Category: Calendar

2010-2011 SEASON

10.01.10

El Muro.  University of Michigan Wind Symphony.  Michael Haithcock, cond.  Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

10.05.10

Merengue en el Espejo (PREMIERE).  Molly Barth and Luis Julio Toro, flutes.  Beall Concert Hall, Eugene, Oregon.

10.08.10

El Muro.  Duquesne University Wind Symphony.  Robert Cameron, cond. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

10.12.10

Salsa Inglesa.  Elena Riu, piano; Wilmer Sifontes, percussion.  The Clore Ballroom.  Royal Festival Hall. London, U.K.

10.22.10

Canciones de Jara: Concerto for Viola and Orchestra (PREMIERE).  Roberto Díaz, viola;  Michigan State University Symphony Orchestra; Leon Gregorian, cond.  Wharton Center, East Lansing,Michigan.

10.28.10

Merengue en el Espejo.  Molly Barth and Luis Julio Toro, flutes.  Festival Cervantino, Guanajuato, Mexico.

11.03.10

Rumba Sinfónica.  Tiempo Libre; Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra; Yeruham Scharovsky, cond. Henry Crown Concert Hall, Jerusalem, Israel.

11.02-07.10

Al Otro Lado del Rio. One of two required works for the final round of the VII Miquel Llobet International Guitar Competition. Conservatori Municipal de Musica. Barcelona, Spain.

12.01.10

El Muro.  Ithaca College Wind Ensemble.  Steve Peterson, cond. Ithaca, New York.

12.02.10

Bachangó.  Jenny Lin,piano.  Symphony Space Thalia, NYC, New York.

01.21.11

Salsa Inglesa.  Erika Kinser, piano.  White Hall, University of Missouri-Kansas City.

01.23.11

Piedra en la  Piedra.  Josue Casillas, flute; Gabriel Placido, marimba.  Conservatorio de Música, San Juan, Puerto Rico

01.27.11

Perfiles Sospechosos.  M. Olin, flute; R. Hamel, bass clarinet; C. Hall, cello; T. Forquer, percussion; R. Jiménez, cd.  Hart Recital Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

02.04.11

Salsa Inglesa.  Erika Kinser, piano.  Caruth Auditorium, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas.

02.13.11

Merengue en el Espejo.  Josue Casillas & Jonatan Figueroa, flutes.  Second Puerto Rican Congress of Musical Creation. Conservatorio de Música, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

02.18.11

El Muro.  Eastman Wind Ensemble. Mark Scatterday, cond.  Eastman School of Music. Rochester, New York.

02.27.11

El Muro.  University of Illinois Wind Symphony. Robert Rumbelow, cond.  Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois.

04.19.11

Merengue en el Espejo.  Marissa Olin & Lauren Gross, flutes.  Premieres of New Music.  Hart Recital Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

05.01.11

Bachangó.  Marta Aznavoorian, piano.  With additional choreography by Suzanne Kritzberg, dancer.  12th Annual Music in the Loft Benefit Concert, Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston, Illinois.

05.03.11

Child Poet Perfectly Contented in Foreign Lands.  Seung-Youn Kim, piano.  Music Auditorium.  Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

05.04.11

Monkey to the Sky (PREMIERE), for euphonium, piano, and winds.  Robert Benton, euphonium; Langston Hemenway, cond; McIntosh Hall, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

06.03.11

Rochela, for nine violoncellos. Cello section of the Colegio Emil Friedman High School orchestra; German Marcano, cond; Caracas, Venezuela

06.07.11

Jaromiluna. Ignace Jang, violin; Sirin Pancaroglu, harp.  Sureyya Opera House, Istambul, Turkey.

06.19.11

Rumba Sinfónica (Latin American premiere).  Frank Márquez y sus Rumberos Sinfónicos; Orquesta Sinfónica Municipal de Caracas; Rodolfo Saglimbeni, cond; Sala José Felix Rivas, Caracas, Venezuela

07.28.11

Rumba Sinfónica.  Frank Márquez y sus Rumberos Sinfónicos; Orquesta Sinfónica Municipal de Caracas; Rodolfo Saglimbeni, cond; Teatro Municipal de Caracas, Venezuela

2009-2010 SEASON

10.01.09

El Muro.  University of Florida Wind Symphony, David Waybright, cond. Gainesville, Florida.

10.15 & 17.09

Pataruco: Concerto for Maracas and Orchestra. Orquesta Sinfónica de Michoacán; Ricardo Gallardo, percussion; Eduardo Sánchez Zúber, cond. Morelia, Mexico.

10.16.09

Pataruco: Concerto for Maracas and Orchestra. Orquesta Sinfónica de Michoacán; Ricardo Gallardo, percussion; Eduardo Sánchez Zúber, cond. Sala Nezahualcoyotl, Mexico City, Mexico.

10.24.09

Rumba Sinfónica. Cleveland Institute of Music Symphony Orchestra; Carl Topilow, cond. Severence Hall, Cleveland, Ohio.

10.24.09

El Muro. Columbus State University Wind Symphony; Rob Rumbelow, cond.  Columbus, Georgia.

11.6-8.09

Pataruco: Concerto for Maracas and Orchestra.  Rogue Valley Symphony Orchestra. Terry Longshore, percussion; Martin Majkut, cond.  Ashland, Oregon.

11.17.09

Jaromiluna.  Jennifer Curtis, violin; Megan Levin, harp.  Festival Internacional de Música Clasica Contemporánea. Lima, Peru.

