SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Nov 22, 2015) – The administration and artists of Utah Symphony | Utah Opera today expressed condolences upon learning of the death of former Utah Symphony Music Director, Joseph "Joey" Silverstein, who died at the age of 83 this morning.

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Oct. 20, 2015) – Guest Conductor Jack Everly will lead the Utah Symphony in the highly-anticipated and visually-arresting “Mysterioso: Music, Magic, and Mayhem” concert on October 30 and 31 at 7:30 PM at Abravanel Hall. Tickets, priced from $18 to $84, are available for purchase through www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 355-2787.

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Oct. 19, 2015) – Associate Conductor Rei Hotoda leads the Utah Symphony in the enchanting “A Wizarding Halloween Spooktacular!” concert on Tuesday, October 27 at 7 PM in Abravanel Hall. Hotoda and the orchestra will perform magical pieces from “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”, “Hansel & Gretel: Witch’s Ride”, “Harry Potter,” and more. Tickets, starting at $8, are available for purchase through www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 355-2787.

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Oct. 15, 2015) – Guest conductor Jun Märkl returns to lead the Utah Symphony for Carmina Burana on October 23-24 at 7:30 PM in Abravanel Hall. This concert will feature the Utah Symphony Chorus, The Madeleine Choir School, and two University of Utah choral ensembles – the University of Utah Chamber Choir and the A Cappella Choir -- performing alongside the orchestra and soloists Erin Morley, Mark Womack and Ryan Belongie in an explosive and powerful experience. Tickets, priced from $18 to $85, are available for purchase through www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 355-2787.

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Sept. 21, 2015) – Music Director Thierry Fisher will lead the Utah Symphony in a highly anticipated 75th Anniversary Gala Concert with piano superstar Lang Lang on Oct. 1 at 7 PM at Abravanel Hall. The 75th Anniversary Gala Concert serves as a fundraiser for the Utah Symphony’s performance at Carnegie Hall in New York in Spring 2016, marking the orchestra’s first visit to New York City in 41 years. Tickets, priced from $45 to $95, are available for purchase through www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 355-2787. VIP packages are also for sale, starting at $500, available for purchase through www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 869-9011.

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Sept. 17, 2015) – Guest Pops conductor Jack Everly will lead Utah Symphony in the intergalactic inspired Sci-Fi Spectacular! programming on Sept. 25-26 at 7:30 PM at Abravanel Hall featuring music by great composers, such as John Williams and R.Strauss. Tickets, priced from $18 to $80, are available for purchase through www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 355-2787. 

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Sept. 17, 2015) – Utah Opera is teaming up with Salt Lake Magazine for the 2nd annual Libretti & Libations where art influences life – or at least drink. The partnership includes top mixologists from Salt Lake City and Park City who create craft cocktails inspired by the current opera production. From Sept. 18 to October 18, eight social sippers offer dramatic and delicious Tosca-inspired libations as a way of creating an intersection between food and drink, and opera. Visit www.utahopera.org/libations for more information.

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Sept. 11, 2015) – Associate Conductor Rei Hotoda leads the Utah Symphony and 13 special youth musicians in the 56th Annual Salute to Youth concert on Tuesday, September 22 at 7 PM at Abravanel Hall. 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 (Sept. 9, 2015) – Through its annual cultural festival, Utah Symphony will celebrate its 75th anniversary by teaming up with community partners for 75 or more special events and performances in venues spread throughout the metropolitan area during the 2015-16 season.

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (August 21, 2015) – Honoring the orchestra’s 75th-anniversary season, Music Director Thierry Fischer and the Utah Symphony release their first recording together on September 11, 2015, featuring a performance of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 “Titan,” recorded live in Maurice Abravanel Hall on September 12 and 13, 2014.

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