Harper Symphony Orchestra – Brian Groner, conductor

Sunday, October 12, 2014, 3:00 pm
Harper College Performing Arts Center

9_Harper-Orchestra

$10, $8, $7

Harper College Performing Arts Center
1200 Algonquin Rd.
Palatine, IL 60067

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Concert Program

Serenata Espagnola, Op. 181                                   Albeniz

Far Away                                                    Enrique Escamilla

I Agressivo

II Andante

Una voz, un grito, un lamento                              Gustavo Leone

Symphonie Espagnole   op.21                                       Lalo

IV Andante

V Rondo: Allegro

Violin - Masha Lakisova

Le Bal de Beatrice d'Este Suite                                Hahn

The Giant Guitar                                                Miguel Aguila

Brian Groner was selected as Music Director of the Harper Symphony in May of 2006. He has also served as the Music Director of the Fox Valley Symphony in Wisconsin since 1995, and in August of 2011 he was picked as Conductor of the String Orchestra at Northeastern Illinois University.

As an active guest conductor, he has appeared on the podium for many notable ensembles including The San Diego Symphony, The Czech National Symphony Orchestra (Prague), The Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra (China), The International Contemporary Ensemble and The Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra and has toured as conductor for The Moscow Classical Ballet.

He holds an advanced degree in conducting from Northern Illinois University in collaboration with Northwestern University. His concerts have been broadcast via satellite, by National Public Radio, in over 50 major radio markets across the nation. He has also conducted the world premiers of over twenty substantial new American compositions.

 


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