Utah Music articles published in 15 Bytes, Utah’s art magazine, including classical, chamber, jazz, world, experimental.

Dance | Music

Municipal Ballet at the State Room

by Mary Lyn Graves   Before the final performance of Municipal Ballet Co.’s “Oh Yeah! A Rock ‘n’ Roll Ballet,” Sarah Longoria, the company’s director, ended her curtain speech by sincerely thanking the uncommonly boisterous and large audience for taking a chance on ballet.  The challenge of getting […]

15 Bytes | Dance | Music

Wachira Waigwa-Stone

[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”600″ album=”415″] Music and dance have a long history of coexistence; students of dance history learn quickly of the relationship between Martha Graham and Louis Horst, identifying the way in which music is often the lens through which audiences find entry points for movement. And, while […]

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Utah Symphony premieres new work by Augusta Read Thomas

When a symphony orchestra performs a concert that includes a Beethoven concerto, a Prokofiev symphony, and a world premiere composition by a living American composer, the chances of the premiere being able to withstand any comparisons are remote. But remote does not imply impossible. And EOS: Goddess of the Dawn (A Ballet for Orchestra) complemented the other two works exceedingly well — it is engaging from the first chords to the last.