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 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 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