2019 – 2020 Season

CLASSICAL SERIES

VIVALDI TO “VIVA LA VIDA”

Featuring the Rosin Cello Duo

Friday, September 27, 2019 | 7:30 pm

Featuring Cello greats Daniel Gaisford and Jessika Soli.  Music will include Vivaldi’s Double Cello Concerto, Mozart’s iconic Symphony No. 40, and the second half will feature Rosin on electric cellos playing Viva La Vida, music from Lord of the Rings, and more! Don’t miss this fusion of classical and electric cello fireworks!


HANDEL’S MESSIAH

Sponsored by Cache Valley Bank

Sunday, December 8, 2019 | 7:30 pm

Monday, December 9, 2019 | 7:30 pm

The Messiah of all Messiahs! The Southwest Symphony’s Messiah is the must-see, must-hear holiday event. Every bar of Handel’s greatest masterpiece — whether upon first encounter or at a yearly ritual — speaks to us with passion, beauty, spirituality, and joy.


BOHEMIA IN THE DESERT

Friday, January 31, 2020 | 7:30 pm

Featuring Dvorak’s 9th “New World” Symphony, Smetana’s Moldau, and the Gold Medalist from the Southwest Symphony’s annual Concerto Competition.  The Moldau is a symphonic poem by Bohemian composer Bedřich Smetana that evokes the flow of the Vltava River from its source in the mountains of the Bohemian Forest, through the Czech countryside to the city of Prague.


DANZÓN: A JOURNEY TO LATIN AMERICA

Friday, February 28, 2020 | 7:30 pm

Join us as we journey to Latin America with world-renowned Trumpet artist Pacho Flores joining us from Mexico, and the symphony will perform the electrifying Danzón No. 2 by Marquez.  To cap off the night we have Moncayo’s famous Huapango.


ROB GARDNER’S LAMB OF GOD

Featuring LietoVoices! and featured soloists.

Friday, April 10, 2020 | 7:30 pm

Saturday, April 11, 2020 | 7:30 pm

Lamb of God is a musical portrayal of the final days of the life of Jesus Christ, from the raising of Lazarus, to the devastating arrest and crucifixion of Jesus, and finally to His glorious resurrection. Composed and written by Rob Gardner, the story is told through the ever-relatable perspective of those who loved and walked with Him: Peter, John, Thomas, Mary and Martha of Bethany, Mary Magdalene and His Mother Mary.

 

ENTERTAINMENT SERIES

HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR: SUPERHERO SYMPHONY!

With St. George Dance Company

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 | 7:30 pm

Friday, November 1, 2019 | 7:30 pm

Our exciting Halloween Spooktacular will feature the best music from some of the greatest Super Hero Movies.  With a haunted orchestra, thrilling Aerialists, and the exhilarating St. George Dance Company, this is a concert you don’t want to miss!  Children are welcome to wear family-friendly costumes. No masks please.


MICHAEL CAVANAUGH: THE MUSIC OF BILLY JOEL

Sponsored by Cache Valley Bank

Friday, May 8, 2020 | 7:30 pm

Saturday, May 9, 2019 | 7:30 pm

Michael Cavanaugh is the new voice of the American Rock & Roll Songbook and a charismatic performer and musician made famous for his piano/lead vocals in the Broadway musical Movin’ Out.  Handpicked by Billy Joel to star in Movin’ Out, Cavanaugh evokes a style rivaling the Piano Man. Promised to be a spectacular season closer, Michael Cavanaugh and the Southwest Symphony will present The Music of Billy Joel.