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 28, 2018-January 3, 2019 Residency at Wuhan University, Performance, Lecture and Master Classes. Wuhan, 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

  • Peter Boyer: Festivities
  • Benjamin Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, op. 33a
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, op. 68, “Pastorale”

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)

  • Student soloists – Concerto Competition Winners TBD
  • Stephanie Rhodes Russell, DMA Lecture Recital Performance

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.

  • Fanny Mendelssohn: Overture in C Major
  • 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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