Utah Symphony | Utah Opera’s Deer Valley Music Festival has received a $50,000 challenge grant from Montage Deer Valley, a year-round community in Park City, Utah, slated to open in December 2010. The grant will match any new gift to the festival or any increase in a donor’s gift from the previous season, up to $50,000. The grant period began March 30 and ends on August 31, 2010. The six-year-old Deer Valley Music Festival presents pops, classical, and chamber-music performances in Park City, Utah; this summer’s festival takes place from July 17 through August 14. Featured works for 2010 include Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1, Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, and Mendelssohn’s “Scottish” Symphony. Among performers scheduled to perform at the festival are Imani Winds, SO Percussion, and the Muir String Quartet; pops performers include singer-songwriter Ben Folds and country artist Randy Travis, who will also perform with the Utah Symphony and with his band, New Deal Swing.
Posted April 7, 2010