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Movements from Vivaldi's Four Seasons and classical takes on pops favorites from The Beatles, Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Mumford & Sons, and more.

Jerry Steichen, Conductor
Time for Three, Guest Artists
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, August 13, 2015 | 7:30 PM Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre (2280 E. Red Butte Canyon Road, Salt Lake City, Utah) Community Concert

BEETHOVEN Coriolan Overture
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, September 11, 2015 | 7:30pm Abravanel Hall Masterworks

BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral”

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, September 12, 2015 | 7:30pm

Abravanel Hall
Masterworks

BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 1
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3 “Eroica”

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, September 18, 2015 | 7:30pm Abravanel Hall Masterworks

Open rehearsal to include selections from the following:
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 2
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7

Thierry Fischer, conductor

Friday, September 18, 2015 | 10am Abravanel Hall Finishing Touches

BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 2
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, September 19, 2015 | 7:30pm Abravanel Hall Masterworks

VIVALDI Concerto for Four Violins in B min Op. 3 No. 10 (F.IV, No. 10) "Il Giardino armonico"
McCall Andersen, Erika Hubbard, Jeremy David Lewis, William Yavornitzky
DITTERSDORF Harp Concerto in A Major Rondeau: Allegretto
Mischael Ann Staples
MOZART Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat Major for Violin, Viola, and Orchestra, K.320d [364] III. Presto 
Rachel Aina Call and Madison Marshall
DONIZETTI "Quel guardo il cavaliere" from Don Pasquale
Sally Drutman
MACDOWELL Concerto No. 2 in D minor for Piano and Orchestra, Opus 23 I. Larghetto calmato 
Alexander Cheng

INTERMISSION

BEETHOVEN Concerto No. 1 in C major for Piano and Orchestra, Opus 15 I. Allegro con brio
Hannah Jean Baker
IBERT Concerto for Flute and Orchestra II. Allegro Scherzando 
Ashley Fleming
VIVALDI Concerto for Violin in D Major, Op 7 No. 11 "Il Grosso mogul"
Soonyoung Kwon
RACHMANINOFF Concerto No. 2 in C minor for Piano And Orchestra, Opus 18 III. Allegro scherzando 
Trenton Chang

Rei Hotoda, conductor

McCall Andersen, violin, 14
Hannah Jean Baker, piano, 12
Rachel Aina Call, violin, 13
Trenton Chang, piano, 17
Alexander Cheng, piano, 14
Sally Drutman, voice. 20
Ashley Fleming, flute, 18
Erika Hubbard, violin, 15
Soonyoung Kwon, violin, 12
Jeremy Lewis, violin, 14
Madison Marshall, viola, 16
Mischael Staples, harp
Will Yavornitzky, violin, 18

Tuesday, Sept 22, 2015 | 7 PM

Abravanel Hall
Special

WILLIAMS Suite from Star Wars
                         I. Main Title
ARR. EVERLY Lost in Syndication
WILLIAMS "Adventures on Earth" from E.T.
BARRY Somewhere in Time
WILLIAMS Superman March
ARR. CUSTER Star Trek through the Years

INTERMISSION

STRAUSS Also sprach Zarathustra, Opus 30
WILLIAMS Excerpts from Close Encounters of the Third Kind
GIACHINNO Suite from Star Trek(2009)
HERRMAN The Day the Earth Stood Still
WILLIAMS Suite from Star Wars: Phantom Menace
                       Duel of the Fates
WILLIAMS "Throne Room & End Title" from Star Wars Suite for Orchestra

Jack Everly, conductor
Marina Sirtis, narrator
Kristen Plumley, vocalist
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, September 25, 2015 | 7:30pm

Saturday, September 26, 2015 | 7:30pm

Abravanel Hall
Entertainment

DEBUSSY Clair de lune
TAKEMITSU Spirit Garden
ORFF Carmina Burana

Jun Märkl, conductor
Erin Morley, soprano
Mark Womack, baritone
Ryan Belongie, countertenor
Utah Symphony Chorus
University of Utah Chamber Choir
University of Utah A Cappella Choir
The Madeleine Choir School

Friday, October 23, 2015 | 7:30pm Saturday, October 24, 2015 | 7:30pm Abravanel Hall Masterworks

