Music

Francisco de Gálvez conducting himself accordingly

Linda East Brady Friday, November 8, 2013 Weber State’s new orchestra director, Francisco de Gálvez, says it was a question of fortune that brought him to his new position as a music professor at Weber State University. Right about the time... more

Director de Galvez’s next assignment: ‘Nutcracker’

Linda East Brady Friday, November 8, 2013 The WSU Orchestra is presenting Tchaikovsky’s most famous work, “The Nutcracker,” in a new way for its second concert of the 2013-14 season. Christie Denniston, the Lindquist College of Arts and... more

CMA Awards, fellow stars salute George Strait

Chris Talbott Thursday, November 7, 2013 NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The entertainer of the year trophy at the Country Music Association Awards is one of the most coveted honors in the genre, but sometimes it’s OK to lose — like, say, when George... more

Nab a free ticket to John Denver tribute concert at Peery's

Thursday, November 7, 2013 OGDEN — Peery’s Egyptian Theater is bringing a tribute to John Denver to town on Nov. 16, with the help of Bank of Utah. In support of the theater’s fundraising concert, Bank of Utah is also... more

American composers in spotlight at free Davis Arts concert

Thursday, November 7, 2013 KAYSVILLE — The Davis Arts Chamber Music Series features great American composers this month, including Bernstein, Copland and a whole lot more. The show is at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at the... more

Former Mormon Tabernacle Choir director to speak at WSU

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 OGDEN — Weber State University’s department of performing arts is hosting a presentation on the power of music by Craig Jessop. The event is at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, in the Garrison Choral Room (... more

With names like Vivaldi, Benedetti, it has got to be good

Linda East Brady Wednesday, November 6, 2013 Scottish-born violinist of Italian heritage Nicola Benedetti may only be 26 years old, but she already owns the concert stage. Honored this year as a Member of the Order of the British Empire, The... more

Iron and Wine to hit stage at In the Venue

Linda East Brady Tuesday, November 5, 2013 Sam Beam, the man behind the moniker Iron and Wine, writes songs that are vivid in detail and texture. That ability is probably as natural as breathing to this multi-faceted artist who excels in far... more

Tuned: Lily & Madeleine have magical voices, teen feelings

Chuck Campbell Tuesday, November 5, 2013 "LILY & MADELEINE," Lily & Madeleine (Asthmatic Kitty)Lily & Madeleine set the bar incredibly high with their acoustic-oriented folk EP "The Weight of the Globe," released this past... more

2013-14 season begins for Chamber Orchestra Ogden

Friday, November 1, 2013 OGDEN — Chamber Orchestra Ogden opens its 2013-14 season with a little taste of Mozart, Beethoven and Vivaldi. The show is at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 2, in the Browning Auditorium at Union Station, 2501 Wall... more