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Huapango, Mozart, Márquez, and Dvořák in West Valley City

Huapango, Mozart, Márquez, and Dvořák in West Valley City

July 3, 2018 (Tues) / 8:30 PM

Utah’s Cultural Celebration Center

Conner Gray Covington, conductor

Moncayo Huapango
Mozart Symphony No. 25
Márquez Danzón No. 2
Dvořák Symphony No. 8

Performance by Samba Fogo from 7:30 - 8:15 PM.

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Disney in Concert: A Silly Symphony Celebration

Disney in Concert: A Silly Symphony Celebration

July 6, 2018 (Fri) / 7:30 PM

Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Jerry Steichen, conductor

Spread out a blanket and gather your friends and family for a tuneful and colorful celebration of 75 groundbreaking cartoons produced at the Walt Disney Studios between 1929 and 1939. Now, 85 years after their debut, Walt Disney’s Silly Symphonies return to the big screen to delight audiences of all ages, accompanied for the first time ever by their original musical scores performed live by the Utah Symphony.

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Broadway Hits by Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber

Broadway Hits by Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber

July 7, 2018 (Sat) / 7:30 PM

Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Jerry Steichen, conductor
Debbie Gravitte, vocalist
Christiane Noll, vocalist
Hugh Panaro, vocalist

Enjoy Broadway favorites from legendary composers Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim, including music from Phantom of the Opera, Cats, Sweeny Todd, Company, West Side Story, and more.

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Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5

Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5

July 11, 2018 (Wed) | 8:00 PM

St. Mary’s Church

Conner Gray Covington, conductor
Katheryn Eberle, violin

Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture (“Fingal’s Cave”)
Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 “Turkish”
Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Dvořák Czech Suite

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ABBA The Concert: A Tribute to ABBA with the Utah Symphony

ABBA The Concert: A Tribute to ABBA with the Utah Symphony

July 13, 2018 (Fri) / 7:30 PM

Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Conner Gray Covington, conductor

Formed in 1996 and having toured more than 20 countries around world since, ABBA: The Concert is “the closest to ABBA you’ll ever get.” Join the Utah Symphony for a special tribute to one of the greatest pop phenomena of the 20th century.

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Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder with the Utah Symphony

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder with the Utah Symphony

July 14, 2018 (Sat) / 7:30 PM

Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Conner Gray Covington, conductor
Ricky Skaggs, guest artist
Kentucky Thunder, guest artists

Fifteen-time Grammy award winning artist Ricky Skaggs and his band Kentucky Thunder join the Utah Symphony for a thrilling evening of Bluegrass under the stars.

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Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony

Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony

July 18, 2018 (Wed) / 8 PM

St. Mary’s Church

Jane Glover, conductor
Mercedes Smith, flute
Matthew Tutsky, harp

Haydn Symphony No. 95
Mozart Concerto for Flute & Harp
Mozart Symphony No. 41 “Jupiter”

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Rick Springfield with the Utah Symphony

Rick Springfield with the Utah Symphony

July 20, 2018 (Fri) / 7:30 PM

Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Wolf Kerscheck, conductor
Rick Springfield, guest artist

Australian vocalist Rick Springfield will join the Utah Symphony for an evening of exciting ‘80s rock, including his Grammy Award-winning hit “Jessie’s Girl” and other hits like “Affair of the Heart” and “Love Somebody.”

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Sutton Foster with the Utah Symphony

Sutton Foster with the Utah Symphony

July 21, 2018 (Sat) / 7:30 PM

Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Conner Gray Covington, conductor

Tony Award-winner Sutton Foster is a bona fide Broadway star and one of its most versatile leading ladies. From starring in Thoroughly Modern Millie to Anything Goes, Shrek the Musical, and Violet to leading the smash-hit show Younger on TVLand, Sutton and the Utah Symphony will bring you a thrilling evening of great music, singing, and dancing under the stars.

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Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1

Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1

July 25, 2018 (Wed) / 8 PM

St. Mary’s Church

Conner Gray Covington, conductor
Sarah Shafer, soprano

Ligeti Concert Românesc (Romanian Concerto)
J.S. Bach Cantata No. 51 “Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen!”
Canteloube Chants d’Auvergne, 3rd Series
Beethoven Symphony No. 1

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Amos Lee with the Utah Symphony

Amos Lee with the Utah Symphony

July 27, 2018 (Fri) / 7:30 PM

Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Edwin Outwater, conductor

Experience a night under the stars with Soulful singer-songwriter Amos Lee as he makes his Utah Symphony debut performing songs from his acclaimed album Spirit, along with fan favorites from his breakthrough album Mission Bell and more.

