SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (April 3, 2017) – The Utah Symphony announced today that guest conductor Andrew Litton will replace Thierry Fischer for rehearsals & concerts this weekend.

Mr. Litton will conduct the Utah Symphony and guest violinist Fumiaki Miura in Elgar’s Violin Concerto. Also on the repertoire is Elgar’s “Pomp and Circumstance March No 1,” a tune that is virtually synonymous with school graduation ceremonies and Pierre Boulez’s arrangement of Maurice Ravel’s “Frontispice.” The famed Ravel orchestration of Modest Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition,” will feature a rare opportunity to hear the original tenor tuba owned by Ravel himself played during the “Bydlo” movement. Tickets start at $21 ($15 for students), and can be purchased at www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 533-6683.

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (March 28, 2017) – On April 7 and 8 at 7:30 PM, Music Director Thierry Fischer conducts the Utah Symphony and guest violinist Fumiaki Miura in Elgar’s Violin Concerto. Also on the repertoire is Pierre Boulez’s arrangement of Maurice Ravel’s “Frontispice,” and the famed Ravel orchestration of Modest Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition,” featuring a rare opportunity to hear the original tenor tuba owned by Ravel himself played during the “Bydlo” movement. Tickets start at $21 ($15 for students), and can be purchased at www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 533-6683

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (March 22, 2017) – On March 24 and 25 at 7:30 PM, guest conductor Richard Egarr takes to the podium, leading the Utah Symphony in an evening of music by Johann Sebastian Bach. Also featured on the program are Utah Symphony Principal Flutist Mercedes Smith and Concertmaster Madeline Adkins. Tickets start at $21 ($15 for students), and can be purchased at www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 533-6683.

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (March 20, 2017) – On March 31 and April 1 at7:30 PM “The Long Walk” will make its Western U.S. premiere at the Jeanné Wagner Theater in the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. It is the story of one man’s experience and based on the book “The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life that Follows” by Brian Castner. Commissionedby American Lyric Theater and premiered in 2015 by Utah Opera’s co-producer Opera Saratoga, this work is timely and moving. Tickets, priced at $45, and $20 for students, are available for purchase through www.utahopera.org or by calling (801) 533-6683. 

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (March 13, 2017) — Utah Opera will give local elementary school students a chance to take the spotlight to perform original operas in a professional theatre. The 16th annual Children’s Opera Showcase will take place Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at 6:30 PM in the Jeanné Wagner Theatre located in the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center.  

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (March 8, 2017) – On March 21 at 7:30 PM, world-famous musical group Pink Martini joins the Utah Symphony for a blend of music. Tickets start at $40 and can be purchased at www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 533-6683.

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (March 6, 2017) – On March 18 at 11 AM, Utah Symphony's David Yavornitzky conducts the Utah Symphony and Magic Circle Mime Company through the story of a mischievous street musician who finds herself thrust into the role of Mozart. On April 22 at 11 AM Rei Hotoda accompanies Classical Kids Live! as it captivates audiences with a fully-staged play and period costumes woven together with more than 23 musical excerpts from Gershwin’s best-known classics. Tickets start at $8 for both performances and can be purchased at www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 533-6683.

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (February, 23 2017) – In March 2017, Utah Opera will present a perennial favorite, Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor,” the tale of two doomed lovers struggling against forces beyond their control, for the first time since 2007. This production will be performed five times at the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre on March 11, 13, 15, 17 at 7:30 PM and March 19 at 2 PM. Tickets, priced from $21-$103, are available for purchase through www.utahopera.org or by calling (801) 533-6683

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (February 21, 2017) – On March 4 at 7:30 PM, guest conductor Chad Seiter leads the Utah Symphony in a performance of “Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions”. Tickets start at $48 ($15 for students), and can be purchased at www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 533-6683.

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THE HARRY POTTER FILM CONCERT SERIES RETURNS WITH
HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS™”

OTHER MOVIES ON THE BIG SCREEN WITH UTAH SYMPHONY PERFORMING
THE LIVE SCORE PAY HOMAGE TO INDIANA JONES, JACK SKELLINGTON AND WILL KANE

THE WORLD PREMIERE PRESENTATION OF WESTERN CLASSIC
“HIGH NOON” WITH LIVE ORCHESTRA

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (February 17, 2017) – Building upon the audience excitement for film screenings coupled with live orchestra playing the soundtrack, the Utah Symphony proudly announced the creation of a Films in Concert series on its 2017-18 season featuring four orchestra presentations paired with motion pictures on the big screen at Abravanel Hall. Tickets for the Films in Concert series go on sale February 17, 2017 at 10 AM via www.utahsymphony.org and (801) 355-2787.

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