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The Park City Chamber Music Society is one of the oldest arts nonprofit organizations in Summit County. The flagship project of this 501-c-3 organization is the Beethoven Festival Park City, originally founded as the Deer Valley Chamber Music Festival in 1984. As of the July 2016 33rd Summer Season, the Beethoven Festival has presented nearly 700 concerts featuring outstanding international classical solo artists gathered together to perform masterpieces of chamber music for intimate audiences.
In addition to the Festival’s chamber music showcase concerts, the Beethoven Festival regularly performs vibrant recitals for senior facilities throughout Salt Lake and Summit Counties. In 1996 and in 2016 the Beethoven Festival presented chamber music concerts in New York. The 2016 New York concert on the Bargemusic Series coincided with the Utah Symphony’s performance at Carnegie Hall.
Founded by Juilliard-trained violist Leslie Harlow, the Festival is co-directed by acclaimed clarinetist Russell Harlow. The Harlows both direct the Festival and serve as the Society’s Artists in Residence.
The sterling Festival Artist Roster, according the late violinist Joseph Silverstein, continues “includes many of the finest performing artists of our era”.
BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL ONLINE 2020-2021 PREMIERES Online for All to Enjoy
WORLD CLASS ARTISTS TOGETHER IN CHAMBER MUSIC
Since intimate live chamber music performances are not yet safe for our audiences and artists to perform, the Beethoven Festival, Utah’s oldest continuous classical music festival, has created a wonderful series of concerts online for Utah audiences to enjoy, free to all.
37 YEARS OF CONCERTS FEATURING THE WORLD CLASS ARTISTS
Since its first concert in 1983 the Beethoven Festival has been bringing together outstanding classical artists from around the world to perform chamber music concerts in programs heard nowhere else, performed live for intimate audiences.
CONCERTS RECORDED FOR LIVE AUDIENCES
Concerts performed for live audiences have that special vibrancy and depth of expression that only live performances contain.
This series of recorded favorite performances will continue with premieres of great performances recorded live at the Festival over the Festival’s past 37 years. The Festival also maintains an archive of rare historic live performances recorded at other festivals, performed by Festival artists, that are included in this series as well.
CONCERTS REMAIN ONLINE – ENJOY THEM ANYTIME!
The concerts premiere online, then remain online, available for viewing listeners to enjoy over and over.
Visit the BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL ONLINE 2020-2021 PREMIERES HERE on the Park City Chamber Music Society YouTube Channel. Be Subscribe to this channel to receive notifications about upcoming premieres.