July 31 – August 17, 2017
FREE Orchestra and Chamber Concerts
The 33rd season celebrates 10 years of performances in the Sun Valley Pavilion. Season highlights include the world premiere of Time for Three’s Songs of Joy, lyrical-virtuoso James Ehnes playing the Elgar Violin Concerto, a dozen of the greatest trumpet players in North America on the same stage in our “BrassTacular” program, “Family Concert: Sun, Moon and Stars” and a performance of the fiery Verdi Requiem.
Share Your Creative Spark
Find out what inspires this year’s performers, see behind-the-scenes content from the season and share your #creativespark. One #creativespark participant will win an original Will Caldwell painting, “Color After Fire,” at the end of the Symphony Season.
Welcome Sameer Patel
Get to Know the New Associate Conductor
It’s an honor to announce the appointment of Sameer Patel, the exciting young Associate Conductor for the San Diego Symphony, as the new Associate Conductor of the Sun Valley Summer Symphony.
Thirty-minute Lawn Chats begin 45 minutes prior to each Orchestra Festival concert.
Located at the north end of the lawn next to the Paver Bar, these chats offer a brief, insightful, entertaining introduction to the concert with easy access to your seats just in time for the downbeat.
Don’t want to leave your seat in the Pavilion? Need to stay with friends and family on the lawn? Or, do you want to watch the riveting insight from past concerts? Watch Lawn Chats on your mobile device.
Watch Lawn Chats Live