Mighty 5 Tour

Barber’s Violin Concerto

Technical Fireworks

Known as the American Romantic, Samuel Barber wrote a piece so explosive, he had to prove to his commissioner the finale was not, indeed, unplayable. Now’s your chance to hear the unremitting virtuosity performed live.

Additional Info

  • Type: Masterworks
  • Location: Abravanel Hall
  • Price Range: Starting at $21.00
  • Duration: 2 hours with intermission
  • Date1: April 28, 2017 | 7:30 PM
  • Date 2: April 29, 2017 | 7:30 PM
  • Program:

    Barber Adagio for Strings
    Barber Violin Concerto
    Brahms Piano Quartet No. 1 (orchestrated by Arnold Schoenberg)

  • Artists:

    Jun Märkl, conductor
    Karen Gomyo, violin

  • Student Tickets:

    Student tickets are available for this performance. The student rate is also extended to any ticket buyer who is 30 or younger. For more information, visit our student ticket page.

  • Program Notes:

    US Veterans are invited to attend this concert free of charge, as part of USUO’s Arts in Service to the Military Cultural Festival. Tickets are free but limited in number; they are available through VetTix.org.

  • Sponsors:

    Utah Symphony Season Sponsor


    Masterworks Series Sponsor:

    Eccles Foundation   OC Tanner

    Conductor Sponsor:

    Larry H. and Gail Miller Family Foundation