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Vail Cascade to host the New York Philharmonic Orchestra

Daily Staff Report

Lorin Maazel conducting the New York Philharmonic in encores at Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Vilar Pavilion, Vail Colorado, 8:10pm, July 22, 2005. Photo by Chris Lee

VAIL – The Vail Cascade Resort and Spa and the Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival’s have partnered to bring the New York Philharmonic to the Vail Valley for the next three years. The hotel will be the new home of the philharmonic while in residence at the Bravo! Festival. “The Bravo! Festival is grateful for the support of Vail Cascade and is looking forward to this new partnership. The musicians of the philharmonic will enjoy the comfort and amenities of the resort and will be pleased to be located in the town of Vail and close to the performance venue,” said Bravo! Board of Trustees Chairperson Kathleen Eck.

“We are honored to play host to such an esteemed group of musicians,” said Doug Brooks, general manager at Vail Cascade Resort and Spa. “We look forward to their return to Vail and to their arrival at the Vail Cascade next summer. Our July guests are in for a very special treat.”Vail Cascade Resort and Spa offers 292 guestrooms, 65 condominiums and 11 private residences, all including the amenities of a world-class resort.

The Antlers at Vail and the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort and Spa have been and continue to be partners with Bravo! and the New York Philharmonic with the Antlers playing host to 45 philharmonic musicians and the Marriott also hosting several orchestra members. The Antlers has been a supporter of the Bravo! Festival for the last 19 years. The Park Hyatt Beaver Creek was also a partner of the festival and the philharmonic for the first three years of the philharmonic’s residency. The festival houses more than 500 musicians and guests throughout the summer and the support of the local lodging community is integral to the success of Bravo!, said Liana Carlson, Bravo! marketing director. For information on supporting the housing efforts of the Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival, contact Susan O’Connor at 827-4306.

For additional Bravo! program details, visit http://www.vailmusicfestival.org.Vail, Colorado