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Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival - Week One in Review

July 08, 2013

Vail backdrop

The Orchestra’s first week in breathtaking Vail, Colo., featured big-name stars, high-flying acrobatics, and of course the beautiful sounds of the Fabulous Philadelphians.

 

Guerrero rehearsal Vail 

7/5/13, Vail: Guest conductor Giancarlo Guerrero led the Orchestra in its first rehearsal of the Vail residency.

 

Orch Vail concert 

7/5/13, Vail: The Orchestra looks dapper in white! Guest conductor Giancarlo Guerrero conducted the Orchestra in its opening performance at Vail.

 

Paquito and Harold Robinson 

7/5/13, Vail: Eleven-time Grammy award-winner Paquito D’Rivera joined the Orchestra for Opening Night at Vail. Accompanying him on stage was Principal Bass Harold Robinson and Principal Percussion Chris Deviney.

 

Paquito and Ricardo Morales 

7/5/13, Vail: Principal Clarinet Ricardo Morales joined Paquito D’Rivera as soloist for the Orchestra’s opening concert, “Latin Jazz Night with Paquito D’Rivera.”

 

Cirque1 

7/6/13, Vail: Associate Conductor Cristian Măcelaru led the Orchestra in rehearsal for “Cirque de la Symphonie.”

 

crowd 

7/6/13, Vail: A sold-out crowd was wowed by the Orchestra’s second concert at Vail.

 

cirque2 

7/6/13, Vail: This member of Cirque de la Symphonie amazed us with his high-flying acrobatics!

 

cirque3 

7/6/13, Vail: The Orchestra and Cirque de la Symphonie provided concertgoers with an amazing night in Colorado.

 

booth 

7/7/13, Vail: Violinist Davyd Booth took over on piano for this rehearsal at Vail.

 

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7/7/13, Vail: Guest conductor Giancarlo Guerrero and the Orchestra rehearsed for the third concert of the residency, “Nadja and Appalachian Spring.”

 

nss 

7/7/13, Vail: Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg took the stage in rehearsal. She performed Saint-Saëns’s “Havanaise” and Ravel’s “Tzigane.”