Music notes: Early opera, Sibelius Violin Concerto, an evening of art song and more
Utah Lyric Opera
Utah Lyric Opera soloists will present music from the art song repertoire. For more information, visit http://www.utahlyric.org.
When • Monday, Jan. 7, 7 p.m.
Where • Orem Public Library, 58 N. State St., Orem
Tickets • Free
Global Sounds: Choral Works from Around the World
The Salt Lake Vocal Artists will perform music from Bulgaria and Turkey.
When • Monday, Jan. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Where • Waterford School, 1480 E. 9400 South, Sandy
Tickets • $10-$20; visit saltlakechoralartists.org/concerts_events
Benefit for Natalie
More than 25 of Utah's top musicians will perform at "Notably Natalie," a benefit for prominent violin teacher Natalie Reed in her battle with cancer. Performers include The Piano Guys, Kurt Bestor, Alex BoyÃ©, Peter Breinholt, Kenneth Cope, Jenny Jordan Frogley, Brant Bayless, Daron Bradford, Richard Elliott, Will Hagen, Becca Moench, Jed Moss and David Porter.
When • Wednesday, Jan. 9, 7:30 p.m.
Where • Libby Gardner Concert Hall, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City
Suggested donation • $20; PayPal donations at firstname.lastname@example.org; more information at on.fb.me/VzKtTo
'Dido and Aeneas'
Westminster College will present its first fully staged opera, Henry Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas," in the Jay W. Lees Courage Theatre.
When • Friday and Saturday, Jan. 11 and 12, 7:30 p.m.
Where • Jewett Center for Performing Arts , 1840 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City
Tickets • $5; at 801-832-2457 or bit.ly/GJmyuT
The Music of Russia
Russian music will feature Glazunov's Concerto in E Flat for Alto Saxophone, Tchaikovsky's Piano Trio in A Minor, Rachmaninoff's "Vocalise" and Shostakovich's Cello Sonata.
When • Friday, Jan. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Where • Kaysville Tabernacle, 198 W. Center St., Kaysville
Tickets • Free
Sibelius' Violin Concerto
Violinist Tobias Feldman will perform the Sibelius Violin Concerto with the Utah Symphony and guest conductor Gilbert Varga. The orchestra also will perform music of Grieg, KodÃ¡ly and Enescu.
When • Friday and Saturday, Jan. 11 and 12, 8 p.m.
Where • Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City
Tickets • $27-$67; visit bit.ly/Zj0Z0y
Westminster woodwind faculty Sally Humphreys, Susan Swidnicki, Lee Livengood, Lori Wike and Ron Beitel team up in works by Milhaud, Ray Luke, Dukas, Hindemith and Poulenc.
When • Monday, Jan. 14, 8 p.m.
Where • Vieve Gore Concert Hall, 1250 E. 1700 South, Salt Lake City
Tickets • $15; students with ID get in free; at 801-832-2457 or bit.ly/GJmyuT