Utah Symphony Presents
A New Year’s Celebration
DATES and TIMES:
January 4 & 5, 2019 / 7:30 PM
123 W. South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT. 84101
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!
R. Strauss Suite from Der Rosenkavalier
Ring in the new year with guest conductor, Xian Zhang, the first woman to have a titled conducting role with a BBC orchestra. Zhang hopes, “When girls see other women doing [my] job, they will feel that they can do it too.” Zhang will lead the orchestra in six dazzling pieces, including well-known themes from Sleeping Beauty, Szymanowski’s modern violin concerto, and concluding with a lively Strauss waltz. Let Utah Symphony launch you into 2018 with passion!
Individuals ages five and older are welcome at this performance. Parents should ensure their children are able to sit quietly through the performance without disturbing others around them. No babes in arms will be admitted.