Known to millions of TV viewers as a top four finalist during the 2007 season of American Idol and to Broadway fans for her roles in the Oprah Winfrey-produced, Tony Award-winning musical The Color Purple, LaKisha Jones is known for her expressive, full-bodied, and arresting vocals. Hear her perform your red, white, and blue favorites in this patriotic celebration under the stars.
Due to a change in resort licensing, no outside alcohol will be permitted in Deer Valley’s Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. The venue will now offer expanded food and beverage offerings, including the sale of wine and beer.
Benjamin Manis, LaKisha Jones, Carleton Bluford, Utah Symphony
The Pedrito Martinez Group has its roots planted firmly in the Afro-Cuban Rumba tradition and in the bata rhythms and vocal chants of the music of Yoruba and Santeria. Ben Ratliff summed it up aptly for the New York Times calling it, “complex, blenderized Africa-to-the-New-World funk.” Since its formation, the Pedrito Martinez group has developed into an extraordinarily tight and creative unit delighting fans worldwide. Run time: 110 minutes including 10 minute intermission. Family event. Infants 0-13 months do not require a ticket.
Sterling Poulson, music director and conductor of the Days of ’47 KUTV Pops concert since 1997, invites you to join the Choral Arts Society of Utah, Salt Lake Symphony, and Utah’s own Afterglow for two great nights of fabulous music. Joel McCausland and Kevin Peay are better known to thousands of loyal fans around the world as the musical duo AFTERGLOW. Joel and Kevin began their musical career together over 40 years ago in Pleasant Grove, Utah. In 1984 Deseret Book signed AFTERGLOW to a recording contract. They have since recorded 17 albums for Deseret Book, five of which were recorded in England with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Messages include serving others, dealing with loss, experiencing joy, and finding our way through life’s trials. Afterglow’s warm harmonies and heart-felt emotion enhance everyday living. Afterglow’s new Album ‘Walk with Me’ reflects songs of the heart written and produced to celebrate God’s love for all of His children. Now in its 46th Season, the Salt Lake Symphony is an orchestra that means business, by bringing high-quality symphonic performances to music lovers of the Salt Lake Valley and the State of Utah. Dr. Robert Baldwin is thrilled to begin his 17th season as music director of this outstanding ensemble of volunteer musicians. Volunteers, yes, but those who play with an amateur’s enthusiasm at a professional level of commitment. Patrons often remark on how enjoyable and exciting their concerts are. Whether it’s beloved classics by Beethoven, energetic favorites by Stravinsky, or a brand-new work, written especially for this orchestra, you are in for a treat! Discover their passion for music. It will soon become your passion as well!
A Choral Masterwork recounting the true history of George Washington’s difficulties and God’s miracles wrought during the American War for Independence which led to the birth of our nation. Run time: 105 minutes including 15 minute intermission. Recommended for ages 8 and up. No babes-in-arms. All patrons require a ticket regardless of age.
Journey with us to the South Pacific and experience the graceful Hula of Hawaii, the mesmerizing hips of Tahiti, the infamous Haka of New Zealand, the Taualuga of Tonga, the fierce warriors of Fiji and the exciting Siva Afi (fireknife dance) of Samoa. This unforgettable experience not only transports you to the islands but is full of Mana and Aloha. Sit back, relax, and enjoy Siva Pasefika’s production of ‘The Spirit of Polynesia.’ VIP package $75 for every seat includes: -Preferred seating -Polynesian buffet dinner -Live musicians to serenade and gift -Dinner is from 530pm – 715pm *** Run time: TBA. Age policy: Recommended for all ages. Babes-in-arms do not require a ticket.
Youth Ballet production. Approximately 1.5 hours (including 10 minute intermission). Run time: 90 minutes. Age policy: Recommended for all ages. Children 13 months and under (babes-in-arms) do not require a ticket.
West Point Ballet proudly presents Hansel and Gretel. This one-act ballet is a lively re-telling of the classic Brothers Grimm fairytale. This story follows a brother and sister’s adventure through a traditional German village, into a spooky forest, and as they are captured by an evil, hungry witch. The production incorporates the beautiful ballet score composed by the brilliant Claire Cowan. This compelling ballet asks the question: will good triumph over evil? We hope you’ll join us at one of our four performances: the Riverton cast performs on 6/10 and 6/11 at 4:30PM and the Herriman cast performs on 6/10 at 7PM and 6/11 at 1PM. Run time: 75 minutes. Age policy: Recommended for all ages. All patrons require a ticket, no babes-in-arms.
