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Address: 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone Number: +1 801-533-6683
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Description: Founded in 1940, the Utah Symphony is one of America's premier symphony...
Founded in 1940, the Utah Symphony is one of America's premier symphony orchestras, known internationally for its distinctive performances and recording legacy. As part of Utah's largest arts organization (Utah Symphony | Utah Opera), the orchestra's 85 full-time professional musicians perform more than 150 performances throughout Utah and other Western states each season.
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Kids love it!

The family series is perfect for kids and adults, whether you're familiar with classical music or not. The program, the venue, and the quality of music is just top-notch.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The family series is perfect for kids and adults, whether you're familiar with classical music or not. The program, the venue, and the quality of music is just top-notch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

While I am fairly new to the experience of live classical music, my husband is not. He grew up in Los Angeles California and has been to Europe and visited some of the world renowned music halls. He enthusiastically endorses the Utah Symphony and we have been season subscribers for the last four years, and plan to renew again. BRAVO,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

We always enjoy the Utah symphony. The performance coupled with a dinner makes for a fun night out. We hear the best music of the last 300 years

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Saw 2 concerts with the Utah Symphony at Abravanel Hall and both were phenomenal. Really top notch orchestra. Definitely worth the trip and a must for any patron of the arts!!

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Flint, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I saw the Utah Symphony while on a ski trip, where they performed Prokofiev, Thomas, and Beethoven. There can only be one word for the entire performance: Incredible! They performed beautifully, and absolutely top notch performers.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I'm not sure if it's the acoustics of the hall that are weird or the current conductor isn't doing a good job of arranging the orchestra so you get a fuller sound. I attended in the 90s and loved the hall and the orchestra. Now it feels like there is something off-balance (too much fuss made over the violins perhaps?).... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The music is nothing special (I would go again only if there are some guest orchestra, the Utah one is awful). The hall also needs a good amount of work until you can call it "good".

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Murray, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I have seen Prokofievs' 7th and the New World Symphony performed by the Orchestra in the last year. Both provided great music and a unique experience. The music was varied and well performed.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I really love going to listen to classical music. Performance featured a beautiful violin soloist. Abravanel Hall is beautiful. Most seats are good. Did not like sitting in side seating with my husband because it meant he was seated behind my instead of beside me.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We attended the Symphony's Halloween Hi-Jinx performance and it was amazing. All of your scary, spooky songs performed by the symphony all decked out in costumes with audience participation. Fun times! Even the kids liked it!

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