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2017/18 UTAH SYMPHONY SEASON

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Season Finale: Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2

Season Finale: Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2

May 25-26, 2018 | 7:30 PM
May 25, 2018 | 10 AM (Finishing Touches Open Rehearsal)

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Madeline Adkins, violin

Tristan Murail Reflections / Reflets III (U.S. Premiere, Utah Symphony Commission)
Korngold Violin Concerto
Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2

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Disney In Concert: Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl In Concert

Disney In Concert: Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl In Concert

June 27 & 28, 2018 / 7 PM

Abravanel Hall

Conner Gray Covington, conductor

Music by Klaus Badelt | Music Themes and Production by Hans Zimmer | © 2003 Walt Disney Music Company | Concert Produced by Utah Symphony | Utah Opera

Feature Film Disney In Concert: Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl In Concert

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2018/19 UTAH SYMPHONY SEASON

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Bernstein on Broadway

Bernstein on Broadway

September 14 & 15, 2018 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Teddy Abrams, conductor

Morgan James, vocalist

Bernstein on Broadway

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Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy”

Season Finale: Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2

September 21 & 22, 2018 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Barlow Bradford, chorus director
Jason Hardink, piano
Joélle Harvey, soprano
Kirstin Chávez, mezzo-soprano
Issachah Savage, tenor
Patrick Carfizzi, bass-baritone
Utah Symphony Chorus
University of Utah Choirs
Barlow Bradford, chorus director

Andrew Norman Suspend a fantasy for piano and orchestra [Composer in Association]
Beethoven Symphony No. 9 “Choral”

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An American in Paris

An American in Paris

September 28, 2018 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

September 29, 2018 / 5:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Alexandre Tharaud, piano

Gershwin An American in Paris
Ravel Piano Concerto in G
Schubert Symphony No. 9 “The Great C Major”

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Tchaikovsky’s 4th & The Red Violin

Tchaikovsky’s 4th & The Red Violin

October 26, 2018 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

October 27, 2018 / 5:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Andrew Litton, conductor
Philippe Quint, violin
[Artist in Association]

Bernstein Three Dances from Fancy Free
John Corigliano Violin Concerto “The Red Violin”
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4

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Ghostbusters in Concert

Ghostbusters in Concert

November 2 & 3, 2018 / 7 PM

Abravanel Hall

Peter Bernstein, conductor

Feature Film Ghostbusters in Concert

Ghostbusters ©1984 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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Bernstein’s Candide with the Utah Symphony

Bernstein’s Candide with the Utah Symphony

November 9, 2018 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

November 10, 2018 / 5:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Garnett Bruce, director
James Sale, lighting designer
Brenton Ryan, Candide
Lauren Snouffer, Cunegonde
Hugh Russell, Dr. Pangloss
Victoria Livengood, Old Lady
Aleks Romano, Paquette
Mark Diamond, Maximilian
Utah Opera Chorus

Bernstein Candide

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Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos 1 & 2

Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos 1 & 2

November 16 & 17, 2018 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor

J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Boulez Dérive 1
J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 2
Copland Symphony No. 3

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Messiah Sing-in

Messiah Sing-in

November 24 & 25, 2018 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Conner Gray Covington, conductor

Handel Messiah

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert

November 29, 30 & Dec 1 2018 / 7 PM

Abravanel Hall

Justin Freer, conductor

Feature Film Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert

HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. J.K. ROWLING`S WIZARDING WORLD™ J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s18)

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Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos 3 & 4

Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos 3 & 4

December 7 & 8, 2018 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Baiba Skride, violin

J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Boulez Mémoriale
J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Sibelius Violin Concerto
Grieg Selections from Peer Gynt

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An Evening in Spain with Boléro & Carmen

An Evening in Spain with Boléro & Carmen

December 14, 2018 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

December 15, 2018 / 5:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Jun Märkl, conductor
Ingrid Fliter, piano

Chabrier Mémoriale
Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain
Bizet Selections from Carmen
Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio espagnol
Ravel Boléro

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Pink Martini’s Joy to the World: A Holiday Spectacular with the Utah Symphony

Pink Martini’s Joy to the World: A Holiday Spectacular with the Utah Symphony

December 21 & 22, 2018 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Conner Gray Covington, conductor
Pink Martini, guest artist

Joy to the World: A Holiday Spectacular

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Here Comes Santa Claus!

Here Comes Santa Claus!

December 22, 2018 / 11 AM & 12:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Conner Gray Covington, conductor

Here Comes Santa Claus!

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A New Year’s Celebration

A New Year’s Celebration

January 4 & 5, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Xian Zhang, conductor
Madeline Adkins, violin

Joan Tower Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 1
Tchaikovsky Suite from Sleeping Beauty
Szymanowski Violin Concerto No. 1
J. Strauss Jr. Overture to The Gypsy Baron
J. Strauss Jr. Bitte schön!

