Orchestra to perform in area high schools January 11 & 17 – Music Director Laureate Paavo Järvi to conduct in Hamilton, CSO Associate Conductor Robert Treviño to conduct in Loveland Opening works performed by high school orchestras

 

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Paavo Järvi, conductor

Hamilton High School Symphony Orchestra,

James Ledbetter, Director

Robert Treviño, CSO associate conductor

Hamilton High School Auditorium

1165 Eaton Ave. Hamilton, OH 45013

7:30 pm, Friday, January 11, 2013 Special post-concert meet & greet

Tickets: $20 Adults $10 Students

To order tickets, please call:

(866) 967-8167

Or visit showtix4u.com

Hamilton High School Community Concert Program:

Opening work featuring the Hamilton High School Symphony Orchestra

SCHUMANN Overture to Genoveva BRAHMS Symphony No. 2

A portion of the proceeds from this concert will benefit the instrumental music program at Hamilton High School.

CINCINNATI The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, led by Music Director Laureate Paavo Järvi and CSO Associate Conductor Robert Treviño, will perform two community concerts in area high schools in January 2013. On Friday, January 11 at 7:30 p.m., Mr. Järvi and the Orchestra will perform Schumann’s striking Overture to Genoveva and Brahms’ rich Symphony No. 2 at Hamilton High School. The opening work will be performed by the Hamilton High School Symphony Orchestra, conducted by CSO Associate Conductor Robert Treviño. A portion of the proceeds from this concert will benefit the instrumental music program at Hamilton High School. There will be reception following this performance.

Tickets for this concert are $20 for adults and $10 for students. For more information and tickets, please visit www.showtix4u.com or call (866) 967-8167.

Concert Tickets for Hamilton High School

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Robert Treviño, CSO associate conductor

Loveland High School Orchestra,

Rachel Bierkan, Director

William White, CSO assistant conductor

Loveland High School Auditorium

1 Tiger Trail
Loveland, OH 45140-1976

7:30 pm, Thursday, January 17, 2013 Special post-concert meet & greet

Tickets: $20 Adults $10 Students
Available by calling:
Linda Bonnel at Loveland High School at (513) 683-1920 x3715
or email
csolovelandhighschool@gmail.com

Loveland High School Community Concert Program:

Opening work featuring the Loveland High School Orchestra

TBA
BRAHMS Symphony No. 2

A portion of the proceeds from this concert will benefit the instrumental music program at Loveland High School.

On Thursday, January 17, 2013, Mr. Treviño and the Orchestra again go out into the community, this time to Loveland High School. After an opening work performed by the Loveland High School Orchestra, conducted by CSO Assistant Conductor William White, the CSO will present Brahms Second Symphony, along with another work to be announced. A portion of the proceeds from this concert will benefit the instrumental music program at Loveland High School. A reception will follow the concert.

Concert Tickets for Loveland High School

Tickets are $20 for adults or $10 for students. Concert and ticket information is available by calling Linda Bonnel at Loveland High School at (513) 683-1920 x3715 or emailing csolovelandhighschool@gmail.com.

“These community concerts are an integral part of the CSO’s engagement with the community,” said Anne Cushing-Reid, Senior Director of Community Engagement and Learning. “They allow students and families to interact with top-notch musicians within their own neighborhood, while experiencing the CSO’s world-class music making,” she said.

The CSO Community Concert is a community engagement and learning program offered as part of the CSO’s strong commitment to the community and to music education. These concerts are presentations of Sound Discoveries: Music for the Community and are made possible in part by The Corbett Educational Endowment established by The Corbett Foundation and Mrs. Patricia Corbett.

The CSO is grateful to the Platinum Sponsor for these performances, Buddy Rogers Music. Additional

support is provided by the Louise Taft Semple Foundation and The Greater Cincinnati Foundation.

CSO Community Concerts

Each season, the CSO partners with a local school and performs a fundraising concert in support of its instrumental music programs. The CSO seeks community partner schools with a worthy fundraising project, suitable performance space and parent/support organizations who can help subsidize the basic concert costs through sponsorship. In preparation for the concert featuring the CSO, a variety of education activities throughout the district will include CSO musicians coaching instrumental music students.

