There are many events that are emerging to honor the workers who fight risking their lives against the coronavirus pandemic. Among others, Pérez Garrido's symphonic work entitled Heroic Overture has been used during the "Homage to Heroes" by the Municipal Symphonic Band of Alicante and the Alicante City Council or the "Tribute to Musicians" (who performed online during the confinement) by Department of Culture of the Cartagena City Council and the "Entre Cuerdas y Metales" music contest. Thanks to everybody for fighting against the virus!
One of the best wind bands around the world, the Primitiva de Llíria from Valencia, Spain, will make it first concert after the pandemic with a special concert honoring the heroes who fight against the virus. During the event, that will be held at Teatro de la Primitiva in Valencia next May 15th, they will perform the Heroic Overture, Op.26a by Javier Pérez Garrido.
The symphonic poem by Pérez Garrido Fantasía, Op.14 will be performed during the tour of the Banda Sinfónica de la Federación de Bandas de la Región de Murcia, Spain, and conducted by Francisco J. Blanco Corbalán. The concerts will be in Cartagena (Paraninfo UPCT -March, 21th-), Murcia (Auditorio Víctor Villegas -March, 22th-) and Santomera (Auditorio Municipal -March, 29th-). Appart form this tour, the Banda Escuela de la Unión Musical in Torrepacheco, Spain, will perform the overture Song for Peace next Sunday 15th in La Unión, Spain, during the VIII Band Music Festival.
The composition inspired in the Sierra de los Filabres mountain range and written for four trumpets and band will be performed for the first time in California next August. The Coastal Communities Concert Band conducted by Tom Cole and the trumpeters Richard Radosh, Patrick Russo, Don Sharp and Les Samenow will be the performers of this new release.
The European Union Youth Wind Orchestra (EUYWO) conducted by one of the best band conductors, Jan Cober, will premiere the composition "European Overture, Op.42" composed by Javier Pérez Garrido. Besides, this orchestra will play the piece during their 2013 European tour. This piece is an enthusiastic, virtuous and heroic opening for any important occasion.
The International Trumpet Guild has ordered Javier Pérez Garrido to compose a work for four trumpets and concert band for its 38th festival. Other composers such as Jim Stephenson and Erik Morales will compose works too. All compositions will be premiered during the festival's opening and recorded in a Cd that is going to be internationally sold in 2015.
The dutch Koninklijke Harmonie van Thorn, one of the best concert bands around the world, conducted by renowned Norbert Nozy will premiere the composition "Song for Peace" by Javier Pérez Garrido. This piece gives to the audience the message of peace and love and inspire people to live in a more respectful way. The concert will be in Thorn, The Netherlands (July 5th, 2014).
Today, in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia -Spain- the new King and Queen of Spain, Felipe VI and Letizia, have presided the main event of the Santiago Apóstol festivity. During this event, the Banda Municipal from Santiago de Compostela have performed several times the band composition “Santiago Apóstol” composed by Javier Pérez Garrido. It’s the very first time that King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia enter to Santiago de Compostela’s Cathedral and they have done it walking with the rhythms of the composition “Santiago Apóstol” by Javier Pérez Garrido, a march for concert band based on the famous hymn by M. Soler.
The concert band "Banda de Música Ciudad de Arroyito" officialy conducted by Gerardo Enrique Lemos will perform for the first time in Argentina the composition Marcha del Ditirambo writen by composer Javier Pérez Garrido. The concert will be held on November 23th, during the acts of the 237 anniversary of the city, and have the cooperation of maestro Esteban Fernández as a guest conductor.
This new CD recording shows a careful selection of wind band music works by Javier Pérez Garrido. This wonderful project has been recorded by the Spanish Navy Band under the baton of Commander Jaime Enguídanos.
The Spanish Navy Band under the baton of Commander Jaime Enguídanos will be recording the first monographic CD of Pérez Garrido music next month.
The Orchestre d’Harmonie from Mulhouse, France, in cooperation with the Conservatoire of Mulhouse are going to hold a new edition of the "Grand concert de Gala du Conservatoire". On this occassion, this concert band under the baton of renowned maestro Xavier Lallart will perform the musical opening Fanfarria, Op.50 as well as the compositions written by two of the teachers who taught "music composition" to Pérez Garrido, the American Gregory Fritze and the Spanish Ferrer Ferran.
The centennial Harmonie Concordia Melick under the baton of the prestigious conductor Theo Wolters, assistant to Mariss Jansons with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam from 2004 to 2012, will perform for the very first time the pasodoble Carmen Checa Jiménez, Op.8 by Javier Pérez Garrido in The Netherlands.
The University of Wisconsin Symphony Band conducted by Dr. Kristin Tjornehoj will premiere two pieces by Javier Pérez Garrido. The concert will be held at the University of Wisconsin River Falls (Abbot Concert Hall), on Thursday 19th.
The Christ’s church Academy Band under the direction of recogniced Mr. Lee Ponder 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!. The event, cancelled last year due to the pandemic situation, will take place at Christ's Church Academy Auditorium in Jacksonville next May, 20th.
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