Get in the holiday spirit with School of Music performances
Lyric Opera Ensemble with Salt Lake Symphony present:“Amahl and the Night Visitors” by Menotti and “A Christmas Carol” by Leavitt & Buck
One night, two miracles. The U Lyric Opera Ensemble teams up with Salt Lake Symphony to present two charming Christmas operas, Menotti’s classic “Amahl and the Night Visitors” and a new telling of Dickens’ “Christmas Carol” at the historic Grand Theater. This perfect pairing makes for an excellent family event to get you in the holiday spirit. Buy tickets at grandtheatrecompany.org
Come hear School of Music faculty perform holiday classics like “The First Noel” and “Deck the Halls/It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” The program will feature five multiple piano arrangements, two nine piano medleys, two five piano medleys and one four piano medley. Also featuring an orchestra ensemble playing the Corelli Concerto No. 8 (Christmas concerto) with the U Preparatory Division Faculty and primarily U Faculty. Plus, a performance with the Michie Undergraduate Vocal Quartet. Don’t miss this impressive holiday concert for FREE.
7:30 p.m | Thompson Chamber Music Hall
The Harp Ensemble concert will consist of holiday favorites such as: “Santa Claus is Coming to Town,” “Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree,” along with pop hits “Carry on My Wayward Son” and “Can't Help Falling in Love.” Most of the songs are arranged by students of the ensemble. This concert is FREE and open to the public.
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The University of Utah School of Music offers a comprehensive program of music study on both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The School of Music educates professionally-oriented students across the musical spectrum through rigorous musical and academic experiences; serves the art of music through performance, composition, research and publication; and functions as the state’s center for intellectual, educational, and cultural musical activities. It has been an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music since 1952. http://www.music.utah.edu/