Tchaikovsky’s Romeo & Juliet with Mendelssohn & Stravinsky
- Fri 7:30 PM Feb 05, 2021
Please note: all programs are subject to change given the ongoing uncertainty around the COVID-19 health crisis. Though USUO is planning for a revised season of performances and hopes to proceed without interruption, the organization is prepared to respond to recommendations from the state of Utah, health officials, and Salt Lake County. Should USUO need to cancel or change elements of the season, ticket holders would be notified about options for ticket donations or exchanges into alternate programs. USUO continues to prioritize the health and well-being of its audience, musicians, staff, guest artists, and the entire community.
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The balcony seats will sell out early for Tchaikovsky’s orchestral tribute to Shakespeare’s romantic classic, Romeo and Juliet.
Korean violinist Inmo Yang makes his Utah Symphony debut on Mendelssohn’s treasured masterpiece for violin, a work that took the composer almost six years to complete.
Two works by Stravinsky complete the program. The concert opens with the music from his 1957 neoclassical ballet, Agon. The Song of the Nightingale began as an opera based on a Hans Christian Andersen tale before eventually becoming a work for orchestra and later a ballet.
Estimated concert length: 1 hour, 45 minutes (including a 20 minute intermission)
MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto
STRAVINSKY: The Song of the Nightingale
TCHAIKOVSKY: Romeo and Juliet
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.
PRE- CONCERT FESTIVITIES:
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. No refunds.