UTAH SYMPHONY ARTISTIC LEADERSHIP TO UNVEIL 2013-14 SEASON
WHAT: Utah Symphony artistic and administrative leadership will announce programming for the Utah Symphony’s 2013-14 Season at a press conference. The panel will then be opened up for questions following the announcements.
WHEN: Wednesday, February 6
Doors open: 12:30 p.m.
Announcement with short Q&A: 1:00 p.m.
Event ends: 2:00 p.m.
WHO: Thierry Fischer, Utah Symphony Music Director
Jerry Steichen, Utah Symphony Principal Pops Conductor
Vladimir Kulenovic, Utah Symphony Associate Conductor
Melia Tourangeau, President and CEO, Utah Symphony | Utah Opera
WHERE: Abravanel Hall
First Tier Room
123 South West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT
Please enter the building through the Abravanel Hall Ticket office and wait by the elevator to be directed to the First Tier Room by a USUO staff member.
WHY: After another spectacular season of both fresh and beloved symphonic music, Music Director Thierry Fischer will continue with his new traditions, programming his third ambitious symphony cycle and commissioning a third world premiere for the Utah Symphony next year. Several prominent guest artists, special events and guest conductors will also highlight the 2013-14 season. Principal Pops Conductor Jerry Steichen has also programmed an exciting Entertainment Series catering to the tastes of Utah arts lovers, and Associate Conductor Vladimir Kulenovic continues to program entertaining and educational family programs for music-loving young audiences in the Family and Lollipops Series. All three conductors will present their plans for the new season.
**MEDIA NOTE: Maestro Thierry Fischer will not be available for individual interviews following the press conference. All questions for Fischer must be offered during the Q&A session. To schedule interviews with other Utah Symphony leadership, please contact Hilarie Ashton.**
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.
Media Contact: Hilarie Ashton | Public Relations Manager
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