Paavo Järvi, conductor

Grammy award winning Paavo Järvi is now in his third season as Music Director of the Orchestre de Paris, a contract which has already been extended until the end of the 2015/16 season. Last season saw them touring to Japan, China and Korea, appear at the Bad Kissingen and Grafenegg Festivals, and perform in Moscow, Tallinn and Aix-en-Provence. In 2012/13, their plans include substantial tours of Germany. In November 2011 he received the Chevalier de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by Frédéric Mitterrand for his outstanding contribution to Music in France. In July 2012 it was announced that Paavo Järvi will take up the position of Chief

Conductor with the NHK Symphony Orchestra from the beginning of the 2015/16 season.

During the past 5 years as Music Director of the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, Järvi has appeared with the orchestra in Japan, China, Korea and Taiwan and has taken his orchestra to many of the major European Festivals including the BBC Proms, the Rheingau Musik Festival and the Robeco Summer series in Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw. His many recordings with the orchestra include all the Bruckner symphonies for Sony and are currently recording a cycle of Nielsen symphonies. At the end of 2011/12, the orchestra undertook a second successful tour of Asia and this season sees them tour to Italy.

Paavo Järvi has been the Artistic Director of Die Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen since 2004 and regularly receives critical acclaim for both his concerts and recordings of Beethoven’s Symphonies, all of which have now been released on Sony. He received the 2010 ECHO Klassik Conductor of the Year Award for Symphonies Nos. 2 & 6; Symphonies Nos. 3 & 8 and won the prestigious Jahrepreis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik Prize in 2007. They have performed Beethoven Symphonies at the Lincoln Centre and the complete cycle around the world at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Beethovenhalle Bonn, Salzburg Festival, Minato-Mirai, Yokohama, Lanaudiere Festival, Festival de Strasbourg and at the Warsaw Easter Festival. The orchestra are now embarking on a similar path with the complete Schumann symphonies.

As a guest conductor, he performs with orchestras such as the Royal Concertgebouw and Russian National orchestras, Wiener Philharmoniker, Münchner Philharmoniker, New York Philharmonic and The Cleveland and Chicago Symphony orchestras.

Future guest conducting highlights include return visits to the Berliner Philharmoniker, Staatskapelle Dresden, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and the Philharmonia Orchestra.

In the 2010/11 season, Paavo Järvi completed a highly successful ten-year tenure as Music Director of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, leaving behind him a legacy of extensive touring and a discography of sixteen CDs for Telarc. In recognition of his work for the orchestra, he has been appointed Music Director Laureate.

Since the start of his career, Järvi has made it a priority to champion works by fellow Estonian composers including Arvo Pärt, Erkki-Sven Tüür, Lepo Sumera and Eduard Tubin. He is also Artistic Adviser to the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra and Järvi Summer Festival in Pärnu.

For further information please visit Paavo Järvi’s website: www.paavojarvi.com

Shippensburg Music Festival.

Robert Treviño, CSO Associate Conductor

Since his professional debut in 2003 at the age of 20, Robert Treviño has become an emerging force on the international music scene. The 2012/2013 season marks the second season as Associate Conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Further engagements this season include a debut with the California Symphony Orchestra conducting Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61 and Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique. Maestro Treviño ends his season with a residency at the

Treviño’s past symphonic and instrumental work includes numerous engagements with orchestras, festivals, and ensembles across North America, Europe, and Asia including the Orchestras of Cleveland, Philadelphia, the Symphonies of Cincinnati, Baltimore, Charlotte, Memphis, Napa Valley, New World, the Philharmonics of Chicago, Louisiana, Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, Aspen Music Festival Orchestra, Suwon Philharmonic of South Korea, Wuppertal Symphony of Germany, Montpellier National Orchestra of France, Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico Philharmonic of Mexico, the Millennium Chamber Players, and the Jusqu’aux Oreilles Festival of Canada. Of particular note was Treviño’s month– long residency with the Helsinki Philharmonic where he has assisted Music Director Leif Segerstam on the complete symphonies of Sibelius.

