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

Celebrating our 70th year of great music in Ogden with something for everyone, including an expanded Masterworks Series and a new Vocal & Dance and Downtown 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

FAMILY SERIES (Peery's Egyptian Theatre)

Monday, December 23, 2019 - Utah Symphony: 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.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - Sphinx Virtuosi
The Sphinx Virtuosi is one of the nation's most dynamic professional chamber orchestras. Comprised of 18 of the nation's top Black and Latinx classical soloists, these artists come together each fall as cultural ambassadors to reach new audiences. 

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - Utah Symphony: 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!

Monday, March 23, 2020 - Spanish Brass
Performing music that has been called sheer poetry, Spanish Brass has established itself as one of the world’s finest brass quintets and is known for its virtuosity as well as the wide variety of its programs.

Saturday, May 2, 2020 - Ballet West II  (AT WSU, AUSTAD AUDITORIUM)
A world premiere from Ballet West choreographers Pamela Robinson and Peggy Dolkas, this reimagined Grimm Brothers tale features a classic score by Edvard Grieg, and a narrative guide for younger audiences.

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - Youth Benefit Concert with Anthony Trionfo (at Peery's Egyptian Theatre)
This year's concert features performances by local student musicians, and flutist Anthony Trionfo, who recently made his New York recital debut. 

DANCE & VOCAL SERIES (Austad Auditorium, WSU)

Saturday, November 9, 2019 - Dance Theatre of Harlem
Founded by groundbreaking dancer Arthur Mitchell in 1969 after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Dance Theatre of Harlem is a ballet company of international acclaim, a leader in arts education, and a testament to the triumph of the human spirit.

Friday/Saturday, November 29 & 30, 2019 - Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
With world-class artists, dazzling costumes, stunning sets, towering puppets, and soaring birds, don’t miss your chance to ring in the holidays with Moscow Ballet's acclaimed Christmas extravaganza. Celebrate this cherished tradition, and relive the dream with Tchaikovsky’s timeless score.

Monday, January 20, 2020 - Russian National Ballet
Directed by legendary Bolshoi principal dancer Elena Radchenko, Russian National Ballet's repertory of major works from the history of Russian ballet, like Romeo and Juliet and Carmen, enlightens, inspires, and entertains audiences across North America.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - Flamenco Vivo
Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana is the nation’s most prominent flamenco and Spanish dance company dedicated to honoring the traditions of flamenco while pushing the art form in new directions.

Saturday, February 15, 2020 - BYU Vocal Point
Vocal Point is Brigham Young University’s world renowned contemporary a cappella ensemble. This 9-man vocal band continually pushes the limits of contemporary a cappella by combining tight harmonies, out-of-this-world vocal percussion, and crisp choreography to make up one of the most entertaining musical experiences you’ll ever have. 

Monday, April 27, 2020 - Chanticleer
Called “the world’s reigning male chorus” by the New Yorker, San Francisco based GRAMMY® award-winning Chanticleer is renowned for the seamless blend of its twelve male voices ranging from countertenor to bass. Chanticleer’s original interpretations of vocal literature, from Renaissance to jazz, and from gospel to venturesome new music has won audiences the world over.


Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - Third Coast Percussion
Third Coast Percussion is a Grammy-winning, artist-run quartet of classically-trained percussionists that has forged a unique path in the musical landscape with virtuosic, energetic performances that celebrate the extraordinary depth and breadth of musical possibilities in the world of percussion. 

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - PUBLIQuartet
Dedicated to presenting new works for string quartet, PUBLIQuartet’s genre-bending programs span the classical canon and often feature open-form improvisations that expand the techniques and aesthetics of the traditional string quartet.

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - Quarteto Nuevo
Quarteto Nuevo merges western classical, eastern European folk, Latin and jazz with an organic feel that packs a wallop! They effectively meld the music of ancient worlds and faraway places with a contemporary groove that enchants audiences of all ages.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - Eighth Blackbird
Eighth Blackbird is “one of the smartest, most dynamic contemporary classical ensembles on the planet,” (Chicago Tribune) "defined by adventure...known for performing from memory, employing choreography and collaborations with theater artists, lighting designers and even puppetry artists” (Detroit Free Press).


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. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS.

Friday/Saturday, November 29 & 30, 2019 - Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker (AT WSU, AUSTAD AUDITORIUM)
With world-class artists, dazzling costumes, stunning sets, towering puppets, and soaring birds, don’t miss your chance to ring in the holidays with Moscow Ballet's acclaimed Christmas extravaganza. Celebrate this cherished tradition, and relive the dream with Tchaikovsky’s timeless score.


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