Beethoven 2020: Symphony No. 5

Beethoven 2020: Symphony No. 5
Abravanel Hall
123 W S Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA Get Directions


Is that Fate at your door? Maybe not, but the knock you hear is nothing less than the most famous four note sequence in music history.

Concert highlights include:

Unrivaled violinist Augustin Hadelich returns to perform Dutilleux’ The Tree of Dreams and Beethoven’s Romance No. 1 as the composer’s 250th birthday celebration rolls on.
Experience the majesty and emotional poignancy of Beethoven’s most recognizable symphony, the monumental No. 5.
Fly with the birds one last time with two more movements from Messiaen’s tribute to the wonders of nature, From the canyons to the Stars.



Season Sponsor George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation
Masterworks Series Sponsor O.C


MESSIAEN: “The Wood Thrush” from Des canyons aux étoiles
BEETHOVEN: Romance No. 1 for Violin
MESSIAEN:  “Omao, Leiothrix, Elepaio, Shama” from Des canyons aux étoiles
DUTILLEUX: The Tree of Dreams
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5



Thierry Fischer, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin

Additional Info


GENERAL AGE GUIDELINE: Individuals ages five and older are welcome at this performance. Parents should ensure their children are able to sit quietly through the performance without disturbing others around them. No babes in arms will be admitted.

LATE SEATING POLICY: Late seating will be at an appropriate break in the concert, to be determined at a later date, or at intermission. More information on our late and re-entry policies is found here.


Learn more about this evening’s music at a pre-concert lecture, which begins 45 minutes prior to the start of the concert in Abravanel Hall’s First Tier Room.
Enjoy Lobby Fest performances 30 minutes before the performance in the lobby by members of our Youth Guild.

Artists and programs are subject to change.

Single Tickets On Sale: June 14, 2019