Rudolf Kelber will perform tonight as part of the Eccles Organ Festival. The concert will be held at the Cathedral of the Madeleine at 8 p.m.
Kelber is the cantor and organist at the Jacobikirche in Hamberg, Germany,the church with the famous Arp Schnitger Organ of 1695. He was appointed to this position in 1982. Kelber has performed in concerts throughout Europe, Israel and Russia. This is his premier tour in the United States.Tonight's concert will begin with Kelber's transcription of Handel's "Music for the Royal Fireworks." Kelber will also perform his transcription of "Communion: The Camp Meeting" from Ives' Symphony No. 3, a work derived from early American hymn tunes. Works of Bach, Karg-Elert and Reger are also on the program.
Admission is free.
- THE PARK CITY Music Festival continues with two concerts this week. The first will be held this evening at 8 p.m. in the Park City Community Church and the second on Thursday, Aug. 17, at 8 p.m. in the Park City Education Center.
Tonight's program consists of Mozart's Quartet in C major for Flute, Violin, Viola and Cello, Szymanovsky's Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op. 9., Ponchielli's Quintet for Winds and Piano and Ravel's Piano Trio in A minor.
Performers include violinist Oleh Krysa, flutist Leone Buyse and pianists Michael Gurt and Tatiana Tchekina.
Thurday's performance includes Tango for String Quartet, Beethoven's Quintet for Two Violins, Two Violas and Cello, Schoenfield's "Cafe Music" for Piano Trio and Rezwski's "Winnsboro Cottonwood Blues" Solo Piano with pianist Doris Stevenson.
Tickets are priced at $10 for adults and $8 for children. They are available at all ArtTix locations and at the door.
- THE UTAH MUSIC Festival continues this week with four concerts. A performance will be held this afternoon at 3 p.m. in the Stein Eriksen Lodge in Deer Valley. Performances will then follow on Thursday, Aug. 17, Friday, Aug. 18, and Saturday, Aug. 19. Tickets range from $5 to $12 with family passes available.
This afternoon's concert features pianist John Novacek. Scheduled on the program will be Nielsen's Quintet, Op. 43, Mendelssohns's Quartet No. 6 in F and Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20 in D, K. 466.
Thursday's concert will be performed at Snowbird in the Cliff Lodge at 8 p.m. Saturday's recital will be in Logan at the Eccles Conference Center on the Utah State University campus at 8 p.m. The concert programs are the same at both locations.
Mozart's Divertimento in F, K. 138, Ginastera's Variaciones Concertantes and Beethoven's Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 36 are scheduled to be played.
The concert on Friday will be performed in the Temple Square Assembly Hall in conjunction with the Temple Square Concert Series. It will begin at 7:30 p.m.
Featured on the program will be Haydn's Trio No. 3 "London," Nielsen's Woodwind Quintet, Op. 43 and Mendelssohn's Quartet No. 6 in F, Op. 80.
- THE TEMPLE SQUARE Concert Series continues this week. Recitals will be held Tuesday, Aug. 15, Wednesday, Aug. 16, Thursday, Aug. 17, Friday Aug. 18, and Saturday, Aug. 19. The concert on Friday is part of the Utah Music Festival.
Soprano Kathleen Van De Graaff and her bass-baritone husband, Peter Van De Graaff, will perform a concert of art songs and chamber opera for Tuesday's concert. The Van De Graaff's have performed with various operas and orchestras.
Their program includes works of Delemann, Debussy and Honegger, as well as opera excerpts from Thomas' "Mignon" and Donizetti's "Elixir of Love."
Wednesday's concert features the Mormon Youth Chorus and Symphony. Under the direction of Robert C. Bowden, the chorus and symphony will present a midsummer musical potpourri. Guest artists include pianist David Glen Hatch and soprano Diane Walker.
Pasquale Iannone, the fifth place winner of the 1994 Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition, will perform a solo recital on Thursday.
Iannone was born in Italy and has performed throughout Europe. His program features works from Brahms, Shostakovich and Rachmaninoff.
Saturday's recital is by native Utah pianist Scott McCarrey. He has his masters degree in piano performance and literature from Indiana University. McCarrey will perform Beethoven's Sonata in D major "Pastorale," Debussy's "Estampes" and Mendelssohn's Variations Serieuses in D minor.
All concerts are held in the Assembly Hall on Temple Square and begin at 7:30 p.m. Concerts are free but limited to those 8 and older.