Utah Symphony’s third annual ¡Celebración Sinfónica! with music by Chávez, Revueltas, Galindo, Moncayo, Piazzolla, Fernandez, Carreño, Chapí

Posted on: September 8, 2021

On September 8, the Utah Symphony will open its 2021-22 season with the third annual ¡Celebración Sinfónica! program at Abravanel Hall. Carlos Miguel Prieto—a native of Mexico who is music director of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de México, Orquesta Sinfónica de Minería, and Orchestra of the Americas—will conduct music by Mexican composers Carlos Chávez, Silvestre Revueltas, Blas Galindo, and José Pablo Moncayo; Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla; Brazilian composer Oscar Lorenzo Fernández; Venezuelan composer Inocente Carreño; and Spanish composer Ruperto Chapí. From 5:30 to 7 p.m., there will be a pre-concert festival on the Abravanel Hall plaza celebrating Latin American culture, featuring folkloric dancers, singers, and creators, as well as food vendors.