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Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto

Sunday, July 24, 2022, 6:30 PM MDT

Sun Valley Pavilion

Festival Chamber Orchestra

Alasdair Neale, Conductor

George Li, Piano

Juliana Athayde, Violin

Shawn Weil, Violin

Adam Smyla, Viola

Amos Yang, Cello

Pre-Concert Chat, 5:45 PM
Led by Sameer Patel
Pavilion Lawn Paver Bar

J.S. Smith

The Star-Spangled Banner


Jessie Montgomery




Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 73, “Emperor”

Guest artist

Program notes: Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto

Jessie Montgomery is a New York-born composer and violinist who is quickly becoming a household name in the American classical music world. She attended Juilliard and is an alumna of and frequent collaborator with the Sphinx Organization, a collection of music ensembles designed to promote and support young African American and Latinx musicians. Her works reflect her background and influence, dynamically interweaving her immersive expertise in classical music and her identity rooted in multicultural America with their own evolving sonic quilt....

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2022 digital program book

Printed programs are available at the concerts, at the Festival Welcome Center and Store (open during rehearsal and 5:00-8:00 PM; closed during the concert), or outside the Festival office at 120 2nd, Ave. North, Ketchum.


Sun Valley Pavilion
300 Dollar Rd
Sun Valley, Idaho 83353 United States
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