Special to Seniors Today
The Daytona Beach Symphony Society will open its 72nd season, Perfectly Orchestrated with a performance by the Mineria Symphony Orchestra Of Mexico on October 29 at 3 p.m. at Peabody Auditorium. Conducted by Carlos Miguel Prieto, the program will feature pianist and composer Gabriela Montero, performing her Piano Concerto No. 1, Latin. Works by Ortiz, Chavez, and Revueltas are also on the program.
Widely regarded as a leading ensemble and musical institution in Mexico, the Minería Symphony Orchestra Of Mexico remains at the musical forefront through eclectic programming, collaborations with renowned soloists, and composers and staunch advocacy of community and educational development. Founded in the 1970s, the Minería Symphony Orchestra boasts a legacy of excellence that attracts leading international conductors and artists including León Spierer, Peter Maag, Carmen Moral, Nicanor Zabaleta, Renata Scotto, Maxim Shostakovich, Philippe Quint, and more, solidifying its goal of providing a platform to showcase the highest caliber of national artistry.
Known for his charisma and expressive interpretations, conductor Carlos Miguel Prieto is an influential cultural leader, educator, and a champion of new music. He starts his tenure as Music Director of the North Carolina Symphony at the beginning of the 2023-24 season, alongside his roles as Music Director of Minería Symphony Orchestra, Music Director of Orchestra Of The Americas, and Conductor Laureate of Louisiana Philharmonic.
Gabriela Montero’s visionary interpretations and unique compositional gifts have garnered her critical acclaim and a devoted following on the world stage.
Anthony Tommasini remarked in The New York Times: “Montero’s playing had everything: crackling rhythmic brio, subtle shadings, steely power… soulful lyricism… unsentimental expressivity.”
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