The festival continues on Friday, July 14, 2017, when conductor John Morris Russell leads the Utah Symphony with Gershwin’s Greatest Hits featuring “Rhapsody in Blue” performed by guest pianist Kevin Cole. Also on the program are other time-honored Gershwin classics including “I Got Rhythm” Variations, “An American in Paris,” and “Symphonic Picture” from “Porgy and Bess.”
The Deer Valley® Music Festival (DVMF) is Utah Symphony | Utah Opera’s (USUO) summer home in the mountain resort town of Park City, Utah. The 2017 festival marks the 14th season of providing chamber music, classical, and pops offerings in several venues: the Deer Valley Resort Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater, St. Mary’s Church, and salon events in private homes in the Park City area. The goal of the Deer Valley® Music Festival is to be renowned for consistently delivering a high quality and musically diverse experience in casual settings of unparalleled natural beauty.
John Morris Russell, conductor
Kevin Cole, guest artist