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30 Mar 2020

Ghost Light PodcastSpecial Episode 2 – Music Knows Exactly How You Feel

A follow up episode to the Music That Heals episode. Utah Symphony | Utah Opera musicians, staff, and patrons share their experiences with music in troubling times.

Last week, in a special episode of the Utah Symphony|Utah Opera Ghost Light Podcast, co-hosts Jeff Counts and Carol Anderson discussed, some historical moments where music played a major role. Musicians, staff, and patrons of the Utah Symphony|Utah Opera reached out to share their own experiences with music during troubling times. This episode shares the experiences of a few of those people.

Staff member Kathleen Sykes (Digital Content Producer), shares her experience with anxiety and how listening to music provided a therapeutic remedy for her. Utah Opera Resident Artist, Quinn Middleman shares how performing music provides an avenue for expressing emotions in troubling times.

A few patrons, and members of the Utah Opera chorus also shared personal stories a music that helped them.

While our performances at Abravanel Hall and Capitol Theater are suspended, we look forward to the time when we can share live music with you again. In the meantime, visit our social media channels and website for content from our musicians, curated playlists, and educational resources.


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