Month: January 2017

For the Ehlers Young Artist Concerto Competition, the main focus has always been the winner who plays a concerto with the orchestra. More recently, the orchestra has named two additional worthy candidates and has invited them to play a short recital program …

Prelude Recital by Alan Hlozek – January 27 Read More »

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We in the Orchestra are thrilled to have Nathaniel as our soloist. As Music Director Dick Pittman describes in his notes for the concert, Nathaniel’s mature musical expression makes his rendition of the Kabalevsky Concerto very exciting to play. Don’t …

Cellist Nathaniel Abreu, soloist for January 2017 concerts Read More »

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For many years, the winner of our Ehlers Young Artist Concerto Competition plays a concerto with the orchestra. Often, it’s really hard to choose a winner among several excellent candidates. There are many very, very talented young musicians around here! In …

Prelude Recital by Julia Zhou – January 28 Read More »

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Music Director Dick Pittman writes: It’s particularly exciting to be working with the winner of this year’s Young Artist Competition, Nathaniel Abreu, who’ll be performing the Kabalevsky Cello Concerto No. 1.  Nathaniel is an extraordinary talent.  He’s not only technically …

Music Director Notes: Spheres of Revolution Jan 2016 Read More »

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