I Love a Piano

Tickets: $50-$70

Presenting sponsor:

Guillermo Figueroa, conductor
Tony DeSare, piano and vocals

Named Rising Star Male Vocalist in Downbeat magazine, DeSare has won critical and popular acclaim for his concert performances throughout North America and abroad. From jazz clubs to Carnegie Hall to Las Vegas to headlining over 100 major symphony orchestras, DeSare has brought his fresh take on old school classics around the globe.

He has been featured on the CBS Early Show, National Public Radio, A Prairie Home Companion, and the Today Show. He has been a featured guest artist with over 100 symphony orchestras, including the Cleveland Symphony, New York Pops, San Francisco, Houston, and Chicago Symphonies.

Also an accomplished composer with songs and film scores to his credit, DeSare will join our Festival Orchestra, led by Maestro Guillermo Figueroa, for an incredible evening of music featuring arrangements of everything from Claude Debussy and George Gershwin to Elton John, Ray Charles, and John Lennon.

This concert is eligible for the Free Student Ticket Program! The Music in the Mountains Free Ticket Program for students offers up to two free student tickets with the purchase of one adult ticket to select festival concerts. If you are interested in securing free student tickets, please do not place your order online. These orders must be placed over the phone at (970) 385-6820 or in person at the Festival Office (515 E. College Drive, M-F, 9am-5pm). Note: Students must be present to receive tickets at Will Call.

For accessible seating needs or additional assistance please call the festival office to assist you with your tickets at 970-385-6820.


Saturday, July 15, 2023


7:00 pm



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1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO 81301
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