Gala with Joshua Bell

Gala with Joshua Bell
Abravanel Hall
123 W S Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA Get Directions


International superstar Joshua Bell joins the Utah Symphony for Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in a gala performance that celebrates the 80th anniversary of our first concert.

  • Hear two selections chosen from the Utah Symphony’s inaugural 1940 concert: Johann Strauss, Jr.’s majestic Emperor Waltzes and the beautifully flowing “Moldau” from Smetana’s Má Vlast.
  • Experience Beethoven’s delicate and virtuosic Violin Concerto performed by Joshua Bell, one of the most celebrated violinists of this generation.

For VIP package and sponsorship information, please email vipevents@usuo.org or call 801-869-9011.

2019-20 season subscribers enjoy priority access to tickets. Tickets go on sale to the general public on June 14, 2019.

Signature performance: No discounts are available.



Season Sponsor George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation


SMETANA: “Moldau” from Má vlast
STRAUSS JR: Emperor Waltzes
BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto



Conner Gray Covington, conductor
Joshua Bell, 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.

Artists and programs are subject to change.

Single Tickets On Sale: June 14, 2019