UPCOMING CONCERTS & EVENTS

WONDERS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY - OFJ
Third Orchestra Season, 2016 Program 1
WONDERS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
Thursday, October 06, 2016
20:30 hrs. Palcco Sala José Pablo Moncayo
EVENT DESCRIPTION

 

Program 1
WONDERS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

 

Marco Parisotto Music Director
William Molina-Cestari, Violoncello

 

Ottorino RESPIGHI, Pines of Rome (1924)
Sir Edward ELGAR, Concerto for violoncello and orchestra in E minor, Op. 85 (1919)
Soloist: William Molina-Cestari Violoncello
Igor STRAVINSKY, The Rite of  Spring (1913)

 

Thursday, October 6th, 8:30 PM, Palcco
Sunday, October 9th, 12:30 PM, Teatro Degollado
Third Orchestra Season, 2016 


 

The OFJ opens its Third 2016 Orchestra Season with a program conducted by its Music Director, Marco Parisotto.  From Italian composer Ottorino Respighi, the symphonic poem Pines of Rome transports us from the Villa Borghese to the solemn pines of a catacomb, then onward to the Janiculum, the hill that gives us the best view of Rome and its pines by moonlight, finally arriving at the Via Appia, where we witness the march of a consul army.  Next, cellist William Molina-Cestari will interpret one of the greatest monuments of the musical literature of the previous century:  Sir Edward Elgar’s Cello Concerto.  The program concludes with the ballet The Rite of Spring by Igor Stravinsky, a work that provoked one of the most violent outbursts in the history of musical presentation, at its 1913 Paris premiere.

 

This program will be presented on Thursday, October 6th at 8:30 PM in PALCCO and on Sunday, October 9th at 12:30 PM at the OFJ’s home concert hall, the Teatro Degollado.

 

*Programming subject to change without notice
*Music appreciation lecture "Guide for the listener" on Sunday, October 9th at 11:00 AM, "Salón de usos múltiples" (Multi-purpose room) of the Teatro Degollado.

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