Utah Symphony, Utah Opera cancel rest of seasons due to pandemic

Thu Mar 26, 2020 at 11:59 am
By Lawrence A. Johnson

The Utah Symphony and Utah Opera have joined the Pioneer Theatre Company in cancelling the rest of their seasons in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

“We are deeply saddened to cancel live symphony and opera performances but want to assure everyone that this cancellation is temporary and we will be back!” said Patricia A. Richards, interim president and CEO of Utah Symphony | Utah Opera in a released statement. “As stewards of the arts [we place] priority on the safety and well-being of everyone in our community.” She added that the Utah Symphony hopes to resume performing this summer with free community concerts and the Deer Valley Music Festival in Park City.

Ticket holders will be contacted with information on how they can request a gift certificate or return their tickets for a contribution. For more information and to access the ticket request form, visit https://usuo.org/news/press-releases/covid-19-coronavirus-status-updates-from-utah-symphony-utah-opera/

Audio streaming, curated playlists, performance clips and Ghost Light podcasts are available in the “Listening Room” on the USUO websites. Go to utahsymphony.org/explore/playlists/listening-room/ and utahopera.org/explore/playlists/listening-room/.

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