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Music: Olivia Newton-John, piano concerts and Peggy Lee

Published September 7, 2012 9:42 am
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Moab Music Festival

The chamber music, jazz and traditional music concerts continue.

When • Today and Monday.

Where • Various locations around Moab

Tickets and info • www.moabmusicfest.org


The kickoff concert for the University of Utah faculty recital series will feature harpsichordist Pamela Jones, sopranos Cheryl Hart and Emily Nelson, recorder player Lisa Chaufty and viola da gamba player Frances Bach performing everything from Bach and Handel to Billy Joel's the "Lady Gaga Fugue" and the debut of a new work by faculty composer Miquel Chuaqui.

When • Tonight at 7

Where • Libby Gardner Concert Hall, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Wasatch Jazz Project

Wasatch Jazz Project is a 20-piece jazz big band with a vocalist.

When • Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.

Where • 2100 S. 1100 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Jeffrey Kahane, piano

Jeffrey Kahane is music director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and a world-renowned pianist. He will kick off the 2012-13 Virtuoso Series with works by Bach, Schumann and Gabriel Kahane.

When • Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Libby Gardner Concert Hall, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $18; www.events.utah.edu

Songs of Peggy Lee

The Grand Theatre's new "Backstage at The Grand" Concert Series will kick off with "Songs of Peggy Lee" performed by Erica Hansen.

When • Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake Community College Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State St., Salt Lake City

Tickets • $12; http://bit.ly/OvSXaf

Mormon Tabernacle Choir

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Orchestra on Temple Square will be featured in a Freedom Foundation Concert. The concert will celebrate the 225th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution.

When • Friday, 7 p.m.

Where • LDS Tabernacle, 50 N. Main St., Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free; must be 8 or older

Paradigm Chamber Orchestra

The Paradigm Chamber Orchestra will perform Bach's Concerto for Two Pianos and Strings in C Minor, Paganini's Suite for Viola and Chamber Orchestra in C Major and Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola and Orchestra.

When • Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Where • University of Utah Thompson Chamber Music Hall, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $10; www.music.utah.edu/events

Guitar Shorty

Master bluesman Guitar Shorty, well known for his explosive style and wild stage antics, will perform.

When • Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.

Where • Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St., Park City

Tickets • $15 advance; $25 for reserved cabaret seating; holdmyticket.com/event/120309

American West Symphony Piano Competition

The American West Symphony of Sandy will hold a piano competition for all junior-high and high-school students living in the Jordan, Canyons, Murray, Granite and Salt Lake school districts. Contestants should prepare Chopin's "Andante Spianato e Grande Polonaise Brilliante."

When • Saturday, 9:30 a.m.

Where • Libby Gardner Concert Hall, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free; americanwestsymphony.org/index.html


Gabriel, a trumpet ensemble, will perform jubilant and reverent songs of praise.

When • Saturday, 7 p.m.

Where • LDS Assembly Hall, 50 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free; must 8 years or older

Expositions :: SLC Concert Series — A Goethe Schubertiade

A showcase of Goethe's poetry and Schubert's text setting; performers include Erin McOmber, Lucas Goodrich, Andrew Maughan, Daniel Tuutau and Heather Madsen.

When • Saturday, Sept. 15, at 7:30 p.m.

Where • First Congregational Church, 2150 S. Foothill Drive, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $5, $20 per family; http://bit.ly/OKm0ZC

Ken Shifrin and Mike Hall

The trombonists will present a concert titled "The Golden Age of the Baroque Alto Trombone."

When • Sunday, Sept. 16, at 2 p.m.

Where • University of Utah Dumke Recital Hall, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free; www.music.utah.edu/events






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