Vivaldi by Candlelight VIP Concert: Crème de la Crème
Friday, December 2, 2022
Dinner 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Concert 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Crème de la Crème: 40th Anniversary Fireworks
To celebrate our 40th year presenting the Vivaldi by Candlelight fundraising concert, Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy is bringing you the crème de la crème of the Baroque Era. This year's program features masterpieces by arguably the four greatest composers of their era - Antonio Vivaldi, Johann Sebastian Bach, Arcangelo Corelli, and George Frideric Handel - while reflecting UCCD's mission of fostering respect and understanding among all people in the world.
Our concert grand finale, Handels Music for the Royal Fireworks, was commissioned by King George II to celebrate the signing of the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapel in 1748, bringing an end to the War of the Austrian Succession and restoring peace to Europe. An estimated audience of 12,000 attended the outdoor premiere, at which a massive fireworks display followed the performance. Though the fireworks were a disaster, the music became an immediate favorite that continues to this day.
The Vivaldi by Candlelight concerts fireworks will be exclusively musical, with an expanded Baroque orchestra of strings, winds, brass, timpani, and a guitarlike instrument you may never have heard of, the theorbo. Set to candlelit ambiance and with a message of peace and universal friendship, we cordially invite you to share our message.
Vivaldi by Candlelight is a signature fundraising gala of the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy and directly supports our programs and mission. A portion of your ticket price is tax-deductible.
The minimum age is 8.
Please visit https://utahdiplomacy.org/events/vivaldi for more information about Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy.
Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. The performance will begin promptly at 8:00 p.m. This will give us plenty of time to welcome you and help you find your seats. We encourage you to arrive early to allow plenty of time for parking and check-in.
First Presbyterian Church (View)
12 C Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
|Minimum Age: 8|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|
The accessibility entrance is located on C Street.