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The Dallas Symphony Orchestra delivers uplifting, entertaining, and enriching musical experiences  worldwide. This summer, the Orchestra returns to Bravo! Vail for its 21st summer residency with a rich lineup that includes classical favorites and exciting pops programs

All artists, programs, and pricing are subject to change.

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  • June

    29

    Wednesday

    6:00 PM


    Orchestra Concert

    Revolution: The Music of The Beatles - A Symphonic Experience

    đź“Ť Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater

    a Schirmer Theatrical/Greenberg Artists co-production
    Arrangements by Jeff Tyzik

    Dallas Symphony Orchestra
    Jeff Tyzik, conductor

    Paul Loren, vocals
    Colin Smith, vocals
    Nick Cassarino, guitar/vocals
    Jordan Rose, drums
    Brian Killeen, bass
    Cynthia Meng, keyboard

     

    "Get Back" originally released on Let It Be (1970)
    "Ticket to Ride" originally released on Help! (1965)
    "Drive My Car" originally released on Rubber Soul (1965)
    "Yesterday" originally released on Help! (1965)
    "Penny Lane" originally released on Magical Mystery Tour (1967)
    "If I Needed Someone" originally released on Rubber Soul (1965)
    "Lady Madonna" originally released on Past Masters: Volume Two (1988)
    "Blackbird" originally released on The Beatles (1968)
    "In My Life" originally released on Rubber Soul (1965)
    "Paperback Writer" originally released as a single (1966)
    "Eleanor Rigby" originally released on Revolver (1966)
    "Hello, Goodbye" originally released on Magical Mystery Tour (1967)
    "Here Comes the Sun" originally released on Abbey Road (1969)
    "Hey Jude" originally released on Past Masters: Volume Two (1988)

    INTERMISSION


    "The Fool on the Hill" originally released on Magical Mystery Tour (1967)
    "Got to Get You into My Life" originally released on Revolver (1966)
    "Maxwell's Silver Hammer" originally released on Abbey Road (1969)
    "With a Little Help from My Friends" originally released on Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely
    Hearts Club Band (1967)
    "Something" originally released on Abbey Road (1969)
    "She's Leaving Home" originally released on Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)
    "I Am the Walrus" originally released on Magical Mystery Tour (1967)
    "Let it Be" originally released on Let It Be (1970)
    "Golden Slumbers/Carry that Weight/The End" originally released on Abbey Road
    (1969)
    "Twist and Shout" originally released on Please Please Me (1963)

    All artists, programs, and pricing are subject to change.


  • June

    30

    Thursday

    6:00 PM


    Orchestra Concert

    Symphonie Fantastique Conducted By Luisi

    đź“Ť Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater

    Pre-Concert Talk at 5:00PM

    Dallas Symphony Orchestra
    Fabio Luisi, conductor
    Hélène Grimaud, piano

    KATHERINE BALCH music for young water that danced beneath my feet
    (World Premiere, Co-Commission of Bravo! Vail
    and Dallas Symphony Orchestra)
    SCHUMANN Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
    BERLIOZ Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14

    Music Director Fabio Luisi takes the podium for a spellbinding evening of drama and discovery, opening with a brand-new work by a composer exploring “the magic of everyday sounds.” Bravo! Vail Artist in Residence Hélène Grimaud performs Schumann’s only piano concerto, a piece which is almost chamber-music like in its intimate exchanges. Symphonie Fantastique draws on all the colors and power of the orchestra to conjure up hair-raising hallucinatory visions—truly an astonishing piece of music.

    Join us for a talkback with composer Katherine Balch & Artistic Director Anne-Marie McDermott immediately following the concert.

    All artists, programs, and pricing are subject to change.


