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Music notes: Jazz Vespers, Leslie Howard and our friend Flicka

Published November 10, 2012 1:01 am

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Sundays@7: Cheney and Gee

Pianist Larry Gee and cellist Elliott Cheney will perform sonatas by Richard Strauss, Beethoven and Boccherini.

When • Tonight at 7

Where • Libby Gardner Concert Hall, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Weber State Symphony in concert

The Weber State University Symphony Orchestra will perform Brahms' "Academic Festival Overture," Beethoven's Symphony No. 5, Handel's aria "Ombra mai fu" and Donizetti's Sinfonia for Winds.

When • Tonight at 7:30

Where • Weber State University, Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, 3750 Harrison Blvd., Ogden

Tickets • $6-$7, call 800-626-7000 or visit weberstatetickets.com.

Jazz Vespers

The Jazz Vespers series at First Unitarian Church continues with the music of Henry Mancini.

When • Tonight at 7:30; doors open at 7

Where • First Unitarian Church, 569 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free; donations accepted

Faculty viola recital

Weber State University will present Michael Palumbo in a faculty viola recital, with mezzo-soprano Natalie Easter and pianist Gerta Wiemer. Repertoire will include Bach's Suite No. 5, Two Songs for Mezzo-Soprano, Viola and Piano by Brahms, and "Dreams" by Rachel Matthews.

When • Monday, Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Weber State University Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, 3750 Harrison Blvd., Ogden

Tickets • Free

Student and faculty composers featured

The concert features electronic music at the cutting edge created and performed by Brigham Young University and University of Utah student and faculty composers.

When • Tuesday, Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Gardner Hall, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, University of Utah, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Jazz at the Station

The Weber State University department of the performing arts and the Union Station Foundation will present Jazz at the Station with the WSU jazz combo.

When • Wednesday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m.

Where • Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden

Tickets • Free

A little Liszt from Leslie Howard

Pianist Leslie Howard will play Beethoven's "Eroica" Variations, Rachmaninoff's Piano Sonata No. 1 and four of Liszt's operatic fantasies.

When • Wednesday, Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.

Where • St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral, 231 E. 100 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $15

Eclectic program to feature harp ensemble

The University of Utah Harp Ensemble, led by Cathy Clayton, will kick off the season with a program of flamenco, ragtime, Celtic and Christmas favorites.

When • Wednesday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m.

Where • Libby Gardner Concert Hall, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Masterful mezzo

Westminster College will present a master class by mezzo-soprano Frederica "Flicka" von Stade. The public is invited to view and listen as von Stade coaches the college's aspiring singers.

When • Wednesday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m.

Where • Vieve Gore Concert Hall, 1250 E. 1700 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $10; visit ezticketlive.com/checkout/event_view.asp?id=21

Le Vent Du Nord

Le Vent du Nord, a Quebec folk quartet, will play traditional folk music, as well as original compositions. Visit wsuculturalaffairs.org/2012-2013-season/le-vent-du-nord.html for information.

When • Friday, Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Weber State University's Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, 3750 Harrison Blvd., Ogden

Tickets • $12-$15

Bells on Temple Square

The Bells on Temple Square will perform wintry holiday hymns and American folk songs. Tickets can be obtained at http://www.lds.org/events, over the phone at 801-570-0080 or from the Conference Center ticket office.

When • Friday, Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake LDS Tabernacle, 50 N. Main, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Organ recital

Grammy-nominated organist Gail Archer, a professor at Columbia University, will perform music of Buxtehude, Bach, Mendelssohn, Ives, Barber and Libby Larsen.

When • Saturday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m.

Where • Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 2374 Grant Ave., Ogden.

Tickets • $12l $6 for students; information and tickets, 801-392-8168 or goodshepherd-ut@qwestoffice.net.

Award-winning pianist

Pianist Lara Lambert Allen will perform Bach's English Suite no. 4, Chopin's Ballade no. 3 in A-flat Major, three movements from Rachmaninoff's Op. 23 Preludes and Ravel's "Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte."

When • Saturday, Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m.

Where • LDS Assembly Hall, 50 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free, for children 8 and older

Brahms at NOVA

Two works by Brahms are paired with virtuoso pieces for the oboe by British composers Brian Ferneyhough and Arthur Bliss.

When • Sunday, Nov. 18, 3 p.m.

Where • Libby Gardner Concert Hall, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $18, free for U. students; visit novaslc.org/tickets.html