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Open Air Brevard 2014
Saturdays, 3:00 p.m., Repeating Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

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Join us each week for highlights from the Brevard Music Center and Summer Festival's 2014 season.
Program Schedule
July 26, 2014
Vadym Kholodenko Performs Prokofiev

Vadym KholodenkoThe Gold Medalist of the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition is featured. Vadym Kholodenko visits the Blue Ridge Mountains to perform Prokofiev’s emotional 2nd Piano Concerto with the Brevard Music Center Orchestra and guest conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya.

July 19, 2014
Garrick Ohlsson Plays Brahms
Garrick Ohlsson Pianist Garrick Ohlsson performs the monumental Second Concerto by Brahms, and the Beethoven “Pastoral” Symphony is also on the program with the Brevard Music Center Orchestra led by Artistic Director Keith Lockhart.

Program Audio: Garrick Ohlsson Plays Brahms

July 12, 2014
Dvorák Violin Concerto

Adele Anthony-150Open Air Brevard welcomes acclaimed violinist Adele Anthony to Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium to perform the unjustly neglected Dvorak concerto with the Brevard Music Center Orchestra. There’s also music from the beginning of Stravinsky’s career and the end of Prokofiev’s.
July 5, 2014
Opening Gala Concert with Itzhak Perlman

Perlman 150This edition of the program pairs the headliner from the season’s gala opening concert with highlights from a concert featuring a venerable Swiss conductor. The superstar headliner is iconic violinist Itzhak Perlman, and the venerable and well-liked conductor is Matthias Bamert.

Listen to program: An Evening with Itzhak Perlman; Bamert Conducts Strass & Haydn

June 28, 2014
Opening Night Sampler & A Look Back

Brevard rehearsal 150pxOn this first program of the summer you’ll hear highlights from a concert to open the festival’s 78th season, and we’ll also revisit some performances that made last season extraordinary. At the podium – making a rare appearance in a season-opening concert at the festival – is the man who has been Artistic Director of the center since 2007, alumnus Keith Lockhart. 

Listen to entire program: Opening Night Sampler & A Look Back

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