The symphonic valse La Reina de las flores, Op.11 (The Queen of Flowers) will be premiered tomorrow by the Orquesta de Cámara de Cartagena under the direction of Leonardo Martinez at "El Batel Auditorium", Cartagena, Spain. The concert will also have the great oboist Miriam Olga Pastor -from Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra- playing Mozart's oboe Concert. Finally, the orchestra will perform the "Eroica", third symphony in E flat Op.55 by Ludwig van Beethoven.
The Didsbury High School Symphonic Winds under the musical direction of Kirk Wassmer will perform for the first time in Canada the composition A trip to Spaincomposed by Javier Pérez Garrido. This easy concert band suite describes the most representative Spanish cities (Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Seville and Granada) and was worldwide premiered during their Spanish tour, 2015.
The Christ’s church Academy Band under the direction of recogniced Mr. Lee Ponder -recently selected for the Florida Band Directors Hall of Fame- will be performing for the very first time in America the composition for solo tenor saxophone and band Urban Concert Op.60 by Pérez Garrido. Furthermore, the concert will have the world premiere of the last band work by Javier entitled "Fandango in Florida!". Pérez Garrido will travel to the US to stay with the band during this exciting event that will be held next May 11th 2020.
Audivi vocem are working now on their next concert. This important event, where the audience will be listening for the very first time the composition La Luna y la Muerte, Op.55 (The Moon and the Death) by Javier Pérez Garrido (lyrics from Federico García Lorca), will be held at 19.00 p.m. in Grosse Pointe Woods (Presbyterian Church), Michigan, US. Appart from this composition, Audivi vocem will perform music by renowned composers such as Antonio de Cabezon, Francisco Guerrero, Tomas Luis de Victoria, Manuel de Falla and Pablo Casals, among others.
The Didsbury High School Symphonic Windsfrom Canada under the direction of Kirk Wassmer will have a concert tour in Spain next April. Due to the reason that the band wanted to premiere a Spanish composition they decided to commission composer Javier Pérez Garrido to write a new piece for this special ocassion. Thanks to this cooperation project A trip to Spainwas born at the end of 2014. This symphonic composition for concert band is divided into five little movements dedicated to the cities where the Didsburywill be in such as Madrid, Seville, Granada, Valencia and Barcelona. Their first concert will be at Teatro Auditorio "Federico García Lorca"in Madrid (April 16th, 20.00pm) and Javier Pérez Garrido has been invited to conduct the first public performance of his new band work.
An Irish dream will be played by Banda Sinfónica de la Societat Instructiva Unió Musical de Montserrat, Valencia and Manuel Godoy.
The concert is going to be at the worldwide known Palau de la Música in Valencia, Spain (July 27th, 11:30 a.m.).
The Sociedad Unión Musical “Santa Cecilia” from Caudete (Albacete) will be conducted by Javier Pérez Garrido at the end of March. The concert which is being rehearsed since January will be performed in Caudete's Municipal Auditorium (March 29th, 7:00 p.m.). The compositions will be: Children's March by Percy Grainger, Olympica by Jan Van der Roost, Cloudburst by Eric Whitacre and the premiere of Anniversary Overture and Beethoven is dancing Salsa! both of them composed by Javier Pérez Garrido.
The Banda Sinfónica Municipal from Alicante has celebrated their 100th birthday with an unforgettable concert in the same place where they played for the very first time in 1912. Lots of people could enjoy the first performance of the concert band composition "Fanfarria, Op.50" by Javier Pérez Garrido, a piece commissioned for this occasion.
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The third edition of the Band Conducting Course “Riba-roja del Turia” has just finished with a magnificent concert conducted by Javier Pérez Garrido and other active students.
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The Banda Sinfónica Juvenil de la Red de Escuelas de Música de Medellín under the direction of Frank the Vuyst will perform the band composition "Fantasía, Op.14" by Javier Pérez Garrido at the Teatro de la Universidad de Medellín, Colombia.
Fantasía, Op.14 is becoming one of the most renowned works by Pérez Garrido.
The concert will be held on March 31th, 7:00 p.m.
Granada is waiting for celebrating the MAHS 2016 festival -dedicated to the musician Rafael Puyana this year-. On it, the harpsichordist Darío Tamayo will have a concert where the composition Hamada's Prelude by Pérez Garridois going to be performed for the very first time. This piece, composed for Aya Hamada, has several influences from oriental and minimalist music. The event will be held at Manuel de Falla Auditorium, April 12th, 20.30 p.m.
As usual, Portugal is ready for commemorate the arrival of explorer Vasco da Gama to India next week. The "Portuguese Navy Day" will have many different activities, including a concert by Portuguese Navy Band conducted by maestro Délio Gonçalves where the composition Hero Overture, Op.26a by Pérez Garrido will be premiered. The event, scheduled inside Navy Museum, Lisbon (next May, 20th) will have the presence of the composer.
Javier Pérez Garrido will have a concert as a solo clarinetist for Fifteen Minutes of Fame, New York on next February, 2014.
The internationally renowned tenor Joaquín Asiain and the Stuttgarter Quintet from Germany had a great success premiering three arrangements by Javier Pérez Garrido at the National Theatre from San José (Costa Rica).
The concert bands Orquesta Juvenil de la Filarmónica Pampilhosense under the direction of Daniel Vieira and Sociedade Filarmónica Lobelhense conducted by Bruno Correia will perform for the first time in Portugal the composition Marcha del Dirirambo composed by Javier Pérez Garrido. The concerts will be held in Pampilhosa and Mangualde, December 20 & 21th.
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