Pinnacle Performance

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Presented by:


Guillermo Figueroa, conductor
Paul Watkins, cello

Acclaimed cellist of the Emerson String Quartet, Paul Watkins will join our Festival Orchestra, led by Maestro Guillermo Figueroa, for the final concert of our 2024 Festival!

Pieces to be performed include:

MIKHAIL GLINKA: Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla
DMITRY SHOSTAKOVICH: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat, Op. 107, featuring Paul Watkins, cello
LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7 in A, Op. 92

Join us for a free pre-concert lecture at 4:00 pm at the Center for Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College, presented by Dr. Linda Mack Berven.

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.


Sunday, August 04, 2024


5:00 pm



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Festival Orchestra Concert


Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College
1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO 81301
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