ORCHESTRA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ORCHESTRA 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Trans-Siberian Orchestra brings ‘Christmas Attic’ to EnergySolutions Arena, Nov. 19 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58432752-66/siberian-trans-arena-christmas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58432752-66/siberian-trans-arena-christmas.html.csp">Trans-Siberian Orchestra brings ‘Christmas Attic’ to EnergySolutions Arena, Nov. 19</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T10:14:14.436-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 10:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If your pre-Christmas plans include bombastic rock versions of your favorite holiday music, you better get moving: Trans-Siberian Orchestra is coming back to Salt Lake City, and tickets are on sale today. The rock show and visual extravaganza returns for two shows, at 4 and 8 p.m., on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. This year’s tour will include the first live performance of TSO’s rock opera “The Christmas Attic,” first recorded in 1998. Tickets...</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> 58432752@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:14:14 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 Pat Richards hands over Utah Symphony | Utah Opera board leadership to Dave Petersen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58331155-223/richards-utah-board-symphony.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58331155-223/richards-utah-board-symphony.html.csp">Pat Richards hands over Utah Symphony | Utah Opera board leadership to Dave Petersen</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="2014-09-02T10:53:48.619-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 10:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dave Petersen knows he’s stepping into big shoes. “Pat might be the best symphony board chair ever, and not just in Utah,” O.C. Tanner CEO Petersen said of retired banker Patricia A. Richards, whom he will succeed as head of the Utah Symphony | Utah Opera board effective Monday. Richards joined the Utah Opera board in 1994, stayed on through the company’s 2002 merger with the Utah Symphony and became chairwoman in 2005, a few months after orchestra members approached reporters with the news that...</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> 58331155@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:53:48 MDT NYC’s Met opera reaches deals with two unions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58309196-79/met-unions-opera-agreements.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58309196-79/met-unions-opera-agreements.html.csp">NYC’s Met opera reaches deals with two unions</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T10:26:02.06-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 10:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • New York’s Metropolitan Opera reached tentative labor deals with two of its largest unions early Monday while negotiations continued with 10 more unions in hopes of averting a lockout. The federal Mediation and Conciliation Service announced the agreements with Local 802 of the musicians’ union and with the American Guild of Musical Artists, its orchestra and chorus. Details of the agreements were not released. A spokesman for the Met said the contract deadline has been extended throu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583091962014-08-18T10:26:02.06-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T10:26:02.06-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309196@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:26:02 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 Utah Symphony takes its show on a Mighty 5 roadtrip http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58246232-223/symphony-utah-orchestra-park.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58246232-223/symphony-utah-orchestra-park.html.csp">Utah Symphony takes its show on a Mighty 5 roadtrip</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="2014-08-13T11:13:51.999-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 11:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The idea of combining some of Utah’s scenic treasures with one of its cultural icons was an instant hit at the Utah Symphony office. Figuring out how to execute an orchestra tour of the state’s five national parks was another matter. It became clear right away to Utah Symphony | Utah Opera Vice President and COO David Green that, without careful and sensitive planning, the missions of the orchestra and the parks could wind up at cross-purposes. There’s no way to drop more than 80 musicians, with...</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> 58246232@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:13:51 MDT