Eight performances take orchestra around Wasatch Front, including half a dozen outdoor venues
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (May 26, 2016) – The Utah Symphony today announced additional details of its 2016 summer concerts in Salt Lake, Utah and Weber counties. The schedule includes a June 20 Gallivan Center performance; June 23 Taylorsville Dayzz performance featuring GENTRI; a June 24 performance at the Utah Arts Festival; a June 25 performance of Patriotic favorites at Sundance Resort; a June 28 performance for the Gina Bachauer Young Artist Piano Competition Finals at Abravanel Hall; a June 30 performance with Michael Martin Murphey at Thanksgiving Point; a July 1 performance with Broadway’s Doug LaBrecque at Snowbasin Resort; and an August 11 performance featuring classical guitarist Pablo Villegas at Red Butte Garden. Tickets for all performances are on sale now with ticketing information available at www.utahsymphony.org. No tickets are required for the Gallivan Center and Taylorsville Dayzz performances, which are free to the public.
Concerts mark the end of the 75th anniversary season
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (May 19, 2016) – Join the Utah Symphony for the final Masterworks concert in its 75th anniversary season and the triumphant conclusion of its two-year Mahler Symphony Cycle with Symphony No. 9 in D major, led by Music Director Thierry Fischer. Tickets, priced from $18-$79, are available for purchase through www.utahsymphony.orgor by calling (801) 355-2787.
Works by Barber and Dvořák’s Symphony No. 6 also on the program
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (May 10, 2016) – Guest pianist Joyce Yang joins the Utah Symphony at Abravanel Hall to perform Gershwin’s Piano Concerto led by guest conductor Cristian Măcelaru in his conducting debut with the orchestra. Also on the program are Barber’s Essay No. 2 and Dvořák’sSymphony No. 6. The performance will take place May 20 & 21 starting at 7:30 pm. Tickets, priced from $29 to $79, and Student and Under 30 tickets from $10, are available for purchase through www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 355-2787.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (May 9, 2016) – Join Utah Symphony Youth Guild “all-stars” as they showcase their talents on the stage of Abravanel Hall. The repertoire for the evening features compositions written by Hector Berlioz, Gyula Dávid, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Dmitri Shostakovich, and Camille Saint-Saëns. The performance will take place May 17 at 7 pm. Tickets, priced from $6 to $18, are available for purchase through www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 355-2787.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (May 4, 2016) – Utah Opera announced the addition of one of the most loved musical masterpieces, Mitch Leigh’s “Man of La Mancha,” in January 2017, in replacement of Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s “Moby-Dick,” which has been rescheduled to the 2017-18 season.
All new “Downton Abbey” inspired costumes designed and created by Utah Opera’s Costume Department
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (April 25, 2016) – In May 2016, Utah Opera returns to the stage for the final production of the season, one of the most frequently performed comic operas, “The Marriage of Figaro”by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Five performances, held at the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre, are May 7, 9, 11, 13 at 7:30 p.m. and May 15 at 2 p.m. Tickets, priced from $18-$107, are available for purchase throughwww.utahopera.orgor by calling (801) 355-2787.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (April 25, 2016) – Experience the passion and elegance of Mozart’s music through the talents of the Utah Symphony at a chamber concert led by associate conductor Rei Hotoda in the beautifully intimate setting of St. Mary’s Church in Park City on May 5 at 7:30 pm. Tickets, priced at $35, are available for purchase through www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 355-2787.
Gov. Herbert and other prominent Utahns in attendance to support orchestra’s 75th anniversary season
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (April 21, 2016) – As part of its 75th anniversary celebrations, the Utah Symphony will return to New York City on April 29 to perform at Carnegie Hall, marking its first performance in the esteemed concert venue in more than 40 years. Tickets are available starting at $25 directly for purchase through Carnegie Hall at www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2016/4/29/0800/PM/Utah-Symphony-Orchestra/
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (March 22, 2016) – Join the Utah Symphony for a performance through space of Holst’s The Planets featuring NASA HD video footage. Led by world renowned conductor Hans Graf, this performance also features the women of the Utah Symphony Chorus. Tickets, priced from $18-$79, are available for purchase through www.utahsymphony.orgor by calling (801) 355-2787.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (March 9, 2016) – Join the Utah Symphony for a contemporary rendition of the timeless children’s story “Mary Had a Little Lamb” led by Utah Symphony Associate Conductor Rei Hotoda and narrated by Micah Levy, the composer of “Mary.” Families are invited to enjoy Micah Levy’s entertaining version of the children’s story, entitled “The Probably Untrue Story of Mary (Who) Had a Little Lamb” on March 19 at 11 AM or 12:30 PM in Abravanel Hall. Tickets, priced from $6-$18, are available for purchase through www.utahsymphony.orgor by calling (801) 355-2787.