The Salt Lake Tribune: There’s room for cello on the musical menu at the U. of Utah

October 3, 2016


MH 3 Photo Credit - Steph Mackinnon

Courtesy | Steph Mackinnon Genre-busting cellist Matt Haimovitz, who will give a recital, a master class and a couple of pop-up performances at the University of Utah.

Matt Haimovitz, a genre-busting cellist who’s equally at home in concert halls and nightclubs, brings “The Bach Suites: A Movable Feast” to the University of Utah campus as part of the UtahPresents 2016-17 season and the Virtuoso Concert Series. Performances pair Bach’s monumental solo cello music with contemporary compositions by Philip Glass, David Sanford, Luna Pearl Woolf, Roberto Sierra and Du Yun.

Haimovitz also will offer shorter pop-up performances in various Salt Lake City locations, plus a master class featuring four U. of U. student musicians.

Pop-up performance • Tuesday, Oct. 4, 12:30 p.m., Salt Lake City Main Library Auditorium, 210 E. 400 South; free

Pop-up performance • Tuesday, Oct. 4, 4 p.m., Lassonde Studios, 1701 Student Life Way (on the U. campus); free

Master class • Friday, Oct. 7, 11 a.m., Dumke Recital Hall in David Gardner Hall, 1375 E. Presidents Circle; free

Recital • Friday, Oct. 7, 7:30 p.m.; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, 1375 E. Presidents Circle; $25; $5 for U. students

By: The Salt Lake Tribune

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