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75 AND COUNTING

Utah Symphony | Utah Opera's Cultural Festival 2015-16

 

Utah Symphony celebrates its 75th anniversary by creating special performances with our arts partners—and by participating in events throughout the community. In 2015–16, we will highlight more than 75 of these community collaborations.

 

 

 

EVENTS

  • Concert
  • Film
  • Food
  • Dance
  • Lecture
  • Opera
  • Art
 
 
1.

Bird Song Activity at Swaner Eco Center's Neature Camp

6-Aug-15 | 10:30 AM    Swaner Eco Center

 

Campers will get the chance to learn the melodies of native bird song calls from the Utah Symphony Education Department.

See the list of books & learn more about our book discussion events. www.swanerecocenter.org.

2.

Time for Three with the Utah Symphony

13-Aug-15 | 7:30 PM    Red Butte Garden

 

Catch the sensational string trio Time for Three as they perform with the Utah Symphony at Red Butte Garden. - See more at: http://www.utahsymphony.org/component/k2/1156-time-for-three-with-the-utah-symphony#sthash.6Wd2B25n.dpuf

See the list of books & learn more about our book discussion events. www.utahsymphony.org.

3.

Beat Beethoven 5K/10K

Saturday, September 12 | 9:00 AM    Manila Creek Park 3300 N 900 W Pleasant Grove UT

 

he object of the race along with having a good time is to try to run the race before Beethoven's legendary 5th Symphony finishes (approximately 32 minutes). Beethoven himself will be running so you just have to finish in front of the guy in a wig and tails. Beat Beethoven 5K run, it's fun and all ages and abilities of runners, walkers and music lovers are welcome.

More information: www.pgrunningseries.com/beat_beethoven.html.

4.

Plan-B Theatre & NOVA present
"The Kreutzer Sonata"

October 18-November 9, 2015 | 7:00 PM    Rose Wagner Center for the Arts Studio Theatre

 

A harrowing exploration of the mind of a murderer (Robert Scott Smith), a man driven mad by unfulfilled passions – and Beethoven’s music. This cautionary tale of rage, revenge and remorse is interwoven with a live performance of Beethoven’s sonata by Kathryn Eberle (violin) and Jason Hardink (piano). Freely adapted from Leo Tolstoy’s short story. Directed by Jerry Rapier.

More information: http://planbtheatre.org/.

5.

Carmina Burana

October 23-24, 2015 | 7:30 PM    Abravanel Hall

 

Experience the colossal sounds of Orff’s Carmina Burana live! This iconic work for chorus and orchestra features poetry that celebrates life’s playful pleasures, with musical thrills and earth-shaking rhythms. - See more at: http://www.utahsymphony.org/15-16-season/masterworks/1096-maerkl-conducts-carmina-burana#sthash.9heocS6T.dpuf

More information: www.utahsymphony.org.

6.

Online Listening Guides for Mahler Symphonies Nos. 5-9

|     Online

 

Learn more about Mahler's symphonies. Online listening guides are written by Dr. Bettie Jo Basinger from the University of Utah School of Music.

More information: www.utahsymphony.org.

7.

NOVA's New Paths

Sunday, November 01, 2015 | 3:00 PM    Libby Gardner Hall

 

NOVA opens the 2015-16 season with music of two ingenious composers in their youth: imaginative and masterful early works by Johannes Brahms are heard with Utah premieres of recent works by Andrew Norman which concert featuring Utah Symphony Associate Concertmaster Kathryn Eberle leading octet of Utah Symphony violinists.

More information: http://www.novaslc.org/.

8.

The Child and the Enchantments with Utah Opera

November 13-14 | 7:30 pm    Abravanel Hall

 

Discover what happens when a child’s room comes to life to avenge his tantrums and misdeeds. This evening at the symphony pairs beloved works by Ravel with a new staging of his magical opera

More information: http://www.utahsymphony.org/.

9.

NOVA's Flute, Harp and Drones

November 29. 2015 | 3:00 PM    Libby Gardner Hall

 

Utah Symphony Principal Flute Mercedes Smith and Matthew Tutsky are featured soloists in Mozart’s sparkling Concerto for Flute and Harp, offered with rapturous, contemplative works by acclaimed New York composer Nico Muhly.

More information: www.utahsymphony.org.

10.

Festival of Trees

December 2-5, 2015 |     South Towne Expo Center

 

Musicians of the Utah Symphony will decorate a tree for the annual Festiavl of Trees fundraiser for Primary Children's Hospital.

More information: festivaloftreesutah.org.

10.

OC Tanner Gift of Music Mahler's Symphony No. 8

February 19-20 | 7:30 pm    Tabernacle

 

Mahler’s “Symphony of a Thousand” highlights the human voice as a symphonic instrument. The music communicates redemption through the power of love and faith in the eternal human spirit.

More information: http://www.utahsymphony.org/.

11.

Ballet West with the Utah Symphony

February 26-27 | 7:30 pm    Abravanel Hall

 

An engaging performance for the ears and eyes! Pieces by Gottschalk, Ravel, and Debussy accompany expressive performances by dancers from the world-renowned Ballet West.

More information: http://www.utahsymphony.org/.

12.

NOVA's The Mind of a Genius

Sunday, February 28, 2016 | 3:00 PM    

 

German composers J. S. Bach and Matthias Pintscher offer NOVA audiences music of stunning intellectual and emotional power with a complete performance of A Musical Offering and recent works receiving their Utah premiere. Rainer Eudeikis (Principal Cello, Utah Symphony), and Gabrielle Terrone (Organist, Cathedral of the Madeleine) make their NOVA debuts.

More information: www.novaslc.org.

13.

Prokofiev's Romeo & Juliet with Utah Shakespeare Festival

April 15-16 | 7:30 pm    Abravanel Hall

 

The world’s most tragic love story comes to life with Prokofiev’s moving score and performances by actors from the Tony Award-winning Utah Shakespeare Festival

More information: http://www.utahsymphony.org/.

 

Collaborators

BALLET WEST

HARMONS

THe MADELEINE CHOIR SCHOOL

MusicianS of the Utah Symphony

NOVA

O.C TANNER

PLAN B THEATRE
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PLEASANT GROVE RUNNING SERIES

RED BUTTE GARDEN

SWANER ECO CENTER

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH SCHOOL OF MUSIC

UTAH SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL

 

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