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State Symphony Orchestra of México



Thursday, March 05, 2015 8:00 PM
Renée & Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Series Name: Classical Hits Mini Series

Conductor Enrique Bátiz and the State Symphony Orchestra of México commemorate the 40th anniversary of the orchestra’s inaugural tour of the United States, kicking off their spring 2015 tour in Orange County. Recognized for its promotion of music as a means of uniting and identifying the Mexican people, the orchestra’s cosmopolitan program offers the best of both worlds—two rarely performed works by Mexican composer Manuel Ponce framed by works by Russian composers Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and Alexander Borodin.

Described as an artist who conducts with vehemence and enthusiasm, Enrique Bátiz is one of the most famous orchestra conductors in Latin America. He has led more than 500 symphony orchestras around the world and has an extensive repertoire ranging from classical to contemporary works.

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Artists



State Symphony Orchestra of México
Enrique Bátiz, conductor
Irina Chistiakova, piano
Alfonso Moreno, guitar

Program



RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Russian Easter Festival Overture
PONCE: Piano Concerto
PONCE: Concierto del Sur for Classical Guitar
BORODIN: Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor

Pre-Concert Lecture



Pre-concert lecture by Ben Salisbury, 7pm

Multimedia



John Mangum, President and Artistic Director of the Philharmonic Society, discusses the upcoming presentation of the State Symphony Orchestra of México.



Enrique Bátiz conducts Orquesta Sinfónica del Estado de México (State Symphony of Mexico) in a performance of Juan Pablo Contreras' El Laberinto de la Soledad (2011).



Irina Chistiakova plays the 3rd movement to Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor.

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