Tag Archives: classical music

ENCORE: Testimony & Triumph with Shostakovich 5

Rejoicing in the 250th Anniversary of Beethoven’s birth we’ll open the program with Leonore Overture No. 3. This awe-inspiring symphonic work holds grand structure and brings the brilliance of Beethoven to the concert hall.

The presence of Jorge Federico Osorio is sure to enhance our concert program with colorful artistry as he performs R. Schumann’s Piano Concerto. Osorio has received international acclaim as the recipient of several prizes and awards – not only does he possess a wide variety of repertoire, but his ability to compel the audience with his execution of a work so rich in invention will serve as a true testament of his deep passion.

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Testimony & Triumph with Shostakovich 5

Rejoicing in the 250th Anniversary of Beethoven’s birth we’ll open the program with Leonore Overture No. 3. This awe-inspiring symphonic work holds grand structure and brings the brilliance of Beethoven to the concert hall.

The presence of Jorge Federico Osorio is sure to enhance our concert program with colorful artistry as he performs R. Schumann’s Piano Concerto. Osorio has received international acclaim as the recipient of several prizes and awards – not only does he possess a wide variety of repertoire, but his ability to compel the audience with his execution of a work so rich in invention will serve as a true testament of his deep passion.

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Swing in the Park & Symphony Fun Run

Thursday, May 7, 2020

7:00 pm – Symphony Fun Run

7:00 pm – LPO Performance

Lafreniere Park, Metairie

CONCERT SUMMARY
Join friends and family in Metairie’s Lafreniere Park for our annual Swing in the Park. Bring your lawn chairs, food, and refreshments and enjoy a program of familiar musical favorites from the past and present. 

The Symphony Fun Run is back! The LPO is partnering with the New Orleans Track Club to have a 2 mile foot race alongside our annual Park Concert.

For more information and registration follow the link: https://www.runnotc.org/races/2020/symphony.shtml

We will be collecting food donations for Second Harvest Food Bank as part of
Orchestras Feeding America.
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Fidelity’s Concerts in the Park: Swing in the Oaks

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

6:00 pm – LPO Music for Life Performance in front of the Peristyle
7:00 pm – LPO Performance in the Peristyle
New Orleans City Park, Goldring Woldenberg Great Lawn

CONCERT SUMMARY

Join friends and family in New Orleans City Park for our annual Swing in the Oaks. Bring your lawn chairs, food, and refreshments and enjoy a program of familiar musical favorites from the past and present. This year is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day as well as the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s life which will be reflected in the program selections. 

Visit the following link for more information regarding the Beethoven Pastoral Project.

We will be collecting food donations for Second Harvest Food Bank as part of
Orchestras Feeding America.
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Loyola Piano Alumni Day

Piano Alumni Day features Dr. Robert Roux from Rice University, and includes a masterclass at 2 p.m. and a student showcase at 4 p.m. Event is free and open to the public.

For the most up-to-date information on this and all our events at the School of Music and Theatre Arts, please visit Loyola Presents.

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American Virtuosos

This program opens with Samuel Barber’s Medea’s Meditation and Dance of Vengeance.

As the program expands we’ll hear from a young artist whose technique has been described by the Philadelphia Inquirer as “ poised and monstrously talented.” Benjamin Beilman brings his passionate performance to a Violin Concerto by Higdon; a work awarded the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Music and packed with dialogue between the violin and the orchestra.

The final piece, Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5 remains one of the composer’s most popular works. The emotional depth of the piece explores the “spirit of man” with a quality that is both uplifting and encouraging.

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