Dance in the Desert

  • March 10, 2024 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Libby Gardner Concert Hall

    1375 Presidents' Circle
    Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
Ticket Price $5.00-$25.00 This event is now over

Johannes Brahms Seven Fantasies, op. 116
Viktor Valkov piano

Jessica Rudman The Time Before We Became Strangers
Lisa Byrnes flute | Katie Porter clarinet
Stephen Proser horn | Sam Elliott trombone
Alex Martin violin | Andrew Keller bass | Gabriel Gordon conductor

Lili Boulanger D’un soir triste
Alex Martin violin | Walter Haman cello | Viktor Valkov piano

Shawn E. Okpebholo On a Poem by Miho Nonaka: Harvard Square
Mercedes Smith flute

Laura Kaminsky Desert Portal
Kendall Fischer choreographer | Rebecca Allan visual artist
Lisa Byrnes, Mercedes Smith flute | Katie Porter clarinet
Sam Elliott trombone | Walter Haman cello
Keith Carrick, Eric Hopkins percussion | Gabriel Gordon conductor
Kendall Fischer, Sarah Lorraine, Fiona Gitlin, Tawna Waters dancers

Date & Time

Sun, Mar 10, 2024 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Venue Details

Libby Gardner Concert Hall

1375 Presidents' Circle
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 Libby Gardner Concert Hall
NOVA Chamber Music Series


NOVA Chamber Music Series celebrates the vast chamber music repertoire and Utah's resident artists through concerts, commissions of new works, educational programs, and recordings.


The NOVA Chamber Music Series is dedicated to presenting thoughtful and innovative chamber music programs performed by the finest resident musicians of Utah. NOVA is Utah's longest-running chamber music series and strives to be the premiere forum for chamber music in order to serve:

Utah AUDIENCES by presenting exceptional chamber music concerts

Utah ARTISTS by being a forum for resident professional musicians and contemporary composers

The ART FORM by raising the quality and visibility of chamber music in Utah and beyond

The NEXT GENERATION by inspiring young audiences and young musicians

climate commitment

NOVA Chamber Music Series’ mission is to nurture Utah’s vibrant musical culture not only today but for generations to come. We therefore stand with the world's scientific community in acknowledging the urgency of the climate crisis and the threat it poses to our community and state. We commit ourselves to continue embracing environmentally friendly policies.

NOVA Chamber Music Series is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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