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  • Libby Gardner Concert Hall 1375 Presidents Circle Salt Lake City, UT, 84112 United States (map)

Connect with nature through music including Beethoven's funeral music for four trombones, Elgar's lushly pastoral Piano Quintet, and Joan Tower's Night Fields. The Fry Street Quartet is featured with acclaimed pianist Frank Weinstock, and a pair of dancers bring life to Iranian-American composer Gity Razaz's ballet score Chance Has Spoken.

Ludwig van Beethoven: Drei Equale (Three Equali) for Trombone Quartet
Joan Tower: Night Fields
Gity Razaz: Chance Has Spoken
Edward Elgar: Piano Quintet in A minor, op. 84

Get More Out of Your Experience

Join us before each concert at 2:30pm to participate in a discussion about the music with Jeff Counts, Vice President of Operations & General Manager of the Utah Symphony. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the program and increase your enjoyment of the music you'll hear.


About the Music

Drei Equale for Trombone Quartet
(Three Equali)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
composed 1812.
4 trombones

I. Andante
II. Poco adagio
III. Poco sostenuto

Night Fields
Joan Tower (b. 1938)
composed 1994. first performance: 1994. The Muir Quartet.
string quartet

Chance Has Spoken
Gity Razaz (b. 1986)
composed 2011.
vibraphone, string quartet

Piano Quintet in A minor, op. 84
Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
composed 1918. first performance: 21 May 1919. Albert Sammons, violin; W.H. Reed, violin; Raymond Jeremy, viola; Felix Salmond, cello; William Murdoch, piano.
piano quintet

I. Moderato - Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Andante - Allegro

Earlier Event: December 9
Later Event: February 17