SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (June 19, 2014) – The Utah Symphony is pleased to announce it has commissioned preeminent contemporary American composer Nico Muhly to write a piece of music for the Utah Symphony to be inspired by Southern Utah’s national parks and landscapes.

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TAYLORSVILLE, Utah (June 18, 2014) – As a gesture of appreciation to the community, the Utah Symphony is performing two free public concerts in Taylorsville and in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City at Gallivan Plaza as part of the summer Community Concert Series.

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (June 17, 2014) – The regular season of the Utah Symphony is over, but that doesn’t mean the artists are taking time off before the Deer Valley® Music Festival starts in July. The Utah Symphony is determined to reach as many corners of Utah as possible with the Mighty 5® Tour in August and the Community Concert Series throughout the summer. This series is an annual tradition for the Utah Symphony at different venues: Scera Shell in Orem, Sundance Resort in Provo Canyon, Thanksgiving Point in Lehi, and Snowbasin Resort in Huntsville.

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (May 21, 2014) – The Utah Symphony announced a contract extension for Music Director Thierry Fischer through the 2018-19. This extension marks what will become a decade-long tenure for Maestro Fischer who is currently finishing his fifth season with the orchestra.

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PARK CITY, Utah (May 15, 2014) – Utah Symphony | Utah Opera today announced two additional performances have been added to the 2014 Deer Valley® Music Festival lineup in Park City.

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Salt Lake City, UT (May 12, 2014) – Maestro Thierry Fischer conducts the Utah Symphony in the final Masterworks concert of the season at Abravanel Hall on May 23-24, 2014 at 8 PM.

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Salt Lake City, UT (May 6, 2014) – Associate Conductor Vladimir Kulenovic leads excellent high school instrumentalists from 11 youth orchestras as they play side-by-side with their professional mentors from the Utah Symphony. The All-Star Evening—a yearly Abravanel Hall event—takes place on May 20, 2014 at 7:00 PM.

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Salt Lake City, UT (April 23, 2014) – Utah Opera is pleased to present a special performance of The Abduction from the Seraglio for blind and visually-impaired members of the community. Organized by the Utah Symphony | Utah Opera Education Department, this event is an opportunity for blind and visuallyimpaired patrons to attend the Wednesday, May 7 evening dress rehearsal of the opera. The story of Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio follows a dashing nobleman doing his best to rescue a fair damsel in distress who has been kidnapped by Turkish pirates.

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Salt Lake City, UT (Apr. 22, 2014) – Unstoppable love and daring schemes await at the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre from May 10 to 18, 2014 as the Utah Opera performs Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio, a tale of a missing damsel and a dashing nobleman who attempts to save her.

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Salt Lake City, UT (Apr. 17, 2014) – Guest conductor Jack Everly joins the Utah Symphony on May 2-3 for a trip down memory lane at Abravanel Hall.

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