Jiji Plays Rodrigo’s Guitar Concerto

Jiji Plays Rodrigo’s Guitar Concerto
  • Fri 7:30 PM Apr 19, 2024 Available Soon
  • Sat 5:30 PM Apr 20, 2024 Available Soon

Season ticket packages on sale now and individual tickets go on sale August 1st.

Abravanel Hall
123 W S Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA Get Directions


Creative Partner David Robertson concludes his first season with us! No guitar celebration would be complete without Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez, the most famous guitar concerto there is (you’ll recognize it immediately!)—and it’s performed by the South Korean guitarist and DJ so talented she only needs one name, Jiji. Altogether, seven sensational electric and acoustic guitarists take their moment in the spotlight with the symphony for arrangements of music by The Beatles and Jimi Hendrix, and works with influences from the Renaissance to rock. Everyone on stage synthesizes their talent in a fantastic Frank Zappa finale!

This performance is part of our Guitar Celebrations festival, bringing the eight extraordinary acoustic and electric guitarists of the collective Another Night on Earth to our community. The ensemble members—including conductor and USUO Creative Partner David Robertson—will engage with audiences and students across the Salt Lake Valley in a week of genre-bending performances and education programs.

Season Ticket Packages On Sale: March 16, 2023
Design-A-Series & Group Tickets On Sale: June 5, 2023
2022-23 Subscriber Presale: July 25, 2023
Single-Performance Tickets On-Sale: August 1, 2023


Join us for a pre-concert chat about the evening’s program with guest artists and symphony musicians, held 45 minutes prior to the performance start time in the First Tier Room.

Enjoy performances by members of our Youth Guild in the lobby before the performance begins.

Complete a Behind the Music card found at the tables and bring it to the gift shop for a discount and to enter a drawing for free tickets.


ARR. JOE GORE & DAVID ROBERTSON: Falling Through Time: Music from the 1300s
(April 19) JAMES MOORE: Sleep is Shattered for Electric Guitar and Orchestra
(April 20) STEVE MACKEY: Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra
ARR. LEO BROUWER: Beatlerianas (From Yesterday to Penny Lane)
RODRIGO: Concierto de Aranjuez
ZAPPA: G-Spot Tornado




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ACCESSIBILITY: We are committed to making our performances and venues accessible to all of our patrons.

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. No refunds. View Terms of Sale here.



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