Utah Symphony to Announce 2013-14 Season at South West Temple, 2/6


Utah Symphony artistic and administrative leadership will announce programming for the Utah Symphony's 2013-14 Season at a press conference. The panel will then be opened up for questions following the announcements. The announcement is set for Wednesday, February 6. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and the announcement, with short Q&A, begins at 1 p.m.

In attendance will be Thierry Fischer, Utah Symphony Music Director; Jerry Steichen, Utah Symphony Principal Pops Conductor; Vladimir Kulenovic, Utah Symphony Associate Conductor; and Melia Tourangeau, President and CEO, Utah Symphony | Utah Opera.

The event takes place at Abravanel Hall, First Tier Room, 123 South West Temple in Salt Lake City, UT. Enter the building through the Abravanel Hall Ticket office and wait by the elevator to be directed to the First Tier Room by a USUO staff member.

After another spectacular season of both fresh and beloved symphonic music, Music Director Thierry Fischer will continue with his new traditions, programming his third ambitious symphony cycle and commissioning a third world premiere for the Utah Symphony next year. Several prominent guest artists, special events and guest conductors will also highlight the 2013-14 season. Principal Pops Conductor Jerry Steichen has also programmed an exciting Entertainment Series catering to the tastes of Utah arts lovers, and Associate Conductor Vladimir Kulenovic continues to program entertaining and educational family programs for music-loving young audiences in the Family and Lollipops Series. All three conductors will present their plans for the new season.

Utah Symphony | Utah Opera is dedicated to providing Utah residents and visitors with great performances which engage, educate and enrich lives. The Utah Symphony, which performs at Abravanel Hall, and Utah Opera, which performs at the Capitol Theatre, reach 450,000 citizens in Utah and the Intermountain region, with educational outreach programs serving more than 200,000 students annually. The organization employs 60 staff and 83 full-time musicians, presenting four full operas and more than 70 symphony performances in each regular season as well as a summer season at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah. For more information please visit www.usuo.org.