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 […]
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.
Jennifer Napier-Pearce previews the Utah Chamber Artists’ Collage Concert this month at the Cathedral of the Madeleine.
If you want to hear music by Benjamin Britten that is almost never performed and music that offers sounds you have rarely heard, then you will want to attend Intermezzo’s concert on Monday, July 11th.
Some films are as well-known for their scores as they are for any moving images or dialogue. Think Jaws or Indiana Jones. But far too often the film score is neglected by the public, critics and award ceremonies. With the Park City Film Music Festival, which runs at […]
In this month’s edition of 15 Bytes Laura Durham introduces us to the unique story of a globetrotting tenor.