10th Music Festival of the Americas at Stowe, August 18-20

Posted By: The Ski Channel on August 9, 2011 10:49 am

SPRUCE PEAK AT STOWE, VT – This summer’s 10th Music Festival of the Americas at Stowe will showcase magnificent young artists and audiences will surely delight in its familiarity. The three evenings of outstanding music on August 18 – 20  is 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.

Below is the detailed concert events for the three evenings:

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.