The University of Utah's Virtuoso Series continues with a concert by Vivaldi Virtuosi, best-known for its Vivaldi by Candlelight concerts. The ensemble includes members of the Utah Symphony and U. faculty, under the direction of former Utah Symphony associate concertmaster Gerald Elias.
When • Sunday, March 25, at 7:30 p.m.
Where • Libby Gardner Concert Hall, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City
Info • $25, $5 for students (free for U. students) at the door.
The Utah Saxophone Quartet will perform as part of the monthly Orem Arts Council series. The enesmble is made up of Brigham Young University saxophone students, under the direction of Ray Smith.
When • Monday, March 26, at 7 p.m.
Where • Orem Library, 58 N. State St.
Info • Free.
The turn of the screw
Come hear what a piano sounds like with screws strategically inserted between the strings as Salt Lake City pianist Kimi Kawashima performs music of John Cage. Show up an hour early to see her execute the preparation, with commentary.
When • Monday, March 26, at 7:30 p.m.
Where • Vieve Gore Concert Hall, 1250 E. 1700 South, Salt Lake City
Tickets • $15.00; ezticketlive.com/checkout/event_view.asp?id=21
Hearing women musicians
Utah State University's Center for Women and Gender will host a concert honoring women composers and playwrights. USU music, photography and theater students will give monologues and scenes written by 20th- and 21st-century female playwrights. Songs written by contemporary American composer Lori Laitman will be woven throughout the monologues. Nearly all of the poetry Laitman has used in the songs for this program is written by female poets.
When • Tuesday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m.
Where • USU Performance Hall, Logan
Info •$10, $8 for seniors and youth, $5 for USU faculty/staff. Call 435-797-8022
Modigliani Quartet concert
The Chamber Music Society of Salt Lake City presents the Modigliani Quartet. The program features Arriaga's Quartet No. 3, Beethoven's Quartet in F Major, Op. 18, No. 1, and Dohnanyi's Quartet No. 3. The evening's performance will be dedicated to the memory of Leyah Chausow, a founding member of the Chamber Music Society of Salt Lake City.
When • Wednesday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m.
Where • Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City
Info • $25, $5 for at the door. For details, call 801-561-3999 or visit http://www.cmsofslc.org.
Hear a concert by this BYU group that performs vocal jazz, while emphasizing improvisation.
When • Thursday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m.
Where • Madsen Recital Hall, Brigham Young University, Provo
Tickets • $6 at arts.byu.edu
You remember this: 'Hot Rod Lincoln'
The Commander Cody Band, known for its blend of old-time rock 'n' roll, country, boogie woogie and swing, will perform in Park City. Commander Cody and his then-band Lost Planet Airmen's first album, "Lost in the Ozone," supplied the biggest hit, "Hot Rod Lincoln," which reached the top of the Billboard charts in 1972.
When • Friday and Saturday, March 30-31, at 8 p.m.
Where • Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St., Park City
Info • $30 -$50 at 435-649-9371.
Pianist Jensina Oliver's got 'Rhythm'
Jensina Oliver will perform Scott Joplin's "Maple Leaf Rag," George Gershwin's "I Got Rhythm" and a movement from Alberto Ginastera's Sonata No. 1.
When • Friday, March 30, at 7:30 p.m.
Where • Music Building''s Thorley Recital Hall, Southern Utah University campus, 351 W. University Blvd., Cedar City
Tickets • Free
'Evening in Paris'
Red Rock Hot Club, vocalist Melissa Pace Tanner, Cirque de la Soul and pianist and accordionist Stephen Keen will perform swanky jazz, reminiscent of the music heard around Paris nightclubs in the 1930s and '40s.
When • Saturday, March 31, at 7:30 p.m.
Where • Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State, Salt Lake City
Tickets • $5-$12 at 801-957-3447 or http://www.the-grand.org.
Fischer electrifies NOVA concert
Thierry Fischer, Utah Symphony music director, leads the NOVA Chamber Music Series in a performance of chamber symphonies by John Adams and Arnold Schoenberg. This is Fischer's first appearance in Utah as a conductor outside his day job with the Utah Symphony. Musicians include the Fry Street Quartet, memnbers of the Utah Symphony and faculty from the University of Utah and Utah Valley University. Vocalists include mezzo-soprano Kirsten Gunlogson and baritone Michael Chipman.
When • Sunday, April 1, at 3 p.m.
Where • Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah campus, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City
Info • $18, $15 for seniors, $5 for students at the door.
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