Utah Symphony & Opera 2007-08 season schedule

Published March 3, 2007 12:00 am
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Except as noted, orchestra concerts are in Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City, and operas are in the Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City.

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Sept. 14 and 15, Classical: Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 5 ("Emperor"); Holst, "The Planets." Keith Lockhart, conductor; Andr Watts, piano.

Sept. 21 and 22, Pops: "Salute to Oscar and Tony." Keith Lockhart, conductor.

Sept. 28 and 29, Classical: John Adams, "Short Ride in a Fast Machine" and Violin Concerto; Aaron Copland, Suite from "The Red Pony"; Leonard Bernstein, "On the Waterfront" Symphonic Suite. Also in a Finishing Touches open rehearsal Sept. 28.

Oct. 2, Discovery: Salute to Youth.

Oct. 13, 15, 17, 19 and 21, Opera: Wagner, "The Flying Dutchman." Klauspeter Seibel, conductor; Harry Silverstein, director; with Nathan Berg as the Dutchman and Lise Lindstrom as Senta.

Oct. 18, Chamber (at Jeann Wagner Theatre in the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City): Luis Tinoco, "Short Cut"; Leon Kirchner, "Music for 12"; Arvo Pärt, "Fratres"; Augusta Read Thomas, "Terpsichore's Dream" (world premiere). Cliff Colnot, conductor.

Oct. 19 and 20, Pops: Five by Design.

Oct. 26 and 27, Classical: Ravel, "Alborada del gracioso"; Rodrigo, "Concierto de Aranjuez"; Berlioz, "Symphonie fantastique." Thierry Fischer, conductor; Manuel Barrueco, guitar.

Oct. 30, Lollipops: "Halloween High Jinks." Nov. 2 and 3, Classical: Mahler, Adagio from Symphony No. 10 and "Songs of a Wayfarer"; Schubert, Symphony No. 9 ("The Great"). Keith Lockhart, conductor; baritone TBA.

Nov. 9 and 10, Classical: Tchaikovsky, Suite No. 4 ("Mozartiana") and Variations on a Rococo Theme; Stravinsky, "The Rite of Spring." Keith Lockhart, conductor; Julie Albers, cello.

Nov. 16 and 17, Pops: "Magic at the Symphony" with Lyn Dillies.

Nov. 24 and 25: "Messiah" Sing-In.

Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, Classical: Works TBA. Pavel Kogan, conductor; Ralph Matson, violin.

Dec. 14 and 15, Classical: Vaughan Williams, "Dona Nobis Pacem." Andrew Litton, conductor; Utah Symphony Chorus.

Dec. 21 and 22, Pops: New York Voices.

Dec. 22, Lollipops: "Here Comes Santa Claus." Jan. 4 and 5, Classical: György Ligeti, "Concert Romanesque"; Aram Khachaturian, Violin Concerto; Dvorák, Symphony No. 7. Michael Christie, conductor; Karen Gomyo, violin.

Jan. 11 and 12, Classical: Ibert, "Escales (Ports of Call)"; Rachmaninoff, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; Shostakovich, Symphony No. 1. Keith Lockhart, conductor; Arnaldo Cohen, piano. Also in a Finishing Touches open rehearsal Jan. 11.

Jan. 15, Discovery: "The Composer Is Dead" by Lemony Snicket.

Jan. 19, 21, 23, 25 and 27, Opera: Puccini, "Tosca." Joseph Rescigno, conductor; Stephanie Sundine, director; with Cynthia Clayton as Tosca, Scott Piper as Cavaradossi and Guido LeBron as Scarpia.

Jan. 24, Chamber: Bach, Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 1, 5 and 3. David Cho, conductor; Jason Hardink, harpsichord.

Feb. 1 and 2, Classical: Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Symphonic Overture ("Sursum Corda"); Miklós Rózsa, Violin Concerto; Beethoven, Symphony No. 7. Keith Lockhart, conductor; Robert McDuffie, violin.

Feb. 14, Music Exposed (formerly Casual Thursday): Grieg, Piano Concerto. Stefan Sanderling, conductor; Shai Wosner, piano.

Feb. 15 and 16, Classical: Grieg, Piano Concerto; Bartók, Concerto for Orchestra. Stefan Sanderling, conductor; Shai Wosner, piano.

Feb. 22 and 23, Classical: Grieg, "Peer Gynt." Keith Lockhart, conductor; narrator TBA; Utah Symphony Chorus.

Feb. 29 and March 1, Pops: Bravo Broadway.

March 8, 10, 12, 14 and 16: Rossini, "La Cenerentola (Cinderella)." Gerald Steichen, conductor; Patricia Weinmann, director; with Patricia Risley as Cenerentola, Chad Freeburg as Don Ramiro, Daniel Belcher as Dandini, Derrick Parker as Alidoro and Stephen Condie as Don Magnifico.

March 13, Chamber (at Jeann Wagner Theatre): George Crumb, "Makrokosmos" and "Ancient Voices of Children"; David Crumb, "September Elegy." Keith Lockhart, conductor; Gerald Elias, violin.

March 20, Music Exposed: Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4. JoAnn Falletta, conductor.

March 21 and 22, Classical: Jennifer Higdon, Percussion Concerto; Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4. JoAnn Falletta, conductor; Colin Currie, percussion.

March 28 and 29, Pops: "Video Games Live." March 29, Lollipops: "The Listener" with the Magic Circle Mime Company.

April 11 and 12, Classical: Mendelssohn, Overture to "Ruy Blas" and Violin Concerto; Vaughan Williams, "The Lark Ascending" and Symphony No. 8. Keith Lockhart, conductor; James Ehnes, violin. Also in a Finishing Touches open rehearsal April 11.

April 17, Music Exposed: Brahms, Piano Concerto No. 1. Keith Lockhart, conductor; Horácio Gutirrez, piano.

April 18 and 19, Classical: Dvorák, Serenades in E Major and D Minor; Brahms, Piano Concerto No. 1. Keith Lockhart, conductor; Horácio Gutirrez, piano.

April 25 and 26, Classical: Bernstein, "Mass." Keith Lockhart, conductor; Utah Symphony Chorus.

May 2 and 3, Pops: Tad Calcara and New Deal Swing.

May 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18, Opera: Poulenc, "Dialogues of the Carmelites." Robert Tweten, conductor; Nicolette Molnár, director; with Susanna Phillips as Blanche de la Force, Celena Shafer as Sister Constance of St. Denis, Mary Phillips as Mère Marie and Joyce Castle as the Old Prioress.

May 13, Discovery: All-Star Evening.

May 15, Chamber: Bach, Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 2, 6 and 4. David Cho, conductor.

May 23 and 24, Classical: Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 2; Prokofiev, Symphony No. 5. Larry Rachleff, conductor; Robert Levin, piano.

May 30 and 31, Classical: Trombone concerto, TBA; Sibelius, Symphony No. 2. Joseph Silverstein, conductor; Larry Zalkind, trombone.

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