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Onstage Ogden is proud to announce our 2019-20 Utah Symphony Season!

The Utah Symphony celebrates its 70th year of great music in Ogden with something for everyone, including an expanded Masterworks Series!


Thursday, September 19, 2019 - The Music of John Williams
Jack Everly, Conductor
John Williams. Legend.  Icon. The composer who scored our lives and gifted us some of the most popular movie scores of all time receives due recognition at this celebration of his music. Relive your favorite movie soundtracks played live by the Utah Symphony! With highlights from Jurassic Park, E.T., Superman, and other John Williams scores, this evening of greats is sure to be a hit.

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - A Broadway Christmas with Ashley Brown
Michale Krajewvsky, Conductor
Ashley Brown, vocalist
Featuring Madeline Choir School

Broadway star Ashley Brown, of Mary Poppins fame, and choristers from The Madeleine Choir School brighten Abravanel Hall’s stage this holiday season. Enjoy an evening of holiday cheer with all your favorite Yuletide carols like you’ve never heard them before. Indulge in Ashley Brown’s masterful performance as she takes you to warm firesides and snowy delights.

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - Women Rock
Sarah Hicks, Conductor
Cassidy Catanzaro, vocalist
Katrina Rose, vocalist
Shayna Steele, vocalist

Featured songs include “I Feel the Earth Move,” “What’s Love Got to Do with It,” “Freeway of Love,” “Proud Mary,” “Piece of My Heart,” “Dancing in the Street,” “Hit Me with Your Best Shot,” “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll,” and “(You Make Me Feel) Like A Natural Woman.” To all the powerful women out there: we want to hear you roar! This Valentine’s Day, show your love to the women who conquered the Rock music world. The Utah Symphony honors legendary ladies with highlights from Carole King, Holly Knight, Tina Turner, Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin, Pat Benatar, Minnie Riperton, Heart, and more. “Women Rock!” honors these powerful female singers and songwriters who changed Pop and Rock & Roll forever. To quote Queen Bey, “Who run the world? GIRLS.”

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - The Temptations with the Utah Symphony
Conner Gray Covington, conductor
Do you need sunshine on a cloudy day? In this concert, Motown legends The Temptations team up with the Utah Symphony to bring you a nostalgic trip through music’s most soulful time period. Enjoy pop classics such as “I Can’t Help Myself,” “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg,” “Reach Out (I’ll Be There),” “My Girl” and so many more with the backing of a full symphony orchestra!


Thursday, September 12, 2019 - The Planets
Thierry Fischer, Conductor
Barlow Bradford, chorus director
Sopranos & Altos of the Utah Symphony Chorus

     Beethoven: Consecration of the House Overture
     Saariaho: Asteroid 4179
     Haydn: The World of the Moon
     Messiaen: What is Written in the Stars
     Williams: Star Wars (Main Title)
     Messiaen: The Desert
     Holst: The Planets

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Aziz Shokhakimov, Conductor 
Lukas Vondracek, Piano
     Mussorgsky/R-K: Night on Bald Mountain
     Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
     Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3
Carlos Miguel Prieto, Conductor
Boris Giltburg, Piano
Kirstin Chavez, Mezzo
     Revueltas: Sensemaya
     Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3
     Falla: The Three Cornered Hat

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
Thierry Fischer, Conductor
Karen Gomyo, Violin
     Norman: Spiral
     Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
     Strauss : Alpine Symphony

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2
Thierry Fischer, Conductor
Nicholas Angelich, Piano
     Wagner: Lohengrin, Prelude to Act III
     Mahler: Totenfeier/Funeral Rites
     Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2


Monday, December 23, 2019 - Here Comes Santa Claus
Conner Gray Covington, conductor
Nothing sets the holiday scene like hearing your wintry favorites performed live by the Utah Symphony. Kids from one to ninety-two will enjoy the musical gifts on stage, with a joyful sing-along closing out the concert. There may even be a special appearance by the jolly man himself.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - Carnival of the Animals with Children's Dance Theatre
Conner Gray Covington, conductor
Dancers from Children’s Dance Theatre
Introduce your little ones to the joys of the symphony with Carnival of the Animals, one of the most recognizable and beloved pieces by French composer Camille Saint-Saëns. Go on a journey through the animal kingdom from the graceful swan to the majestic lion. This staple will be the highlight of your children’s symphonic experience and is sure to delight all ages!


Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - Utah Symphony’s Patriotic Celebration at Snowbasin
Michael Krajewski, conductor
Hugh Panaro, vocalist

Pack your lawn chairs or blankets and join us on the mountain under the stars to celebrate America as the Utah Symphony and Broadway’s Hugh Panaro perform all your red, white, and blue favorites.

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