|Strings Music Festival|
in Steamboat Springs
Now in its 24th season, the Strings Music Festival presents dozens of live performances by premier artists, including GRAMMY® award winners and nominees, winners of major musical competitions, international soloists, and principal players from some of the world's most renowned orchestras. While the festival schedule displays a distinct bent toward classical and chamber music, a diverse array of genres is represented, from bluegrass to jazz to world rhythms. The event will kick off on Friday, July 1 through Saturday, August 27, 2011, at the Strings Music Pavilion located at 950 Strings Rd., Steamboat Springs, Colo.
As a proud Lodging Sponsor of the Strings Music Festival, ResortQuest will host many of the festival's artists at its rental properties around the Steamboat Ski Resort. ResortQuest professionally manages luxury resort accommodations just blocks from the Strings Music Pavilion, such as Torian Plum and Trappeur's Crossing Resort.
Trappeur's Crossing Resort has been ranked as one of the world's best hotels on the Expedia Insiders' Select list, offering accommodations at six distinct lodges. The Torian Plum, Steamboat's premier ski-in/ski-out lodging, is located 100 yards from the gondola and is surrounded by some of the town's most celebrated restaurants including Café Diva and Saketumi Sushi.
Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at the Lincoln Center Orchestra lead the festival calendar with a dynamic Opening Night performance on Friday, July 1. The Classical Music Series runs July 8 through August 13 and includes a free community matinee of "Bach to Broadway" on Sunday, July 17. Starting July 9 through August 5, the Different Tempo Series features artists such as country legend Marty Stuart and Grammy winner Shawn Colvin. The Youth and Family Concert Series delivers lively family-friendly entertainment each Tuesday from June 28 to August 9. Every Thursday starting July 7 through August 18 brings free Music on the Green performances to the Yampa River Botanic Park at 1000 Pamela Lane off Highway 40.
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