In addition to his great volume of work in the instrumental realm, an important component of Treviño’s career has been his work in opera. Formerly the Associate Conductor and Guest Conductor for the New York City Opera at Lincoln Center, he has led the world premieres of five operas as part of the annual VOX: American Opera Series. Treviño made an acclaimed debut with the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow Russia conducting Puccini’s Tosca in the 2011/2012 season. His success with this production has led to an immediate reinvitation by the Bolshoi to conduct performances of Puccini’s Tosca and to lead a production of Verdi’s Macbeth in the 2012/2013 season.

Additionally, as an avid advocate and performer of contemporary music, Maestro Treviño has worked closely with many leading composers and has been the recipient of numerous grants from the Foundation for Contemporary Art and has conducted the Ensemble Modern Academy Orchestra at the Klangspuren Festival (Schwaz, Austria).

Robert Treviño is a laureate of the 2010 Evgeny Svetlanov International Conducting Competition and was awarded the 2010 James Conlon Prize for Excellence in Conducting at the Aspen Music Festival and School by David Zinman. He also won a 2010 Career Assistance Award and the 2012 Career Development Award from the Sir George Solti Foundation, and was a featured conductor at the 2011 Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview. In summer 2011, Mr. Treviño was selected by James Levine to be one of three conducting fellows at the Tanglewood Music Festival where he worked with artists such as Mark Morris, Kurt Masur, and Emanuel Ax.

Mr. Treviño has studied with Maestros David Zinman, Leif Segerstam, Michael Tilson Thomas, and Kurt Masur.

Robert managed Worldwide by IMG Artists Managers Aimee Chow and Bill Palant & in East Europe by PIAS Artists Manager Marina Bower. His website is: roberttrevino.org

William White, CSO Assistant Conductor

CSO Assistant Conductor William C. White began his musical career in his hometown of Bethesda, Maryland, learning viola from a saxophone player in his elementary school music class.

He soon figured out enough of the notes on the keyboard to write some modest compositions and from then his path was set.

An unexpected chance allowed him to conduct his High School’s

musicals and he nurtured his talent as a music director and conductor in Bethesda’s all-youth Wildwood Summer Theatre (WST). At the age of 18, a performance of

West Side Story at WST under his baton was professionally and critically acclaimed.

Mr. White attended the University of Chicago, studying theory, composition and orchestration under the tutelage of Easley Blackwood. While there, he played viola in the Symphony Orchestra, sang in the Motet Choir and conducted numerous student concerts and theater productions.

He graduated in 2005 with honors for his senior thesis composition, Fantasy on “Les Folies d’Espagne”. During summers off from the University of Chicago, William studied conducting at the Pierre Monteux

School under Michael Jinbo, where he now serves as Conducting Associate.

After graduating college, he launched his musical career in Chicago, hustling for whatever gigs he could get. In three years, he held music director posts with the Hyde Park Youth Symphony, University of Chicago Chamber Orchestra, Presbyterian Church of Barrington, Rockefeller Chapel, and Union Church of Hinsdale.

During this time, he composed a number of works for a variety of performers, the largest of which was his oratorio for choir, soloists, and orchestra, Thy King Cometh. William produced his own recording of the oratorio during the summer of 2007, with a group of friends, collaborators and freelance musicians.

He then spent two years in Bloomington, IN, at Indiana University’s Jacob School of Music, studying conducting with David Effron and Arthur Fagen and earning his living as a music theory teacher and opera assistant conductor. He frequently returned to Chicago as a pre-concert lecturer for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and to play chamber music with old friends.

May of 2009 saw the first release of one of his compositions on a professional record label, Chicago’s Cedille Records. The piece, an a cappella setting of the “Nunc dimittis”, was recorded by the Wm. Ferris Chorale under Paul French.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra salutes Community School Concert Sponsors: Platinum Sponsor

Additional Support Provided By

The Louise Taft Semple Foundation The Greater Cincinnati Foundation

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