Deer Valley music fest's 10th anniversary: Steve Martin, Indigo Girls

Music • Utah Symphony's annual festival also to feature Mandy Patinkin and gala featuring Blues Traveler.
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Actor Mandy Patinkin, folk-rock duo Indigo Girls, trumpeter Arturo Sandoval and comedian-turned-musician Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers and Edie Brickell are just some of the high-profile guests who will perform alongside the Utah Symphony during the 10th annual Deer Valley Music Festival.

The summer series kicks off June 29 with a performance of "1812 Overture!" and ends Aug. 10 with a tribute to the Rolling Stones. In between,the symphony will celebrate 50 years of Agent 007 with memorable tunes from the James Bond franchise and offer a night of John Denver music. (See schedule.)

Also returning is a night of hits with Utah Opera.

Concerts are held at various locations, including the Deer Valley Snow Park outdoor amphitheater in Park City.

In addition, the festival will feature:

• An instrument petting zoo on the plaza before the John Denver tribute concert, at which audience members can play various musical instruments provided by Summerhays Music.

• Three chamber orchestra concerts at St. Mary of the Assumption Church will feature Utah Symphony performances of the Schubert Symphony No. 5 conducted by former Utah Symphony music director Keith Lockhart; Mozart's "Prague" Symphony; and a program featuring Beethoven's Symphony No. 1 and Utah Symphony principal cello Ryan Selberg on Dohnányi's Concert Piece for Cello.

• Three Chamber Ensemble performances will feature string chamber music with The Muir Quartet; a program of solo and chamber works by Utah Symphony musicians including pianist Jason Hardink, flutist Mercedes Smith, cellist Matt Johnson, concertmaster Ralph Matson and pianist Jerry Steichen; and a program with the Skyros String Quartet and Battery String Quartet.

• Utah Symphony | Utah Opera's Tenth Anniversary Gala on July 5 with Blues Traveler performing at the gala after-party.

For complete information about programs and tickets, go to —

2013 Deer Valley Festival line-up

Concerts are held at various locations, including the Deer Valley Snow Park outdoor amphitheater in Park City.

June 29 • 1812 Overture!

July 5 • 10th Anniversary Gala Celebration

July 6 • Take Me Home — The Music of John Denver

July 12• Bravo Broadway: Wicked Divas

July 13 • Arturo Sandoval with the Utah Symphony

July 17 • Haydn, Mozart & Schubert

July 19 • Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers Featuring Edie Brickell with the Utah Symphony

July 20 • Indigo Girls with the Utah Symphony

July 23 • Muir String Quartet

July 25 • French Favorites

July 31 • Mozart's "Prague" Symphony

August 1 • Skyros & Battery String Quartets

August 2 • Bond and Beyond

August 3 • Mandy Patinkin with the Utah Symphony

August 7 • Beethoven Symphony No. 1

August 9 • Utah Opera in the Open Air

August 10 • The Music of the Rolling Stones —

How to get tickets

Here's how to get tickets for the Deer Valley Music Festival concerts.

Now • Design-A-Series packages and group tickets available at Abravanel Hall ticket office, 801-533-6683 (NOTE)

March 23 • Single-tickets for Summit County residents available 11 a.m.–1 p.m. at Park City Visitors Center.

March 25 • Single tickets go on sale to the general public at and through or 801-355-2787. Youth discounts available for select performances. Ticket prices increase $5 when purchased the day of the performance.