2020 Festival Chamber Concerts at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater

2020 Chamber Concerts

Performed at the Stunning Outdoor Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater

Bravo! Vail concerts at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater will look quite different this summer, but they will be intimate and artistically fulfilling in new ways.

With seven total performances at this location, programming highlights include the return of the Dover Quartet; violinist and Bravo! Vail Founding Artistic Director Ida Kavafian and current Artistic Director Anne-Marie McDermott performing the complete Beethoven Violin and Piano Sonatas; and world-renowned pianist Yefim Bronfman in a closing recital.

The capacity for each concert will be extremely limited in accordance with Eagle County Public Health guidance. Within the amphitheater, audience seating will provide for ample physical distancing.

The performances will also be available virtually via live stream. to Bravo's email list for exclusive viewing opportunities.

All concerts are free with a reservation.
Reservations can be made by phone 877.812.5700.
Box Office hours are 9AM - 4PM, MDT 

Thursday Evening Chamber Concerts are sold out. 

Immersive Experiences reservation window opens Tuesday, July 21 for all concerts. Subject to availability. 


Chamber Concert FAQ

Do I need a ticket? 

Yes, while this is a free concert, to enter the venue each attendee must present their print-at-home ticket. Please call 877.812.5700 to request tickets. 

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Is a waiver required to attend the concert? 

Yes, each attendee must submit an online waiver agreeing to safety protocols. One waiver, per attendee, per concert is required and the waiver must be submitted at least 3 hours prior to the concert start time. Please do not submit waivers until receiving a ticket order confirmation via email with your 6-digit order number.

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What can I bring to the concert? 

Each guest is permitted one clear bag. Please refer to the COVID-19 policy for the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater here.

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How do I get to the amphitheater? 

Please find directions to the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater and parking information here

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What time should I arrive for Thursday Night Concerts?

Please arrive 30 minutes early to allow for physical distancing. 

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What time should I arrive for Immersive Experiences?

Gates open at 10:30AM. The pre-concert lecture starts at 11AM from stage.   

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Where do I enter the venue?

Please enter through the Main Gate by Ford Park. The east gate will not be open for entry but will be open for exit.  

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What can I expect when entering the venue? 

Each attendee must present a print-at-home ticket, wear a facial covering, and follow physical distancing protocols including directional arrows. 

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Will concessions be offered?

No concessions will be available. You may bring a snack or commercially-sealed, non-alcoholic beverage, and a touchless water bottle filling station is available on the west side of the Amphitheater. You may not bring alcohol into the venue. 

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Will I have an assigned seat?

Yes, seat assignments in the pavilion will be listed on print-at-home tickets and will be safely distanced from other attendees not in your party. 

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Will the lawn be open?

If you prefer to sit on the lawn rather than in your assigned seat in the pavilion, you are welcome to do so. 

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How long is the Thursday Evening Concert?

Thursday Night Concerts last approximately one hour with no intermission. 

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How long is the Immersive Experience performance? 

The Immersive Experience lecture starts at 11AM, followed by music commencing at 12PM and continuing for approximately 70 minutes. 

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Will the restrooms be open? 

Restrooms on the east and west sides of the venue will be open before and after the performance. 

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What can I expect when exiting the venue? 

Please remain in your seat through any encores and allow those seated nearest the exit to leave first. Exit through the main west gate. 

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What if it rains? 

Concerts take place rain or shine. The Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater is an open-air venue. 

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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. 

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What are walking directions to the Amphitheater from Vail Village? 

Via Gore Creek Trail: 15-minute scenic walk

Via Frontage Road: 15-minute walk

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Where is the Box Office located? 

Walk-up sales and Will Call tickets will not be available at the venue.

Each attendee is required to bring a print-at-home ticket for admission.

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What are the Box Office hours? 

The Bravo! Vail Box Office is operating remotely and can be reached at 877.812.5700 during office hours: Monday-Friday from 9AM to 4PM.  

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What if I have tickets and cannot attend? 

Tickets this summer are very limited. Please contact the Box Office as soon as possible at 877.812.5700 to release your tickets for another music lover to enjoy.

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What if I misplace or forget to bring my tickets?

To limit contact with our staff, we ask that you please remember your print-at-home tickets.

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What should I wear? 

There is no dress code for concerts. 

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What are some general rules of chamber concert etiquette?

Concert attendees must silence all mobile devices prior to performances to avoid disrupting musicians and other patrons.

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What is Bravo! Vail's child policy? 

We strongly recommend parents bring children aged six or older who can sit quietly through the entire performance.

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What if I lose something at the concert? 

Call the amphitheater Box Office at 970.476.2918. 

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What else should I know? 

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

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What if I still have questions?

Please contact the Box Office at 877.812.5700 Monday through Friday from 9AM to 4PM. 

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Box Office and Ticketing Information 

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Accessibility information for patrons with disabilities.

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