Standard-Examiner: Utah Symphony offers space-oriented concert at Weber State University

by Mark Saal

OGDEN — Ready for a concert that is out of this world?

The Utah Symphony comes to Ogden this week to perform Gustav Holst’s “The Planets,” as well as a number of other space-oriented classical pieces.

The concert, part of Onstage Ogden’s Utah Symphony Masterworks Series, begins at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, in the Browning Center’s Austad Auditorium at Weber State University, 3848 Harrison Blvd.

The program will begin with Beethoven’s “Consecration of the House Overture.” The piece is being performed in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the opening of Abravanel Hall, the Utah Symphony’s home in Salt Lake City.

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