DUKAS The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
HUMPERDINK “Witch’s Ride” from Hansel & Gretel
PROKOFIEV “Scene from Hades (Fata Morgana Playing Cards)” from The Love for Three Oranges Suite
RAVEL “The Fairy Garden” from Mother Goose Suite
PROKOFIEV “Montagues and Capulets (Dance of the Knights)” from Romeo & Juliet Suite No. 2
PROKOFIEV Cinderella’s Waltz
GRIEG In the Hall of the Mountain King
JOHN WILLIAMS Harry Potter Symphonic Suite (2012)

Rei Hotoda, conductor
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015 | 7 PM Abravanel Hall Special

Various; Arr. BARTON Mysterioso Overture
Various; Arr. STEPHENSON Joseph Gabriel
ROZSA Spellbound Concerto
ANDERSON Forgotten Dreams
Orch. BARKER Les Arnold and Dazzle!
Various; Arr. EVERLY Mysterioso Entr’acte
STYNE/CAHN; RODGERS/HART; (Arr. BARTON) It’s Magic/Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered
KHACHATURIAN Waltz from Masquerade Suite
STYNE/COMDEN/GREEN; SCHWARTZ; (Arr BARTON) Neverland/Defying Gravity
ROSSINI; Arr. RUNYAN WILLIAM “Tear” Overture
Orch. RUNYAN DAVID and DIANIA Magical Transformations

Jack Everly, conductor
Joseph Gabriel, magician/illusionist
Les Arnold & Dazzle, comedy magic
David & Dania, magical transformations
Christina Bianco, vocalist
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, October 30, 2015 | 7:30pm Saturday, October 31, 2015 | 7:30pm Abravanel Hall Entertainment

Open rehearsal to include selections from the following:
ANDREW NORMAN Percussion Concerto "Switch" (Utah Symphony Commission / World Premiere)
MAHLER Symphony No. 5

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Colin Currie, percussion

Friday, Nov 6, 2015 | 10 AM Abravanel Hall Finishing Touches

ANDREW NORMAN Percussion Concerto "Switch" (Utah Symphony Commission / World Premiere)
MAHLER Symphony No. 5

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Colin Currie, percussion
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, November 6, 2015 | 7:30 PM Saturday, November 7, 2015 | 7:30 PM Abravanel Hall Masterworks

RAVEL La valsé
RAVEL Une Barque sur l'océan
RAVEL Boléro
RAVEL The Child and the Enchantments

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Tara Faircloth, director
Paul Di Pierro, video / production design
Abigail Levis, l’enfant
Amy Owens, princess, fire, nightingale
Sarah Coit, la bergére, owl, bat, shepherdess
Tyler Nelson, frog, old man, teapot
Kirsten Gunlogson, mother, china cup, dragonfly
Jennifer Aylmer, white cat, squirrel, shepherd
Christopher Clayton, black cat, grandfather clock
Derrick Parker, armchair, tree
The Madeleine Choir School
Utah Opera Chorus
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, November 13, 2015 | 7:30 PM Saturday, November 14, 2015 | 7:30 PM Abravanel Hall Masterworks

HAYDN Symphony No. 6 "Morning"
MAHLER Symphony No. 6 “Tragic”

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, November 20, 2015 | 7:30 PM Saturday, November 21, 2015 | 7:30 PM Abravanel Hall Masterworks

Messiah Sing-In

Rei Hotoda, conductor
Jessica Jones, soprano
Sarah Coit, mezzo soprano
Christian Sanders, tenor
Markel Reed, baritone
Messiah Chorus
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, November 28, 2015 | 7 PM Abravanel Hall Special

NICO MUHLY Control (Five Landscapes for Orchestra)
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9 “Choral”

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Celena Shafer, soprano
Sarah Coit, mezzo-soprano
Eric Barry, tenor
Michael Dean, baritone
Josh Higgason, video design
University of Utah Chamber Choir
University of Utah A Cappella Choir
Utah Symphony Chorus
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, December 4, 2015 | 7:30 PM Saturday, December 5, 2015 | 7:30 PM Abravanel Hall Masterworks

Home Alone: Feature Film with the Utah Symphony

Jayce Ogren, conductor
Viewmont High School Chorus
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, December 18, 2015 | 7:30 PM Saturday, December 19, 2015 | 7:30 PM Abravanel Hall Entertainment

Here Comes Santa Claus!

