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Utah Symphony at the Draper Amphitheater

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Utah Symphony at the Draper Amphitheater
Venue
Draper Amphitheater
944 Vestry Road Draper, UT 84020 Get Directions

OVERVIEW

The Utah Symphony’s annual series of Summer Community Concerts kicks off at the Draper Amphitheater with associate conductor Conner Gray Covington leading a program filled with orchestral favorites—including Strauss’ Blue Danube waltzes, the theme from Jurassic Park, and Sousa’s The Stars and Stripes Forever—alongside newer symphonic sounds.

Concert Highlights Include:

  • The first and second halves of the program each begin with fanfares: Copland’s Fanfare to the Common Man and Joan Tower’s Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 1, dedicated to women “who take risks and are adventurous.”
  • Hear three works by legendary film composer John Williams—Cowboy Overture, Born on the 4th of July, and the theme from Jurassic Park.
  • Experience Quinn Mason’s 2021 piece Toast of the Town, a festive and fun overture designed in the style of light operetta.

PROGRAM

COPLAND: Fanfare for the Common Man
QUINN MASON: Toast of the Town Overture
JOHN WILLIAMS: Cowboys Overture
JOHN WILLIAMS: Born on the 4th of July
JOHN WILLIAMS: Theme from Jurassic Park
JOAN TOWER: Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 1
BIZET: Carmen Suite No. 1 J.
STRAUSS II: Blue Danube Waltzes
MARQUEZ: Danzón No. 2
SOUSA: The Stars and Stripes Forever

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