Bravo! Vail single tickets on sale beginning Monday
VAIL — The public can now purchase tickets for this summer’s Bravo! Vail, which takes place July 1 through Aug. 6. The annual music festival features residencies by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic.
Concerts at the Gerald R Ford Amphitheater start at $29 for lawn seats. Pavilion seats in saver, reserved, premium and premium aisle sections start at $39, $60, $84 and $99 respectively. Lawn tickets for children 12 and younger are $5.
Tickets for the Chamber Music Series start at $29, and Classically Uncorked Series tickets start at $50. Tickets for the live concert recording of NPR’s “From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley” start at $35 and are $10 for children 7 to 12.
Gala tickets start at $300, and Soiree Series tickets start at $200. Soiree tickets are available to active donors at the patron level ($3,000 or above) and will go on sale May 15. Bravo! Vail ticket prices are subject to change; purchase early for the best prices and seating.
Green Passes are popular, non-transferable passes that provide lawn seating admission to all 17 orchestral concerts. Early rates for Green Passes are valid through June 1. Green Pass early bird pricing is $170, increasing to $204 after June 1. Transferable passes may be shared between users and are ideal for businesses. Transferable early bird pricing is $255, increasing to $289 after June 1. Student and teacher passes are also available; call for details.
Purchase tickets at http://www.bravo vail.org or call 877-812-5700.
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra opens the season on July 1 with Music Director Jaap van Zweden leading preeminent violinist Pinchas Zukerman in an all-Beethoven concert. On July 3, van Zweden returns to conduct one of the most iconic choral works ever written: Mozart’s “Requiem.” Jeff Tyzik conducts the popular Patriotic Concert on July 4. July 5 pairs Hollywood silver screen classics with favorites by John Williams.
July 6 features Berlioz’s “Symphonie Fantastique” and Bravo! Vail Artistic Director Anne-Marie McDermott and pianist Alessio Bax performing Poulenc. The residency ends on July 8 with Let’s Dance, coupling professional dancers with orchestral showpieces.
The Philadelphia Orchestra opens on July 10 with pianist Garrick Ohlsson performing Rachmaninoff’s demanding Third Piano Concerto. Pixar in Concert, featuring music and film from Pixar favorites, takes place July 11.
July 12 features Dvorak’s “New World Symphony” and a Pulitzer Prize-winning work by American composer Jennifer Higdon. Stephane Deneve conducts The Musical World of John Williams, featuring violinist James Ehnes, on July 16. On July 17, Shakespeare at the Symphony is a sparkling collection of music inspired by the Bard. Violinist Augustin Hadelich returns July 18.
Audience favorite Bramwell Tovey opens the New York Philharmonic’s residency July 24 by conducting the romantic Enigma Variations, and siblings Joshua and Alisa Weilerstein perform Tchaikovsky’s “Variations on a Rococo Theme” on July 25. Tovey returns July 26 to perform with McDermott.
Alan Gilbert conducts the final three performances. Violinist Midori makes her Bravo! Vail debut July 29, and July 30 features a diverse celebration of American music, including works by Gershwin, Copland, Sousa and Rodgers. The final concert on July 31 includes Mozart’s exuberant “Sinfonia Concertante.”
Bravo! Vail’s Chamber Music Series takes place Tuesday nights in July at the Donovan Pavilion. Music for Two Pianos on July 7 features four pianists performing works by Schumann, Liszt and Glass; David Kim and members of The Philadelphia Orchestra perform Mozart’s lively “Eine kleine Nachtmusik” on July 14. Violinist Augustin Hadelich joins cellist Christopher Costanza and pianist Joyce Yang in an evening of trios on July 21, and New York Philharmonic musicians perform to close the series on July 28.
The Classically Uncorked Series continues at Donovan Pavilion Aug. 4-6. The evenings feature cabaret-style seating, with hors d’oeuvres and wines included.
In a brand new collaboration, Bravo! Vail will host a special live concert recording of acclaimed radio show NPR’s “From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley.” The show is America’s largest national platformi dedicated to celebrating the stories, talents and character of classically-trained young musicians.