UPCOMING CONCERTS & EVENTS

FANTASIA FROM THE ORIENT  - OFJ
Segunda Temporada 2018 Program 1
FANTASIA FROM THE ORIENT
Thursday, June 07, 2018
20:30 hrs. Teatro Degollado
Sunday, June 10, 2018
12:30 hrs. Teatro Degollado
Locations Price
Luneta $ 200.00
Anfiteatro $ 200.00
Palcos Primeros $ 170.00
Palcos Segundos $ 150.00
Palcos Terceros $ 110.00
EVENT DESCRIPTION

Program 1
FANTASIA FROM THE ORIENT 

Orquesta Filarmónica de Jalisco
Marco Parisotto, 
Music Director

João Vilão, Trumpet

Mili BALÁKIREV, Islamey, Oriental Fantasia, Op.18
Alexander ARUTUNIAN, Trumpet Concerto in A minor
Soloist: João Vilão
Aram KHACHATURIÁN, Gayaneh: Suite

Nikolai RIMSKI-KORSAKOV, The Golden Cockerel: Suite

Thursday, June 7th, 8:30 PM
Sunday, June 10th, 12:30 PM
Second Orchestra Season 2018, Teatro Degollado

This program flaunts an exotic timbral palette which reaches us from the far latitudes, developed during the second half of the 19th century by various Russian composers. We open with a Fantasía orientale originally written for piano by Mily Balákirev in 1869: Islamey. The work is based on popular themes heard by the author on a visit to the Caucasus Mountains, and the orchestral version that will be presented in these concerts was realized by Sergei Liapunov.

Next follows a selection of short pieces from the ballet Gayaneh by Armenian composer Aram Khachaturián, which narrates a story about a deeply patriotic woman; one of the most famous sections from this ballet is the well-known Sabre Dance. 

The OFJ will also present the Concerto for trumpet and orchestra by another Armenian composer: Alexander Arutunián, to be interpreted by João Vilão, principal trumpet in our orchestra.

The golden cockerel is the final work of Russian composer Nikolai Rimski-Kórsakov. Its composition was surrounded by controversy: various reports denounced the composer as a subversive, accusing him of making a farce of the Tsar. The story is based on a tale by Pushkin, in which an astronomer offers a surprising gift to King Dodón: a magical golden rooster which is capable of emitting a special sound to warn of any sign of approaching danger (especially an attack by a neighboring country). On this occasion, the OFJ will perform a Suite containing some of the most exquisite orchestral portions of this opera, whose lavish color and exoticism will be on display in these concerts. 

The OFJ will be conducted by its Music Director, Maestro Marco Parisotto, in this program which will be presented on the 7th and 10th of June. 


*Tickets available from $110 to $200 pesos 
*30% Discuounts for students, teachers, seniors, and persons with disabilities
*Music Apreciation Talks, Thursday at 7:00 PM and Sunday at 11:00 AM, Moncayo Chamber Hall (Sala de Cámara José Pablo Moncayo) at the Teatro Degollado. Free and open to the public!
*Programming subject to change without notice

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