DEER VALLEY RESORT, PARK CITY, UTAH (Summer 2014) – Celebrating 11 years of escaping into the music at Deer Valley Resort, Utah Symphony | Utah Opera's Deer Valley® Music Festival announces an acclaimed lineup of summer performances at the resort's renowned Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. "We have had a wonderful and impressive 11 years of concerts with the Utah Symphony and esteemed guest artists," said Carey Cusimano, vice president of development for the Deer Valley® Music Festival. "Visitors return year after year to relish in a wide variety of musical showcases at this unique and idyllic mountainside venue." The 2014 Deer Valley® Music Festival kicks off in a big way with a Fourth of July celebration featuring The Texas Tenors: Let Freedom Sing! Introduced to the nation during America's Got Talent, The Texas Tenors amaze with their breathtaking vocals, humor and cowboy charm. Their unique blend of country, gospel, classical and Broadway add an exciting twist to favorite patriotic songs. The festivities continue strong the next night with one of America's greatest storytellers, Kenny Rogers, joining the Utah Symphony for a heartwarming special performance. Additional featured guests include Mary Chapin Carpenter, Ben Folds, Super Diamond: The Neil Diamond Tribute, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Broadway vocalists singing Disney movie classics.
The festival runs through August 9, with varying performances of classical and pops artists and repertoire at Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater, chamber orchestra and guest chamber performances at Park City's St. Mary's Catholic Church and private salon events in exquisite Park City area homes, where guests will hear and meet artists in intimate settings.
The complete 2014 season lineup at Deer Valley’s Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater includes: July 4 – The Texas Tenors: Let Freedom Sing! With the Utah Symphony
July 5 – Kenny Rogers with the Utah Symphony
July 11 – The Music of John Williams conducted by Jeff Tyzik
July 12 – The Music of U2 with the Utah Symphony
July 18 – 1812 Overture!
July 19 – Mary Chapin Carpenter with the Utah Symphony
August 1 – Disney in Concert: Tale as Old as Time
August 2 – Super Diamond: A Tribute to Neil Diamond with the Utah Symphony
August 8 – Mormon Tabernacle Choir with the Utah Symphony
August 9 – The Ben Folds Orchestral Experience with the Utah Symphony
Chamber music series at St. Mary’s Catholic Church includes:
July 16 – Beethoven’s Egmont Overture
July 23 – Muir String Quartet
July 30 – Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings
July 31 – Emerging Quartets & Composers: Rosco and Friction Quartets
August 6 – Mozart’s Symphony No. 36
Performance times and ticket purchase information are available at deervalleymusicfestival.org. Deer Valley Resort Lodging and Reservations is providing a Summer Concert Package that offers up to a 20 percent savings on deluxe accommodations and tickets to select concerts. And to complement any concert, Deer Valley also features Gourmet Picnic Baskets or Bags filled with delicious epicurean items from Deer Valley's kitchens. All orders must be placed by 5 p.m. the day prior to the concert. For all concerts, guests are welcome to bring picnics, blankets and chairs; dogs are not permitted. For more information on Deer Valley's summer concert series, concert packages and Gourmet Picnic Baskets and Bags, please contact resort Communications Manager Emily Summers at 800-424-DEER (3337), 435-645-6522 or visitdeervalley.com.
The Deer Valley® Music Festival (DVMF) is Utah Symphony | Utah Opera’s (USUO) summer home in the mountain resort town of Park City, Utah. The 2014 festival marks the 11th season of providing chamber music, classical and pops offerings in several venues: the Deer Valley Resort Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater; St. Mary’s Catholic Church; and salon events in private homes in the Park City area. The goal of the Deer Valley® Music Festival is to be renowned for consistently delivering a high quality and musically diverse experience in casual settings of unparalleled natural beauty. For more information, visit deervalleymusicfestival.org.