JUNE 24 - AUGUST 4, 2021


Our 34th Season is on the horizon, and we are gearing up for a vibrant summer of music in the beautiful Vail Valley. We remain flexible and optimistic as the season approaches, and we appreciate your patience as we finalize our programming. 

The 2021 Bravo! Vail Music Festival showcases four phenomenal orchestras over the course of the season: Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and New York Philharmonic.  

As in summers past, chamber music will play a vital role this year, with programs highlighting both old favorites and contemporary works. The return of free concerts throughout the summer will bring no-cost programs to the community in an approachable way. 

Make sure to watch this space for details on ticket sales and our 2021 Season announcement dates. Summer is right around the corner, and we are looking forward to sharing fantastic performances with each of you again soon. 


Please consider a gift to Bravo! Vail today to help ensure the Festival's future. Your investment now will allow us to continue to enrich people’s lives through the power of music for many years to come. 

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2021 Festival Orchestra Concert Dates

Academy of St Martin in the Fields 

In a much-anticipated return, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields brings its fresh, brilliant interpretations of the world's greatest orchestral music. 

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Dallas Symphony Orchestra

This summer the Dallas Symphony Orchestra returns to Bravo! Vail for its 20th summer residency with a rich lineup that includes classical favorites and exciting pops programs. 

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The Philadelphia Orchestra 

The Philadelphia Orchestra returns to Bravo! Vail for its 14th annual residency featuring its distinctive sound, desired for its keen ability to capture the hearts and imaginations of audiences, and admired for a legacy of innovation both on and off the concert stage. 

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New York Philharmonic

The New York Philharmonic returns to Bravo! Vail for its 18th annual summer residency performing with the enthralling brilliance and storied history of America's oldest symphony orchestra.  

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2021 Festival Small Ensembles Concert Dates

Chamber Series

This exquisite array of intimate programs features members of resident orchestras alongside world-renowned guest artists and ensembles performing beloved repertoire from the Classical and Romantic eras. Each concert will be performed without intermission, distilling these musical experiences into a concentrated, exquisite essence. 

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Immersive Experiences 

Influenced by both classical and Eastern European folk traditions, Bartók's six string quartets are among the crowning achievements of twentieth-century chamber music. These masterful works receive insightful performances from the Escher Quartet, joined by Bravo! Vail Artistic Director Anne Marie McDermott.  

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2020 On Demand Chamber Concerts

The Bravo! Vail 2020 Festival season, July 16 - August 6, 2020 offered outdoor concerts in the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, safely and beautifully performed by Festival musicians-in-residence to a limited in-person audience and viewers at home.

Four of the seven concerts are available on demand in cinema-quality live stream recordings.  


2020 Mozart & Brahms

Enjoy the full recording of the live stream from July 16, 2020. 

Mozart & Brahms Chamber Concert
Mozart & Brahms On Demand

2020 Yang & Dover Play Dohnányi

Enjoy the full recording of the live stream from July 23, 2020. 

Yang & Dover Play Dohnányi Chamber Concert
Yang & Dover Play Dohnányi

2020 Schubert, Barber, Mendelssohn

Enjoy the full recording of the live stream from July 30, 2020. 

Schubert, Barber, Mendelssohn Chamber Concert
Schubert, Barber, Mendelssohn

2020 Bronfman & McDermott

Enjoy the full recording of the live stream from August 6, 2020. 

Bronfman & McDermott Chamber Concert
Bronfman & McDermott

2020 On Demand Inside the Music Episodes

During the 2020 Music Festival, the Inside the Music series was adapted for online viewing. The series is a more intimate look into our musicians, their lives, and their perspectives on music making.

Each episode includes an interview with the artist, or artists, and a musical performance, all filmed in Vail, Colorado at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater.  

Scroll down to view each on demand.  Or click here.  


After-School Piano & Violin Program

The 2020/2021 Bravo! Vail After-School Piano and Violin Program continues virtually. 

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2020 / 2021 Program

Bravo! Vail's After-School Piano & Violin Program offers children grades 2 through 12 the opportunity to learn fundamental musical concepts and instrument skills. 

Clases grupales semanales para niños entrando a 2-12 grados donde los alumnos estudian conceptos musicales, aprenden tocar un instrumento y leer partituras. 


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After-School Piano & Violin Program

Support the After-School Programs

Looking for another way to support Bravo! Vail? AmazonSmile, the charitable arm of Amazon, provides two more ways to fulfill the mission of enriching lives through the power of music.

AmazonSmile Wish List - look through the list of items on the Wish List for the After-School Piano & Violin Program, order your selected items, and they will be shipped directly to Bravo! Vail. Donate instruction books, violin strings, keyboards, and more.

Shop at smile.amazon.com whenever you are ordering from Amazon, choose "Bravo Colorado at Vail-Beaver Creek" as your beneficiary, and Amazon will donate 0.5 percent of your eligible purchases to Bravo! Vail.  



Anne-Marie McDermott to Lead Festival through 2023

Bravo! Vail Music Festival proudly announces that Artistic Director Anne-Marie McDermott has extended her contract with the festival through the 2023 season.
“Anne-Marie McDermott is both an incredible musician and a visionary leader, and Bravo! Vail is proud and honored to have her leadership through 2023. Her artistic vision will continue to reinforce Bravo! Vail’s international importance in summer classical music performances and innovation.” – Caitlin Murray, Executive Director


Gift Certificates

Give the gift of music with a Bravo! Vail Gift Certificate!
Certificates can be purchased and redeemed online or by calling the Box Office at 877.812.5700.
The remote Box Office hours are Monday - Friday between 9:00AM - 4:00PM MST. 

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