The Utah Symphony will wind up its summer season this afternoon with a 3:30 concert at the Snowbird Center.
Under the direction of Kory Katseanes, the program will conclude with Tchaikovsky's "1812" Overture with live cannonfire.Also on the program: Gina Bachauer silver medalist Dmitrij Teterin soloing in Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 1; the first of Dvorak's Op. 72 "Slavonic Dances"; John Williams' "Olympic Fanfare," Strauss' "Banditen Galop" and "Cloudburst" from Ferde Grofe's "Grand Canyon Suite."
Tickets are $22 reserved or $18 non-reserved, at the gate.
- ORGANIST MICHAEL FARRIS will perform this evening at the Cathedral of Madeleine as part of the Eccles Organ Festival. The recital begins at 8.
Farris is associate professor of music at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y., and has recorded for Delos and Gothic. His program tonight will include music of Mendelssohn, Schumann and Paert as well as Liszt's Prelude and Fugue on B-A-C-H and Dupre's "Variations on a French Noel."
Admission is free.
- THE PARK CITY International Music Festival will present its final concert of the summer at 8 this evening at the Park City Community Church.
The program consists of Haydn's String Quartet in C major, Op. 54 ("The Gypsy"), the Walton Violin Sonata and Martinu's 1942 Piano Quartet. Performing will be violinists Charles Libove and Charles Castleman, cellist Frederick Zlotkin, violist Leslie Harlow and pianists Nina Lugovoy and John Jensen.
Tickets are $10 ($8 children), available at all ArtTix locations and at the door.
- FIVE MORE YOUNG pianists will perform on Utah State University's Cool Classics recital series Monday, Aug. 28, at 7:30 p.m. at the Logan school's Chase Fine Arts Center.
Featured will be Ryan Takemoto, Austin Chung, Niles Urry, Catherine Brower and Kelly Anderson. All students of Gary Amano's, they will be heard in music of Beethoven, Liszt, Mozart, Ravel and Rachmaninoff.
Tickets $5 adults, $3 senior citizens and $7 a family, available at the door.
- MEZZO-SOPRANO Doris Brunatti will repeat her concert of last month on Monday, Aug. 28, at 8 p.m. at the Cathedral Church of St. Mark.
Her program will include Crawford Gates' "Make a Joyful Noise," "Three Songs for the Young at Heart" and "Will I Reveal All Mysteries" as well as two song cycles by Jeff Manookian, "There is Another Sky" and "Your Journey From Me."
She will also be heard in Brahms' Op. 91 Songs for alto, viola and piano and the "Seguedilla" from Bizet's "Carmen." In addition pianist Jed Moss will solo in Manookian's Piano Sonata No. 5.
There is no charge for admission.
- PIANIST LARA LAMBERT will perform Friday, Sept. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Temple Square Assembly Hall.
A Provo native, Lambert will perform Debussy's "L'Isle Joyeuse," Bach's Toccata in G major, Schumann's Op. 12 "Phantasiestucke," Ravel's "Pavane pur une Infante Defunte" and Liszt's "Mephisto Waltz" No. 1.
Admission is free but limited to those 8 and older.
- PIANIST DEL PARKINSON will present a pair of recitals next weekend, the first on Friday, Sept. 1, at Brigham Young University's Harris Fine Arts Center and the second on Saturday, Sept. 2, in the Temple Square Assembly Hall.
Parkinson will perform two Bach chorale preludes, Beethoven's Sonata in C major, Op. 2, No. 3, and two works by Bartok, his "Out of Doors" and Piano Sonata.
Starting time for each is 7:30 p.m. and admission is free.