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Utah Symphony

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Address: 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone Number: +1 801-533-6683
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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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The Perfect Evening - Perfect Performance

There is no better way to spend an evening than with the Utah Symphony. The Sci-Fi concert exceeded all expectations. There were a lot of young people in attendance which is the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 22, 2015
Marlene B
Deweyville, UT
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Murray, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have enjoyed previous performances with some disappointments on repertoire selection. Last night was bar none the weirdest most uncomfortable performance I have ever attended. The symphony commissioned a piece for its 75th anniversary by Andrew Norman called "Switch" a percussion concerto. Three words can describe this performance... Noisy sublime pandemonium! The concerto offered no moments of redemption. The Mahler's... More 

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Deweyville, UT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

There is no better way to spend an evening than with the Utah Symphony. The Sci-Fi concert exceeded all expectations. There were a lot of young people in attendance which is the perfect way to introduce them to the magic of a musical performance.

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Provo, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We attend performances of the Utah Symphony on a regular basis. We are always pleased with the variety and diversity of the pieces performed, along with the skills and mastery of the musicians. We are rarely disappointed in the performances. Wheelchair seating is very good, at least on the main floor. It is about 3 rows back and while not... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Top notch symphony that can compete with the best in the world. Their Deer Valley performances in the summer are a special treat.

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Centerville, Utah USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I always enjoy the Utah Symphony. It is quite professional and, although Abravanel Hall is by no means a "newer" building, the acoustics are great. I've sat in the balconies, up front and in the very back of the main floor. The sound quality is fantastic everywhere. I would suggest that you not sit in the front few rows, as... More 

Thank Brian K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We've had season tickets to the symphony for several years now. We enjoy going to the Pops concerts but also attend some of the classical concerts. The music is always wonderful and the venue is great.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We took our 3 kiddos (ages 2, 5, 8) to the whole concert series and they looked forward to each and every one of them! It was so nice to see them understanding the instruments and music each time...and the best part about it was that when it was over, they asked when they'd get to go back. We loved... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We live closer to San Francisco, but choose to go to Salt Lake City for cultural events. The Utah Symphony is fabulous!! We just saw the Midtown Men perform with them. It was outstanding!! We are looking forward to another performance again soon.

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

My whole life I have never gotten into the story of Peter Pan...until this past Saturday. I had never heard the original words of the story, which were beautiful and transporting. To hear Utah Symphony playing the music to Hook while a narrator read the story was nothing short of phenomenal. I gave it a standing ovation--which I rarely do,... More 

Thank Lyn S
Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We recently enjoyed Peter Pan and Other Adventures. We thought it was great. They made it enjoyable for kids as well, one of the fables they had artwork done by a local elementary as they told the story. For Peter Pan they had this exceptional narrator as the music played. I look forward to seeing/hearing more.

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