Music notes: A distinguished visitor, an American in Paris and a notorious nobleman

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Orpheus Winds

The Orpheus Winds will perform works by Utah composers Alyssa Morris, Esther Megargle and Laurence Lowe.

When • Monday, March 4, 4 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Abravanel Visiting Composers Series with Kurt Rohde

The Abravanel Distinguished Visiting Composer Series will present violist and composer Kurt Rohde, Visit for information.

When • Monday, March 4, 7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free; visit

An Evening of Brahms

Westminster will present "An Evening of Brahms," featuring the Piano Quintet and String Sextet.

When • Monday, March 4, 8 p.m.

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

Tickets • $15; visit or call 801-832-2457.

Wind Ensemble & Symphonic Band

The University of Utah Wind Ensemble will present Lauridsen's "Contre Qui, Rose," Texidor's "Amparito Roca" and Bennett's "Suite of Old American Dances." Visit for information.

When • Tuesday, March 5, 7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • $10; free for U students; visit

'Don Giovanni'at SUU

Southern Utah University will present Mozart's classic "Don Giovanni." The opera will be presented in English on Wednesday and Friday, with Luke Johnson as the notorious nobleman, and in Italian on Thursday and Saturday, with Jayson LeBaron in the title role. Willem Van Schalkwyk is music director, with Carol Ann Modesitt as stage director; Xun Sun conducts the orchestra.

When • Wednesday through Saturday, March 6-9, 7:30-9 p.m.

Where • Heritage Center Theater, 105 N. 100 East, Cedar City

Tickets • $8; $6 for SUU staff; free for SUU students with ID; available at the SUU Ticket Office, 435-586-7872 or

Utah Symphony with Andrew Grams

Guest conductor Andrew Grams will lead the Utah Symphony in the ballet music from Gounod's "Faust," Copland's Suite from "Appalachian Spring," Stravinsky's "Jeu de Cartes" and Gershwin's "An American in Paris." Visit for information.

When • Thursday, March 7, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Brigham Young University de Jong Concert Hall, Campus Drive and 1200 North, Provo

Tickets • $13-$20; visit

Also • Friday and Saturday, March 8-9, 8 p.m.

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

Tickets • $27-$67; visit

Timpanogos Chorale

The American Heritage Youth Chorus, Timpanogos Chorale and Lyceum Chamber Ensemble will perform Vivaldi's "Gloria."

When • Friday, March 8, 7 p.m.

Where • American Heritage School, 736 N. 1100 East, American Fork

Tickets • Free

Harp of Eire: Six Centuries of Irish Music

Brolly Arts presents Utopia Early Music's "Harp of Eire: Six Centuries of Irish Music." Visit for information.

When • Friday, March 8, 8 p.m.

Where • Holy Family Catholic Church, 1100 E. 5550 South, Ogden

When • Saturday, March 9, 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 10, 5 p.m.

Where • St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral, 231 E. 100 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free-will payment — suggested $15 general/$12 seniors/$10 students

Murray Symphony March Madness

The Murray Symphony will present "March Madness," a concert featuring Ivanov's "Caucasian Sketches" and marches by Prokofiev, Wagner, John Williams and Sousa. Visit for information.

When • Saturday, March 9, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Murray High School, 5440 S. State St., Murray

Tickets • $6; children under age 10 are free

Serenata Strings

Serenata Strings, a faculty string quartet from BYU-Idaho, will perform classical works by Mendelssohn, Shostakovich and Beethoven.

When • Saturday, March 9, 7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Wasatch Community Symphony Orchestra Spring Classics

The Wasatch Community Symphony Orchestra will perform a "Holiday Favorites" concert including Beethoven's Symphony No. 7, works by Elgar and Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 6.

When • Sunday, March 10, 7 p.m.

Where • All Saints Episcopal Church, 1710 Foothill Drive, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Young Artist Chamber Players

Young Artist Chamber Players, a group of advanced high-school string musicians, will present their "Signs of Spring" concert. Violinist Yuki MacQueen and oboist James Hall, both Utah Symphony members, will be featured in Bach's Concerto in D minor.

When • Sunday, March 10, 7:30-8:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free


Join Alex Woods, Aubrey Woods, Garrick Woods and guests as they perform high Baroque music by Leoplold Mozart, Jean Marie Leclair and CPE Bach.

When • Monday, March 11, 7 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free