 4 | 7:30 PM | Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Jerry Steichen, conductor
Beth Southard, vocalist
Gary Mauer, vocalist
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Pack a picnic and join us for a patriotic celebration featuring Broadway stars Gary Mauer and Elizabeth Southard performing all your red, white, and blue favorites.

Mozart & Mendelssohn

Wednesday July 8 | 8:00 PM | St. Mary's Church

Rei Hotoda, conductor / piano
Utah Symphony Orchestra
The serenity of Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 12, performed by new Associate Conductor Rei Hotoda, is contrasted by the solemn brooding in Mendelssohn’s “Scottish” Symphony.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy with the Utah Symphony

Friday July 10 | 7:30 PM | Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Jerry Steichen, conductor
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, guest artist
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Multi-platinum, high-voltage Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will have you swinging in the aisles with their irresistible fusion of classic American sounds from jazz, swing, Dixieland and big-band music.

Smokey Robinson with the Utah Symphony

Saturday July 11 | 7:30 PM | Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Jerry Steichen, conductor
Smokey Robinson, guest artist
Utah Symphony Orchestra

With his satin voice and effortless song style, Smokey Robinson is one of the most beloved and influential singers in the history of pop music. Enjoy Smokey’s signature hits and some musical surprises in this sensational program.

Disney’s Fantasia: Live in Concert with the Utah Symphony

Friday July 17 | 7:30 PM | Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Richard Kaufman, conductor
Utah Symphony Orchestra
Bring the entire family to experience a live performance of one of the crown jewels of feature animation. Includes scenes from Walt Disney's groundbreaking 1940 film Fantasia and Fantasia 2000.

Classical Mystery Tour with the Utah Symphony

Saturday July 18 | 7:30 PM | Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Martin Herman, conductor
Classical Mystery Tour, guest artist
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Experience the legendary music of The Beatles performed live by the Utah Symphony! The musicians from Classical Mystery Tour return to perform music from the Liverpool days, the Sgt. Pepper era, and to the end of The Long and Winding Road.

Muir String Quartet

Wednesday July 22 | 8:00 PM | St. Mary's Church

The Muir String Quartet returns to perform Dvorák’s Cypresses, Joan Tower’s Bassoon Quartet (with Kathleen Reynolds), and Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 14.

Country Legends

Friday July 24 | 7:30 PM | Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Randy Fleischer, conductor
Rachel Potter, vocalist
Patrick Thomas, vocalist
Utah Symphony Orchestra

A foot-stompin’, toe tappin’ tribute to the greatest names in country music, including songs by famed singers and songwriters like Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood, and Faith Hill.  Features the Utah Symphony with recording artists Rachel Potter and Patrick Thomas.

Join us for such country classics as Crazy, Joline, Ring of Fire, On The Road Again, Devil Went Down To Georgia, and many more.

Sinatra Sings Sinatra: A Multimedia Centennial Celebration

Saturday July 25 | 7:30 PM | Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

TBA, conductor
Frank Sinatra, Jr., guest artist
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Join Frank Sinatra Jr. and the Utah Symphony in a unique multimedia concert celebrating 100 years since the birth of the most loved entertainer of all time, Frank Sinatra. Enjoy excerpts from films, rare family photos, and performances of the iconic songs made famous by his legendary father.

Semiosis & Denovo String Quartets

Tuesday July 28 | 8:00 PM | St. Mary's Church

Featuring world premieres by composers Daniel Castellanos and Douglas Friedman.

Bach & Vivaldi

Wednesday July 29 | 8:00 PM | St. Mary's Church

Aisslinn Nosky, violin / director
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Hear two pieces by J.S. Bach, the Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 and Suite No. 1, and Vivaldi’s ever-popular Four Seasons on a special performance led from the first violin / soloist position by Handel and Haydn Society concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky.

1812 Overture!

Friday July 31 | 7:30 PM | Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Vladimir Kulenovic, conductor
Chi Ho Han, piano
Cannoners of the Wasatch
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Experience Tchaikovsky’s explosive music paired with live cannon fire in this annual favorite. Also, hear an emotional performance of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 under the stars.

Ozomatli with the Utah Symphony

Saturday August 1 | 7:30 PM | Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Jerry Steichen, conductor
Ozomatli, guest artist
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Get ready to shake it! Ozomatli’s eclectic collision of salsa, jazz, funk, reggae, Hip Hop, and merengue will be a party on the hill you won’t want to miss.

Mendelssohn, Bruch & Haydn

Wednesday August 5 | 8:00 PM | St. Mary's Church

Vladimir Kulenovic, conductor
Stefan Milenkovich, violin

The rich, seductive melodies of Bruch’s first violin concerto and bold final symphony of Haydn (No. 104) are paired together on a program that begins with Mendelssohn’s overture inspired by Fingal’s Cave in Scotland, The Hebrides.

Hollywood Under the Stars

 

Friday August 7 | 7:30 PM | Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Richard Kaufman, conductor
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Explore the music of Hollywood under night sky as the Utah Symphony performs music from films including Lawrence of Arabia, Forrest Gump, Mary Poppins, Star Trek, Austin Powers, The Natural, and many more.

Kristin Chenoweth with the Utah Symphony

Saturday August 8 | 7:30 PM | Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

TBA, conductor
Kristen Chenoweth, vocalist
Utah Symphony Orchestra

One of the most exciting and explosive talents to come our way, Kristin Chenoweth will bring all her memorable songs and show tunes from Wicked, Glee and more to this concert with the Utah Symphony you won’t want to miss.

Diana Krall with the Utah Symphony

Friday August 14 | 7:30 PM | Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Jerry Steichen, conductor (first half only)
TBA, conductor (second half only)
Diana Krall, guest artist
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Spend an evening Diana Krall and the Utah Symphony as they captivate you with soulful performances of jazz standards, pop classics, and  more, including material from Krall’s latest album, Wallflower.