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The Music of John Williams

The Music of John Williams

July 28, 2018 (Sat) / 7:30 PM

Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Edwin Outwater, conductor

Experience a thrilling night under the stars featuring music from John Williams’ greatest film scores, including Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jurassic Park, Harry Potter, and Star Wars.

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Jenny Oaks Baker with the Utah Symphony

Jenny Oaks Baker with the Utah Symphony

August 1, 2018 (Wed) / 8:30 PM

Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre

Conner Gray Covington, conductor
Jenny Oaks Baker, violin

PROGRAM TO BE ANNOUNCED

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Fremont String Quartet

Fremont String Quartet

August 1, 2018 (Wed) / 8 PM

St. Mary’s Church

Madeline Adkins, violin
Claude Halter, violin
Brant Bayless, viola
Rainer Eudeikis, cello

Beethoven String Quartet No. 2
Stravinsky Three Pieces for String Quartet
Arvo Pärt Fratres
Brahms String Quartet No. 1

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The ‘70s vs. The ‘80s

The ‘70s vs. The ‘80s

August 3, 2018 (Fri) / 7:30 PM

Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Edwin Outwater, conductor
Capathia Jenkins, vocalist
Constantine Maroulis, vocalist

Take a trip back to your favorite decade with conductor Edwin Outwater and vocalists Capathia Jenkins and Constantine Maroulis, who will both bring new excitement and energy to your favorite hits by George Michael, Whitney Houston, Patty LaBelle, and more!

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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy with the Utah Symphony

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy with the Utah Symphony

August 4, 2018 (Sat) / 7:30 PM

Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Edwin Outwater, conductor
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, guest artist

Multi-platinum, high voltage Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will have you swinging in the aisles with their irresistible fusion of classic American sounds from jazz, swing, Dixieland, and big-band music.

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Frank & Ella at Snowbasin Resort

Frank & Ella at Snowbasin Resort

August 7, 2018 (Tues) / 8 PM

Snowbasin Resort

Randall Craig Fleischer, conductor Capathia Jenkins, vocalist
Tony DeSare, vocalist

A tribute to Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald featuring Capathia Jenkins, Tony DeSare, and conductor Randall Craig Fleischer.

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Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture and Violin Concerto

Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture and Violin Concerto

August 10, 2018 (Fri) / 7:30 PM

Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Conner Gray Covington, conductor
Benjamin Beilman, violin
Cannoneers of the Wasatch Michaella Calzaretta, chorus master
Utah Opera Chorus

Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

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The Utah Symphony performs The Music of Pink Floyd

The Utah Symphony performs The Music of Pink Floyd

August 11, 2018 (Sat) / 7:30 PM

Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater

Martin Herman, conductor
Brody Dolyniuk, vocalist

Experience the music of Pink Floyd as the Utah Symphony, singer Brody Dolyniuk, and conductor Martin Herman capture the essence of Pink Floyd’s ethereal harmonies and the iconic sounds of one of the biggest rock bands of all time. The first half of the concert will feature a full orchestral performance of the album The Dark Side of the Moon, with popular hits including “Comfortably Numb,” “Another Brick in the Wall (Part II),” and “Hey You” on the second half.

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2018/19 UTAH SYMPHONY SEASON

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Jurassic Park: Film in Concert

Jurassic Park

September 8, 2018 / 8:00 PM

USANA Amphitheatre

Conner Gray Covington, conductor

Experience the film Jurassic Park, projected in HD, with the Utah Symphony performing John Williams’ iconic score live to picture. TM & © Universal Studios

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Bernstein on Broadway

Bernstein on Broadway

September 14 & 15, 2018 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Teddy Abrams, conductor

Morgan James, vocalist

Bernstein on Broadway

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Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy”

Season Finale: Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2

September 21 & 22, 2018 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Barlow Bradford, chorus director
Jason Hardink, piano
Joélle Harvey, soprano
Kirstin Chávez, mezzo-soprano
Issachah Savage, tenor
Patrick Carfizzi, bass-baritone
Utah Symphony Chorus
University of Utah Choirs
Barlow Bradford, chorus director

Andrew Norman Suspend a fantasy for piano and orchestra [Composer in Association]
Beethoven Symphony No. 9 “Choral”

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An American in Paris

An American in Paris

September 28, 2018 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

September 29, 2018 / 5:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Alexandre Tharaud, piano

