NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Ricardo Lorenz – “Dance Unlikely” Violin Concerto, 2017 [NEW]

Violinist Andres Cardenes performing the world premiere performance of composer Ricardo Lorenz's "Dance Unlikely" Violin Concerto

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Violinist Andres Cardenes performing the world premiere performance of Venezuelan-born composer Ricardo Lorenz‘s “Dance Unlikely” Violin Concerto.

Commissioned by the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra and debuted in February of this year, the 18 minute Cuban-influenced, highly-syncopated virtuoso work is said to have been inspired by a photo of the late Fidel Castro.

“When I compose a work for Andres, I don’t necessarily tailor the world exclusively to what I interpret to be his style or abilities … I let my musical thoughts and creative impulses be guided by the enormous feeling of friendship and camaraderie … ” the composer has said.

 

RICARDO LORENZ | “DANCE UNLIKELY” VIOLIN CONCERTO | ANDRES CARDENES | RIVER OAKS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA | 2017

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