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UTAH SYMPHONY PRESENTS

Tchaikovsky’s “Pathétique”

  • Dates: February 8 - 9, 2019
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Venue: Abravanel Hall Get directions

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Utah Symphony Presents
Tchaikovsky’s “Pathétique”

DATES and TIMES:
February 8 & 9, 2019 / 7:30 PM

VENUE:
Abravanel Hall
123 W. South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT. 84101

SYNOPSIS:
Thierry Fischer, conductor
Barlow Bradford, chorus director
Philippe Quint, violin

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”

The Russian word “Pathétique” means passionate or emotional, but is sometimes mistranslated to mean evoking pity. The first performance of Symphony No. 6 “Pathétique” was certainly a pity, as Tchaikovsky led it just nine days before his death and 21 days later it was performed in his memory. Declaring he put his “whole soul into this work,” Tchaikovsky introduced a radical new concept deviating from the optimistic model of light over dark, and instead ends the composition in bleak minor chords. Pieces such as “Pathétique” formed a narrative or story to engage listeners, just as it’s sure to engage you.

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.

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    Venue Addresses

    Abravanel Hall 123 W. South Temple, SLC, UT 84101

    JQ Lawson Capitol Theatre 50 W. 200 S., SLC, UT 84101

    Eccles Theater 131 S. Main Street, SLC, UT 84111

    Rose Wagner Center 138 W. 300 S., SLC, UT 84101

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