Dallas Chamber Symphony Continues 2015-16 Season on Nov. 18 With Program of Rarely-Performed Selections
Event will spotlight Rising Star Eduardo Rojas as he performs Ernest Bloch. J.S Bach's Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor will feature renowned Concertmaster Kazuhiro Takagi and Chloe Trevor. Tickets and subscription packages available at dcsymphony.org
Dallas, TEXAS, November 10, 2015 (Newswire.com) - The Dallas Chamber Symphony will continue its 2015-2016 season on Wednesday, November 18th with a mixed program. Concertmaster Kazuhiro Takagi will join Chloé Trevor to perform J.S. Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor. Pianist Eduardo Rojas will dazzle on Ernest Bloch’s powerful and dramatic Concerto Grosso No. 1. The orchestra finishes with Leoš Janáček’s gorgeous Idyll Suite for Strings.
“We are pleased to welcome Concertmaster Takagi and Ms. Trevor back to our stage as featured performers, as our patrons have been so enthusiastic about their performances in the past” says Richard McKay, Music Director and Conductor of the Dallas Chamber Symphony. “We are also excited to be presenting a newcomer, Eduardo Rojas, who will introduce our audience to Bloch’s rarely-performed concert piece for strings and piano.”
"We are also excited to be presenting a local talent that is quickly gaining international acclaim. Newcomer Eduardo Rojas will introduce our audience to Bloch's rarely-performed concert piece for strings and piano."
Richard McKay, Music Director and Conductor, Dallas Chamber Symphony
Celebrated Colombian pianist, Eduardo Rojas, has been lauded for his delicate touch, colorful tone and deep musicality, and has performed as a soloist with the National Symphony Orchestra of Colombia, the Bogotá Philharmonic, Valle Philharmonic (Cali, Colombia), EAFIT University Symphony Orchestra (Medellín, Colombia), the Panamá National Symphony Orchestra (Panama City), the American Wind Symphony (Pennsylvania), the Great Lakes Symphony Orchestra (Michigan), and the Manitowoc Symphony Orchestra (Wisconsin).
In addition to his concertizing and recording schedule, Rojas devotes time to support programs for music education in his adopted hometown of Dallas, as well as to cultural exchanges between North and South America.
The performance will be held on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at Dallas City Performance Hall (2520 Flora Street, Dallas, Texas 75201) at 8:00 p.m. Individual tickets are available for $19-$49 each, $15 for students. Discounted subscription packages are also available online at dcsymphony.org or by phone at (214) 449-1294. Tickets will be available for purchase in the lobby before the concert.
ABOUT DALLAS CHAMBER SYMPHONY
Named Best of Big D 2014 by D Magazine, and Best Classical Music Addition 2013 by the Dallas Observer, the Dallas Chamber Symphony is one of the most exciting and innovative professional performance ensembles in North Texas. Led by Artistic Director and Conductor Richard McKay, it is comprised of 40 musicians, all dedicated to performing a balance of programs that include underrepresented and standard chamber repertory, contemporary music, staged works, and pieces with extra-musical elements, such as film and dance.
The DCS performs at the gorgeous new City Performance Hall in the Dallas Arts District, and provides educational and community programs which include the Dallas International Piano Competition at SMU, TechNotes music education and field-trip concerts for area youth, and Sight of Sound, a film and music event. For more information, visit dcsymphony.org