Music notes: Early opera, Sibelius Violin Concerto, an evening of art song and more

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Utah Lyric Opera

Utah Lyric Opera soloists will present music from the art song repertoire. For more information, visit

When • Monday, Jan. 7, 7 p.m.

Where • Orem Public Library, 58 N. State St., Orem

Tickets • Free

Global Sounds: Choral Works from Around the World

The Salt Lake Vocal Artists will perform music from Bulgaria and Turkey.

When • Monday, Jan. 7, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Waterford School, 1480 E. 9400 South, Sandy

Tickets • $10-$20; visit

Benefit for Natalie

More than 25 of Utah's top musicians will perform at "Notably Natalie," a benefit for prominent violin teacher Natalie Reed in her battle with cancer. Performers include The Piano Guys, Kurt Bestor, Alex Boyé, Peter Breinholt, Kenneth Cope, Jenny Jordan Frogley, Brant Bayless, Daron Bradford, Richard Elliott, Will Hagen, Becca Moench, Jed Moss and David Porter.

When • Wednesday, Jan. 9, 7:30 p.m.

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

Suggested donation • $20; PayPal donations at; more information at

'Dido and Aeneas'

Westminster College will present its first fully staged opera, Henry Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas," in the Jay W. Lees Courage Theatre.

When • Friday and Saturday, Jan. 11 and 12, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Jewett Center for Performing Arts , 1840 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $5; at 801-832-2457 or

The Music of Russia

Russian music will feature Glazunov's Concerto in E Flat for Alto Saxophone, Tchaikovsky's Piano Trio in A Minor, Rachmaninoff's "Vocalise" and Shostakovich's Cello Sonata.

When • Friday, Jan. 11, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Kaysville Tabernacle, 198 W. Center St., Kaysville

Tickets • Free

Sibelius' Violin Concerto

Violinist Tobias Feldman will perform the Sibelius Violin Concerto with the Utah Symphony and guest conductor Gilbert Varga. The orchestra also will perform music of Grieg, Kodály and Enescu.

When • Friday and Saturday, Jan. 11 and 12, 8 p.m.

Where • Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $27-$67; visit

Westminster Winds

Westminster woodwind faculty Sally Humphreys, Susan Swidnicki, Lee Livengood, Lori Wike and Ron Beitel team up in works by Milhaud, Ray Luke, Dukas, Hindemith and Poulenc.

When • Monday, Jan. 14, 8 p.m.

Where • Vieve Gore Concert Hall, 1250 E. 1700 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $15; students with ID get in free; at 801-832-2457 or