Utah Symphony Ready To Perform With Guest Pianist

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The Utah Symphony is all ready to perform with guest pianist Conrad Tao on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 at 8 p.m. at Abravanel Hall.

The Utah Symphony is a full-time orchestra located in Salt Lake City, Utah.

It is being conducted by Thierry Fischer. The performance includes Qigang Chen’s “Wu Xing,” Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 in F minor.

According to a news release, Tao made his concerto debut at a very young age of 8. He has since performed throughout the world with numerous symphonies and now attends the Columbia University/Juilliard School joint degree program.

The Jan. 31 performance in Utah Opera will celebrate the music and arts of China in the “Silk & Spices” Festival in the Chinese New Year.

A complete list of festival events is available at utahsymphony.org/festival.

Tickets for the performance start at $18 and will increase by $5 the day of the performance. Purchases can be made at the Abravanel Hall ticket office, located at 123 W. South Temple, by phone at 801-355-2787 or online at utahsymphony.org.