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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 György Ligeti’s Chamber Concerto, 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
György Ligeti: Chamber Concerto
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.


Earlier Event: April 28
Parallel Worlds