  • July

    01

    Friday

    6:00 PM


    Orchestra Concert

    Kings of Soul

    đź“Ť Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater

    a Schirmer Theatrical/Greenberg Artists co-production

    Dallas Symphony Orchestra
    Jeff Tyzik, conductor

    Chester Gregory, vocalist
    Michael Lynche, vocalist
    Darren Lorenzo, vocalist
    Brian Killeen, bass
    Jordan Rose, drums
    Shubh Saran, guitar

    Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik leads this tribute to legendary artists like Marvin Gaye, Jackie Wilson, James Brown, Otis Redding, The Temptations, Al Green, Barry White, Smokey Robinson, and Curtis Mayfield in an evening of soulful rhythms and melodies. Honoring the true “Kings” of classic soul, featured hits include “Soul Man,” “Try a Little Tenderness,” “Stand By Me,” “Move On Up,” and more.

    HAYES/PORTER "Soul Man"
    As Recorded by Sam & Dave
    WHITFIELD/STRONG "Can't Get Next to You"
    As Recorded by The Temptations
    DAVIS/GORDY/FUQUA "Lonely Teardrops"
    As Recorded by Jackie Wilson
    GORDY/ROBINSON "Shop Around"
    As Recorded by Smokey Robinson
    ROBINSON/WHITE "My Girl"
    As Recorded by The Temptations
    ODEN/SYKES "Night Time is The Right Time"
    As Recorded by Ray Charles
    ROBINSON "Get Ready"
    As Recorded by The Temptations
    CAMPBELL/CONNELLY/WOODS "Try a Little Tenderness"
    As Recorded by Otis Redding
    REDDING/JONES JR./ISBELL "Hard to Handle"
    As Recorded by Otis Redding
    BROWN/NEWSOME "Man's World"
    As Recorded by James Brown
    KING/LEIBER/STOLLER "Stand by Me"
    As Recorded by Ben E. King
    STEWART "Dance to The Music"
    As Recorded by Sly and the Family Stone

    INTERMISSION

    WHITE "Love's Theme"
    As Recorded by Barry White
    HUFF/MCFADDEN/WHITEHEAD "Back Stabbers"
    As Recorded by the O’Jays
    MAYFIELD "Move on Up"
    As Recorded by Curtis Mayfield
    GAMBLE/HUFF/GILBERT "Me and Mrs. Jones"
    As Recorded by Billy Paul
    GAMBLE/HUFF "You'll Never Find"
    As Recorded by Lou Rawls
    WHITFIELD/STRONG "Just My Imagination"
    As Recorded by The Temptations
    GAMBLE/HUFF "Close the Door"
    As Recorded by Terry Pendergrass
    GAYE/TOWNSEND "Let's Get it On"
    As Recorded by Marvin Gaye
    GREEN/HODGES "Love and Happiness"
    As Recorded by Al Green
    TEMPERTON "Rock with You"
    As Recorded by Michael Jackson
    JACKSON/SMITH/MINER "Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher"
    As Recorded by Jackie Wilson

    ALL ARRANGEMENTS LICENSED BY SCHIRMER THEATRICAL, LLC.

    All artists, programs, and pricing are subject to change.


  • July

    02

    Saturday

    6:00 PM


    Orchestra Concert

    Beethoven's Ninth Symphony

    đź“Ť Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater

    Pre-Concert Talk at 5:00PM

    Dallas Symphony Orchestra
    Fabio Luisi, conductor

    Maureen McKay, soprano
    Siena Licht Miller, mezzo soprano
    Issachah Savage, tenor
    Ryan Speedo Green, bass
    Bravo! Vail Festival Chorus
    Colorado Symphony Chorus
    Duain Wolfe, chorus director

    BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125, Choral

    The quintessential orchestral experience of a lifetime, Beethoven’s Ninth is an epic journey from darkness to light, from silence to sound, from loneliness to thunderous, life-affirming joy. Whether your first or fiftieth time hearing this work, this performance will be even more unforgettable under the stars and led by one of the greatest conductors of opera and choral music of our time.

    Join us for a talkback with Dallas Symphony Orchestra Music Director Fabio Luisi immediately following the concert.

    All artists, programs, and pricing are subject to change.


  • July

    04

    Monday

    2:00 PM


    Orchestra Concert

    Patriotic Concert

    đź“Ť Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater

    Dallas Symphony Orchestra
    Jeff Tyzik, conductor

    TICKETS SOLD BY VAIL VALLEY FOUNDATION.
    TICKETS ON SALE 8:00 AM JULY 1, 2022 AT GERALD R. FORD AMPHITHEATER BOX OFFICE ONLY.

