Tickets and Show Details
Performance Dates: Tuesday and Wednesday, March 17 and 18, 2015
March 17: 7:30 p.m.
March 18: 8 p.m.
March 17: de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU
March 18: Abravanel Hall, Salt Lake City
March 17: $15 (discounts available for students, alumni and seniors)
March 18: free
Tickets: Available at the BYU Ticket Office in the Harris Fine Arts Center or Marriott Center, by phone 801.422.2981 or visit byuarts.com
The Brigham Young University School of Music presents renowned cellist Lynn Harrell in concert with the BYU Philharmonic Orchestra Tuesday, March 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, and Wednesday, March 18, at 8 p.m. in Abravanel Hall, Salt Lake City.
Tickets for the March 17 performance are $15, with discounts available for seniors, alumni and students, and can be purchased in person at the BYU Ticket Office in the Harris Fine Arts Center or Marriott Center, by phone 801.422.2981 or online at byuarts.com. Tickets for the March 18 concert are free and will be available in the Abravanel Hall lobby the evening of the performance.
Lynn Harrell is a Grammy Award-winning American classical cellist who has played as a special guest with orchestras in Chicago, New York, Philadelphia and San Francisco. Harrell received his training at the Curtis Institute of Music and the Juilliard School before going on to play with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Royal Academy of Music in London and teaching at the USC Thorton School of Music. Harrell currently tours the globe as a soloist, chamber musician, conductor and teacher.
Harrell and the Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Overture to Benvenuto Cellini from Hector Berlioz, Don Juan from Richard Strauss and Cello Concerto in B Minor from Antonin Dvorak.
The Philharmonic Orchestra, directed by Kory Katseanes, plays compositions from all musical periods, focusing on the romantic period but also including 20th- and 21st-century music. Nearly 100 of the university's finest musicians bring these great symphonic works to life.
The performance is sponsored by BRAVO! Professional Performing Arts at BYU, the university's concert series that plays host to many world-renowned guest artists from across the globe.