Tutu School’s annual Spring Bravo Bash recital performance! For all the Tutu School performers, family, and friends, please read the following closely to ensure a successful event for our dancers and attendees: All in-class performers will receive ONE (1) ticket for the show, all other family and friends will need to purchase tickets to attend the show. A Promo code will be given to the parent to use to receive their free ticket for their dancer. Parents will need to enter the code into the system prior to ordering their ticket(s) online. All attendees (including your dancer) will require a ticket for the event. Babies (13 months and younger) who sit in laps do not require a ticket. Tickets do not guarantee a seat. Note, tickets are for the entire day but will have two different groups performing: one at 10:00am and one at 11:30am. The theater will be emptied in between shows. Please be sure you know what time your child is performing and only come to that showtime. Assigned showtimes were sent via email. If you are unsure, email Tutu School at email@example.com. No on-site ticket, day of ticket purchasing will be available, you must purchase in advance. Tickets are non-refundable. Run time: 120 minutes. Age policy: Recommended all ages. Children 13 months and under (babes-in-arms) do not require a ticket.
Goonies never say die! What happens when a group of kids come across a map leading to One-Eyed Willy’s pirate treasure? Experience one of the most enchanting films of the ’80s in this cult classic, produced by Steven Spielberg, as the Utah Symphony performs Dave Grusin’s exhilarating score live-to-picture.
Enjoy the ride as the 2022-23 season begins with a thrill—from the heart-racing energy of Wagner’s iconic Ride of the Valkyries and John Adams’ pulsing Short Ride in a Fast Machine, to Strauss’ magnificent Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life) evoking heroism through virtuosic artistry. The Berlin Philharmonic’s Principal Horn Stefan Dohr makes a special appearance for Mozart’s Horn Concerto No. 3—a work written for a friend and filled with warmth—and also shares center stage with three of the symphony’s own horn players in Schumann’s rarely performed showpiece, making this an unforgettable Opening Weekend.
Join us for a special celebration to kick off Maestro Thierry Fischer’s final season as Music Director of Utah Symphony. Enjoy a curated program full of musical tributes from Utah Symphony musicians, memories, and stories honoring his legacy. Following the performance, spend time mingling with friends and musicians while you enjoy refreshments in the lobby. (Doors open at 6:30 PM—cash bar available) 7:30 PM | Formal Program 8:30 PM | Lobby Celebration Tickets: Subscribers: $35** Single ticket buyers: $50 **subscribers will not get their normal subscription seats for this performance Note: This season kick-off party does not include a full orchestra performance. VIP packages starting at $1,000 6:00 PM | Dinner in VIP tent on the Abravanel Hall Plaza 7:30 PM | Formal Program 8:30 PM | Reception in VIP tent For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (801) 869-9010.
Jurassic World in Concert features director Colin Trevorrow’s hugely successful 2015 movie presented in Maurice Abravanel Hall with the Utah Symphony performing composer Michael Giacchino’s thrilling musical score live to picture. Starring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, and B.D. Wong, Jurassic World earned a staggering $1.6 billion at the box office, and currently stands as the sixth top-grossing film of all time. Set 22 years after the events of Jurassic Park, the Jurassic World theme park lets guests experience the thrill of witnessing actual dinosaurs. But something ferocious lurks behind the park’s attractions – a genetically modified dinosaur with savage capabilities. When the massive creature escapes, chaos erupts across the island. It’s up to Owen and Claire to save the park’s tourists from an all-out prehistoric assault. Now you can experience this record-breaking film as never before: projected in HD with a full symphony orchestra performing the iconic score live to picture. Welcome to Jurassic World. And remember. If something chases you, RUN! © Universal City Studios LLC and Amblin Entertainment, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth—known for her roles in Wicked, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Pushing Daisies, and more—returns for a night of Broadway favorites and classic tunes with the Utah Symphony. Due to a change in resort licensing, no outside alcohol will be permitted in Deer Valley’s Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. The venue will now offer expanded food and beverage offerings, including the sale of wine and beer.