Music Director Candidates For Britt Fest

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Britt Festival announced there are three finalists for the position of Music Director and Conductor of the Classical Festival. Each candidate will spend a week in residence with Britt next August, and conduct two concerts with the Britt Orchestra. The finalists are Mei-Ann Chen, Teddy Abrams and David Danzmayr. Mei-Ann Chen … Continue reading »

Britt Festival Buys Property

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. – The Britt Festival has announced it will buy two new properties in Jacksonville. The festival has been hoping to buy the properties if they ever became available. Plans are to use the space to add parking for music-going patrons. Right now, the properties are zoned as residential. The Britt Fest will have … Continue reading »

Project Trio Visits School

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – An innovative trio is putting a new twist on chamber music. It’s where Beethoven meets beat-box. Greg Pattillo, Eric Stephenson and Peter Seymour are “Project Trio”. Three classically trained musicians who now play a high-energy mix of classical, jazz, hip-hop and rock. The group is here as part of the Britt … Continue reading »

Britt Festival Numbers Are In For 2012

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — The Britt Festival season is over, and organizers say their success has them looking forward to next year. Festival officials say this year’s concert series met their goals, including ticket sales. Average attendance for the shows was higher than the festival saw in 2011, even with 3 fewer shows this season. Organizers … Continue reading »

Britt Show Cancelled

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. – Wednesday night’s Britt concert has been cancelled and Jacksonville businesses say they might feel the pain. Diana Krall’s performance has been called off tonight due to the artist is suffering from a throat infection. Newswatch12 spoke with several disappointed fans from as far away as Salem and San Francisco who were in … Continue reading »

Diana Krall Cancels Britt Appearance

MEDFORD, Ore. – Britt organizers regret to announce the Diana Krall’s appearance on Wednesday night has been cancelled.  According to Krall’s spokesperson, the singer and pianist is fighting a throat infection. Ticket holders for this concert have the following options: 1. Receive a refund. 2. Exchange tickets for another concert in the 2012 season, subject to … Continue reading »

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