New Bassoons for the Conservatory

The Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music has purchased two new Fox Renard bassoons for use by the students of the university and preparatory programs of the conservatory. Along with the purchase of a profiling machine, the support of a Bassoon…

Verdi Requiem

Performance of Verdi’s Requiem with the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra and director Giancarlo Guerrero as part of the Casals Festival. Soloists were Sondra Radvanovsky, Nancy Fabiola Herrera, César Hernández and Chester Patton. The concert took place March 4th at Bellas…

Casals Festival 2006: Concert 2

Casals Festival performance of Piano Concerto No.2 and Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini of Rachmaninoff with pianist Olga Kern. Also on the program were Shostakovich’s Festive Overture and the world premiere of Borikén by Roberto Sierra. The concert took…

Schubert and Stravinsky Octets

I performed the Octets of Schubert and Stravinsky Sunday, February 19th as part of the 50th Casals Festival. The peformance took place in the Sala de Drama of Bellas Artes in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Also on the program was…

Beethoven Symphony No. 9

Performance of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony February 11th, 2006 with the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra and director Yoav Talmi. The concert was part of the 50th Casals Festival at Bellas Artes in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Mozart Jupiter Symphony

The Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra performed Mozart’s Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter” at the University of Puerto Rico at Humacao with Roselín Pabón conducting. Also on the program were La forza del destino of Verdi, Tchaikovsky’s Capriccio Italien Op.45, and Sibelius’…

Strauss’ Death and Transfiguration

Performance of Strauss’ Death and Transfiguration with the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra and Rafael Irizarry as part of the fifth season concert at Bellas Artes January 21, 2006. Also on the program were Mozart’s Symphony No. 38 in D major…

iTunes Album Art

For the obsessive iTunes organizers out there like myself, the Amzaon Album Art Widget makes adding album cover artwork to your iTunes Library fast and easy. It’s a widget that collects album art from Amazon and adds it to your…

Shostakovich First Symphony

Performance of Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 1 in f minor, Opus 10 with the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra and Guillermo Figueroa. December 3rd, 2005 at Bellas Artes. Also on the program were Chants d’Auvergne of Canteloube with soprano Heidi Grant Murphy…