Bravo! Vail Valley Festival Announces 2006 Season

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Colorado's Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival will include performances by pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, and conductor Marin Alsop this year.

The 19-year-old festival runs June 28-August 3. It features residencies by the Rochester Philharmonic, Dallas Symphony, and New York Philharmonic.

The Rochester Philharmonic opens the festival on June 28 with a program of Verdi, Mozart, and Dvoršk. Christopher Seaman conducts; Jon Nakamatsu is the piano soloist. The orchestra's six pops and classical concerts include an all-Mozart program featuring the composer's Requiem.

Outgoing music director Andrew Litton leads two of the Dallas Symphony's seven concerts, which run July 7-15; Salerno-Sonnenberg joins Litton and the DSO for the Mendelssohn concerto on July 9. Alsop leads the New York Philharmonic's gala opening-night performance on July 21 and returns to lead programs featuring violinist Leila Josefowicz and Thibaudet, respectively, on July 22 and 23.

Other highlights include the premiere of a new wind quintet commissioned from the festival's composer in residence, Kenji Bunch.

Visit www.vailmusicfestival.org for more information.


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