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CONCERT CALENDAR

The Utah Symphony, with the vocal group The Lettermen, will perform this afternoon at 3:30 at the Snowbird Center.

The Lettermen have performed together more than 7 million times and have sold more than 20 million records. Their program includes hits like "Theme from A Summer Place," "Put Your Head On My Shoulder," "Shangri-La" and "Can't Take My Eyes Off You."All performances will be conducted by Assistant Conductor Kory Katseanes.

Tickets range from $13 to $32 and can be purchased at the symphony box office or by calling 533-NOTE.

- UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY'S Alumni Band will play its final concert of the summer this evening. The concert will be in the Chase Fine Arts Center on the USU campus in Logan at 7 p.m.

The band is directed by Nicholas Morrison. For this performance guest conductors Max Dalby, retired USU faculty member and long-time conductor of the Alumni Band, and John Cody Birdwell, USU's new director of bands, will conduct several selections.

Featured performers will be USU alumnus John Skinner on the trumpet, Cache Valley native Greg Wheeler, oboist and clarinetist, and a "mystery vocal soloist" performing under the stage name of Carmen.

Included on the program will be Grainger's "Irish Tune from County Derry," Hanssen's "Valdres," Pryor's "The Whistler and His Dog" and Wagner's "Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral."

Admission is free.

- THE PARK CITY International Music Festival will host four concerts this week, the first being this evening at 8 at the Park City Community Church. Concerts will then follow on Thursday, Aug. 10, Friday, Aug. 11, and Saturday, Aug. 12, in the Park City Education Center Auditorium. These performances will also be at 8 p.m.

Tonight's program features Reger's Quintet for Clarinet and Strings, Rachmaninoff's Sonata in G Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 16, Glazunov's "Oriental Reverie" for Clarinet and Strings and Mozart's "Musical Joke," K 522.

Performers include clarinetist Russell Harlow, violinist Christiaan Bor and pianist Gail Niwa.

Thursday's performance will include Ravel's Introduction and Allegro, Martinu's Serenade for String Trio and Two Clarinets, Poulenc's Sextour for Winds and Piano and Faure's Quartet in C minor for Piano, Violin, Viola and Cello, Op. 15.

The Festival Orchestra will perform Friday. Massimiliano Frani will conduct the orchestra in "Bachauer Competition Stars," Mozart's Double Piano Concerto with pianists Gail Niwa and Michael Gurt and some works by Rossini.

- THE UTAH MUSIC Festival will conduct three concerts this week. Performances will be Wednesday, Aug. 9; Friday, Aug. 11; and Saturday, Aug. 12, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $5 to $12 with family passes available.

The concert on Aug. 9 will be at Snowbird in the Cliff Lodge. Featured on the program will be Nielsen's Quintet, Op. 43, Mendelssohn's Quartet No. 6 in f, Op. 80 and Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20 in d, K. 466 with pianist John Novak. The same program will be repeated Aug. 13 in Deer Valley at the Stein Eriksen Lodge.

The performance scheduled for Friday will be in Logan at USU's Eccles Conference Center. On Saturday, Aug. 12, the same program will be performed at the University of Utah's Museum of Fine Arts. Pieces to be played will be Gluck's "Minuet and Dance of the Blessed Spirits," Cimarosa's Concerto in G for two flutes, Gaubert's Flute Sonata No. 1 and Ravel's Introduction and Allegro. Flutist Julius Baker is featured throughout the program.

- THE UTAH FESTIVAL Opera continues its run this week in Logan.

"She Loves Me" will run Wednesday, Aug. 9, and Friday, Aug. 11, at 8 p.m. The cast includes Michael Ballam as Georg, the perfume shop manager, Susan Hanson as his employee and James Miller as Steven Kodaly.

Verdi's "La Traviata" is also part of the festival opera. It plays Thursday, Aug. 10, at 8 p.m., with a matinee Saturday, Aug. 12, at 2 p.m. Cast members include soprano Jennifer Casey Cobot, tenor Michael Philip Davis and bass Grant Youngblood.

Mozart's "The Magic Flute" is directed by Vincent Liotta, with Barbara Silverstein conducting. Cast members include Kurt Peterson as Tamino, Diane Thueson as Pamina, Edward Russell as Sarastro, Tod Fitzpatrick as Papageno and Anna Vickre as the Queen of the Night. The opera is sung in English.

The final performance will be Saturday, Aug. 12, at 8 p.m.

All performances will take place at the Ellen Eccles Theatre in Logan. Tickets are priced form $8.75 to $37. Call 1-800-830-6088 for ticket information.

- THE WALLACE RONEY Quintet, a jazz group, will perform in a free concert Thursday, Aug. 10, at 8 p.m. at the Gallivan Utah Center. The concert is part of the Twilight Concert Series.

The quintet consists of Wallace Roney on trumpet, Clarence Seay on bass, Erick Allen on drums, Antoine Roney on saxophone and Carlos McKinney on piano.

Roney has recorded his first album for Warner Brothers titled "Misterios".

A Farmers Market will be held at 4:30 p.m. prior to the show.

- THE TEMPLE SQUARE Concert Series continues on Friday, Aug. 11, and Saturday, Aug. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Assembly Hall.

Friday's performance features piano duettists Barbara and Gerhardt Suhrstedt. The duo has performed at the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts in Chicago as well as in numerous festivals and concert venues, including the Liszt Society Annual Festival and the Utah Chamber Music Festival.

They will perform works of Rimsky-Korsakov, Schubert, Liszt, Prokofiev and Gershwin.

The Robert Haws family is featured for Saturday's program. They will put on a musical performance focused on the Savior and His role in our homes and lives.

Robert Haws acts as narrator, and his wife, Hawley, as pianist, writer and coordinator for the program. Twelve of their sons and daughters will be in the presentation.