Rei Hotoda, conductor
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, December 19, 2015 | 11 AM Saturday, December 19, 2015 | 12:30 PM Abravanel Hall Family

Warner Bros. Studios presents
Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II

Conducted by George Daugherty
Created by George Daugherty and David Ka Lik Wong
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 | 7 PM Wednesday, December 23, 2015 | 7 PM Abravanel Hall Special

J. Strauss Jr. Overture to Die Fledermaus
J. Strauss Jr. "Mein Herr Marquis" from Die Fledermaus
      Celena Shafer, Soprano
Rihm "Drängender Walzer" from Drei Walzer
J. Strauss Jr. Perpetuum mobile, Opus 257
J. Strauss Jr. Frühlingsstimmen, Opus 410
      Celena Shafer, Soprano
Josef Strauss Feuerfest! Polka française
J. Strauss Jr. Waltzes from Gypsy Baron

Intermission

Lehár Overture to The Merry Widow
J. STRAUSS Jr. Pizzicato Polka
Prokofiev Waltz Suite, Op. 110
      "New Year's Eve Ball" from War and Peace
Lehár "Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiß" from Giuditta
      Celena Shafer, Soprano
J Strauss Jr. On the Beautiful Blue Danube, Opus 314

Drängender Walzer

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Celena Shafer, soprano
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, January 2, 2016 | 7 PM Abravanel Hall Special

MOZART Violin Concerto No. 4
MAHLER Symphony No. 7

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, January 8, 2016 | 7:30 PM Saturday, January 9, 2016 | 7:30 PM Abravanel Hall Masterworks

RESPIGHI Three Botticelli Pictures
GRIEG Holberg Suite
SCHREKER Chamber Symphony
KORNGOLD Much Ado About Nothing Suite

Rei Hotoda, conductor
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, January 14, 2016 | 7:30 PM St. Mary's Church Chamber

WAGNER Overture to The Flying Dutchman
DALBAVIE Concerto pour Flûte

INTERMISSION

BIZET (arr. BORNE) Fantaisie Brillante sur des airs de Carmen
HAYDN Symphony No. 96 in D Major, “Miracle”
BARTÓK Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Emmanuel Pahud, flute
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, January 29, 2016 | 7:30 PM Saturday, January 30, 2016 | 7:30 PM Abravanel Hall Masterworks

Open rehearsal to include selections from the following:
WEBER Overture to Der Freischütz
MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto in E minor
STRAVINSKY Petrushka
FALLA “Ritual Fire Dance” from El amor brujo

Jun Märkl, conductor
Stefan Jackiw, violin
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, February 5, 2016 | 10 AM Abravanel Hall Masterworks

WEBER Overture to Der Freischütz
MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto in E minor
STRAVINSKY Petrushka
FALLA “Ritual Fire Dance” from El amor brujo

Jun Märkl, conductor
Stefan Jackiw, violin
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, February 5, 2016 | 7:30 PM Saturday, February 6, 2016 | 7:30 PM Abravanel Hall Masterworks

Jule Styne Overture to Gypsy
Rodgers & Hammerstein “Oh What A Beautiful Morning” from Oklahoma!
Kurt Weill “That’s Him” from One Touch of Venus
Rodgers & Hammerstein “There is Nothing Like A Dame” from South Pacific
Frank Loesser Overture to Guys and Dolls
Bernstein & Sondheim “Something’s Coming” and “Balcony Scene” from West Side Story
Adler & Ross “There Once Was A Man” from Pajama Game
Kander & Ebb “Cabaret” from Cabaret
Lerner & Loewe “The Rain in Spain” from My Fair Lady
Bock & Harnick “To Life” from Fiddler on the Roof
Kander & Ebb Overture and “All That Jazz” from Chicago
Leigh & Drion “Impossible Dream” from Man of La Mancha
Jonathan Larson “Seasons of Love” from Rent
Gershwin, arr. L. Blank An American in Paris
Stephen Schwartz “Defying Gravity” from Wicked
Andersson & Ulvaeus Medley from Mamma Mia

Jerry Steichen, conductor
Melissa Errico, vocalist
Morgan James, vocalist
Hugh Panaro, vocalist
Stephen Buntrock, vocalist
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, February 12, 2016 | 7:30 PM Saturday, February 13, 2016 | 7:30 PM Abravanel Hall Entertainment

MAHLER Symphony No. 8 “Symphony of a Thousand”

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Orla Boylan, soprano
Celena Shafer, soprano
Amy Owens, soprano
Charlotte Hellekant, mezzo-soprano
Tamara Mumford, mezzo-soprano
Barry Banks, tenor
Markus Werba, baritone
Jordan Bisch, bass
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
The Madeleine Choir School
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, February 19, 2016 | 7 PM Saturday, February 20, 2016 | 7 PM Salt Lake Tabernacle Special

GERSHWIN An American in Paris
GOTTSCHALK Tarantella
RAVEL Piano Concerto in G
DEBUSSY Jeux*

*Please note: Jeux (Games) includes mature subject matter that may not be appropriate for all audiences. Contact our ticket office at 801-533-6683 with specific questions.

