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The Utah Symphony and Thierry Fischer slide into the Shadow of Mahler

Utah Symphony Recording, Mahler’s Symphony No.1 | Reference Recordings | Release Date: September 11, 2015 The Utah Symphony has a Mahler performance tradition, one that began when Maurice Abravanel became its third and most influential music director in 1947. This tradition helped to place the orchestra on the national and international map of major […]

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Frances Darger to retire

If you attend the Utah Symphony Saturday night for the final symphony in Thierry Fischer’s season-long  Beethoven Cycle  (since Fischer is performing them backwards it’s actually Beethoven’s first symphony), you’ll also catch the final performance of violinist Frances Darger. Now 87, Darger has been with the orchestra for […]