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Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1

Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1

January 11 & 12, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Peter Oundjian, conductor
Jan Lisiecki, piano

Vivian Fung Dust Devils
Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1
Dvořák Symphony No. 7

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Symphonie fantastique

Symphonie fantastique

February 1 & 2, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor

J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Boulez Initiale
J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Berlioz Symphonie fantastique

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Tchaikovsky’s “Pathétique”

Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique

February 8 & 9, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Barlow Bradford, chorus director
Philippe Quint, violin
[Artist in Association]
Utah Symphony Chorus
University of Utah Choirs

Wagner Overture to Tannhäuser
Berlioz Sara la baigneuse
Berlioz La Mort d’Ophélie
Berlioz Rêverie et caprice
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 “Pathétique”

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Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady with the Utah Symphony

Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady with the Utah Symphony

February 15 & 16, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Conner Gray Covington, conductor

Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady with the Utah Symphony

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Brahms’ Violin Concerto

Brahms’ Violin Concerto

February 22 & 23, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Mario Venzago, conductor
Stefan Jackiw, violin

Beethoven Leonore Overture No. 2
Brahms Violin Concerto
Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 4
Sibelius “Valse triste” from Kuolema
Verdi “Ballet for the Queen” from Don Carlos

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Casablanca in Concert

Casablanca in Concert

March 1 & 2, 2019 / 7 PM

Abravanel Hall

Conner Gray Covington, conductor

Feature Film Casablanca in Concert

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Peter and the Wolf with Ballet West II

Peter and the Wolf with Ballet West II

March 16, 2019 / 11 AM & 12:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Conner Gray Covington, conductor
Choreographed by Christopher Sellars
Dancers from Ballet West II

Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf

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Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2

Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2

March 22, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Alexander Gavrylyuk, piano

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2
Andrew Norman Play [Composer in Association]
Rachmaninoff Vocalise

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UNWOUND: Rach 2

UNWOUND: Rach 2

March 23, 2019 / 7 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Alexander Gavrylyuk, piano

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2
ANDREW NORMAN Selection from Play [Composer in Association]

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Dvořák’s “New World” Symphony

Dvořák’s New World Symphony

March 29 & 30, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Alban Gerhardt cello

Rossini Overture to William Tell
Dutilleux Tout un monde lointain (A Whole Distant World) for Cello and Orchestra
Dvořák Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”

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Rachmaninoff & Shostakovich

Rachmaninoff & Shostakovich

April 12, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

April 13, 2019 / 5:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Vassily Sinaisky, conductor
Simon Trpčeski, piano

Kodály Dances of Galánta
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 4
Shostakovich Symphony No. 12 “The Year 1917”

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Story Pirates: Symphony Extravaganza!

Story Pirates: Symphony Extravaganza!

April 20, 2019 / 11 AM

Abravanel Hall

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Story Pirates: Symphony Extravaganza!

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Cirque Dances with Troupe Vertigo & the Utah Symphony

Cirque Dances with Troupe Vertigo & the Utah Symphony

April 19 & 20, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Conner Gray Covington, conductor

Cirque Dances with Troupe Vertigo & the Utah Symphony

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Villegas plays Concierto de Aranjuez

Villegas plays Concierto de Aranjuez

April 26 & 27, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Richard Egarr, conductor
Pablo Sáinz Villegas, guitar

Mozart Symphony No. 31 “Paris”
Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez
Schumann Symphony No. 2

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Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert

Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert

May 9, 11 & 13, 2019 / 7 PM

Abravanel Hall

Conner Gray Covington, conductor

Feature Film Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert

Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts. In association with 20th Century Fox, LucasFilm and Warner/Chappell Music. © 2018 & TM LucasFilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved © Disney.

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Copland’s Appalachian Spring & Billy the Kid

Copland’s Appalachian Spring & Billy the Kid

May 17, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

May 18, 2019 / 5:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor
James Ehnes, violin

Copland Appalachian Spring
Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1
Zhou Tian New Work (commissioned to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike)
Copland Suite from Billy the Kid

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Season Finale: Mahler’s Symphony No. 1

Season Finale: Mahler’s Symphony No. 1

May 24 & 25, 2019 / 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Kathryn Eberle, violin
Claude Halter, violin

Haydn Symphony No. 9
Schnittke Moz-Art à la Haydn
Mahler Symphony No. 1 “Titan”

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert

June 20, 21 & 22, 2019 / 7 PM

Abravanel Hall

TBA, conductor

Feature Film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert

HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. J.K. ROWLING`S WIZARDING WORLD™ J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s18)

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