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Louis Schwizgebel, piano
Allison DeBona, Jenna Rae Herrera, Sayaka Ohtaki, Christopher Rudd, Rex Tilton, Joshua Whitehead, and Arolyn Williams, dancers from Ballet West
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, February 26, 2016 | 7:30 PM Saturday, February 27, 2016 | 7:30 PM Abravanel Hall Masterworks

MATTHIAS PINTSCHER Idyll for Orchestra (2014)
SAINT-SAËNS Piano Concerto No. 5 “Egyptian”
RAVEL Alborada del Gracioso
DEBUSSY - La mer

Matthias Pintscher, conductor
Teo Gheorghiu, piano
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, March 4, 2016 | 7:30 PM

Saturday, March 5, 2016 | 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall
Masterworks

HAYDN Toy Symphony in C major, H.
LEVY The Probably Untrue Story of Mary (Who) had a Little Lamb

Rei Hotoda, conductor
Micah Levy, composer & narrator
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, March 19, 2016 | 11 AM Saturday, March 19, 2016 | 12:30 PM Abravanel Hall Family

WAGNER “Good Friday Spell” from Parsifal
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2
RESPIGHI Fountains of Rome
RESPIGHI Pines of Rome

Robert Spano, conductor
George Li, piano
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, March 25, 2016 | 7:30 PM Saturday, March 26, 2016 | 7:30 PM Abravanel Hall Masterworks

LIGETI Atmosphéres
SCRIABIN Poem of ecstasy
HOLST The Planets

Hans Graf, conductor
Women of the Utah Symphony Chorus
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, April 8, 2016 | 7:30 PM Saturday, April 9, 2016 | 7:30 PM Abravanel Hall Masterworks

PROKOFIEV Romeo & Juliet

Morning Dance
Juliet as a Young Girl
The Nurse
Montagues and Capulets
Madrigal
Minuet, Arrival of the Guests
Masked Ball
Romeo and Juliet, Balcony Scene
Folk Dance
Dance, Public Merrymaking
Friar Laurence
Death of Tybalt
Dawn, Romeo and Juliet Part
Romeo at Juliet's Tomb
Death of Juliet

Thierry Fischer, conductor
David Ivers, director/adaptor
Betsy Mugavero, Juliet
Luigi Sottile, Romeo
Claire Warden, Lady Capulet
Phil Hubbard, Friar Lawrence/Prince
Sarah Shippobotham, Nurse
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, April 15, 2016 | 7:30 PM Saturday, April 16, 2016 | 7:30 PM Abravanel Hall Masterworks

BERNSTEIN West Side Story
STRAUSS Blue Danube Waltz
Arr. TYZIK Charleston/Shimmy
Arr. TYZIK Kiss of Fire
Arr. TYZIK Sway
BIZET “Bohemian Dance” from Carmen Suite
O’FLYNN/MESKILL/Rich arr. TYZIK Smile Darn You Smile
Arr. TYZIK 1950’s Dance Medley
OFFENBACH “Can Can” from Orpheus
arr. TYZIK Swing Dance Medley
MATOS /arr. TYZIK La Cumparsita
SAINT-SAËNS Samson and Delilah: Danse Bachanale
arr. TYZIK Fever
arr. TYZIK Cute
arr. TYZIK I’ve had the time of my life

Jeff Tyzik, conductor
Stephen Edward Sayer, Chandrea Roettig, Diego Di Falco, Carolina Zokalski, Forest Walsh, Melissa Shahin, dancers
Ted Louis Levy, tap dancer
Michael Lynche, vocalist
Julie Jo Hughes, vocalist
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, April 22, 2016 | 7:30 PM Saturday, April 23, 2016 | 7:30 PM Abravanel Hall Entertainment

BEETHOVEN Selections from Symphony No. 5

Rei Hotoda, conductor
Michael Boudewyns, guest artist
Really Inventive Stuff, theatre company
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, April 23, 2016 | 11 AM Saturday, April 23, 2016 | 12:30 PM Abravanel Hall Family

