SYMPHONY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SYMPHONY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah Symphony to perform at Utah’s ‘Mighty 5’ national parks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57817887-223/utah-concerts-park-national.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57817887-223/utah-concerts-park-national.html.csp">Utah Symphony to perform at Utah’s ‘Mighty 5’ national parks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Reese Newton </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> and Brett Prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T20:02:41.563-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 08:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Symphony will perform at or near all five of Utah’s national parks during a weeklong tour in August. The event, dubbed the “Mighty 5 Tour,” is part of the orchestra’s 75th-anniversary celebration and a lead-up to the 2016 centennial celebration of the National Park Service. Music director Thierry Fischer will conduct the free performances, and popular Utah soprano Celena Shafer will be the soloist. Fischer said he chose shorter selections, such as Shostakovich’s “Festive Overture,” th...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57817887@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:02:41 MDT Utah Symphony violinist Kathryn Eberle shines in the solo spotlight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57808555-223/eberle-symphony-utah-kathryn.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57808555-223/eberle-symphony-utah-kathryn.html.csp">Utah Symphony violinist Kathryn Eberle shines in the solo spotlight</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="2014-04-13T20:53:22.091-06:00">Updated Apr 13, 2014 08:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s always a treat when the Utah Symphony honors one of its own with a solo appearance. Associate concertmaster Kathryn Eberle, already one of the orchestra’s more popular players in her third season at Abravanel Hall, gets to show off her star quality this weekend in Leonard Bernstein’s “Serenade After Plato’s ‘Symposium.’ ” Eberle is a highly charismatic performer. In Friday’s concert, she married unimpeachable technical skill with a persuasive and perceptive voice. The Bernstein “Serenade” i...</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> 57808555@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Apr 2014 20:53:22 MDT Utah Symphony: On the run with Scottish percussionist Colin Currie http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57801993-223/currie-music-utah-carter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57801993-223/currie-music-utah-carter.html.csp">Utah Symphony: On the run with Scottish percussionist Colin Currie</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="2014-04-14T11:30:14.412-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 11:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Scottish percussionist Colin Currie returns to Abravanel Hall this week, performing two works by Elliott Carter. Currie had been scheduled to premiere a concerto by Andrew Norman, but the composer’s music publisher explained that the work is not ready for performance. “[Norman] believes that artistic excellence must take precedence over timeliness in the creative process,” said Norman Ryan, vice president of Schott Music, in a news release. The premiere has been rescheduled for the fall of 2015....</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> 57801993@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:30:14 MDT Utah Symphony’s Kathryn Eberle to serenade Abravanel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57765527-223/eberle-symphony-bernstein-concertmaster.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57765527-223/eberle-symphony-bernstein-concertmaster.html.csp">Utah Symphony’s Kathryn Eberle to serenade Abravanel</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="2014-04-07T08:49:34.011-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 08:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kathryn Eberle has been one of the Utah Symphony’s more prominent players since replacing another high-profile musician, Gerald Elias, as associate concertmaster in 2011. She sits first chair in the absence of concertmaster Ralph Matson and has been featured frequently on local chamber-music programs, including a recent presentation of Beethoven’s piano and violin sonatas for the NOVA Chamber Music Series. This week, Eberle gets her first full-fledged solo appearance with the orchestra. She will...</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> 57765527@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 08:49:34 MDT Utah Symphony and Opera deserve applause for ‘Turandot’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57693379-82/utah-opera-production-turandot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57693379-82/utah-opera-production-turandot.html.csp">Utah Symphony and Opera deserve applause for ‘Turandot’</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T01:01:02.776-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Congratulations to the Utah Opera and Utah Symphony on their current production of Puccini’s “Turandot.” My wife Julia and I were moved by the high level of artistry of the soloists, chorus and players, and the bold artistic direction that cleverly illuminated this exotic tale of love. The beautifully inspired sets, fantastic choreography and glorious costumes made for a sumptuous visual treat. We applaud Utah Opera for presenting a notoriously difficult opera in such a grand and glorious mann...</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> 57693379@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 01:01:02 MDT Review: British conductor Wigglesworth wows the ‘New World’ faithful again http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57648415-223/symphony-wigglesworth-utah-music.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57648415-223/symphony-wigglesworth-utah-music.html.csp">Review: British conductor Wigglesworth wows the ‘New World’ faithful 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="2014-03-07T23:12:02.987-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Week 2 of Mark Wigglesworth’s Abravanel Hall visit proved as enjoyable as the first. The British conductor led the Utah Symphony in a program of three radically different symphonies. Wigglesworth has quickly endeared himself to Utah Symphony audiences with his engaging podium presence and the rapport he appears to have established with the orchestra. He brings something special out of the players, who always give lively and attentive performances under his direction. Each of the three works on F...</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> 57648415@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 23:12:02 MDT British conductor back to lead Utah Symphony for consecutive weekends http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57568447-223/symphony-music-utah-wigglesworth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57568447-223/symphony-music-utah-wigglesworth.html.csp">British conductor back to lead Utah Symphony for consecutive weekends</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="2014-02-24T17:20:13.568-06:00">Updated Feb 24, 2014 05:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mark Wigglesworth’s Utah Symphony debut in 2012 was so well-received, music director Thierry Fischer invited him back twice. The British conductor, who recently was appointed as music director of the English National Opera, will lead the Utah Symphony on back-to-back weekends: Feb. 28 and March 1 • Albert Schnelzer’s “A Freak in Burbank,” the Grieg Piano Concerto with soloist Alexander Melnikov and Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2. March 7-8 • Mozart’s Symphony No. 35 (“Haffner”), Lutoslawski’s Symph...</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> 57568447@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:20:13 MDT Plans for tonight: Symphony goes to Hogwarts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57563063-66/http-www-com-tickets.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57563063-66/http-www-com-tickets.html.csp">Plans for tonight: Symphony goes to Hogwarts</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="2014-02-19T11:43:26.166-06:00">Updated Feb 19, 2014 11:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">• The Utah Symphony plays “The Music of Harry Potter,” featuring selections from the movies as well as other classical favorites (including Dukas’ “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”), at Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7. Tonight’s show is sold out, but there are tickets available for Wednesday’s show. • Indie-rock band Shearwater performs at The Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City. Opening act: Jesca Hoop. Show starts at 8. Tickets are $14, at 24Tix.</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> 57563063@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Feb 2014 11:43:26 MDT Big names will perform at Deer Valley Music Festival http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57562821-66/symphony-conducts-http-july.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57562821-66/symphony-conducts-http-july.html.csp">Big names will perform at Deer Valley Music Festival</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> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-19T18:39:35.115-06:00">Updated Feb 19, 2014 06:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kenny Rogers, Ben Folds, Mary Chapin Carpenter, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and cannonfire will all be part of the scene at this summer’s Deer Valley Music Festival. The Utah Symphony announced the line-up for the summer concert series at Deer Valley’s Snow Park Amphitheater — as well as the chamber music series at St. Mary’s Church in Park City. A highlight of the chamber music series is the conducting debut of Thierry Fischer, the Utah Symphony’s musical director and main conductor. Fischer w...</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> 57562821@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Feb 2014 18:39:35 MDT