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Western Opera Theater's production of Mozart's "Don Giovanni" breezes into Utah for five performances this week - 8 p.m. Sunday and Monday, Sept. 25 and 26, at Park City's Egyptian Theatre; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, at Utah State Universty's Chase Fine Arts Center; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, at Brigham Young University's Harris Fine Arts Center; and 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, at Cedar City High School.

The touring wing of the San Francisco Opera Center, the company has based the production on the open-air staging of British director John Copley, created for the 1994 Merola Opera Program. Featured singers, participants in the Merola Program, are among the nation's most dynamic young voices.The fully costumed and staged opera will be sung in Italian with English supertitles. Conductor Rodolpho Fisher will lead the ensemble. Included in the cast is former Utahn Anne Riggio-Ellsworth, who will alternate as Donna Elvira.

Tickets for tonight's performance in Park City are $50, and include a reception at the Kimball Art Center. Tickets for Monday's performance are $35. For information call 649-9371.

Admission to the USU performance is $18, or $9 youth ($4 USU students). BYU tickets are priced at $15 ($13 students, faculty, staff, senior citizens and BYU alumni); call 378-4322.

- ACCLAIMED VIOLINIST Elmar Oliveira will be the featured soloist on the Utah Symphony's opening classical subscription program of the season, to be presented this week in Provo, Ogden and Salt Lake City.

The first American winner of the Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition, at age 25, Oliveira was later awarded the Avery Fisher Prize. He has premiered pieces by Morton Gould, Ezra Laderman, Andrzej Pnufmik and Joan Tower, the last two years ago with the Utah Symphony.

With music director Joseph Silverstein conducting, Oliveira will solo this week in the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto. In addition Silverstein will lead the orchestra in Berlioz's "Le Corsaire" and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 in A major. An extra feature of the Provo program will be the world premiere of Brigham Young University composer Merrill Bradshaw's "Museum Pieces."

That concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, in the de Jong Concert Hall of BYU's Harris Fine Arts Center. Others will take place at 8 p.m. Sept. 29, at Weber State University's Browning Center for the Performing Arts and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, at Abravanel Hall.

Tickets for the Abravanel Hall dates are priced from $12 to $33. BYU tickets are priced from $10 to $12.

For information call 533-NOTE.

- SALT LAKE PIANIST Marjorie Janove will present a free recital Saturday, Oct. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Westminster College's Jewett Center for the Performing Arts.

An active recitalist and chamber musician, Janove holds a doctorate in piano performance from Indiana University. Saturday she will be heard in music of Bach (the Italian Concerto), Chopin, Scriabin and Prokofiev, including the last-named composer's Sonata No. 6.