Category: Music Reviews

Reviews of Musical Performances in Utah

A Romantic Evening of Broadway is the Perfect Valentine’s Date for You

By Regan Cole Whimpey A Romantic Evening of Broadway at the Highland Community Center in Highland was just what my wife and I were looking for this Valentine’s Day.  Packed full of romantic ballads from all eras, you will love it too. Directed by Melissa Brown, this show is full […]

Utah Symphony’s Dancing and Romancing at Abravanel Hall is as Fancy and Fun as it Sounds

By Amanda Berg Whittle Utah Symphony‘s Dancing and Romancing at the beautiful Abravanel Hall is exactly what it sounds like. Fun, classic music celebrating great early Hollywood artists such as Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Eleanor Powell, and Gene Kelly, as performed by talented Broadway performers Joan Hess and […]

Westminster College’s The Elixir of Love Offers Opera and Music Lovers a Warm Respite from Late-Winter Cold

By Hilary Olsen Koolhoven Gaetano Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love currently being performed at Westminster College in Salt Lake City is set in a small village in the balmy Italian countryside, and audience members can relax and enjoy one of the most cherished romantic comedies in opera. Although performed in the […]

Utah Opera’s Moby-Dick is About to Take Utah by Storm

By Hilary Koolhoven Utah Opera’s 40th anniversary season continues strong with their much-anticipated production of Moby-Dick: an operatic adaptation of Melville’s famous novel with music by Jake Heggie and libretto by Gene Scheer. This classic story follows the lives of the men on board the Pequod, a whaling ship whose […]

BYU’s Vocal Point is the Hottest Ticket in Utah County

By Jennifer Mustoe I have seen Vocal Point perform, but never at a concert dedicated just to this fabulous a capella group from BYU. Today’s matinee was sold out, every seat in the De Jong concert hall was filled with VP’s fans. Vocal Point 2018 is: Beat Boxer Matt Newman, […]

Oolala! Spend an Evening in Paris with Lark and Spur at the Grand Theatre in Salt Lake

By Amanda Berg Whittle If you’re seeking a romantic night listening to soft jazz music and watching wonderful ballroom dancing, Backstage at the Grand in Salt Lake is where you need to be tomorrow, Saturday, at 7:30 PM. The small, intimate, comfortable theater setup with soft, classy lighting (Emily Mullaney) […]

The Grand’s Think About It starring Dee-Dee Darby-Duffin Brings Brilliance to Salt Lake City

By Michael Andre THINK ABOUT IT:  An evening with Dee-Dee Darby-Duffin opened on Thursday night at the Grand Theatre in Salt Lake City to a an adoring crowd. This is Dee-Dee Darby-Duffin‘s fourth consecutive year of performing at The Grand and I hope we can enjoy her concerts for many […]

Light Up Christmas! in Provo Can Be Your New Family Christmas Tradition

By Valerie Mendoza Nothing helps me feel the Christmas spirit more than Christmas music, and The Covey Center for the Arts’ Light Up Christmas! had a total of 30 outstanding voices that helped the audience feel it in Provo on Friday night. There were 3 different groups and one solo singer, […]