Carlos Checa will debut at the prestigious Starlite Festival in Marbella on August 23th with the “Ríos Symphonic” Tour conducting the Universal Music Symphony Orchestra,with Miguel Ríos and the Black Betty Boys.
On September the Tour continues on the 8th, in Ponferrada, the 22nd in Santander and the 29th in Valencia
Entrevista: Una hora con Javier Pérez Senz y Marga Lluch.
The Symphony nº3 in Mib Major Op.35 of L.V. Beethoven known as the “Eroica”, along with the Funeral March in memory of Rikard Nordraak of E. Grieg are the two masterpieces that under the batton of Carlos Checa, complete the third program of the III Season of concerts of the JOSB in Barcelona .
Concerts 4th and 5th of February
“Carlos Checa conducted the entire program of memory, looking for his musicians energy, sensitivity and always showing a clarifying gesture for the young musicians of the orchestra”.
“Dvořák’s New World Symphony achieved a very dignified level: a powerful metal, warm woods, a set of strings and everything under a version that honed in detail, in the elegance of phrasing and expressiveness”.….” “Concert corroborated us the good trajectory of this young orchestra and its conductor”
Carlos Checa starts the 2017/2018 season in October, conducting “Empúries” by E.Toldrà, a selection of the Swan Lake suite by Tchaikovsky and the Symphony No. 9 “From the New World” by A.Dvorak with the Barcelona Youth Symphony Orchestra -JOSB . The concerts will be on October 1st and 2nd at the Sedeta and the Paranimf of the University, and on Thursday, October 5 will debut at the emblematic Palau de la Música Catalana. On the other hand, the same month will follow the international tour of Universal Music “Hasta que se apague el sol” with debut for the first time in the United States conducting American orchestras in the main stages of Miami and Puerto Rico.
Interview at the “Las Noticias de Cuenca”. Carlos Checa as artistic director of the International Festival of Music Serranía de Cuenca (FIMUC) talks about the twelfth edition of the festival that takes place between 11 and 13 August.
As a social and solidarity project in support of the marginalized and vulnerable sectors of our society, Carlos Checa and the Jove Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona, in collaboration with Penitentiary institutions, La Caixa Banking Foundation and the Archbishopric of Barcelona, will offer a concert May 21 at the Brians Penitentiary Center. The program includes the Adagio of Mozart’s Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra, which will be performed by soloist Alejandro Lobato and completed with the Symphony nº 4 in Re minor Op 120 by Robert Schumann.