HAYDN Symphony No. 96 (“Miracle”)
ANDREW NORMAN Switch for Solo Percussion and Orchestra - New York City Premiere, Utah Symphony Commission
PROKOFIEVRomeo and Juliet (selections)
BARTÓK Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin

Thierry Fischer, Music Director
Colin Currie, percussion
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, April 29, 2016 | 8:00 PM Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall Special

MOZART Divertimento in D Major
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 13
MOZART Eine kleine Nachtmusik
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 14

Rei Hotoda, conductor
Jason Hardink, piano
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, May 5, 2016 | 7:30 PM St. Mary's Church Chamber

BERLIOZ Overture to Beatrice and Benedict
DAVID Viola Concerto (Miriam Wagstaff, viola)
Intermission
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Capriccio Espagnol, 1st and 5th movements (Alborada and Fandango asturiano)
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 5, 2nd and 4th movements
SAINT-SAENS Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah

Rei Hotoda, conductor
Miriam Wagstaff , viola
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 | 7 PM Abravanel Hall Special

Open rehearsal to include selections from the following:
BARBER Essay No. 2
GERSHWIN Piano Concerto
DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 6

Cristian Măcelaru, conductor
Joyce Yang, piano

Friday, May 20, 2016 | 10 AM Abravanel Hall Finishing Touches

BARBER Essay No. 2
GERSHWIN Piano Concerto
DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 6

Cristian Măcelaru, conductor
Joyce Yang, piano

Friday, May 20, 2016 | 7:30 PM

Saturday, May 21, 2016 | 7:30 PM

Abravanel Hall
Masterworks

MAHLER Symphony No. 9

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, May 27, 2016 | 7:30 PM Saturday, May 28, 2016 | 7:30 PM Abravanel Hall Masterworks

MOZART Impresario Overture
PETER WARLOCK Capriol Suite
ROSSINI Overture to Il Signor Bruschino
FAURE Pavane
HANDEL Music for the Royal Fireworks
TCHAIKOVSKY II. Waltz from Serenade for Strings
BEETHOVEN I. Allegro con brio from Symphony No. 5
GERSHWIN Lullaby for Strings
MOZART Symphony No. 35 “Haffner”

Rei Hotoda, conductor
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Monday, June 20, 2016 | 8:00 PM Gallivan Center Special

Smith/Key Star Spangled Banner
GENTRI "In A Blaze"
Cohan Cohan Medley
Various Boy Band Medley (ORCHESTRA TACET)
Leigh/Darion "The Impossible Dream” from Man of La Mancha
McBroom "The Rose"
Lowden Armed Forces Salute
Lloyd Webber Selections from The Phantom of the Opera
Various 80's Medley
Williams Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens: Mvts. I, II, III
Gould American Salute
Brown "Singin' in the Rain"
Various Love Song Medley (ORCHESTRA TACET)
Simon/Garfunkel "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Kander/Ebb "New York, New York"
GENTRI "More"
Schönberg/Boublil "Bring Him Home" from Les Misérables

Rei Hotoda, conductor
GENTRI, guest artist
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, June 23, 2016 | 7:00 PM Taylorsville Regional Park Special

TBA

Rei Hotoda, conductor
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, June 24, 2016 | 6:00 PM Festival Stage, Utah Arts Festival Special

Individual pieces TBD

Rei Hotoda, conductor
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, June 25, 2016 | 8:00 PM Sundance Resort Special

TBA

Rei Hotoda, conductor
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 | 7:00 PM Abravanel Hall Special

TBA

Jerry Steichen, conductor
Michael Martin Murphey, Guest Artist
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, June 30, 2016 | 8:30 PM Thanksgiving Point Waterfall Amphitheater -- 3003 Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, Utah Special

TBA

Jerry Steichen, conductor
Doug LaBrecque, vocalist
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Friday, July 1, 2016 | 8:00 PM Snowbasin Resort -- 2925 Snow Basin Rd, Huntsville, Utah Special

Dvořák  Carnival Overture
RODRIGO  Concierto de Aranjuez
J. STRAUSS  Emperor Waltzes
SMETANA  The Moldau
TCHAIKOVSKY  Symphony No. 6, "Pathétique," Movements II. and III.

Rei Hotoda, conductor
Pablo Villegas, classical guitar
Utah Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, August 11, 2016 | 8 PM Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre Special