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Schubert 6, Janácek & Haydn

Schubert 6, Janácek & Haydn
  • Wed 8:00 PM Aug 05, 2020


St. Mary of the Assumption
1505 White Pine Canyon Rd, Park City, UT 84060, USA Get Directions


The 2020 Deer Valley®? Music Festival’s Chamber Orchestra Series continues with Utah Symphony’s Acting Principal Cellist Matthew Johnson performing Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1, composed between 1761 and 1765 and lost during his lifetime, only to be rediscovered in 1961.

Schubert’s Symphony No. 6, “Little C Major,” is a tribute to the lyricism of Rossini in the inner movements and the heroic sound of Beethoven in the outer movements.

A work from Czeck composer Leoš Janácek’s early period, the Suite for Strings stands out as a reflection of Victorian musical taste: genteel, lightweight, and sensibly balanced.

Demonstrating the many facets of the solo cello, from growling low chords to soaring scale patterns in the instrument’s high register, Haydn redefined orchestral playing with his fantastic concerto for cello.

Single-concert tickets for this performance are on sale April 7, 2020 at 12 pm (Mountain Time). Subscription, Group, and VIP tickets are on sale now.



SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 6
JANÁCEK: Suite for Strings
HAYDN: Cello Concerto No. 1




Conner Gray Covington, conductor
Matthew Johnson*, cello
Utah Symphony

*Utah Symphony Musician

Additional Info


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Food & drink is not permitted in the church. Concessions are for sale at intermission.

House opens approximately 30-45 minutes before the concert begins.

Arrive early for best seating options as the venue fills up quickly and is general admission.

Approximate performance time is 2 hours with one 20-minute intermission.

Prices are subject to change and increase $5 on the day of the performance.

Children younger than five years of age are not admitted to the performance. No babes in arms.

Free parking is available at the venue, and wraps around the Church. Carpooling is strongly recommended to help alleviate traffic congestion. Do not park in the surrounding neighborhood, you will be ticketed.

Artists and programs are subject to change.

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