Author Archives: Edward Reichel

About Edward Reichel

Edward Reichel, author, writer and composer, has been covering the classical music scene in Utah since 1997. For many years he served as the primary music critic for the Deseret News. He has also written for a number of publications, including Chamber Music Magazine, OPERA Magazine, 15 Bytes and Park City Magazine, and he is currently a regular contributor to saltlakemagazine.com. He holds a Ph.D. in composition from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He can be reached at ereichel@reichelartsreview.com. Reichel Recommends is also on Twitter @ReichelArts.

BYU BRAVO! Welcomes Star of Opera World

Winner of the 2012 Grammy Award for Best Classical Vocal Solo, Joyce DiDonato entrances audiences across the globe, and has been proclaimed “perhaps the most potent female singer of her generation” by the New Yorker. With a voice “nothing less than … Continue reading

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Gifted Music School Concert Will Inaugurate Suzuki Teacher Training Program

Join us for a wonderful evening of music by Vivaldi and Bartok performed by the renowned Gifted Music School Conservatory Orchestra, a concert inaugurating the Suzuki Teacher Training Program in honor of Deborah Moench.  We welcome Mrs. Moench’s alumni students … Continue reading

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BACHAUER’S 40TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON BEGINS OCT. 23

The Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation has issued the following press release detailing upcoming events for its 40th anniversary season: From its beginnings in 1976 as a summer festival, to now offering full seasons of competitions, concerts, festivals, school concerts … Continue reading

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AUDITIONS FOR WESTMINSTER COMMUNITY CHOIR

Westminster College will hold placement auditions for the Westminster Community Choir (formerly known as the Westminster Chorale) on Aug. 25 from 7-9 p.m. in the rehearsal room of the Jewett Center for the Performing Arts. The choir, under the direction … Continue reading

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AMERICAN WEST CHORUS AND CHAMBER SINGERS AUDITIONS

The American West Chorus and Chamber Singers will be holding auditions for their 2015-16 season on Saturday morning, August 15.  They perform a variety of choral repertoire, from classical masterworks to pops.  Rehearsals are held on Monday evenings in Sandy, beginning August 17.  The … Continue reading

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SALT LAKE SYMPHONY TO HOLD AUDITIONS

The Salt Lake Symphony invites musicians to audition for its 2015-2016 season. Auditions will take place Tuesday, Aug. 25, at 7 pm at David Gardner Hall, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, on the University of Utah campus. There are openings in … Continue reading

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DALÍ QUARTET CREATES MUSICAL MAGIC AT BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL CONCERT

BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL PARK CITY, Park City Community Church, July 16; festival runs through Aug. 3; for ticket and program information log on to www.beethovenfestivalparkcity.org Last year the Beethoven Festival Park City invited the Dalí Quartet to help celebrate its 30th … Continue reading

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UTOPIA CONCERT MERGES PROTESTANT AND CATHOLIC MUSICAL TRADITIONS

UTOPIA EARLY MUSIC, “New Song: A Musical Reformation,” St. Mark’s Cathedral, July 2 Early music ensembles have an inherent problem: How can they appeal to audiences, who, if they even think about early music, envision robed monks singing Gregorian Chant … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCEMENT

I’m announcing that I’ll be taking a personal hiatus from Reichel Recommends. The site, however, will remain up. Previously posted articles and reviews can still be accessed, and organizations can still submit concert information for posting on the site by … Continue reading

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WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK IN MUSIC (JUNE 3-9, 2015)

(Be sure to visit our monthly concert calendar by clicking on “Events Calendar.”) TEMPLE SQUARE PERFORMANCES, Ensemble Iris, Baroque music ensemble performing the classical repertoire, June 6, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, free. UTAH PREMIERE BRASS, June 7, 7 … Continue reading

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WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK IN THEATRE (JUNE 3-9, 2015)

(Be sure to visit our monthly theatre calendar by clicking on “Events Calendar.”) DESERT STAR PLAYHOUSE, Into The Hoods: A Fractured Fairy Tale, through June 6, 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8:30 p.m., and 9:30 p.m. performances, 4861 S. … Continue reading

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SALT LAKE SYMPHONY AND UTAH VOICES JOIN TO PERFORM HAYDN’S ‘THE CREATION’

The Salt Lake Symphony and Utah Voices will join forces once again this weekend in Joseph Haydn’s magnificent oratorio The Creation. Written between 1797-98 the work is considered Haydn’s masterpiece. And, indeed, it is a wonderful addition to the English … Continue reading

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