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Bravo! rounds out its 20th anniversary season

Daily Staff ReportVail, CO, Colorado
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Vail On Monday, July 30 at 7 p.m. Bravo! continues its Twentieth Anniversary celebration with another performance in the Casual Classics, Music & Conversation series at the Gypsum Town Hall. Barriers between performers and audiences will be removed at this complimentary performance hosted by Bravo! artistic director, Eugenia Zukerman. The concert will feature a collection of Harp Happenings, featuring one of the worlds foremost harpists, Yolanda Kondonassis, as well as other chamber musicians. The performance will include works by Bernard Andrs, Ernesto Cavallini, Saint-Sans, Salzedo Scarlatti, and Schubert. Bravo’s charming Chamber Music Classics series continues on Tuesday, July 31 at 6 p.m. at the Vilar Center for the Arts in Beaver Creek. Chamber music allows concert goers to experience a more intimate performance with often no more than four musicians on stage. Many find this experience to be personal and enjoy the ability to see musicians perform up close. The concert will offer A Salute to Three Centuries with works from Dvork, Poulenc, Ravel, and John Mackey, Bravos 2004 Composer-in-Residence. At 5 p.m. in the Vilar Center Lower Lobby, Bravo! Artistic Director Eugenia Zukerman and artists Stephen Taylor, Alan R. Kay, Stewart Rose, and Peter Kolkay will provide an intimate perspective to the evening’s composers and repertoire in a Performance Prelude-Pre-concert talk.On Thursday, Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. Bravo! closes its Twentieth Anniversary season with a Grand Baroque Finale, the final concert in the Chamber Music Classics series. The concert will include works by Bach, Handel, Pleyel, Teleman, and Vivaldi. At 5 p.m. in the Vilar Center Lower Lobby, Bravo! Artistic Director Eugenia Zukerman and artists Kathleen McIntosh and Melvin Chen will provide insight to the evening’s composers and repertoire in a Performance Prelude-Pre-concert talk.Premium reserved seats for the New York Philharmonic are $84; regular reserved are $62, and lawn seating is $23. Tickets for our Chamber Music Classics series are $27. The Festival also offers an array of free concerts and activities for the community. For more details visit http://www.vailmusicfestival.org. To purchase tickets, call 877-812-5700.


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