When: Oct. 24-25, 8 p.m. 2014
Russian-American conductor and pianist Ignat Solzhenitsyn, son of Nobel-Prize winning writer and historian Aleksandr Solzhenitzyn, makes his debut leading the Utah Symphony in a program that features Mozart’s “Piano Concerto No. 18,” Prokofiev’s “Symphony No. 7” and Hindemith’s “Symphonic Metamorphosis.” Mr. Solzhenitsyn, in addition to conducting, performs the Mozart piano concerto on the first half of the program. Performances take place at Abravanel Hall on Oct. 24 and 25 at 8 p.m. The Oct. 24 orchestra rehearsal at 10 a.m. will be ticketed and open to the public as part of the Finishing Touches Concert Series.