FISCHER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FISCHER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Concert review: Pianist Yefim Bronfman’s brilliance astounds Utah Symphony crowd http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58430233-223/bronfman-concert-symphony-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58430233-223/bronfman-concert-symphony-utah.html.csp">Concert review: Pianist Yefim Bronfman’s brilliance astounds Utah Symphony crowd</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Reese Newton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T08:35:42.15-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 08:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">One of the greatest musicians alive is appearing with the Utah Symphony this weekend. Friday’s concert, the first of Yefim Bronfman’s two-night engagement in Abravanel Hall, was the kind of performance that leaves you shaking your head in amazement at what you’ve heard. The superlative-defying Bronfman performed Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2. Though still abundantly grand, it’s the less epic of Brahms’ two concertos for the instrument, and it features several moments of striking intimacy as the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58430233@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:35:42 MDT Review: Utah Symphony gets into the Mahler groove http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58407809-223/mahler-symphony-utah-fischer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58407809-223/mahler-symphony-utah-fischer.html.csp">Review: Utah Symphony gets into the Mahler groove</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Reese Newton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T11:33:07.949-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There was more excitement than usual at Friday night’s Utah Symphony season opener: The orchestra is recording this weekend’s performances of Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 for commercial release sometime next season. It’s a nod to the Utah Symphony’s landmark recording of all the Mahler symphonies under Maurice Abravanel, and the kickoff to Fischer’s two-season Mahler cycle with the orchestra. The audience seemed more tense than the musicians at the outset, as nervous throat-clearing and program-rattl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58407809@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:33:07 MDT Utah Symphony revving up the Mahler cycle again http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58369854-223/symphony-mahler-utah-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58369854-223/symphony-mahler-utah-season.html.csp">Utah Symphony revving up the Mahler cycle again</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Reese Newton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T12:05:33.59-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 12:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s Mahler time again in Abravanel Hall. Utah Symphony music director Thierry Fischer is embarking on a two-season Mahler symphony cycle as the 2014-15 season opens this week. The concerts will be recorded live for future release as Fischer’s first recording with the orchestra. The cycle is Fischer’s nod to an important chapter in Utah Symphony history. Mahler was one of the many composers Maurice Abravanel championed during his music directorship, from 1947 to 1979; their extensive recorded ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58369854@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 12:05:33 MDT Jackson Hole demonstrators rally against rate hike http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58326187-79/yellen-demonstrators-fed-group.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58326187-79/yellen-demonstrators-fed-group.html.csp">Jackson Hole demonstrators rally against rate hike</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW BROWN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T14:46:02.477-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 02:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jackson Hole, Wyoming • Shadowing central bankers and economists at the annual Federal Reserve conference here, a group of about 10 demonstrators pressed Fed Chair Janet Yellen not to yield to pressure to raise interest rates. Carrying placards and green T-shirts embossed with the slogan “What recovery?” they said they’d come from New York, Missouri, Minnesota and elsewhere to draw attention to people left behind by the recovery and still unable to find work. One demonstrator approached Yellen t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583261872014-08-22T14:46:02.477-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T14:46:02.477-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58326187@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:46:02 MDT Utah Symphony kicks off Mighty 5 concerts at Capitol Reef http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58285614-223/utah-tour-mighty-symphony.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58285614-223/utah-tour-mighty-symphony.html.csp">Utah Symphony kicks off Mighty 5 concerts at Capitol Reef</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Reese Newton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T07:59:43.746-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 07:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Teasdale • Just a couple of weeks ago, Thierry Fischer was conducting the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in London’s Royal Albert Hall. Arguably, Fischer is in equally majestic surroundings this week, leading the Utah Symphony on its Mighty 5 Tour of free outdoor performances in Utah’s national parks. “I really feel I’m in the middle of America,” Fischer, who was born in Zambia and raised in Switzerland, said while preparing to go onstage Tuesday. “To imagine people living here the whole year...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58285614@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 07:59:43 MDT