Events & Specials

Gina Bachauer International Artists Competition

August 1-16 (weekdays) at 9am, Noon, and 3pm

In June, 37 of the world’s most promising pianists competed at the Gina Bachauer International Artists Competition. Join Classical 89 for performances by the 12 semifinalists. On weekdays August 1-16, we’ll hear a single performer three times each day. Listen at 9am, noon, and 3pm.

EVENT: Classical 89 Organ Fest XV

August 30 at 7:30pm

Classical 89 is pleased to present “Organ Fest XV” in the Salt Lake Tabernacle on August 30.

The concert, now in its fifteenth year, showcases organists from the Salt Lake Tabernacle – Richard Elliott, Andrew Unsworth, Linda Margetts, Joseph Peeples, and Brian Mathias, and organist for The Cathedral of the Madeleine, Gabriele Terrone. The concert is free and will be presented at the Salt Lake Tabernacle on Temple Square in Salt Lake City on Friday, August 30 at 7:30 p.m.

This event is a gift to the community from Classical 89, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the organists.

BBC Proms

Saturdays 8-10pm, August 10-October 5

The BBC Proms is the ultimate summer music festival, lighting up the Royal Albert Hall with eight weeks of electrifying performances. It features a wide range of performances from the world's leading orchestras, conductors, and soloists. This legendary series culminates in the dazzling Last Night of the Proms, a grand finale that captivates a global audience and embodies the joyous spirit of music.

Here are the listings for August. September and October listings will be posted later.

First Night of the Proms
BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Elim Chan, conductor
HANDEL (arr. Mackerras): Music for the
Royal Fireworks – Overture BRUCKNER: Psalm 150
C. SCHUMANN: Piano Concerto NOBUTO: Hallelujah Sim. BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5
–Recorded 7/19/24

Hallé Children’s Choir
Hallé Youth Choir
Hallé Choir
Sir Mark Elder, conductor
MACMILLAN: Timotheus, Bacchus, and
MAHLER: Symphony No. 5
–Recorded 7/21/24

The Swingles
Steven Osbourne, piano
Cynthia Milla, ondes martenot
BBC Philharmonic
Nicholas Collon, conductor
CLYNE: The Gorgeous Nothings MESSIAEN: Turangalîla Symphony
–Recorded 7/30/24

Tobias Feldmann, violin
BBC Philharmonic
Anja Bihlmaier, conductor
BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto in D major
GIBSON: beyond the beyond
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4 in E minor
–Recorded 8/8/24

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