The 6th of October the presentation of the Orchestra Cuenca Ciudad de Música Season will take place. The musical formation joins the Escolania and the Orfeón de Cuenca to accomplish the I season of concerts ‘Cuenca Ciudad de Música’.
The concert will include arias and pieces of operas by Verdi, Rossini, Bizet, Mascagni and Puccini. The Orchestra Cuecna Ciudad de Música will perform with the Escolanía de Cuecna, the Orfeón de Cuenca, and soloists Itxaso Moriones (Soprano) and Gonzalo Fernández de Terán (Tenor).
Carlos Checa, who made his debut with the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional del Perú months ago, returns to conduct the Orquesta Nacional on the 27th of April. The concert program includes a premiere of the Peruvian Alejandro Núñez Allauca composer, bass title “Machu Picchu” preludio and dance – Piano concerto no. 4 in G major by Beethoven, which will feature the Peruvian Juan José Chuquisengo pianist, and afterwards, in the second part of the concert – Fifth Symphony – in C minor by Beethoven.
Invited again by the Orquesta Nacional, Carlos Checa will conduct the concert tour that will lead the Orquesta Nacional to different cities of the country. Several free concerts will take place in public spaces, where classical music with the most popular music of Costa Rica composers will be mixed for the first time.
Carlos Checa returns to Latin America, this time to make his debut in Peru conducting the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional at the Los Incas theatre. He will conduct the second Symphony of J. Sibelius and Cocnierto fantástico by Albéniz, which will feature the Spanish pianist Luis Fernando Pérez.
Carlos Checa made his debut in Poland conducting the Wroclaw Philharmonic and the Pomeranian Philharmonic in Bydgoszcz. On this tour, accompanied by the pianist José Menor, Marcialav and Gramophone records, filmed the documentary “El Concierto Fantástico”. Documentary was distributed to several television stations in a number of countries and was premiered in Spain in 2011 by TV3.
Carlos Checa conducts the Orquesta Manuel de Falla, in the 7th Edition of the prestigious Festival of Spanish music. There will be performed the debut works of Francisco Toledo and José Luis López Aranda, as well as the Portuguese Rhapsody, a piece for piano and Orchestra by Ernesto Halffter.
Carlos Checa made his debut for the first time in Mexico and will lead the next month of February the flagship Orquesta Sinfónica de Xalapa(OSX). The Orchestra is…. of the country. The concert will pay tribute to the Spanish composer Isaac Albéniz in the 150th anniversary of his birth.
Carlos Checa made his debut in the emblematic Cadogan Hall in London at the head of the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, with a program dedicated to Isaac Albéniz which included ‘Spanish Rhapsody’, «Fantastic concert» and fragments of the Iberian «Suite» and «Suite española».
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Carlos debuts in Madrid with a premiere of the composer Andrés Valero «The Goya massacre», «Concerto N. 1 for cello and Orchestra’ by Dmitri Shostakovich, with Alejandro Friedhoff as soloist, and the “Eighth Symphony” by Antonin Dvorák.