March 11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Arturo Márquez (b. 1950)
Aaron Jay Kernis (b. 1960)
John Corigliano (b. 1938)
Chris Rogerson, Composer in Residence (b. 1988)
ONE OF THE MOST RECOGNIZED and exciting symphony works ever written, Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite will take you on a musical journey that’s magical, energetic and explosive. Originally composed in 1910, The Firebird Suite has become a classic. Walt Disney utilized it in his film, Fantasia and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country borrows thematic elements.
Maestro Bairos fills this concert with romantic intensity and exuberant imagination including a composition
from Aaron Kernis, the teacher of our Composer in Residence, Chris Rogerson, who found immediate success when one of his works was premiered by the New York Philharmonic with Zubin Mehta conducting.
ELENA URIOSTE recently selected as a BBD New Generation Artist, is known for her “hypnotic delicacy”, “expressive poise”, and “lyrical sensitivity” following her debut with The Chicago Symphony. Since first appearing with the Philadelphia Orchestra at age 13, she has made acclaimed debuts at major orchestras throughout the United States and abroad including the New York and London Philharmonics and The Boston Pops.