The Head and the Heart
- Libby Gardner Concert Hall 1375 Presidents Circle Salt Lake City, UT, 84112 United States (map)
The first half of this program features works inspired by cerebral concepts: Unsuk Chin’s blazing Fantaisie mécanique, Bach's Chaconne arranged for four cellos, and a world premiere by Augusta Read Thomas conducted by Utah Symphony Music Director Thierry Fischer. The season concludes with a thrilling performance of Mendelssohn’s heartfelt Octet for Strings, led by NOVA Music Director Madeline Adkins.
Unsuk Chin: Fantaisie mécanique
Johannes Sebastian Bach, arr. Varga: Chaconne
Augusta Read Thomas: Folding
Felix Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat major, op. 20
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.