Gershwin An American in Paris
Ravel Piano Concerto in G
Schubert Symphony No. 9 “The Great C Major”

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Tchaikovsky’s 4th & The Red Violin

Tchaikovsky’s 4th & The Red Violin

October 26, 2018 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

October 27, 2018 / 5:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Andrew Litton, conductor
Philippe Quint, violin
[Artist in Association]

Bernstein Three Dances from Fancy Free
John Corigliano Violin Concerto “The Red Violin”
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4

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Ghostbusters - Film in Concert

Ghostbusters in Concert

November 2 & 3, 2018 / 7 PM

Abravanel Hall

Peter Bernstein, conductor

Feature Film Ghostbusters in Concert

Ghostbusters ©1984 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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Bernstein’s Candide with the Utah Symphony

Bernstein’s Candide with the Utah Symphony

November 9, 2018 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

November 10, 2018 / 5:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Garnett Bruce, director
James Sale, lighting designer
Jonathan Johnson, Candide
Lauren Snouffer, Cunegonde
Hugh Russell, Dr. Pangloss
Victoria Livengood, Old Lady
Aleks Romano, Paquette
Mark Diamond, Maximilian
Utah Opera Chorus

Bernstein Candide

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Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos 1 & 2

Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos 1 & 2

November 16 & 17, 2018 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor

J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Boulez Dérive 1
J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 2
Copland Symphony No. 3

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Messiah Sing-in

Messiah Sing-in

November 24 & 25, 2018 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Conner Gray Covington, conductor

Handel Messiah

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ - Film in Concert

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert

November 29, 30 & Dec 1 2018 / 7 PM

Abravanel Hall

Justin Freer, conductor

Feature Film Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert

HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. J.K. ROWLING`S WIZARDING WORLD™ J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s18)

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Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos 3 & 4

Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos 3 & 4

December 7 & 8, 2018 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Baiba Skride, violin

J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Boulez Mémoriale
J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Sibelius Violin Concerto
Grieg Selections from Peer Gynt

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An Evening in Spain with Boléro & Carmen

An Evening in Spain with Boléro & Carmen

December 14, 2018 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

December 15, 2018 / 5:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Jun Märkl, conductor
Ingrid Fliter, piano

Chabrier Mémoriale
Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain
Bizet Selections from Carmen
Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio espagnol
Ravel Boléro

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Celtic Woman: The Best of Christmas with the Utah Symphony

Celtic Woman: The Best of Christmas with the Utah Symphony

December 19, 2018 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall
 

Celebrate  this  holiday  season  with  the  celestial  voices  of  multi-platinum  Irish  singing  sensation Celtic  Woman  as  they  present  The  Best  of  Christmas  Tour  with  the Utah Symphony.  Featuring  music  from  the  all-female  ensemble’s  most  favorite  Yuletide  songs  performed  by  them  over  the  years.  Prepare  for  an  enchanting  and  festive  evening  filled  with  mesmerizing  music,  performance, and  holiday  cheer. 

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Pink Martini’s Joy to the World: A Holiday Spectacular with the Utah Symphony

Pink Martini’s Joy to the World: A Holiday Spectacular with the Utah Symphony

December 21 & 22, 2018 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Conner Gray Covington, conductor
Pink Martini, guest artist

Joy to the World: A Holiday Spectacular

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Here Comes Santa Claus!

Here Comes Santa Claus!

December 22, 2018 / 11 AM & 12:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Conner Gray Covington, conductor

Here Comes Santa Claus!

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A New Year’s Celebration

A New Year’s Celebration

January 4 & 5, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Xian Zhang, conductor
Madeline Adkins, violin

Joan Tower Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 1
Tchaikovsky Suite from Sleeping Beauty
Szymanowski Violin Concerto No. 1
J. Strauss Jr. Overture to The Gypsy Baron
J. Strauss Jr. Bitte schön!

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Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1

Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1

January 11 & 12, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Peter Oundjian, conductor
Jan Lisiecki, piano

Vivian Fung Dust Devils
Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1
Dvořák Symphony No. 7

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Special Presentation: The 5 Browns

Special Presentation: The 5 Browns

January 26, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

 

Experience a thrilling evening with the Billboard-topping siblings The 5 Browns as they share their fresh perspective on classical favorites featuring five pianos and a dynamic, energetic sound. With three #1 albums, these five Juilliard-trained siblings inspire audiences with their astounding caliber and genuine warmth. Note: The Utah Symphony does not perform on this special presentation.

