Contact: Kevin Bentz, (801) 869-9006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 8, 2010
THE UTAH SYMPHONY PRESENTS OZ WITH ORCHESTRA
An evening featuring music and film of one of the most loved movies of all time
SALT LAKE CITY – Associate conductor David Cho will lead the Utah Symphony, in a concert featuring some of the greatest film music ever written, The Wizard of Oz. The evening will feature Judy Garland’s complete original 1939 vocal recordings while the full-length movie is shown overhead as the Utah Symphony plays the score live! The performances will be held at Abravanel Hall on Friday, November 12 and Saturday, November 13 at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets for the evening’s performances start at $30 and can be purchased by calling (801) 355-ARTS (2787), in person at the Abravanel Hall box office, or by visiting www.usuo.org. Subscribers and those desiring group or student discounts should call (801) 533-NOTE (6683). Ticket prices will increase $5 day of performance.
Press photos available at http://www.utahsymphony.org/media.php. (Username: usuoimages, password: media).
Oz with Orchestra
November 12–13 | 8 PM Abravanel Hall
David Cho, Conductor
Judy Garland Dorothy Gale
Frank Morgan Prof. Marvel / Emerald City doorman / The cabbie / The Wizard’s guard / The Wizard of Oz
Ray Bolger Hunk / The Scarecrow
Bert Lahr Zeke / The Cowardly Lion
Jack Haley Hickory / The Tin Man
Billie Burke Glinda, the Good Witch
Margaret Hamilton Miss Gulch / The Wicked Witch
Charley Grapewin Uncle Henry
Clara Blandick Auntie Em
and The Munchkins
Edgar Allan Woolf
Harold Arlen (songs)
Film Courtesy of Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
Producer: John Goberman
Original orchestrations reconstructed by: John Wilson and Andrew Cottee
Technical Supervisor: Jon Sharpe
The producer wishes to acknowledge the contributions and extraordinary support of John Waxman (Themes & Variations).