Concerts are on Saturday evenings at 7:30 pm at the First Congregational Church
Selections from Barber of Seville (August 4)
A concert featuring highlights from Gioachino Rossini’s masterpiece, with local favorites Seth Kershisnik, Baritone & Gretchen Windt, Mezzo-Soprano as Figaro & Rosina.
Settings of the Master's Words: A Goethe Schubertiade (September 15)
A showcase of Goethe’s poetry & Schubert’s masterful text setting; performers include Erin McOmber, Lucas Goodrich, Andrew Maughan, Daniel Tuutau, & Heather Madsen.
Beethoven, Bach & Brahms (October 20)
Presenting a cross-section of their works, we are shown why Beethoven, Bach & Brahms are not only three of the most beloved composers of piano music, but are considered to be among the most important of all composers.
Jill Dewsnup, Soprano (December 15)
Acclaimed soprano Jill Dewsnup, a Utah native quickly making a name for herself in New York City, returns to Salt Lake to present a recital including songs by Britten and Purcell & selections from Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail and Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux.
¡Pasiòn! (January 26) In collaboration with Utah Symphony | Utah Opera
As part of Utah Symphony & Utah Opera’s Latin Festival, this concert will feature the exotic music of Enrique Granados, Xavier Montsalvatge, Astor Piazzolla, and Heitor Villa-Lobos. Featured performers include Demaree Clayson Brown, Heather Madsen & Clara Hurtado Lee.
The Feminine Perspective - Gretchen Windt, Mezzo-Soprano
**2011 Emerging Artist Award Winner**
Ms. Windt, the 2011 Expositions :: SLC Concert Series Emerging Artist Award recipient, will be performing Dominick Argento’s Diary of Virginia Woolf and Robert Schumann’s Frauenliebe und -leben, Op. 42, among other works highlighting a woman’s point of view.
Music of Clint Borzoni (March 16)
Our featured 21st century composer this year is Clint Borzoni. It will be of no surprise to anyone at the concert why Borzoni, with his lyrical & sensitive style, is a fast rising star in the New York music scene. In a concert of music never before heard in Utah, this recital is a must-see for any music lover.
Music as Art (April 6)
Mezzo-Soprano Gretchen Windt & pianist Matthew Weissman, the 2012 Expositions :: SLC Concert Series Emerging Artist Award recipient, have selected music inspired by artists in a concert that creates an artistic synergy, furthering the bond between art and music.
Homage: Something Old & Something New - Kathryn Christensen, Piano (May 18)
A program of 20th and 21st Century piano pieces that uniquely honor various muses, including Argentine folk dance and Hebrew folk song, the Sonoran desert, religious figures from history, and bygone composers. These captivating and challenging pieces will be interspersed with delightful "palette-cleansing" Scarlatti sonatas.
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