Music in the Mountains 2022: film music, patriotic and jazz programs, new locations following evacuations from wildfire

Posted on: July 1, 2022

“For forty years, Music in the Mountains has brought world-class entertainment to Nevada County with an emphasis on classical music and choir,” writes Hollie Grimaldi Flores in Wednesday’s (6/29) Union (Nevada County, CA). “This July, the organization brings … a live soundtrack to … this weekend’s presentation of ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl.’ The orchestra was meant to assemble in front of a giant screen at the Nevada County Fairgrounds … but due to evacuations from the Rice’s Fire, the concert is now being held at the Center for the Arts in downtown Grass Valley…. Players from … orchestras … including the San Francisco Symphony and Opera, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, LA Opera, Washington National Symphony, and the Symphony San Jose come in to make the festival orchestra [led by Artistic Director Ryan Murray].… Music in the Mountains is gearing up for their traditional 3rd of July, ‘Happy Birthday USA,’ featuring both orchestra and choir…. A flyover … is also planned as part of the evening. Happy Birthday USA was also scheduled for the Nevada County Fairgrounds, but has been relocated to Western Gateway Park in Penn Valley…. Music in the Mountains concludes Summerfest” on July 9.