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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

TWO OUTDOOR PATRIOTIC CONCERTS @ Utah Symphony (Sundance: July 1 & Park City: July 2)

June 21, 2011

CONTACT: Hilarie Ashton
Public Relations Manager, Utah Symphony | Utah Opera
(801) 869-9027, hashton@usuo.org


SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Symphony is again bringing a bit of patriotic spirit to the hills of Sundance and Park City this summer.

Associate conductor David Cho will lead the orchestra in its annual “Patriotic Celebration” on Eccles Stage, the outdoor amphitheatre at Sundance Resort on Friday, July 1 at 8:00 p.m. and at Deer Valley Resort’s Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater on Saturday, July 2 at 7:30 p.m.

The program will feature a variety of American favorites from “The Star Spangled Banner” and a lineup of armed forces salutes, to John Williams’ “Star Wars Suite,” and John Philip Sousa’s “Stars and Stripes Forever.”

Tickets for the concert at Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater are $25 for lawn seating and $38 - $65 for reserved (prices increase $5 the day of the performance). Tickets for the Sundance performance are $15. Tickets can be purchased by calling (801) 355-ARTS, in person at the Abravanel Hall ticket office, or by visiting www.deervalleymusicfestival.org. Tickets for the performance at the Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater may also be purchased at Deer Valley® Signature’s stores, please call (800) 833-2002 for store hours.

A perfect primer to Utah Symphony | Utah Opera’s Deer Valley Music Festival, this patriotic concert will give patrons a chance to experience the Festival before it even begins. The eighth annual Festival will return this summer with four weeks of performances in Park City, Utah, July 16 through August 13. With four different performances each week, festival-goers will have a wide variety of events to choose from.

Patriotic Celebration
David Cho, Conductor

Smith/Key Star Spangled Banner
John Williams Liberty Fanfare
Morton Gould American Salute
Georges Bizet Suite No. 1 from Carmen
I. Prélude (Prelude to Act I)
Ia. Aragonaise (Prelude to Act IV)
V. Les Toréadors (Introduction to Act I)
Richard Wagner Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin
John Williams Raiders March
Star Wars Suite for Orchestra
V. Throne Room & End Title
Jeff Tyzik The Great Westerns Suite
Ralph Herman Big Band Sounds
Bagley National Emblem March
Various Armed Forces Salute
I. The Caissons Song (Army)
II. Sempre Paratus (Coast Guard)
III. Marine's Hymn
IV. The U.S. Air Force Song (Wild Blue Yonder)
V. Anchors Aweigh (Navy)
John Philip Sousa Stars and Stripes Forever


Hilarie Ashton
Public Relations Manager
801.869.9027 office
801.335.9387 cell

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