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Address: 123 W South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1496
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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Now one of the best in the U.S.A.

Salt Lake City has become more than the "Crossroads of the West"--it is truly a crossroads of the Best . . . of the performing arts including all forms of music, theatre, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Herriman, UT
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Herriman, UT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Salt Lake City has become more than the "Crossroads of the West"--it is truly a crossroads of the Best . . . of the performing arts including all forms of music, theatre, and opera. In a short time, Swiss conductor Thierry Fischer has molded a very good symphony orchestra into one of the best--a reality observed by New York reviewers... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

We attend the symphony frequently. The performance is held in a beautiful symphony hall and the Utah Symphony consists of many extremely talented people.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

The venue was much better than the Symphony. The first part of the show included about 40 mins. of music synced to a video of 5 different enviornments of Utah. Not very entertaining and rather short for a first half of the System. Beethovens"Ode to Joy" was the piece that was sold. It was very Good. They had about a... More 

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Murray, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

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, Utah
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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 via mobile

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 9, 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 

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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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