OK Mozart Music Festival
OK MOZART's mission is to bring the highest quality professional musical and cultural experience to the citizens of the Bartlesville area, state of Oklahoma and the mid-America region of the United States by producing a multi-day festival with professional orchestra musicians, concert artists and musical performances of artistic excellence for an event with international significance.
Each individual concert is an integral part of the larger annual Festival event, which also features activities of historical, architectural and cultural significance to the Bartlesville area. These are complementary Showcase Events designed to entertain and educate Festival attendees during the non-concert hours.
To purchase event or season tickets, visit the OK Mozart Box Office or call 918-336-9800 for details.
Opening Daytime Celebration
Saturday, June 6, 2015 • 9am - 1pm
Start off the 2015 OKM Festival with a full morning of family fun beginning with an early Fun Run at 6:30am jogging along the natural terrain followed by tours of Prairie Song’s historically recreated 1800s Old West town, including visits to its buildings, live music by the Corky Davis Country Swing Band, pony rides, tribal dancing, kid’s petting zoo, do-it-yourself branding irons, wagon rides, and more.
Admission is FREE.
Opening Night Concert
Saturday, June 6, 2015 • 6pm
OK Mozart Festival welcomes Bartlesville music lovers of all ages to hear the Tulsa Youth Orchestra perform composer Joseph Rivers’ symphony, "Buffalo Run", composed to celebrate the American bison and its essential value to the Native American way of life, along with Tulsa instructor Judy Fu’s adult Tai Chi dancers.
Admission is FREE.
A Musical Tour of Italy
Sunday, June 7, 2015 • 3pm
Amici New York Orchestra and OKM Artistic Director Constantine Kitsopoulos welcome guest artist, Chad Hoopes, for a performance of Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons”. Then Amici New York joins some of Oklahoma’s brightest and best young talent in a joint concert with the OK Mozart All-State Orchestra featuring the “Intermezzo” from Pucccini’s “Madama Butterfly” and Respighi’s thrilling “Pines of Rome”.
Tickets $45/$30/$15 Adults • $25/$15/$10 Students
L’Amore d’Italia Gala Ball
Monday, June 8, 2015 • 7pm at the Bartlesville Hilton Garden Inn Ballroom
Take a black tie dinner/dance excursion to Italy via the L’Amore d’Italia ball. Enjoy cocktails and dinner followed by dancing to romantic strains of Italian music provided by members of the Amici New York Orchestra, conducted by Artistic Director Constantine Kitsopoulos with seductive arias by singers from the Don Giovanni opera cast.
$150 per person • Formal attire
Spencer Prentiss/Becky Wallace Chamber Concert
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 • 8pm
This performance will feature the Aeolus Quartet, a powerful group of young award-winning musicians who have been plotting an ascending course throughout the country, currently serving as the Graduate Resident String Quartet at the Juilliard School. In addition, renowned pianist Jon Kimura Parker and the Amici New York Orchestra wind principals will offer a moving performance of Mozart’s “Quintet for Piano and Winds”.
$25 Adults • $15 Students
Mozart’s "Don Giovanni"
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 • 7:30pm
Characters of Mozart’s enchanting opera, “Don Giovanni”, have intrigued audiences all over the world. The story of Don Giovanni and his many conquests, attempted or otherwise, is one of a rascally fellow who claims that wine and women are the essence of humankind. The Amici New York Orchestra and Bartlesville Choral Society will perform a semi-staged version conducted by OKM Artistic Director Constantine Kitsopoulos. The performance will feature gifted singers auditioned and hand-picked from throughout the state of Oklahoma.
$45/$30/$15 Adults • $25/$15/$10 Students
Thursday, June 11, 2015 • 8pm
This concert features the internationally renowned Canadian Brass founded by Charles Daellenbach and Gene Watts. The first chamber ensemble to solo on the main stage at Carnegie Hall, they are known as the “Kings of Brass” and for their unique brand of performance attire consisting of formal black suits with white running shoes.
$35/$25/$15 Adults • $25/$15/$10 Students
Woolaroc Outdoor Concert
Friday, June 12, 2015 • 8pm
OKM’s 2015 Festival continues outdoors at Woolaroc with a selection of favorite Italian opera excerpts as presented by the Amici New York Orchestra and singers from the Don Giovanni cast. Topping off the evening will be a medley of rousing patriotic music followed by the visual thrill of fireworks.
$25 Adults • $15 Students • $15 Bus
(bus not included in ticket price)
The Grand Finale Concert
Saturday, June 13, 2015 • 8pm
Bartlesville Choral Society and Tulsa Oratorio Chorus under the direction of Susan Mueller joins the Amici New York Orchestra and Artistic Director Constantine Kitsopoulos in presenting Mozart’s final work, his inspirational “Requiem”, with guest artist, pianist Jon Kimura Parker performing Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini”. This performance is one that promises to bring the house down.
$55/$40/$20 Adults • $25/$15/$10 Students
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