Utah Symphony to Tour Europe For the First Time in Two Decades

Classic Arts News   Utah Symphony to Tour Europe For the First Time in Two Decades
The Utah Symphony will travel to Slovenia, Germany, and Austria next April in the company's first European tour in 19 years.

The last time the orchestra performed in Germany was 1986, when the ensemble played in both halves of a still-divided Berlin.

Music director Keith Lockhart will lead the orchestra in 13 concerts on the 17-day tour. Pianist Leon Fleisher will appear in several concerts; Viviane Hagner, a German violinist, will perform with the orchestra in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The programs will include works by Leonard Bernstein, Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland, Mozart, and Prokofiev, among others.

A complete tour schedule follows.

April 4: Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia
April 5: Liederhalle, Stuttgart, Germany
April 6: Graf Zeppelin Haus, Friedrichshafen, Germany
April 7: Maribor, Slovenia
April 9: Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria
April 11: Meistersingerhalle, Nurnberg, Germany
April 13: Audimax, Regensburg, Germany
April 14: Philharmonie am Gasteig, Munich, Germany
April 16: Alte Oper, Frankfurt, Germany
April 17: Tonhalle, Dsseldorf, Germany
April 18: Philharmonie, Cologne, Germany
April 19: Stadthalle, Braunschweig, Germany
April 20: Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany

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