A VALENTINE FIESTA

 

CONCERT DETAILS

Venue: University of Miami - New World Center

Date: Sat, February 15th & 16th 2015 | 8pm

SOLOIST: HECTOR RODRIGUEZ | HORN

Conductor: Gemma New

Celebrate Valentine's Day all weekend long with the romantic music of Rachmaninov, Prokofiev and Ravel, in a program featuring Principal Horn Hector Rodriguez, and led by one of the most compelling young conductors of her generation, Gemma New. Praised by the Baltimore Sun for her 'absorbing and well-honed performance,' New serves as Assistant Conductor for the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, and Director of the Baltimore-based Lunar Ensemble. Rodriguez is one of the most versatile horn players of his generation, with an acclaimed international career performing in professional orchestras spanning across the United States, Europe and Asia.

PROGRAM

Sergei Prokofiev -March & Scherzo from The Love for Three Oranges: Suite for Orchestra, Op. 33ª

Sergei Rachmaninov -Vocalise Arranged by Raul Rodriguez (South Florida premiere)

Camille Saint-Saëns -Romance for Horn and Orchestra, Op. 36

Franz Strauss -Nocturno for Horn and Orchestra, Op. 7 (South Florida premiere)

Maurice Ravel -Miroirs: Une Barque Sur L’océan

George Gershwin -Porgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture