SYMPHONY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SYMPHONY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 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 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 Review: Utah Symphony takes Disney off the screen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58250683-223/favorite-symphony-concert-crowd.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58250683-223/favorite-symphony-concert-crowd.html.csp">Review: Utah Symphony takes Disney off the screen</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sheena MCFarland</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T09:42:06.111-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 09:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A picturesque evening at Deer Valley’s Snow Park Amphitheatre was made magical thanks to the intricate playing of the Utah Symphony and four engaging, energetic singers. Arrangements were played to collages from favorite films such as “Aladdin,” “Frozen,” “Tangled” and many more. Opening song • A Disney medley fire with musical and visual highlights from “Peter Pan,” “Snow White,” “Alice in Wonderland,” “Lady and the Tramp,” “Bambi,” “Fantasia,” “Cinderella,” “101 Dalmations,” “Pinnochio,” “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> 58250683@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 09:42:06 MDT