Night Technologies International of Provo, under the direction of John Mosely, will sponsor a special Utah Symphony concert to celebrate the visit of the Right Honorable Sir Paul Newall, the 666th Lord Mayor of London, to Utah next week.
The concert will take place Thursday, Sept. 1, at 8 p.m. in Abravanel Hall. Tickets are priced from $15 to $21 ($6 students), with proceeds supporting the appeal fund for the restoration of London't St. Paul's Cathedral and the American Chapel there dedicated to the U.S. Armed Services.The orchestra will be led by the young British conductor Zane Dalal. The program will consist of Elgar's "Pomp and Circumstance" March No. 1, Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 in C minor and Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor. Soloist in the last will be pianist Ian Fountain.
There will also be comments by the lord mayor and the national athems of the United States and Great Britain.
A senior adviser with Lehman Brothers, Newall is one of the few British members of the New York Stock Exchange. A knight of the Order of St. John, he has helped chair the City Red Cross Market and served as a governor of the City Mencap Foundation.
Dalal holds master's degrees in music from Oxford and Indiana University at Bloomington. In 1989, at age 19, Fountain became the youngest winner of the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition in Israel. He has soloed with the London Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Philharmonic, the Warsaw Philharmonic and the Berlin Radio Symphony.
NTI is a technology-based company developing professional ties with the Utah Symphony and other performing organizations. In conjunction with the Sept. 1 concert, the symphony will make a recording designed to show off the company's "EQ3 High Definition Audio." Additional projects are planned in the future.
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