Bramwell Tovey To Conduct Programs Celebrating Leonard Bernstein
David Robertson and Joshua Weilerstein Also To Conduct
Soloists To Include Concertmaster Frank Huang, Cellist Alisa Weilerstein, Pianists George Li and Louis Lortie, Organist Kent Tritle, and Vocalist Laura Osnes
The New York Philharmonic will return to Bravo! Vail in Colorado for the Orchestra’s 16th annual summer residency there, performing six orchestral concerts July 20–27, 2018. Bramwell Tovey will conduct two programs celebrating Leonard Bernstein, former Philharmonic Music Director, on the centennial of his birth: Bernstein on Broadway (July 20), and Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms in addition to works by Copland and Gershwin, with Mr. Tovey leading from the piano (July 21). David Robertson will also conduct two programs: one featuring works by keyboard and organ (July 22), and the other a French-themed program featuring Concertmaster Frank Huang as soloist (July 25). Joshua Weilerstein, former Philharmonic Assistant Conductor, will lead a program featuring cellist Alisa Weilerstein, his sister, as soloist (July 26). The final program will feature works by Ravel and Rimsky-Korsakov (July 27). The New York Philharmonic String Quartet will perform in the festival’s Chamber Music Series (July 24). The other soloists include pianists George Li and Louis Lortie and Philharmonic organist Kent Tritle. The New York Philharmonic has performed at Bravo! Vail each summer since 2003.