June 11 2015
Snowbasin, UT – June 11th, 2015 – Join Snowbasin Resort and the Ogden Symphony Ballet Association as they present the Utah Symphony in a patriotic evening of symphony music under the stars! Conductor Jerry Steichen will lead the orchestra in a patriotic celebration featuring Broadway stars Gary Mauer and Elizabeth Southard performing all your red, white, and blue favorites on Friday, July 3rd at beautiful Snowbasin Resort at 8:00 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Ogden Symphony Ballet Association and the Snowbasin Adaptive Sports Education Foundation.
In a patriotic celebration featuring Broadway stars Gary Mauer and Elizabeth Southard performing all your red, white, and blue favorites.
The Utah Symphony will perform in front of a beautiful backdrop of the Ogden Valley and Earl’s Lodge. The venue will open at 5:30pm. Arrive early for best seating options. The performance length will be approximately two hours with a 20-minute intermission. Earl’s Lodge will have food and drinks available starting at 5:30pm. A special symphony menu includes slow-roasted new york strip loin, roasted half chicken, grilled salmon filet, cobb salad, grilled fish tacos a sliced meats and cheeses tray, and much more. Delicious desserts include dark chocolate mousse with raspberry marscapone cheese, red wine poached pear, and chocolate dipped strawberries.
This year, a special activity for children will take place before the performance. Riverton Music’s Petting Zoo will be on site to encourage children to touch, play, and explore many different musical instruments. This is a wonderful way to introduce your children to the world of music by exploring the musical petting zoo and experiencing the Utah Symphony performance.
This exciting performance in a picturesque setting will benefit two wonderful local non-profits – the Ogden Symphony Ballet Association (OSBA) and the Snowbasin Adaptive Sports Education Foundation (SASEF). The OSBA provides symphony and ballet tickets to local community programs and schools, providing the opportunity for local residents and students who couldn’t otherwise enjoy the rich cultural experience of a symphony or ballet performance. The SASEF provides winter recreational opportunities for individuals with disabilities in a friendly and safe learning environment. A private dinner and auction will be held additionally to benefit the SASEF prior to the performance which will include premium reserved seating during the Symphony performance. For more information, please see event on snowbasin.com.
Tickets for the Utah Symphony at Snowbasin Resort are $15 for general admission lawn seating, $5 for youth 11 and under, and $30 for preferred seating, if purchased in advance. Ticket prices will increase the day of the performance. Preferred seating includes passed hors d’ourves for 15 minutes before the performance as well as seating up front closest to the stage. Tickets can be purchased online at www.snowbasin.com, in person at the Ogden Symphony Ballet Association ticket office Monday through Friday or at Snowbasin Resort on Saturdays and Sundays starting June 13th. No outside food and beverage allowed in the venue. For more information call (801) 620-1000 or visit Snowbasin.com.
About Snowbasin Resort
Snowbasin is an all season recreation resort, tucked perfectly behind Mt. Ogden in beautiful Huntsville, UT, about 35 miles from Downtown Salt Lake City. Snowbasin Resort was host to the 2002 Winter Games Men’s and Women’s downhill. The journey to Snowbasin from Salt Lake City is almost all highway miles, and can be done in about 40 minutes from Salt Lake City and the Airport. Snowbasin is only 20 miles from Ogden via Ogden canyon, only 20 miles from Kaysville, and easily accessible by all points north, south, east, or west. With majestic mountain lodges, Snowbasin Resort is also known for its premier private events, banquets, meetings, and weddings.
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