WHAT: Music-lovers across Utah will listen in anticipation as Music Director Thierry Fischer reveals the Utah Symphony’s 2011-12 season at an announcement reception for the press and specially invited Utah Symphony patrons. Utah Symphony | Utah Opera President and CEO Melia Tourangeau will also present programming for the Utah Symphony’s 2011-12 Entertainment, Lollipops and Family Series.
WHO: Thierry Fischer, Music Director, Utah Symphony
Melia Tourangeau, President and CEO, Utah Symphony | Utah Opera
Utah Symphony orchestra members
Utah Symphony patrons, RSVP limit 500
WHERE: Abravanel Hall
123 South West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Parking available at the Marriott Downtown Hotel
(75 South West Temple)
WHEN: Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Doors open: 6 p.m.
Announcement with short Q&A: 6:30 p.m.
Event ends: 7:30 p.m.
WHY: Maestro Fischer will unveil plans to carry out a particularly unusual project for an individual music director to undertake in a single season. He will also announce the world premiere of a Utah Symphony commissioned work. Members of the community who attend the reception will have the opportunity to meet and mingle with Maestro Fischer and members of the orchestra, enjoy complimentary food and beverage and take advantage of exclusive, one-night-only season subscription rates.
About Utah Symphony | Utah Opera
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
*Contact Hilarie Ashton to schedule an interview with Maestro Fischer on March 1 prior to the announcement. Interview availability is limited.
Public Relations Manager