BBC Music Magazine

Anniversar­y events


Fourteen US orchestras have co-commission­ed Transcend, a piece by Chinese-american composer Zhou

Tian. Nevada’s Reno Philharmon­ic will give the first performanc­es on 27 and 28 April. The Utah Opera will premiere four ten-minute operas related to the 150th anniversar­y by composers Lisa Despain, Jacob Lee, Tony Solitro and Michael Ching (all of whom have links to Utah) on 20-22 May in Salt Lake City.

The Spike 150 Chorus,

young students from every county in Utah, will perform at Promontory Point, Utah on 10 May.


The Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah hosts ‘The Race

to Promontory: The Transconti­nental Railroad and the American West’,

featuring the three ceremonial spikes that completed the railroad, along with around

150 photograph­s and stereograp­hs.

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