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Tabernacle organist Richard Elliott will be the final performer in this summer's Eccles Organ Festival tonight at the Cathedral of Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple.

The 8 p.m. program, which is free to the public, will feature Elliott in the "Fuge, Kanzone und Epilog" of Sigfrid Karg-Elert, Durufle's Prelude, Adagio and Choral Variations on the "Veni Creator" and music of Wagner and Bach. In the Karg-Elert, he will be assisted by violinist M. Judd Sheranian and a Women's Schola.A native of Baltimore, Elliott studied at the Peabody Conservatory, Catholic University of America, the Curtis Institute and the Eastman School of Music before his appointment at the Salt Lake Tabernacle. His first solo CD, "In the Shadow of the Everlasting Hills," was recently issued by Pro Organo.

- THE SIX-VOICE women's ensemble Coventry will perform Wednesday, Sept. 13, in the Temple Square Assembly Hall.

Accompanied by pianist Margot Hovley and flutist Cathie Nybo, the group will sing music ranging from 12th century chansons to Dave Brubeck ("Blue Rondo a la Turk"). Included will be songs of Barber, Copland and Randall Thompson as well as recently deceased Coventry member Laurie Thornton, to whom the concert is dedicated.

On Friday, Sept. 15, also in the Assembly Hall, 15-year-old Dustin Gledhill and his 10-year-old brother Daniel will present an evening of piano music by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin and Prokofiev, along with a two-piano performance of Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue."

They will be followed on Saturday, Sept. 16, by a concert featuring winners of this weekend's Utah State Fair-Snowbird Resort Music Competition. Sponsored by the Salt Lake City Alumni Chapter of Mu Phi Epsilon, the evening will include the presentation of a $50 cash award to each senior-division winner.

Starting time each night is 7:30 and admission is free.

- THE COSSACK DANCE ensemble "Kalinja" will take the stage at Kennedy Junior High School on Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 7:30 p.m. The company, which hails from the Krasnodar State Institute of the Arts and Culture in Russia, is known throughout Europe for its swirling musical excitement.

Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for children and $15 for a family of five or more. For information call 968-2411.

- BALLET WEST and the Cincinnati Ballet have combined efforts to bring "Peter Pan" to the Capitol Theatre this week, with performances Friday through Saturday, Sept. 15-17, and Monday through Saturday, Sept. 19-23, at 7:30 p.m. Matinees will be presented Saturdays at 2 p.m.

The choreography of Peter Anastos brings to life Sir James M. Barrie's classic childrens' tale of a boy who refuses to grow up. Capt. Hook, the Lost Boys and the Darling family join Peter in this first-ever U.S. performance.

- CONTEMPORARY DANCEWORKS, a Provo-based modern dance ensemble, will open its 10th anniversary season with a pair of performances called "Women's Voices, Women's Work" in Brigham Young University's Dance Studio Theatre, 166 Richards Building, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 15 and 16, at 7:30 p.m.

Featured will be six choreographed works about women, their lives, relationships, unique qualities, foibles, beliefs and trials. Tickets, at $5, may be purchased between 1 and 4 p.m. weekdays in Room 165 or at the door.

- "CUDDLY DUDLEY" - or Dudley Moore, as he is more commonly known - will kick off the Utah Symphony's 1995-96 season with a performance Saturday, Sept. 16, at 8 p.m. at Abravanel Hall.

With associate conductor Robert Henderson leading the orchestra, the British-born entertainer will be heard as soloist in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 and Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" as well as a sampling of the musical parodies for which he is famous.

The orchestra, for its part, will also be heard in Mozart's "Magic Flute" Overture and dances from Ginastera's "Estancia" ballet.

With degrees in music from Oxford University, Moore came to international prominence in the '60s satirical revue "Beyond the Fringe," followed by a Hollywood career that featured him as a comedic-romantic lead in such films as "10," "Arthur" and "Micki + Maude." In recent years he has soloed with many of this country's leading orchestras and also hosted the Showtime series "Orchestra," in which Georg Solti handled the conducting chores.

Tickets to the Sept. 16 event are priced from $17 to $39, with an additional $10 admitting the holder to a special post-concert reception, "Dancing and Dessert with Dudley."

For information call 533-NOTE.