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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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/

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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.

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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.

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (February 25, 2016) – In March 2016, Giuseppe Verdi’s grand opera spectacle, “Aïda,” returns to Salt Lake City with a production new to Utah audiences, after more than a decade since the last Utah Opera production in October 2004. Five performances, held at the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre, are March 12, 14, 16, 18 at 7:30 p.m. and March 20 at 2 p.m. Tickets, priced from $18-$107, are available for purchase throughwww.utahopera.orgor by calling (801) 355-2787.

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