SYMPHONY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SYMPHONY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Symphony takes on the music of U2 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58169939-223/music-popular-shows-symphony.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58169939-223/music-popular-shows-symphony.html.csp">Symphony takes on the music of U2</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Reese Newton</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T09:03:43.799-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 09:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Every summer, the Utah Symphony trades in Beethoven, Prokofiev and Mozart for Bono, Plant and Mercury, if only for a weekend. Concerts dedicated to classic rock bands such as Led Zeppelin, Queen and the Rolling Stones have become a fixture at the orchestra’s Deer Valley Music Festival. This weekend, conductor Brent Havens returns for a fifth straight year to lead the Utah Symphony in music of U2. The frontman will be Brody Dolyniuk, who has been featured in music of Queen and the Rolling Stones ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58169939@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:03:43 MDT Country legend Kenny Rogers still gambling, this time with Utah Symphony http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58134641-223/songs-music-rogers-kenny.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58134641-223/songs-music-rogers-kenny.html.csp">Country legend Kenny Rogers still gambling, this time with Utah Symphony</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T15:39:24.659-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 03:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kenny Rogers may be happy about his upcoming performance with the Utah Symphony, but here’s betting The Gambler’s sons Justin and Jordan don’t feel the same. The July 5 show, part of the Deer Valley Music Festival in Park City, means Rogers — a 2013 inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame — will miss the identical twins’ 10th birthday. “Some of us have to work,” said the 75-year-old country legend during a recent telephone interview from his home in Atlanta. And those who have followed Ro...</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> 58134641@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:39:24 MDT Texas Tenors kick off Deer Valley Festival with a patriotic concert http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58146629-223/deer-tenors-valley-texas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58146629-223/deer-tenors-valley-texas.html.csp">Texas Tenors kick off Deer Valley Festival with a patriotic concert</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott Iwasaki</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Park Record</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T14:57:57.73-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 02:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Unlike some singing groups such as One Direction and Il Divo, the Texas Tenors weren’t assembled by a music producer. The three vocalists — Marcus Collins, John Hagen and J.C. Fisher, who will perform a Deer Valley Music Festival concert with the Utah Symphony at Deer Valley on July 4 — were all friends before Fisher decided to turn them into a singing group. See the full story at www.parkrecord.com/scene/ci_26070492/texas-tenors-kick-off-deer-valley-festival-patriotic.</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> 58146629@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 14:57:57 MDT Intermezzo Chamber Music Series looks to scale new heights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58119160-223/music-intermezzo-series-porter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58119160-223/music-intermezzo-series-porter.html.csp">Intermezzo Chamber Music Series looks to scale new heights</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="2014-07-01T09:14:23.137-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 09:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Symphony is growing more youthful every year. If that isn’t already apparent from your seat in Abravanel Hall, peek inside Westminster College’s Vieve Gore Concert Hall some Monday evening this summer. That’s where the Intermezzo Chamber Music Series gives concertgoers a closer listen to individual orchestra members and other prominent local musicians — many of whom are newcomers to the state. David Porter, a Utah Symphony violinist since 1997 and president of Intermezzo since he co-fou...</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> 58119160@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 09:14:23 MDT Champion of the Utah Symphony passes away http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58129374-78/symphony-utah-gregory-statement.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58129374-78/symphony-utah-gregory-statement.html.csp">Champion of the Utah Symphony passes away</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T21:20:17.806-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 09:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Herold LaMar “Huck” Gregory was not a man to take credit for his accomplishments, but earlier this month, Utah lost a prominent champion of its musical arts. Gregory, 90, died June 18. Thanks to him, the Utah Symphony’s musicians went around the world, started recording their beautiful notes and reached out to children across the state, free of charge. “Maurice Abravanel is given appropriate dues for everything he did for the Utah Symphony in its early days of performances and recordings. Next ...</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> 58129374@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 21:20:17 MDT Symphony commissions a new work inspired by Utah’s landscape http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58123205-223/utah-muhly-music-symphony.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58123205-223/utah-muhly-music-symphony.html.csp">Symphony commissions a new work inspired by Utah’s landscape</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T19:29:23.515-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 07:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">American composer Nico Muhly will write a piece of music inspired by Southern Utah’s national parks and landscapes, to be premiered by the Utah Symphony during its 2015-16 season. The commission is part of the orchestra’s 75th-anniversary celebration. “[Longtime music director] Maurice Abravanel started an amazing tradition of pursuing adventurous programming by introducing new music and composers to Utah’s audiences, and I am excited that this dynamic and creative young composer will be continu...</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> 58123205@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 19:29:23 MDT Gina Bachauer Piano Competition will name a winner Wednesday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58108400-223/piano-bachauer-music-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58108400-223/piano-bachauer-music-utah.html.csp">Gina Bachauer Piano Competition will name a winner Wednesday</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Reese Newton</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T21:40:27.404-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 09:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition culminates Wednesday with a concert in Abravanel Hall. Three finalists will perform concertos with the Utah Symphony and guest conductor Thomas Hong. • Artem Yasynskyy, 25, Ukraine, will perform Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3. • Chi Ho Han, 22, Korea, will perform Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. • Andrey Gugnin, 28, Russia, will perform Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3. The gold medalist receives $40,000 cash, a recital in...</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> 58108400@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 21:40:27 MDT Review: Utah Symphony delivers a grand finale http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57982220-223/symphony-zalkind-utah-fischer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57982220-223/symphony-zalkind-utah-fischer.html.csp">Review: Utah Symphony delivers a grand finale</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="2014-05-24T12:29:28.309-06:00">Updated May 24, 2014 12:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Symphony sprinted to the finish line on Friday, closing its season with energetic performances of three diverse and lively works. Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme received the most enthusiastic reception from the good-sized crowd in Abravanel Hall. The soloist was hometown favorite Matthew Zalkind, an up-and-coming cellist whose parents, trombonist Larry and violist Roberta, are longtime members of the orchestra. (Larry Zalkind will be taking a leave of absence next season, ha...</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> 57982220@www.sltrib.com Sat, 24 May 2014 12:29:28 MDT