Utah Symphony to Present Dukas' SORCERER'S APPRENTICE and More, 10/25
Yan Pascal Tortelier, Conductor
Yan Pascal Tortelier enjoys a distinguished career as a guest with the world's most prestigious orchestras. He began his musical career as a violinist and at fourteen won first prize for violin at the Paris Conservatoire and also made his debut as a soloist with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Following general musical studies with Nadia Boulanger, Tortelier studied conducting with Franco Ferrara at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena, and from 1974 to 1983 he was Associate Conductor of the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse. Recent highlights have included his debut performances with the Iceland and Stavanger Symphony Orchestras, return visits to the BBC Philharmonic and Hallé Orchestras, the St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, and the San Francisco, St Louis, Cincinnati and Baltimore Symphony Orchestras.
The Utah Symphony presents Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 25. The performances will take place at Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, October 25, 2013, 8:00 PM / Saturday, October 28, 2013, 8:00 PM and Friday, October 25, 2013, 10 AM **FINISHING TOUCHES.
Pre-concert chat one hour before each evening concert with Guest Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier and Vice President of Symphony Artistic Planning Toby Tolokan.
Paul Dukas Fanfare to precede La Péri
Paul Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto No. 25 in C major for Piano and Orchestra, K. 503
I. Allegro maestoso
Orion Weiss, piano
Jean Sibelius Symphony No. 5 in E-Flat major, Opus 82
I. Tempo molto moderato - Allegro moderato - Presto
II. Andante mosso, quasi allegretto
III. Allegro molto - Misterioso
Founded in 1940, the Utah Symphony is dedicated to providing Utah residents and visitors with great performances which engage, educate and enrich lives. Utah Symphony | Utah Opera, the orchestra's parent organization, reaches 450,000 citizens in Utah and the Intermountain region, with educational outreach programs serving more than 200,000 students annually. The orchestra presents more than 70 performances each season in Abravanel Hall, participates in the Utah Opera's four annual productions at the Capitol Theater, in addition to numerous community concerts throughout Utah and the annual outdoor summer series - the Deer Valley Music Festival -in Park City, Utah. With its many subscription, education and outreach concerts and tours, the Utah Symphony is one of the most engaged full-time orchestras in the nation. For more information visit www.utahsymphony.org.