    All artists, programs, and pricing are subject to change.


Seating Chart

Orchestra Concert FAQs


Where are the orchestra concert performances held?

Bravo! Vail orchestral concerts take place at Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater (GRFA) located at 530 S. Frontage Rd E Vail, CO 81657

What time do performances begin?

Concerts start promptly at 6:00PM. Gates open 60 minutes prior to performances. GRFA gates open 60 minutes prior to performances. Give yourself plenty of time to park and get into the venue. Latecomers will be escorted by ushers at appropriate intervals.

Where do I park?

FREE concert parking is available at the Vail Parking Structure (241 South Frontage Road East, Vail) and the Lionshead Parking Structure (395 South Frontage Road West, Vail). A Town of Vail Special Event express bus provides continuous service from both parking structures to the GRFA before and after concerts. We expect that bus capacity for each bus will be limited to 40 or fewer people. Limited $10 parking is available at Ford Park by the Tennis Center (500 South Frontage Rd). Additional $10 parking is available at the Vail Athletic/Soccer Field lot. 

Walking instructions from the Vail Village Parking Structure

Via Gore Creek Trail: 15-minute scenic walk
1. Exit the parking garage by following the Pedestrian Exit signs towards “Vail Village” / “Golden Peak”
2. Turn left out of the parking garage onto East Meadow Drive and head east 
3. At the end of the road turn right on Vail Valley Drive and cross the road
4. Turn left on the walking path before the bridge, following the street signs towards "Ford Park"
5. Continuing east, follow the walking path along Gore Creek until reaching the GRFA

Via Frontage Road: 15-minute walk 
1. From the top level of the parking garage, exit onto the South Frontage Road
2. Turn right and follow the sidewalk east along the south side of the frontage road
3. Cross East Meadow Drive and continue east along the sidewalk
4. Turn right after passing The Wren at Vail on the right
5. Continue down the path down to the GRFA

How long do concerts last?

Concerts generally last 2 hours including intermission. Please call the Box Office 877.812.5700 for exact running times.

How do I buy tickets?

Packages are available beginning February 10. 
Single tickets go on sale to the public on May 15. 

Tickets and gift certificates may be ordered in the following ways:
1. Online: bravovail.org
2. By phone: 877.812.5700 
3. In person: Bravo! Vail 2271 N Frontage Rd W Suite C, Vail, CO 81657

Bravo! Vail accepts American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. Fees apply. Tickets are delivered by mail, mobile app, email, or may be picked up at Will Call.

What are the Box Office hours?

Bravo! Vail Box Office hours are Monday-Friday from 9:00AM to 4:00PM. During the Festival, hours include Saturday & Sunday from 10:00AM to 4:00PM. The Bravo! Vail Box Office can be reached at 877.812.5700.

The Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater box office is open from 11:00AM until concert start time (5:00PM on days with no concerts) during the Festival. Tickets for upcoming performances may be purchased on-site at the GRFA before concerts and during intermission.

Where is the Will Call window?

Will Call tickets may be picked up at the GRFA amphitheater box office located to the right of the main entrance lobby. The box office is open 11:00AM to concert start time during the Festival.

What is your vaccination policy?

The health and safety of our patrons, musicians, staff, and community are Bravo! Vail's top priorities. After careful consideration and in compliance with our venue partners, as well as local, state, and federal guidelines, we will not require proof of vaccination to attend Bravo! Vail events for the 2022 summer season. Face coverings at all events will be optional and encouraged for anyone who wishes to wear them. We will continue to stay in close communication with Eagle County Public Health and Environment, and we may change our policy at any time in the interest of the health and safety of our guests, artists, employees, and volunteers.

This policy may be revised or changed at any time.  We thank you for your understanding, cooperation, and flexibility.

What if I misplace or forget to bring my tickets?

There is no charge to reprint tickets. Please call 877.812.5700 before 3:00PM on the day of the performance or allow extra time to request new tickets at the Will Call window.  

