Beethoven Festival 37th Year!


Starting July 1, Utah’s oldest classical music festival will present seven weeks including 20 performances in venues throughout the Park City area and in Ogden and Moab. This summer the five Sunday concerts at Temple Har Shalom will include 4:30pm pre-concert receptions offering gourmet cheese, fruit and wine, with performances beginning at 5pm.

The Festival Gala Salon Concerts in private homes are favorite events and they will be presented July 13 and Aug 11, so make your reservations right away! Seating is limited for these amazing evenings that feature intimate command performances and lavish buffet dining indoors and out on garden patios.

On three Thursday evenings, the Festival will present the “Chamber Music Hour” concerts at the Park City Community Church – a beautiful venue with easy access and plenty of parking.

There will be two Artist Showcase Concerts at the Park City Community Church – Aug 10 and 16.

The popular free “Chamber Music in the Park” concerts will begin at 6:15pm every Monday evening from July 8 – August 12.

Visit the Festival website at to reserve your tickets today.

Violinist JD Hunter to Perform May 13 at Libby Gardner Hall

Presented by UYO&E at Libby Gardner Hall, the touring Concertmaster of Disney’s Aladdin the Broadway Musical, former Utah Youth Symphony Concertmaster and Cottonwood High School alum JD Hunter will perform a very special homecoming violin recital.
Using the music of Respighi, Bach and Ravel, and joined by pianist Jed Moss and cellist Benjamin Noyes, JD weaves an intimate story of phantasmic youth, passionate mastery and personal transformation.
JD Hunter earned Bachelors and Masters in Performance Degrees from the New England Conservatory, was a Tanglewood Fellow for three consecutive summers and a member of the Portland (Maine) Symphony Orchestra, the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra, principal second violinist of Plymouth Philharmonic. Hunter has also performed with
the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops and Boston Ballet Orchestras and recorded the Bach A Minor Sonata and the Ravel Violin and Cello Duo at the Maine Music Mill in Brusnwick, Maine.

Where, When & Program:
Libby Gardner Concert Hall
Monday, May 13th 7:00pm
Respighi Violin Sonata
Bach Sonata in a minor
Ravel Duo for Violin and Cello
Admission is FreeJD Hunter