Catálogo Fantástico, for symphony orchestra

Commissioned by The University of Chicago with funds provided by the Leona Bachrach Gerard Endowment Funs for     Music.  Premiered at The University of Chicago Mandel Hall by the University of          Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Barbara Schubert, June 2, 2016. Approx. duration: 28 minutes. Instrumentation: 3343-4331-timp, 4 perc., harp, pn - strings 

2020-21 SEASON

11.09.20Virtual Panel discussion on Composition Process & Collaboration with composers Chen Yi and Roshanne Etezady. UMCK Bands at the Conservatory Online during COVID-19 11.14.20Migration, Music, and Psychoanalysis. Panel discussion organized by the Michigan Psychoanalytic Society. Presenters: Jorgelina Corbatta, Mohammad Elbashir, and Ricardo Lorenz. 12.05.20FestiviQ-Artetos. Session with composers who competed in the composition contest...

2019-20 SEASON

10.04.19Jaromiluna. Fangye Sun, violin; Chen-Yu Huang. Cook Recital Hall, College of Music, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 10.16.19Pataruco: Concerto for Venezuelan Maracas & Wind Symphony. Manuel Rangel, maracas. University of Kentucky Wind Symphony; John Cody Birdwell, cond.; Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington, KY 10.17.19El Muro. University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory Wind Symphony; Joseph Parisi, Folly...

2018-19 SEASON

10.05.18Historia Tropical. Unitas Ensemble; Carlos Botero, cond. Wayland Concert Series, Wayland, MA 10.06.18Historia Tropical. Unitas Ensemble; Carlos Botero, cond. Old South Church, Boston, MA 10.09.18Historia Tropical. Unitas Ensemble; Carlos Botero, cond. Nakamichi Concert Series, Easton, MA 10.7.18Rochela for nine cellos. Lawrence University Cello Studio; Horacio Contreras, cond. Lawrence University. Appleton, WI 10.16.18Vanishing Borders,...

2017-18 SEASON

08.12.17Fluteball. Marissa Olin, flute; Jonathan Holden, clarinet. 45th Annual National Flute Association Convention, Minneapolis, MN 10.15.17Puente Trans-Arábico. Orlando Cotto, percussion; Dali String Quartet. National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC 11.04.17El Muro. Shenandoah Conservatory Wind Symphony, Timothy Robblee, cond.; Armstrong Concert Hall, Winchester, VA 11.16.17El Muro. Shenandoah Conservatory Wind Symphony; Timothy Robblee,...

2016-2017 SEASON

08.06.16Fluteball (PREMIERE). Marissa Olin, flute. Jonathan Holden, clarinet. ClarinetFest2016, Lawrence, KS 09.19.16Fluteball. Ashley Stanley, flute; Thiago Ancelmo, clarinet. Distler Performance Center, Tuft University, Medford, MA 11.04.16Pataruco: Concerto for Maracas & Orchestra (chamber version). Andy Miller, percussion. Indiana University student ensemble. Auer Hall, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, IN 11.22.16Monkey to the...

The Worst [Empanadas] in London: Tribute to Sondheim on ECM

Liaisons:Re-imagining Sondheim from the Piano has been described as a landmark commissioning project that brought together thirty-six of the world’s foremost contemporary composers from across the musical spectrum in order to “re-imagine” Sondheim’s songs as solo piano pieces.  Lorenz's The Worst in London is one of re-imaginations included in a 3-CD box set released by the record label ECM featuring pianist, and Liaisons...

Lorenz travels to South Korea as Composer-in-Residence

Ricardo Lorenz traveled to South Korea on two different occasions as Composer-in-Residence. In 2013, he was the featured guest composer of that Seoul's Pan Music Festival, the longest running contemporary music festival in South Korea. That year he attended the performance of his work Compass Points by the Seoul Modern Ensemble and offered talks on his music at the universities of Sangmyung and Gachon. The following year (2014), he was the...