Music notes: Beethoven at the U., Gabriel on the big screen, Messiaen at the symphony
Published: April 19, 2014 08:09PM
Updated: April 19, 2014 08:21PM
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Utah Symphony principal clarinetist Tad Calcara. Tribune file photo

Vedrana Subotic: Beethoven’s Sonatas

Pianist Vedrana Subotic plays the second installment in her Beethoven sonata project, performing the composer’s three final piano sonatas. (The series will conclude April 28 as three Utah Symphony musicians — violinist Lun Jiang, hornist Steve Proser and cellist Pegsoon Whang — join Subotic to perform Beethoven sonatas for their respective instruments.) Visit music.utah.edu for information.

When • Sunday, April 20, 7 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Westminster Chamber Orchestra

Westminster College will present the Chamber Orchestra spring concert, an evening of orchestral masterpieces featuring the winner of the first annual concerto competition.

When • Monday, April 21, 7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • $5; Westminster students, faculty and staff are free with ID

Westminster Chorale

The Westminster College Chorale will explore sacred and secular repertoire in a variety of classical, traditional, folk and popular styles.

When • Tuesday, April 22, 7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

University of Utah Chamber Choir

The University of Utah Chamber Choir premieres a newly commissioned work by award-winning composer Eric William Barnum. Also featured in the concert are Eric Whitacre’s “Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine” and “Sleep” as well as compositions of Vaughan Williams, Victoria, Bernell Hales and Ko Matsushita. Visit kingsburyhall.utah.edu/performances/university-of-utah-chamber-choir-2 for information.

When • Tuesday, April 22, 7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • $10; *Students/Seniors/U Faculty & Staff $6 Arts Pass;bit.ly/1goRj70

Utah Federation of Music Clubs Honors Recital

The Utah Federation of Music Clubs Honors Recital will be presented by piano students, ages 13-18, who won Gold Cup awards at the recent Salt Lake Junior Piano Festival.

When • Wednesday, April 23, 7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

‘Peter Gabriel: Back to Front’

A 2013 performance by Peter Gabriel at London’s O2 arena will be broadcast in theaters.

When • Wednesday, April 23, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Cinemark Century 16 Salt Lake, 125 E. 3300 South, South Salt Lake

Tickets • $12-$14

Tad Calcara Sextet

Excellence in the Community presents the Tad Calcara Sextet, with vocalist Melissa Pace Tanner. Calcara, who is the Utah Symphony’s principal clarinetist, re-creates the classic small combo sound of the swing era.

When • Thursday, April 24, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main St., Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Restless Heart

Four-time Grammy nominees, seven-time Country Music Association nominees and four-time Academy of Country Music nominees Restless Heart will perform. Visit parkcityshows.com for information.

When • Thursday and Friday, April 24-25, 8 p.m.

Where • Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St., Park City

Tickets • $39-$70; visit holdmyticket.com/event/159114

Tabernacle choirs

Temple Square Festival of Choirs is open to ages 8 and older. There will be several performances spread out over two evenings. Combined Institutes of Religion Choir, from Salt Lake-area LDS institutes, will perform sacred songs, hymns and Broadway tunes.

When • Combined Institutes of Religion Choir, from Salt Lake-area LDS institutes (sacred songs, hymns and Broadway tunes); Friday, April 25, 6:30 p.m.

When •Utah State University Chorale and Chamber Singers (sacred, folk and contemporary songs); Friday, April 25, 8 p.m.

When •Utah Valley Children’s Choir (sacred selections and spirituals); Saturday, April 26, 5 p.m.

When •Sterling Singers (sacred choral works, classical selections and contemporary pieces); Saturday, April 26, 6:30 p.m.

When •Salt Lake Choral Artists (sacred and contemporary selections); Saturday, April 26, 8 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Bountiful High School Jazz

Bountiful High School will present Fools for Jazz, a fundraiser for the band. There will be jazz music, dancing and refreshments.

When • Friday, April 25, 6:30-10 p.m.

Where • Bountiful High School, 695 S. Orchard Drive, Bountiful

Tickets • $5; family ticket available for $20;

Utah Symphony

Andrey Boreyko, music director of the Orchestre National de Belgique and the Düsseldorfer Symphoniker, will lead the Utah Symphony in Tchaikovsky’s Suite No. 3, Rimsky-Korsakov’s Russian Easter Overture and Messiaen’s “L’Ascension.” Visit arttix.org for information.

When • Friday and Saturday, April 25-26, 8 p.m.

Where • Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $18-$55; visit arttix.org

The Met Live in HD: ‘Così fan tutte’

The Met: Live in HD will broadcast Mozart’s “Così fan tutte.” Visit www.cinemark.com/met-opera-cosi-fan-tutte-(2014) for information.

When • Saturday, April 26, 10:55 a.m.

Where • Cinemark Century 16 Salt Lake, 125 E. 3300 South, South Salt Lake

Tickets • $15-$22

Break of Reality

Cello rock group Break of Reality will perform. Visit smithstix.com for information.

When • Saturday, April 26, 6:30 p.m.

Where • Murray Theater, 4961 S. State St., Murray

Tickets • $15; visit bit.ly/1etZZbf

Davis County Symphony

The Davis County Symphony and Davis Master Chorale will perform Dan Forrest’s Te Deum. The orchestra also will perform the Bacchanale from Saint-Saëns’ “Samson and Delilah,” “Chanson de Toreador” from Bizet’s “Carmen” and a Khachaturian waltz.

When • Saturday, April 26, 7 p.m.

Where • Layton High School, 440 Lancer Lane, Layton

Tickets • Free; $5 donation requested for local families with autistic children

Sacred sounds

The Salt Lake Symphony and Utah Voices will present “Dances of Galanta” by Zoltan Kodály and “Sacred Service” by Ernest Bloch. Visit utahvoices.org for information and tickets.

When • Saturday, April 26, 7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • $12; visit bit.ly/1i4y1oP

Danny Shafer

The Bridger Folk Music Society will present Colorado singer/songwriter Danny Shafer. Tickets are available via PayPal at www.bridgerfolk.org, by calling 435-757-3468 or at the door.

When • Saturday, April 26, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Crumb Brothers Bakery, 291 S. 300 West, Logan

Tickets • $13

Brewer & Shipley

Mike Brewer and Tom Shipley are an American folk-rock duo who enjoyed their peak success in the 1960s and ’70s. Their greatest commercial success was the song “One Toke Over the Line.” Visit parkcityshows.com for information.

When • Saturday, April 26, 8 p.m.

Where • Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St., Park City

Tickets • $23-$35; visit holdmyticket.com/event/165874

Sundays@7: Hasse Borup and James Gardner

Faculty violinists Hasse Borup and James Gardner team up with violist Robert Baldwin, bassist Denson Angulo, flauto traverso and recorder player Lisa Chaufty and harpsichordist Pamela Palmer Jones for an evening of Baroque favorites by Vivaldi, J.S. Bach and more.

When • Sunday, April 27, 7 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free