Media Relations
Jo Murray


February 22, 2017

Time for Three to Give Free Concert March 1

Time for Three will give a free concert in Ketchum on March 1 as part of the category-shattering trio’s partnership with the Sun Valley Summer Symphony. Members are Nicolas Kendall (from left), Ranaan Meyer and Charles Yang.

February 1, 2017

2017 Season Announcement

The 2017 season will be like no other, featuring premier soloists Lang Lang, James Ehnes, Jamie Barton and Angela Meade. It commemorates 10 years at the Sun Valley Pavilion and closes with a showcase performance of Verdi’s Requiem; which Music Director Alasdair Neale touts as “…a once in a lifetime,” production.

January 25, 2017


The summer of 2017 marks the 20th Anniversary of the Sun Valley Summer Symphony Summer Music Workshops program. To mark this milestone, we are excited to release a rebranding of our summer that articulates the vast diversity of music education offered by the symphony.

December 29, 2016

2017 Upbeat with Alasdair: Alasdair Neale to Discuss ‘The Russian Soul in Music’

Sun Valley Summer Symphony Music Director Alasdair Neale will speak on Tuesday, Jan. 3 on “The Russian Soul in Music: From Tchaikovsky to Shostakovich.” This also will be the theme of the symphony’s “In Focus” Series of concerts July 24-28, 2017.

December 16, 2016

Local High School Music Students Performing at Sun Valley Resort for 80th Birthday Celebration

SUN VALLEY, Idaho — Dec. 12, 2016 – Local high school students will be the entertainment stars at River Run Lodge on Wednesday, Dec. 21, thanks to a special collaboration between the Sun Valley Summer Symphony School of Music and Sun Valley Resort.

November 3, 2016

Cellist Ellen Sanders to Teach in Wood River Valley Full-Time

Ellen Sanders, a cellist with the Sun Valley Summer Symphony for 25 years and Summer Music Workshop faculty member since 1998, is now a full-time teacher in the Wood River Valley.

September 28, 2016

Sun Valley Summer Symphony Receives $16,000 from U.S. Bank

The Sun Valley Summer Symphony has received a combined contribution of $16,000 from U.S. Bank and U.S. Bancorp Foundation.

September 1, 2016

2016 Season Brings Record Crowds to SV Summer Symphony

The 2016 season brought some of the largest crowds and most ambitious performances in history to the 32-year-old Sun Valley Summer Symphony, the largest privately funded admission-free symphony in the United States.

August 11, 2016

SV Summer Symphony Season to Conclude With Mahler’s Symphony No. 3

The Sun Valley Summer Symphony will conclude its 2016 season on Thursday, Aug. 18, with one of one of the largest productions in its 32-year history, Mahler’s Symphony No. 3.

July 24, 2016

SV Summer Symphony to Trace Evolution of Chamber Orchestra Starting July 24

“Great Things, Small Package: The Evolution of the Chamber Orchestra” will be the theme for the Sun Valley Summer Symphony In Focus Series, which runs Sunday, July 24, through Thursday, July 28.

July 6, 2016

Orchestra Festival to Open Aug. 1 with New Production Of Stravinsky’s ‘Firebird’

The Firebird, a newly commissioned production of the classic Stravinsky ballet, will bring dancers and towering puppets to the Sun Valley Summer Symphony to open this year’s Orchestra Festival on Monday, Aug. 1.

April 19, 2016

Sun Valley Summer Symphony Selects New Executive Director

The Sun Valley Summer Symphony has selected Jenny Krueger as its new executive director. She currently is executive director of the Acadiana Symphony & Conservatory of Music in Lafayette, Louisiana.

January 27, 2016

2016 Sun Valley Summer Symphony To Feature Stravinsky’s ‘The Firebird’ with Immense Puppets, Mahler’s Symphony No. 3

The 2016 Sun Valley Summer Symphony will feature a special production of Stravinsky’s “The Firebird” with elaborate 20-foot puppets, Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 with one of the largest orchestras ever to perform here…