Darwin Aquino, Conductor Finalist
David Halen, Violin
|The Ashland Symphony Orchestra is back on stage! We open our 2021-2022 concert season with a lifting musical journey celebrating love and fraternity, values that are keeping us together during these unique times. From Beethoven’s adoration sacrifice in his only opera Fidelio, we will land in the Caribbean region to experience the world premiere of Aquino’s exotic Lunga Pandemia, making us reflect in imaginative ways about how the pandemic has changed our lives. At the heart of this sentimental night, our spirits will be elevated with the Ashland premiere of Manuel de Falla’s ballet Amor Brujo (Love, The Magician). We welcome Ohio’s own exceptional violinist David Halen in his ASO debut, bringing us his fabulous and revered performance of Bruch’s passionate G minor concerto.
Fidelio: Overture op.72c – Beethoven
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Saturday, September 18, 2021, 3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Live Performance tickets for this concert will go on sale 8/18/21
Stream-on-demand starts Friday, September 24
All stream-on-demand tickets will go on sale on 7/19/21
Soloist Sponsor Packaging Corporation of America
Concert Underwriter and Music Sponsor PLUS Ann K. Guthrie
Concert Underwriter Packaging Corporation of America
Program Notes Sponsor Ron & Carolyn Marenchin