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Symphonie fantastique

Symphonie fantastique

February 1 & 2, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor

J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Boulez Initiale
J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Berlioz Symphonie fantastique

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Tchaikovsky’s “Pathétique”

Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique

February 8 & 9, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Barlow Bradford, chorus director
Philippe Quint, violin
[Artist in Association]
Utah Symphony Chorus
University of Utah Choirs

Wagner Overture to Tannhäuser
Berlioz Sara la baigneuse
Berlioz La Mort d’Ophélie
Berlioz Rêverie et caprice
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 “Pathétique”

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Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady with the Utah Symphony

Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady with the Utah Symphony

February 15 & 16, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Conner Gray Covington, conductor

Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady with the Utah Symphony

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Brahms’ Violin Concerto

Brahms’ Violin Concerto

February 22 & 23, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Mario Venzago, conductor
Stefan Jackiw, violin

Beethoven Leonore Overture No. 2
Brahms Violin Concerto
Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 4
Sibelius “Valse triste” from Kuolema
Verdi “Ballet for the Queen” from Don Carlos

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Casablanca - Film in Concert

Casablanca in Concert

March 1 & 2, 2019 / 7 PM

Abravanel Hall

Conner Gray Covington, conductor

Feature Film Casablanca in Concert

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Peter and the Wolf with Ballet West II

Peter and the Wolf with Ballet West II

March 16, 2019 / 11 AM & 12:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Conner Gray Covington, conductor
Choreographed by Christopher Sellars
Dancers from Ballet West II

Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf

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Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2

Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2

March 22, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Alexander Gavrylyuk, piano

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2
Andrew Norman Play [Composer in Association]
Rachmaninoff Vocalise

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UNWOUND: Rach 2

UNWOUND: Rach 2

March 23, 2019 / 7 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Alexander Gavrylyuk, piano

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2
ANDREW NORMAN Selection from Play [Composer in Association]

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Dvořák’s “New World” Symphony

Dvořák’s New World Symphony

March 29 & 30, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Alban Gerhardt cello

Rossini Overture to William Tell
Dutilleux Tout un monde lointain (A Whole Distant World) for Cello and Orchestra
Dvořák Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”

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Rachmaninoff & Shostakovich

Rachmaninoff & Shostakovich

April 12, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

April 13, 2019 / 5:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Vassily Sinaisky, conductor
Simon Trpčeski, piano

Kodály Dances of Galánta
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 4
Shostakovich Symphony No. 12 “The Year 1917”

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Story Pirates: Symphony Extravaganza!

Story Pirates: Symphony Extravaganza!

April 20, 2019 / 11 AM

Abravanel Hall

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Story Pirates: Symphony Extravaganza!

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Cirque Dances with Troupe Vertigo & the Utah Symphony

Cirque Dances with Troupe Vertigo & the Utah Symphony

April 19 & 20, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Conner Gray Covington, conductor

Cirque Dances with Troupe Vertigo & the Utah Symphony

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Villegas plays Concierto de Aranjuez

Villegas plays Concierto de Aranjuez

April 26 & 27, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Richard Egarr, conductor
Pablo Sáinz Villegas, guitar

Mozart Symphony No. 31 “Paris”
Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez
Schumann Symphony No. 2

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Star Wars: A New Hope - Film in Concert

Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert

May 9, 11 & 13, 2019 / 7 PM

Abravanel Hall

Conner Gray Covington, conductor

Feature Film Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert

Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts. In association with 20th Century Fox, LucasFilm and Warner/Chappell Music. © 2018 & TM LucasFilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved © Disney.

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Copland’s Appalachian Spring & Billy the Kid

Copland’s Appalachian Spring & Billy the Kid

May 17, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

May 18, 2019 / 5:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor
James Ehnes, violin

Copland Appalachian Spring
Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1
Zhou Tian New Work (commissioned to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike)
Copland Suite from Billy the Kid

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Season Finale: Mahler’s Symphony No. 1

Season Finale: Mahler’s Symphony No. 1

May 24 & 25, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Kathryn Eberle, violin
Claude Halter, violin

Haydn Symphony No. 9
Schnittke Moz-Art à la Haydn
Mahler Symphony No. 1 “Titan”

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™- Film in Concert

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert

June 20, 21 & 22, 2019 / 7 PM

Abravanel Hall

TBA, conductor

Feature Film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert

HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. J.K. ROWLING`S WIZARDING WORLD™ J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s18)

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