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CONCERT CALENDAR

Musica Reservata's spring concert, "An Evening of Pleasant Diversion: Chamber Music of the 17th and 18th Centuries," will be encored this evening in Providence, Cache County, at 7:30 p.m. in the Old Rock Church.

Included will be a musical version of a gallbladder operation composed by Marin Marais. Featured will be baroque composers from Monteverdi to Rameau. A rarely heard work by Zelenka will be sung by tenor Randall Smith, and a trio by Telemann will be performed byHerald Clark and Frances Bach.Among the early instruments played will be a French double-manual harpsichord, violas da gamba, baroque flutes and a voice flute (a kind of recorder).

Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for students and senior citizens.

- THE NATIONAL CLOGGERS FESTIVAL will celebrate its 18th consecutive year at the SCERA Shell, in Orem, Tuesday through Friday, June 28-July 2, in conjunction with the Provo Freedom Festival.

The festival, the oldest continuous cloggers' festival in the country, will feature 800 to 900 award-winning cloggers from throughout the West. Tom Bach will be master of ceremonies.

Performances, to be presented June 28-July 1, will begin at 8:15 p.m., with pre-shows featuring local teen talent beginning at 6:30 p.m. The Top Ten Nationals competition for free-style, duets and all-girl teams will take place Friday, July 1, from 8 a.m to noon, resuming at 5:30 with the finals at 8 p.m.

Winners will go on to compete in the National Nashville Competition, where Utah teams have taken first place six of the last seven years.

Festival performers will also participate in the "Stadium of Fire" July 2.

Admission is $5 for adults and free for children under 16.

- CELLIST DANIEL GWIN, flutist Sara Tutland and pianist Julian Ward will perform in the Temple Square Assembly Hall on Wednesday, June 29, at 7:30 p.m.

The program will feature Rie's Trio in E flat major, Op. 63, Reineke's Sonata for Flute and Piano ("Undine") and Prokofiev's Sonata in C major for Cello and Piano.

Gwin has recorded a solo double-bass album for Crystal Records. Tutland is a winner of the Professional Performers Competition of the National Flute Association and Ward has appeared on the Nova Chamber Music Series.

Admission is free, but limited to those 8 and older.

- THE UTAH SYMPHONY, under associate conductor Robert Henderson, will be joined by the Utah Festival Opera Singers for the opening concert of its 1994 summer series Wednesday, June 29, at 8 p.m. in Abravanel Hall.

The program is the season preview for the Logan-based Utah Festival Opera, now in its second year. Featured will be extracts from this year's lineup, including Strauss' "Die Fledermaus," Puccini's "Madama Butterfly" and a new production of the Broadway hit "Fanny," along with music of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter and others.

Among the soloists will be Michael Ballam, John Brandstetter, Susan Deauvono and Amy Olsen.

Tickets are available at the Utah Symphony box office (533-NOTE). For more information about the Utah Festival Opera, call 752-0026.

- THE UTAH NATIONAL GUARD 23rd Army Band ushers in the month of July with a pair of free patriotic concerts in the Temple Square Assembly Hall, Friday and Saturday, July 1-2, at 7:30 p.m.

Conducted by Norman K. Wendell, the band will perform marches, folk and patriotic music, and Broadway tunes, such as selections from "The Phantom of the Opera,".

The 62-member band has been playing throughout the state since the late 1940s. Its most recent tour was to St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1992.