Where are seating options for people with disabilities?

Per the American Disability Act (ADA), the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater is accessible to individuals with disabilities. ADA seating is available in Section 1 Row L and Section 4 Row O in all reserved seating zones and prices. A limited number of ADA General Admission Lawn seats are available for sale behind Section 2. You must have a designated ADA lawn seat ticket to sit in this area. By purchasing an ADA seat, you are stating that you require an ADA seat. If purchased fraudulently, you may be subject to relocation. If you need assistance purchasing ADA seating, please call the Box Office at 877.812.5700.

What if it rains?

Concerts take place rain or shine. The GRFA is an open-air venue. Refunds are not given due to weather unless a concert is canceled in its entirety with no performance rescheduled.

What should I wear?

There is no dress code for concerts. Please be prepared for rain and cooler temperatures. 

How can I learn more about the music?

Find more on the website, Bravo! Vail Music Festival App, or program book!

 

What should I bring to the concerts?

If you will be on the lawn, a blanket, sunglasses, and a hat are recommended. If rain is predicted, please bring appropriate rain gear. Food, commercially sealed non-alcoholic beverages, low-profile lawn chairs (4-inch legs), and umbrellas are permitted at concerts. 

All bags are subject to search (please help us by packing your bag with this in mind).

No oversized bags will be allowed (for example: duffle bags, large backpacking bags, suitcases). 

The following articles are not allowed at the venue: cameras, audio/video recording devices, standard-height lawn chairs, baby strollers, alcoholic beverages, firearms, pets, smoking, skateboards, bicycles, scooters, and skates.

Are lawn chairs available to rent?

Low-profile lawn chairs are available at the GRFA to rent for $10. You may also rent a lawn chair by contacting the Bravo! Vail Box Office at 877.812.5700.

What are some general rules of concert etiquette?

Please allow time for parking and seating. Concert attendees must silence all mobile devices prior to performances to not disrupt musicians and other patrons. Please limit conversations and other noisy activities during the performance. In the pavilion seating, we recommend eating prior to the concert or at intermission. Parental supervision is required for all children attending Bravo! Vail concerts.

Any forms of audio or video recording (mobile phone, camera, video camera, iPad) are prohibited at these events.

Photographing performances (with no flash) is permitted during concerts, only if there is no disruption/distraction to fellow audience members or performers.

What else should I know?

Vail’s high elevation requires adequate hydration and sun protection. Visitors from lower elevations may experience altitude sickness.

What if I lose something at the concert?

Check with the GRFA box office for lost items at intermission or call 970.748.8497.

What if I still have questions?

Please contact the Box Office at ticketing@bravovail.org or 877.812.5700 Mon–Fri 9:00AM–4:00PM (and Sat–Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM during the Festival).

Do you charge service fees?  

Bravo! Vail enriches people's lives through the power of music by producing the finest performances by the greatest artists; fostering music education; and promoting a lifelong appreciation of the arts. We strive to provide the best experience for all audiences. As we continue to maintain this high level of service, our in-house box office happily manages the ticketing and seating process for our patrons.  The price of each ticket helps offset production costs, artist fees and housing, and other expenses associated with the performance. However, ticket sales revenue covers less than half of what it costs to present world-class music in Colorado's most beautiful mountain setting.  

Service fees help offset the cost associated with processing, printing, and selling tickets. Costs include:  

  • Credit card processing fees 
  • Wages and training for our Box Office staff  
  • Print collateral associated with ticketing: ticket stock, envelopes, and postage for mailed tickets.   
  • Licensing and fees associated with our ticketing software, servers that host our ticketing platform, and other services to deliver digital ticketing 

 

A five percent service fee is applied to tickets sold through BravoVail.com and an eight percent fee for tickets sold by phone, and in-person through official Bravo! Vail ticketing sources. These fees are proportionate to the ticket's listed price. Additional venue fees may apply. To make our pricing clear to ticket buyers, we do not fold ticketing fees into base ticket prices.  All service fees are non-refundable. 

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