Korngold’s Violin Concerto

Korngold’s Violin Concerto
  • Thursday, June 12, 2025
    7:30 PM
  • Friday, June 13, 2025
    7:30 PM
Abravanel Hall
123 W South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA Get Directions


As the Utah Symphony hosts the League of American Orchestras’ annual conference and is joined in the audience by orchestra leaders from across the county, witness our musicians and Music Director Emeritus Thierry Fischer intertwine works by composers of multifaceted backgrounds into an enchanting tapestry that reverberates with the richness of diverse heritages.

South Korean-German violinist Clara-Jumi Kang makes her Utah Symphony debut with the Korngold Violin Concerto, which brings all the glitz and glamor expected from an Austrian who later found himself in Hollywood composing for films! Echoes of the “American Dream” are also heard in Amériques by French composer Varèse, who moved to America and was inspired by the sounds of industrial New York City.

Mexican composers past and present bookend the program. Revueltas warns of the dangers of cultural clashes, yet Gabriela Ortiz’ Téenek concludes the program, and the season, with the message that a hopeful future lies in recognizing each other’s respective identities and differences—and weaving them together to create something stronger than the sum of the parts.


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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.

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


REVUELTAS: Noche de encantamiento (“Night of Enchantment”)
VARÈSE: Amériques
KORNGOLD: Violin Concerto
GABRIELA ORTIZ: Téenek – Invenciones de Territorio




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