Opening Night!Kayoko Dan, conductor Eduardo Rios, violin DOUGLAS HEDWIG FANFARE ALEGRE: Dia de la Fiesta GERSHWIN Cuban Overture PIAZZOLLA The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires REVUELTAS La Noche de los Mayas A tribute to Hispanic Heritage Month, the CSO brings Latin flair to the stage with a concert featuring iconic classical Latin pieces. From Piazzolla’s The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires to Gershwin’s Cuban Overture, this concert will inspire and amaze!
Meet the Artist Luncheon: Eduardo Rios September 26, 2018 – Noon Conga Latin FoodJoin us for our first Meet the Artist Luncheon of the season with guest violinist Eduardo Rios at Conga Latin Food! Learn more about Rios' career as a violinist and get a behind-the-scenes look at how he's prepared for his upcoming performance of Piazzolla's The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires. Tickets are only $25 and include lunch! Click here to purchase your tickets.
Open Rehearsal: Piazzolla’s Four Seasons of Buenos Aires September 25, 2018 – 7:45pm Tivoli TheatreSee the CSO dressed down and up close as we rehearse Piazzolla's The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires. Attendees will get a behind the scenes look at the rehearsal process learn more about what goes into a full orchestra performance! Tickets are only $8! Click here to purchase tickets. Please note that Open Rehearsal tickets will not be sold at the door and must be purchased in advance. The front doors to the Tivoli will be locked, and you will need to enter through the backstage door near the corner of 7th and Chestnut.
Twenty-one-year old violinist Eduardo Rios is the winner of the 2015 Sphinx Competition. Born and raised in Lima, Peru, Mr. Rios enjoys performing as soloist, chamber musician, and orchestra concertmaster. Since his solo debut at age fourteen with the National Symphony Orchestra of Peru, Mr. Rios has traveled around the globe performing in a variety of settings. He made his American debut with the Houston Symphony performing the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto. Recent highlights include his debuts with the Charlotte Symphony, Nashville Symphony, and the Brevard Concert Orchestra. Other appearances as a guest soloist include Royce Hall debut with the Young Artists Symphony Orchestra, as well as a performance of the Saint-Saens Violin Concerto No. 3 with the Colburn Orchestra, Carlos Kalmar conducting. Mr. Rios is currently an Artist Diploma candidate at teh Colburn School Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles where he studies with the Jascha Heifetz Distinguished Violin Chair, Robert Lipsett. He is concertmaster of the COlburn Orchestra. Previously he held the position of concertmaster for the American Youth Symphony from 2013-2015 and concertmaster of the Young Artists Symphony Orchestra from 2015-2016. A committed chamber musician, Mr. Rios was first violinist of the former Alma String Quartet, performing on chamber music series throughout the Southern California area. Coached by the Brentano, Emerson and Tokyo String Quartets, Mr Rios' quartet also attended the 2014 Norfolk Chamber Music Festival as well as the McGill International String Quartet Academy. Mr. Rios has also collaborated with renowned musicians including Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Alisa Weilerstein, Alexander Kerr, and Emanuel Ax. Mr. Rios first came to the United States at age fifteen under the auspices of the cultural exchange program, Traveling Notes. For the next several years, Mr. Rios continued his musical studies in Peru at the National conservatory and served as concertmaster of the National Youth Orchestra for four years. During this time, Mr. Rios returned to the US to attend the Interlochen Center for the Arts Summer Camp, and participated in tours and festivals around the globe during the 2011 Youth Orchestra of America tour of Mexico. Also in 2011, Mr. Rios traveled to Armenia with Traveling Notes where he performed alongside American and Armenian young musicians and participated in educational outreach to local music schools. In 2013, Mr. Rios was a fellowship student at the Aspen Music Festival and School and participated in the Festival Musica de Santa Catarina in Brazil. Later that year Mr. Rios attended the New York String Orchestra Seminar and performed two concerts at Carnegie Hall under the direction of Jamie Laredo.
Composer Douglas Hedwig was a trumpet player with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra (NYC) for 27 years, served on the faculty of The Juilliard School, and is Professor Emeritus at the Conservatory of Music Brooklyn College (C.U.N.Y). Since turning his full attention to composition in 2011, his music has been performed throughout the U.S., Italy, England and Scotland, at the Blossom Music Festival by members of the Cleveland Orchestra, and at the London New Wind Festival; by the North/South Chamber Orchestra (NYC), Chattanooga Symphony String Quintet, the West Point Band (U.S. Army Band), Chestnut Brass, Choral Arts of Chattanooga, soprano Jourdan Laine Howell, and in Italy by Orvieto Musica, and New Ensemble of Disenzano (NED Ensemble). His electro-acoustic music was featured during recent world-wide broadcasts on Radiophrenia from Glasgow, Scotland. Dr. Hedwig was Composer-in-Residence at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts (WY) in 2017, and was 3rd Place Winner (nationally) of The American Prize in chamber music composition in 2018. He is published by Carl Fischer Music and TRN. Hedwig is the recipient of awards and honors from The National Endowment for the Arts, The Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and Grammy Awards, the U.S. Department of State, Fulbright Scholarship Commission, and the New York City Fire Department (FDNY). As a trumpeter, he has recorded over 40 acclaimed, internationally released audio and video recordings. www.douglashedwig.com
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