Julia Bullock, Kelly O’Connor, Ana María Martínez Headline Grand Teton Music Festival 2023 Season

By David Salazar

The Grand Teton Music Festival has announced its 2023 season, which runs between June 30 and August 19, 2023.

For the purposes of this article, our focus will be on vocal and operatic performances.

Soprano Julia Bullock will headline Berlioz’s “Les Nuits d’Été” with the Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra, under conductor Christian Reif. The concert will also feature music by Coleridge-Taylor and Schumann.

Performance Date: July 21, 2023

Mezzo-soprano Kelly O’Connor will appear in the world premiere of Kareem Roustonm’s “The Clustered Vine.” Conducted by Sir Donald Runnicles, the program will also offer an overture by Weber and Brahms’ first piano concerto, with Yefim Bronfman as soloist.

Performance Date: August 11, 2023

Sir Donald Runnicles will conduct two semi-staged performances of “Madama Butterfly.” The opera will star Ana María Martínez, Megan Marino, Joshua Guerrero, Thomas Lehman, Rodell Rosel, William Guanbo Su, and Sara Duchovnay. David Lefkowich directs.

Performance Date: August 18 & 19, 2023