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Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival - Week One in Review

July 08, 2013

Vail backdrop

The Orchestra’s first week in breathtaking Vail, Colo., featured big-name stars, high-flying acrobatics, and of course the beautiful sounds of the Fabulous Philadelphians.


Guerrero rehearsal Vail 

7/5/13, Vail: Guest conductor Giancarlo Guerrero led the Orchestra in its first rehearsal of the Vail residency.


Orch Vail concert 

7/5/13, Vail: The Orchestra looks dapper in white! Guest conductor Giancarlo Guerrero conducted the Orchestra in its opening performance at Vail.


Paquito and Harold Robinson 

7/5/13, Vail: Eleven-time Grammy award-winner Paquito D’Rivera joined the Orchestra for Opening Night at Vail. Accompanying him on stage was Principal Bass Harold Robinson and Principal Percussion Chris Deviney.


Paquito and Ricardo Morales 

7/5/13, Vail: Principal Clarinet Ricardo Morales joined Paquito D’Rivera as soloist for the Orchestra’s opening concert, “Latin Jazz Night with Paquito D’Rivera.”



7/6/13, Vail: Associate Conductor Cristian Măcelaru led the Orchestra in rehearsal for “Cirque de la Symphonie.”



7/6/13, Vail: A sold-out crowd was wowed by the Orchestra’s second concert at Vail.



7/6/13, Vail: This member of Cirque de la Symphonie amazed us with his high-flying acrobatics!



7/6/13, Vail: The Orchestra and Cirque de la Symphonie provided concertgoers with an amazing night in Colorado.



7/7/13, Vail: Violinist Davyd Booth took over on piano for this rehearsal at Vail.



7/7/13, Vail: Guest conductor Giancarlo Guerrero and the Orchestra rehearsed for the third concert of the residency, “Nadja and Appalachian Spring.”



7/7/13, Vail: Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg took the stage in rehearsal. She performed Saint-Saëns’s “Havanaise” and Ravel’s “Tzigane.”