10th Music Festival of the Americas at Stowe, VT in August

Posted By: The Ski Channel on July 28, 2011 12:47 pm

SPRUCE PEAK AT STOWE, VT – This summer’s 10th Music Festival of the Americas at Stowe reflects a dedication to the future of young musicians. Not only does it showcase magnificent young artists, but audiences will surely delight in its familiarity. With not one, not two, but THREE evenings of music under the baton of Music Director Alondra de la Parra illuminate the talents of orchestra musicians from a host of countries, with most players being under the age of thirty-five.

Joining the talented orchestra are internationally renowned pianist Jan Lisiecki and violinist Chad Hoopes, both 16 years old. On the final night, Latin pop star Mane de la Parra returns to shake things up with his Mexican band for a night of exuberant salsa that defies complacency.

All three concerts will take place at the intimate Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, August 18, 19 and 20 at 8:00 PM. Tickets are available now at: www.sprucepeakarts.org, by phone (802-760-4634), or in person at the Spruce Peak Box Office Tuesday–Saturday from 12–3 pm and 12pm through intermission on performance days.

Here’s the complete three day schedule:

Thursday, August 18, 8 PM - VIVALDI’S FOUR SEASONS will feature Alondra de la Parra and the orchestra with violinist Chad Hoopes.  The second part of the program will feature SCHUBERT’SSYMPHONY NO.5.

Friday, August 19, 8 PM - MOZART’S CONCERTO NO. 20 IN D MINOR K. 466 and BEETHOVEN’SSYMPHONY NO.3, EROICA with pianist Jan Lisiecki, Alondra de la Parra and the orchestra.

Saturday, August 20, 8 PM - LATIN RHYTHMS. Mane de la Parra & Friends take the stage! 

Music Festival of the Americas, under the baton of music director Alondra de la Parra, the festival brings unsurpassed music to the Green Mountains of Vermont.www.musicfestivaloftheamericas.org