Gerald Elias, winner of last year’s Utah Book Award for his musical mystery novel Danse Macabre, is back with the fourth novel in his series featuring amateur sleuth and cantankerous violin teacher, Danile Jacobs. Death and Transfiguration was released by Minotaur Books last week and the local launch […]
Camille Pack describes her experience at the Utah Symphony’s World Premiere of Michael Jarrell’s Emergences (Nachlese VI).
A profile of violinist Frances Darger, who has been performing with the Utah Symphony for 68 years.
by Laura Durham Starlight on the Rails: And Other Songs is an expanded version of U. Utah Phillips’ earlier songbook published in1973. This new version (released in November 2011) contains 84 songs, complete with chords, lyrics, and background stories written by Utah himself. Bruce Duncan “Utah” Phillips (1935-2008) […]
Russian composers are among some of the most beloved musicians in history. Their music has a romantic and intense quality that can simultaneously touch and break your heart. On Monday February 27, Utah Chamber Artists will present their “Psalms & Symphonies” concert. On the program is Igor Stravinsky’s […]
Throughout history, success has often been linked in the popular imagination with unfair choices: Alexander the Great had to choose a brief life and undying fame or a long life in unending obscurity. Talented women have usually had to choose between art and family. In our era, the […]
It was a dark and stormy night The Chamber Music Society of Salt Lake City was born at a Halloween party in the fall of 1966. Some friends had gathered in the Avenues and founding member Gale Dick recalls discussing chamber music with another guest at the party. […]
A review of Gerald Elias’ Danse Macabre mystery novel.
Utah Chamber Artists Executive Director Becky Durham sends us a post about the premier this Monday and Tuesday of a new work by composer J.A.C. Redford based on the brutal murder of the composer’s sister-in-law last December.
Two new pieces have been added to the lineup of the Utah Chamber Artists’ Chant & Contemplation Cathedral Collage concert, featured in this month’s edition of 15 Bytes. In a first-ever partnership, Utah Chamber Artists (UCA) and the Salty Cricket Composers Collective put out a call to commission […]
The Utah Symphony plays John Adams’ On the Transmigration of Souls, honoring the victims of the September 11th attacks.
Free festival at SUU combines art and music.