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CENTENNIAL UTAH: CULTURAL HERITAGE

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Many landmark events in music and the arts have occurred since Utah became a state in 1896.

Selected key dates in music and arts

1903 Springville Arts Center opens

1929 Tabernacle Choir's 1st national radio broadcast

1952 University Theater Ballet organized at U. (later becomes Ballet West)

1963 Utah Shakespearian Festival founded

1967 Utah Symphony's 1st tour of Europe

1979 First performance in Abravanel Hall