Category: Calendar

New Scenes from Childhood

September 13, 2006
New Scenes from Childhood

Martin Theater
Ravinia Festival, Highland Park, ILL

Ricardo Lorenz returns to Ravinia Festival. After his participation in the Train Commissions Project, Lorenz joins composers as diverse as Ned Rorem, Ramsey Lewis and Aaron Jay Kernis in a collection of commissioned piano works that pay tribute to Robert Schumann’s Scenes from Childhood.

De Michigan a Michoacan

Septembre 11, 2006
De Michigan a Michoacan

University of Texas Press Advisory Council
Austin, TX

Mexican cellist Carlos Prieto will premiere new solo work by Ricardo Lorenz as part of the activities around the book presentation of Prieto’s “The Adventures of a Cello” (University of Texas Press).

The Michigan Connection

April 2, 2006
The Michigan Connection

School of Music Auditorium
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

Compass Points, a trio for clarinet, violin and piano commissioned by
The Verdehr Trio, will be premiered together with other Michigan-based composers.
Read about future Verdehr Trio projects

American Piano Festival

March 7-12, 2006
American Piano Festival

Anthony de Mare, piano
Claire Smith Performing Arts Center

Lorenz’s widely performed piano work Bachangó is included in this
years’ American Piano Festival along with works by Gottschalk, Joplin,
Tatum, Ives, Gershwin and other American masters.

Read more about the 2006 American Piano Festival

Music for Gabriela and Cecilia

February 26, 2006
Music for Gabriela and Cecilia

Chicago Cultural Center
Chicago, ILL

Lorenz’s Cecilia en Azul y Verde, for cello and piano, will be performed by members of the Maverick Ensemble in a
tribute concert to Chilean author Gabriela Mistral. Cecilia en Azul y Verde was composed in 1998 as a tribute to the composer’s mother.
Read article

Salsa Nueva

February 10, 2006
Salsa Nueva

Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater
Valencia, CA

US premiere of Lorenz’s Salsa Inglesa *
Elena Riu, pianist
Wilmer Sifontes, percussion

* Salsa Inglesa is included in Salsa Nueva, a Book/CD pack published by Boosey %26 Hawkes.

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