Yannick has joined us for our final three concerts at the Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival. Let us take you behind the scenes of a day in Vail that included a trip to a TV station, a rehearsal, and a concert featuring Yannick and guest cellist Alisa Weilerstein.
7/10/13, Vail: Jennifer Montone, principal horn, and James Palermo, executive director of Bravo! Vail, were up early to film a segment for “Good Morning Vail” on TV8. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ooBRbrsQWt8
7/10/13, Vail: Principal Bassoon Daniel Matsukawa warms up for the 10 AM rehearsal.
7/10/13, Vail: Musicians check their phones just as much as the rest of us!
7/10/13, Vail: Fresh off her television interview, Jennifer Montone speaks with Yannick before rehearsal.
7/10/13, Vail: Yannick leads Alisa Weilerstein and the Orchestra in rehearsing Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1.
7/10/13, Vail: It’s time for the concert! On today’s program are the Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 1 and the Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2.
7/10/13, Vail: After intermission, Yannick told the audience that Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 was the first symphony he conducted--at just 21 years old. This performance was also the first time Yannick conducted this symphony with The Philadelphia Orchestra.
7/10/13, Vail: Gazing through the trees, you can see that the Orchestra received a standing ovation!
7/10/13, Vail: Yannick congratulates Alisa Weilerstein after the performance.