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Performance Schedule

February 2, 2024

Orquesta Filarmónica de Boca del Rio
Program:

Felix Mendelssohn Violin and Piano Concerto in D minor

With:

Jorge Mester, conductor
Derek Wang, piano

February 17, 2024

Program:

Summer and Winter from Antonio Vivaldi The Four Seasons
Summer and Winter from Philip Glass Violin Concerto No. 2 “The American Four Seasons”

With:

Eric Jacobsen, conductor

March 20, 2024

Macon, GA
Fickling Hall

Special Event with the Macon-Mercer Symphony Orchestra

Program:

Alan Fletcher Violin Concerto
Caio Fonseca Colloqui (World Premiere)
Andre Gagnon Petit concerto pour Carignan
Mark O'Connor Appalachia Waltz

With:

Musicians from the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Young Artists of the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings
Derek Wang, piano

March 25, 2024

New York, NY

Benefit Concert for the Rome Chamber Music Festival

With:

Young Artists of the Rome Chamber Music Festival
Derek Wang, piano

April 4, 2024

R.E.M. Explored - Performing selections from R.E.M.’s legendary playlist (newly reimagined for orchestra) and concluding with R.E.M.’s Mike Mills performing his eponymous Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and Orchestra

Program:

The Music of R.E.M. arranged for full orchestra by Carl Marsh and David Mallamud
Mike Mills Concerto for Violin, Rock Band & Orchestra

With:

Mike Mills, bass guitar and keyboards
John Neff, guitar
William Tonks, guitar
Ward Stare, conductor

June 17, 2024

Opening night concert

Program:

Andre Gagnon Petit concerto pour Carignan
Mark O’Connor Appalachia Waltz
Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for Strings in D minor, RV 127
Philip Glass String Sextet (Symphony No. 3) arr. Michael Riesman

With:

Robert McDuffie, violin; River Sawchyn, violin; Livia Stefani, violin; Elizabeth Aoki, violin; Isaac Lopez, viola; Alessandro Sacchetti, cello; Grace Chan Ho Yan, double bass (Gagnon); Robert McDuffie, violin; River Sawchyn, violin (O'Connor); Rachell Ellen Wong, violin; Ivano Zanenghi, lute; Elizabeth Aoki, violin; Livia Stefani, violin; Isaac Lopez, viola; Alessandro Sacchetti, cello; Grace Chan Ho Yan, double bass (Vivaldi); Robert McDuffie, violin; Katrina Stroud, violin; Isaac King, viola; Matteo Mizera, viola; Daniel Stein, cello; Manou Magdalena Chakravorty, cello; Ricky Bonavita, choreographer; Compagnia Excursus, dancers (Glass)

June 18, 2024

Rome, Italy
Teatro Argentina
Program:

Johannes Brahms Serenade in D major, Op.11
Robert Schumann Piano Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 44

With:

Mariia Kostovicz, violin; Leonardo Taio, viola; Chiara Burattini, cello; Natalia Midek, double bass; Michele Forese, flute; Letizia Elsa Maulà clarinet; Nana Ebata, clarinet; Guglielmo Pellarin, horn; Sarah Carbonare bassoon (Brahms); Andrea Lucchesini, piano; Amber Emson (Leoni), violin; Sebastian Zagame, violin; Raphael Masters, viola; Enrico Dindo, cello (Schumann)

June 19, 2024

Rome, Italy
Teatro Argentina
Program:

Antonín Dvořák Dumky Trio, Op. 90
Giuseppe Tartini Violin Concerto in A major D96
Nicola Porpora Alto Giove (MIghty Jupiter) from Polifemo
Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for Two Violins in A minor RV 522

With:

Hadar Zeidel, violin; Saeed Diab, piano; Kristina Cooper, cello (Dvořák); Rachell Ellen Wong, violin; Ivano Zanenghi, lute; Elizabeth Aoki, violin; Livia Stefani, violin; Wesley O'Brien, viola; Gabriele Melone, cello; Grace Chan Ho Yan, double bass (Tartini); Sofya Yuneeva, contralto; Rachell Ellen Wong, violin; Ivano Zanenghi, lute; Elizabeth Aoki, violin; Livia Stefani, violin; Wesley O'Brien, viola; Gabriele Melone, cello; Grace Chan Ho Yan, double bass (Porpora); Rachell Ellen Wong, violin; Robert McDuffie, violin; Ivano Zanenghi, lute; Elizabeth Aoki, violin; Livia Stefani, violin; Wesley O'Brien, viola; Gabriele Melone, cello; Chan Ho Yan Grace, double bass (Vivaldi)

June 20, 2024

Rome, Italy
Teatro Argentina
Program:

Aaron Copland Appalachian Spring Suite (Version for 13 instruments)
Måneskin Arrangements for Piano Quintet

With:

Robert McDuffie, violin; Kayla Yagi-Bacon, violin; Amber Emson Leoni, violin; River Sawchyn, violin; Rafael Masters, viola; Matteo Mizera, viola; Alessandro Sacchetti, cello; Gabriele Melone, cello; Natalia Midek, double bass; Elena Matteucci, piano; Guglielmo Pellarin, horn; Letizia Elsa Maulà, clarinet; Gerardo Flavio Musillo, flute (Copland); Måneskin; Saeed Diab, piano; Sebastian Zagame, violin; Katrina Stroud, violin; Rafael Masters, viola; Manou Magdalena Chakravorty, cello; Dusan Kostic, double bass 

August 14, 2024

Aspen, CO
Harris Concert Hall

How I Spent My Last 48 Summers: An Evening of Aspen Memories

Program:

Antonio Vivaldi Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 8, RV 315, "Summer"
Sergei Prokofiev Sonata for 2 Violins, Op. 56
Mike Mills (R.E.M.) Stardancer's Waltz from the Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra
Ernest Chausson Sicilienne from Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Quartet
Igor Stravinsky Tarantella from the Suite Italienne
Leonard Bernstein Agathon from Serenade after Plato's "Symposium"
Philip Glass Mvt. IV Summer from Violin Concerto No. 2 (The American Four Seasons)

With:

Derek Wang, piano