Utah Symphony to return to Abravanel Hall in late March

Posted on: March 1, 2021

“The homes of the Utah Symphony, Ballet West and Utah Opera are scheduled to reopen in March—four months after their most recent closure due to a statewide surge in COVID-19 cases,” writes Sean P. Means in Thursday’s (2/25) Salt Lake Tribune (UT). “Salt Lake County Arts & Culture announced Thursday that its four downtown Salt Lake City venues—Abravanel Hall, the Capitol Theatre, the Eccles Theater and the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center—will host public performances starting March 25. The venues will follow modified health and safety guidelines … county spokeswoman Cami Munk said in a statement…. ‘We are thrilled to welcome listeners back’ to the venues ‘to celebrate music and reconnect with our community live in a safe environment,’ said Steven Brosvik, president and CEO of Utah Symphony | Utah Opera, in a statement. The Utah Symphony on Thursday announced six programs for its Masterworks series to be performed this spring,” beginning with a March 25-27 program featuring music by Mahler and Richard Strauss, led by Mark Albrecht. Programs through May will feature guest conductors Domingo Hindoyan and Madeline Adkins, the orchestra’s concertmaster, and Music Director Thierry Fischer.”