Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with David Park
Artist-in-Residence David Park joins Maestro Darger and the Southwest Symphony for one of the greatest violin concertos of all time. The Mendelssohn will be paired with the beloved American composer Florence Price’s first symphony, which will have you dancing along by the end of the night.
Beethoven's Ninth: Ode to Joy
Experience the epic power and timelessness of one of the supreme achievements in music history, when Maestro Lucas Darger leads the Southwest Symphony, Lieto Voices, and professional soloists in Beethoven’s monumental Ninth Symphony. This beloved masterpiece – including the unforgettable “Ode to Joy” – symbolizes and honors equality, freedom, and brotherhood for all mankind.
Carnival of the Animals
Sponsored by State Bank of Southern Utah
From the graceful swan to the boisterous elephant, the entire family will be delighted by Saint-Saens’ Carnival of the Animals. In addition, the Southern Utah Youth Orchestra will join Lucas Darger and the Southwest Symphony for a spectacular side-by-side presentation, and the SWS Competition Gold Medalist will perform with the symphony.
The Music of James Bond
with Morgan James and Hugh Panaro
Sponsored by Cache Valley Bank
The Southwest Symphony is shaking, not stirring things up for their season finale. Broadway stars Morgan James and Hugh Panaro fly in from the Big Apple to join us for an evening of Bond, James Bond. From Goldfinger to Diamonds are Forever to Skyfall, you’ll relive every movie with these incredible singers.
From Schubert’s chilling Erlkönig to Saint-Saens’ Danse Macabre to Lizst’s unbelievably virtuosic Totentanz, our haunted orchestra will take you on an incredible journey with some classic Halloween favorites. We will be joined by soloists Rachel France, Brandon Lee, and Grammy Award winner Thomas Glenn!
A Touch of Frost
Sponsored by Snow, Jensen, and Reece
Get ready for Christmas with a celebration of the Holidays! Joined by Lieto Voices, we will be performing traditional Christmas favorites as well as some of your favorites from Handel’s Messiah!