JERRY STEICHEN, conductor
ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY, vocalist
Platinum Award winning singer-songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway joins forces with the Utah Symphony to celebrate the music of Barbra Streisand, one of America’s most powerful and enduring musical artists.
THIERRY FISCHER, conductor
BAIBA SKRIDE, violin (Artist in Residence)
PROKOFIEV | Symphony No. 1 “Classical”
AUGUSTA READ THOMAS | EOS (World Premiere Commission)
BEETHOVEN | Violin Concerto
In early 20th century Japan, a naïve, young Geisha-wife steadfastly awaits the return of her beloved American Naval officer husband. When she realizes he never intended to honor his marriage vows, Cio-Chio San chooses to die with honor rather than live in shame. The Weber State University Department of Performing Arts presents Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. Sung in Italian with English Supertitles. Directed by Karen Bruestle.
Featuring the Weber State University Chamber Orchestra conducted by Francisco de Galvez.
Please Plan to arrive at the theater at least 15 minutes before performance.