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5/28/09: Keith Lockhart and Bernstein's Mass

Keith Lockhart conducts his finale as the Utah Symphony's Musical Director May 29 and 30.

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT – This weekend, Keith Lockhart will conduct his last performance as Musical Director for the Utah Symphony. They'll perform Leonard Bernstein's Mass - created in 1971 to memorialize John F Kennedy. Thursday, we're talking about the work - which one conductor called "provocative and innovative to some, appalling to others." We're joined by Bernstein's daughter Jamie, stage director Michael Scarola and Lockhart for a look Bernstein's controversial masterpiece.

Friday and Saturday, May 29th and 30th at 8:00 p.m., the Utah Symphony presents Bernstein's Mass. For tickets and information, click here or call 801-355-ARTS (2787)

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