Concert Schedule

Robert Baldwin, Conductor

2018-2019 Conducting Engagements


Guest Conducting Engagements

June 9, 10, 11, 15, 16 ,17. 2018. UK Opera theatre: It’s A Grand Night for Singing. Lexington, KY.

June 23, 2018. Utah Arts Festival Composer Commission Concert. World premiere of Azwaj by Saad Haddad. 4:00 p.m. Salt Lake City Library Auditorium.

December 31, 2018 Wuhan University, Performance and Master Classes, Wuhan China

January 5, 2019 Hunan Symphony, Changsha, China

June, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 2019. UK Opera theatre: It’s A Grand Night for Singing. Lexington, KY.

 June 22, 2019. Utah Arts Festival Composer Commission Concert. World premieres, Composers TBD. 4:00 p.m. Salt Lake City Library Auditorium.


Salt Lake Symphony 43rd Season

Sept 29, 2018: Rhythm, Passion, Fate! Josh Wright, piano

  • Silvestre Revueltas: Sensemayá
  • Camille Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, op. 22
  • Igor Stravinsky: Petrushka (1911 version)

Nov. 3, 2018 Triumphs and Fanfares: Peyden Shelton, trumpet + Side by Side players + World Premiere of a Piece by Nathaniel Eschler, Commissioned in partnership with Salty Cricket Composers Collective

  • Gioachino Rossini: Overture to La Gazza Ladra, w/High School side by side
  • Nathaniel Eschler: Cherish: Seven Fall and Winter Scenes (World Premiere)
  • Alexandra Pakhmutova: Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra
  • Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E-flat major, op. 82

Dec. 15, 2018 Christmas Through the Ages

  • Peter Tchaikovsky: Overture from The Nutcracker
  • Nikolai Rimsky Korsakov: Polonaise from Christmas Eve Suite
  • James Stephenson: Bassoon It Will Be Christmas
  • Arcangelo Corelli: Christmas Concerto
  • Bruce Chase: Around the World at Christmas Time
  • Phillip Lane: Old Christmas Music
  • Leroy Anderson: Bugler’s Holiday and Sleigh Ride

Jan. 12, 2019 Family Concert: Soar – Fantastic Flying Friends

  • Mozart: The Magic Flute: Overture and Papageno’s Song
  • Rossini: The Thieving Magpie Overture (La Gazza Ladra)
  • Stravinsky: Berceuse & Finale from The Firebird
  • Newton-Howard: Music from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Flight of the Bumblebee (kids conduct!)
  • Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Act IV Finale
  • Powell: Flying Theme from How to Train Your Dragon

Jan 26, 2019 Winners of SummerArts w/Salt Lake Symphony

February 9, 2019 Annual Vienna Ball

March 16, 2019 Classical Tides: Kathryn Eberle, violin

  • Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1, op. 25 (Classical Symphony)
  • Benjamin Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, op. 33a
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major, op. 61

April 19, 2019 Nuances de bleu (Shades of Blue): Robert Seebacher, Guest Conductor

  • Ambroise Thomas: Overture to Raymond
  • Claude Debussy: Petite Suite
  • Maurice Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte
  • Claude Debussy: La Mer

May 18, 2019 Mahler in May. w/Utah Voices

  • Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”

July 12 and 13, 2019 Days of ’47 Concert with The Choral Arts Society of Utah. Sterling Paulson and Robert Baldwin, conductors

  • Program Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the 1969 Apollo Moon Landing



Sinfonia Salt Lake

Monday, September 17, 2018: Late Summer Serenades, Melissa Heath, soprano

  • Antonin Dvorak: Serenade for Winds, op. 44
  • Samuel Barber: Knoxville, Summer of 1915
  • Peter Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings

Monday, January 7, 2019: Sinfonia Spotlight, featuring music with a Utah Connection

(Part of the Salty Cricket Composer Collective 10th Anniversary Celebration)

  • Stacy Garrop: Postcards from Wyoming
  • Mary Lou Prince: Topaz for Koto and Chamber Orchestra (orch. premiere)
  • Devin Maxwell: Cloudseeding 6 for Bass and Chamber Orchestra (World Premiere)
  • Henry Wolking: Gone Playin’

Monday, March 18, 2019: Looking Forward, Looking Bach.

  • Edvard Grieg: Suite from Holberg’s Time
  • J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
  • Igor Stravinsky: Dumbarton Oaks Concerto
  • Ottorino Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No. 1



University of Utah Philharmonia 2018-2019

September 13, 2018: Promenade! Season Opener

  • Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 45 in F-sharp minor – “Farewell Symphony”
  • Modeste Mussorgsky, arr. Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition

October 25 &26, 2018: The Haunted Orchestra XVII: Phantoms and Visions

  • Annual Halloween Concert featuring music by Mozart, Bach, Webber, Elfman, and more.

December 6, 2018 The Sands of Time – Journey Through the Middle East, with special guests, Monika Jalili and her Ensemble

In partnership with the University of Utah Department of Middle Eastern Studies.

  • Ottorino Respighi: Belkis, Queen of Sheba, Suite No. 1
  • Shalan Alhamwy: Two Images from Aleppo
  • Mohammed Fairouz: Pax Universalis
  • Banned Persian Songs with Monika Jalili and Ensemble

 February 7, 2019, Student Spotlight (soloist TBD)

  • Fanny Mendelssohn: Overture in C Major
  • Student soloist – Concerto Competition Winner TBD
  • Stephanie Rhodes Russell, DMA Lecture Recital Performance (music of Weinberg and Shostakovich)

March 7, 2019, Exploring the Heights and Depths. March 8, 2019 Repeat Performance of Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 side-by-side with Lyceum Philharmonic at Abravanel Hall.

  • Arvo Pärt: Fratres
  • Anna Thorvaldsdottir: Aeriality
  • Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 “Pathetique”

April 11, 2019 Philharmonia Chamber Strings with Graduate Conductors

April 19-20, 2019 Lyric Opera Ensemble production

  • Francis Poulenc: Les Dialogues des Carmelites


University of Utah Campus Symphony (programs TBD)

  • November 14, 2018
  • February 6, 2019
  • April 10, 2019



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