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American West Symphony performs this weekend

Published May 7, 2012 4:44 pm

Libby Gardner Hall • All-volunteer performing group will present its Spring Celebration.
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Are you itching to hear a little Rachmaninoff? A bit of Dovrak? Maybe some Puccini?

Then the American West Symphony has a deal for you.

The all-volunteer organization will present its Spring Celebration on Thursday and Friday at Libby Gardner Hall on the campus of the University of Utah.

Under the direction of Joel Rosenberg, the symphony will perform Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 and Dvorak's Symphony No. 6 in D Major.

Soprano Erin McOmber will sing two of of the most beautiful arias in the repertoire — "O Mio Babbino Caro" from Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi" and "The Song to the Moon" from Dvorak's Opera "Rusalka."

Tickets are $8 and $10.

For more information, call (801) 668-7073. —

American West Symphony Spring Celebration

When • Thursday, May 10, and Friday, May 11, 7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • $8 and $10, available at the door.