Abels: “Borders” Premieres

On September 23, 2022, soloist Mak Grgić, premieres composer Michael Abels’ Borders, Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra, with ROCO (River Oaks Chamber Orchestra) in Houston, TX. Mei-Ann Chen guest-conducts. The two-movement, 17-minute concerto was commissioned for Grgić by ROCO and the Quad City Symphony Orchestra (Iowa). The concert will be live-streamed, and will receive a […] Read more »

Sierra: An Electrifying Work

“Roberto Sierra’s Concerto for Saxophones and Orchestra is an electrifying work.” As the Chicago Sinfonietta’s performances of Sierra’s concerto approach, soloist Julian Velasco shares his enthusiasm about his upcoming concerts. Originally commissioned by the Detroit Symphony for internationally renowned saxophonist James Carter, Sierra’s 23-minute score blends classical and jazz elements, and highlights the virtuoso possibilities […] Read more »

Abels: BORDERS (CONCERTO FOR GUITAR) *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Abels: BORDERS (CONCERTO FOR GUITAR) *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2022-09-24 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Mak Grgić, guitar; ROCO Chamber Orchestra Link: https://roco.org/performances/in-concert-sept-2022/ Concert Information: Mei-Ann Chen, conductor The Church of St. John the Divine Houston, TX Read more »

Abels: BORDERS (CONCERTO FOR GUITAR) *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Abels: BORDERS (CONCERTO FOR GUITAR) *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2022-09-23 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Mak Grgić, guitar; ROCO Chamber Orchestra Link: https://roco.org/performances/in-concert-sept-2022-miller/ Concert Information: Mei-Ann Chen, director Miller Outdoor Theatre Houston, TX Read more »

Abels: BORDERS (CONCERTO FOR GUITAR)

Concert: Abels: BORDERS (CONCERTO FOR GUITAR) Start Time: 000:00:00Date: 2022-12-04End Time: 000:00:00Location: Mak Grgić, guitar; Quad City SymphonyLink: https://qcso.org/event/masterworks-iii-ode-to-guitar-2/Concert Information: Mark Russell Smith, conductorAdler TheatreDavenport, IA Read more »

Abels: BORDERS (CONCERTO FOR GUITAR)

Concert: Abels: BORDERS (CONCERTO FOR GUITAR) Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2022-12-03 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Mak Grgić, guitar; Quad City Symphony Link: https://qcso.org/event/masterworks-iii-ode-to-guitar/ Concert Information: Mark Russell Smith, conductor Adler Theatre Davenport, IA Read more »

Sierra: CONCERTO FOR SAXOPHONES AND ORCHESTRA

Concert: Sierra: CONCERTO FOR SAXOPHONES AND ORCHESTRA Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2022-09-19 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Julian Velasco, saxophones; Chicago Sinfonietta Link: https://chicagosinfonietta.org/next/ Concert Information: Mei-Ann Chen, conductor Symphony Center Chicago, IL Read more »

Sierra: CONCERTO FOR SAXOPHONES AND ORCHESTRA

Concert: Sierra: CONCERTO FOR SAXOPHONES AND ORCHESTRA Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2022-09-17 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Julian Velasco, saxophones; Chicago Sinfonietta Link: https://chicagosinfonietta.org/next/ Concert Information: Mei-Ann Chen, conductor Wentz Concert Hall Naperville, IL Read more »

Sierra: “Una Niña Valiente”

On May 5 and 7, 2022, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra presents the world premiere of Roberto Sierra’s Concierto para Violín y Orquesta “a la memoria de una niña valiente.” Music director Andreas Delfs leads the performances at The Eastman Theatre’s Kodak Hall, which feature the orchestra’s concertmaster Juliana Athayde as soloist. A subsequent performance takes […] Read more »