Annual All-Star Evening Set for Abravanel Hall, 5/20
Associate Conductor Vladimir Kulenovic leads excellent high school instrumentalists from 11 youth orchestras as they play side-by-side with their professional mentors from the Utah Symphony. The All-Star Evening-a yearly Abravanel Hall event-takes place on May 20, 2014 at 7:00 PM.
Featured in this program, playing an entire concerto, is 18-year-old flutist Catherine Winters. Ms. Winters has studied flute since age six and currently studies with Dr. Elizabeth Weissman. She has soloed twice before with the Utah Symphony and she will be playing Lowell Lieberman's Flute Concerto for this performance.
Also on the program are Bedrich Smetana's Overture to The Bartered Bride, Johannes Brahms's Academic Festival Overture, Sergei Prokofiev's March from Love for Three Oranges and Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Capriccio Italien.
Single tickets for the performance start at $6 and can be purchased by phone at (801) 355-2787, in person at the Abravanel Hall ticket office (125 W. South Temple) or online by visiting www.utahsymphony.org. Season subscribers can purchase discounted tickets by contacting (801) 533-6683. Those desiring group discounts should call (801) 869-9046. All ticket prices are subject to change and availability, and will increase $5 when purchased on the day of the performance.
Since his professional conducting debut in 2006 with the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa, Canada, Kulenovic has conducted performances with the Verbier Festival Orchestra, Beethoven-Orchester Bonn, Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss am Rhein, Aspen Music Festival AACA Orchestra, New Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra, Indian Hill Orchestra, Connecticut Valley Chamber Orchestra, Juilliard Conductors' Orchestra, Manhattan School of Music Symphony Orchestra, Peabody Institute Symphony Orchestra and Boston Conservatory Orchestra.