Festival Concerts 2016
Welcome to Our 33rd Season!
Mainstage concerts at 7:30 p.m., Shrine of the Ages
Puhutawi August 25th Concert at Desert View Watch Tower
For details on each concert program, click on the arrow ( → ) links below.
The Catalyst Quartet (Karla Donehew-Perez and Suliman Tekalli, violin; Paul Laraia, viola; and Karlos Rodriquez, cello), Clark Tenakhongva, Jeffrey Koyiymptewa, Clare Hoffmsn, and others TBA.
Performing the world premiere of Puhutawi and music by Barber.
Click Here for Concert Details for August 25 →
Click Here for Concert Details and Tickets for August 27 →
The Bonfiglio Group: Robert Bonfiglio, harmonica; Joe Deninzon, jazz violin; Stephen Benson, guitar
Three extraordinary virtuosi bring their unique talents to a refreshing and unpretentious bridge between jazz, classical, rock, and pop.
Click Here for Concert Details and Tickets for August 26→
Sweet Plantain (Eddie Venegas, violin and trombone; Joe Deninzon,violin and mandolin; Orlando Wells, viola;, Leo Grinhauz, cello)
Artfully fusing the classical traditions in which the were trained with the hip-hop, jazz improv, and Latin rhythms with which they were raised, Sweet Plantain awakens audiences to new possibilities in chamber music.
Click Here for Concert Details and Tickets for September 2 and 3 →
The Stories We Tell
In collaboration with the Arizona Opera and Heard Museum, the Grand Canyon Music Festival presents “The Stories We Tell,” new, micro-operas composed by young Native composers, current and former Native American Composer Apprentice Project apprentice composers, and their teachers, Raven Chacon and Michael Begay. Performed by Arizona Opera artists and Sage Bond.
Music by Russell Goodluck, Sialik King, Nataani Hanley, Sage Bond, Raven Chacon and Michael Begay.
Click Here for Concert Details and Tickets for September 9 and 10 →