01.29.10

El Muro.  Columbus State University Wind Symphony; Rob Rumbelow, cond.  GMEA Convention, Savannah, Georgia.

02.12-13.10

Rumba Sinfónica. Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra; Constantine Kitsopoulos, cond.; Civic Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

02.26.10

El Muro. University of Georgia Wind Symphony; John Lynch, cond.; neXt Festival of Contemporary Music. Athens, Georgia.

02.27.10

Rumba Sinfónica. Youth Orchestra of Palm Beach County; Manny  Capote, cond.; Crest Theater, Delray Beach, Florida.

02.28.10

Pataruco: Concerto for Maracas and Orchestra.  Carson City Symphony Orchestra. Terry Longshore, percussion; David Bugli, cond.; Bob Boldrick Theater,  Carson City, Nevada.

03.03.10

El Muro. University of Georgia Wind Symphony; John Lynch, cond.; North American Saxophone Allience Biennial Conference. Athens, Georgia.

03.31.10

El Muro. The Crane School of Music (SUNY) Wind Symphony; Brian Doyle, cond. Potsdam, New York.

04.02.10

Piedra en la Piedra. Jenny Hanson, flute; Scotty Horey, percussion. Ultan Recital Hall, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

04.08.10

El Muro. University of North Texas Wind Symphony; Eugene Corporon, cond. Denton, Texas.

04.18.10

Perfiles Sospechosos.  Marissa Olin, flute; with Callum Hall, Remi Hamel, and Ty Forquer. Hart Recital Hall, MSU, East Lansing, Michigan.

04.18.10

Piedra en la Piedra. Marissa Olin, flute; Sam Gould, percussion.  Hart Recital Hall, MSU, East Lansing, Michigan.

05.01.10

Piedra en la Piedra. Jenny Hanson, flute; Scotty Horey, percussion.  Marimba 2o10 International Festival. Ted Mann Concert Hall. Minneapolis, Minnesota.

05.06.10

Salsa Inglesa.  Peter von Wienhart (students of), piano. Musikhochschule, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, Germany.

06.05.10

Rumba Sinfónica. Hartford Symphony Orchestra; cond. TBD.  Hartford, Connecticut.

06.10-12.10

Rumba Sinfónica. North Carolina Symphony; cond, TBD. Koka Booth Amphitheater, Regency Park, Cary, North Carolina.

06.17.10

Puente Trans-Arabico.  Orlando Cotto, percussion; Dali String Quartet.  Meadowlark Music Festival, Sheldon Art Museum, Lincoln, Nebraska.

06.18.10

Puente Trans-Arabico.  Orlando Cotto, percussion; Dali String Quartet.  Cottonwood Festival, Brickyard Park, Hastings, Nebraska.

06.20.10

Pataruco: Concerto for Maracas and Orchestra.  Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra. Ed Harrison, percussion; Allen Tinkham, cond.; Jay Pritzker Pavillion; Millennium Park; Chicago, Illinois.

08.13.10

Puente Trans-Arabico.  Orlando Cotto, percussion; Dali String Quartet.  VII Annual Dalí Quartet Camp and Festival; North Wales, Pennsylvania.

2008-2009 SEASON

09.20.08

Rumba Sinfónica.  Toledo Symphony (OH).  Conductor, Chelsea Tipton II, cond.  Toledo, OH.

10.08.08

Compass Points. The Verdehr Trio. University Center for the Arts, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.

10.15.08

Compass Points. The Verdehr Trio. Newman Center for the Performing Arts, University of Denver, Denver, CO.

11.14.08

Salsa Inglesa.  Marianella Ramos, piano.  University of British Columbia. Canada.

01.22.09

Rumba Sinfónica.  Michigan State University Symphony Orchestra. Raphael Jimenez, cond.  Wharton Center, East Lansing, MI.

01.24.09

Rumba Sinfónica. Interlochen Academy Orchestra, Interlochen, MI.

01.30.09

Jaromiluna.  Jennifer Curtis, vln; Bridget Kibby, harp.  Brooklyn Philharmonic’s Nuevo Latino Festival, Brooklyn, NY.

02.07.09

Rumba Sinfónica. DuPage Symphony Orchestra, Barbara Schubert, cond. Naperville, IL.

02.10.09

El Muro.  PREVIEW. MSU Wind Symphony, Kevin Sedatole, cond. Wharton Center, East Lansing, MI.

02.21.09

Child Poet Perfectly Contented in Foreign Lands.  Manuel Laufer, piano.  New York University, New York.

03.24.09

El Muro.  PREVIEW. MSU Wind Ensemble. Kevin Sedatole, cond. Grand Ledge High School, Grand Ledge, MI.

03.28.09

El Muro.  PREVIEW. MSU Wind Ensemble. Kevin Sedatole, cond. College Band Director National Association (CBDNA) Conference, Austin, TX.

04.17.09

Rumba Sinfónica. University of North Florida Symphony Orchestra, Gordon Brock, cond.  Jacksonville, FL.

07.16.09

Rumba Sinfónica. Syracuse Symphony Orchestra.  Grant Cooper, cond. Mulroy Civic Center, Syracuse, NY.

07.18-25.09

Piedra en la Piedra.  Ruth Morley, flute.  The Scottish International Flute Summer School, St. Andrews, Scotland.

2007-2008 SEASON

11.16-17.07    Rumba Sinfónica.  OFFICIAL PREMIERE. Minnesota Orchestra, Sara Hatsuko Hicks, cond.  Minneapolis, Minnesota.

01.17-19.08    Rumba Sinfonica.  National Arts Center Orchestra, Ottawa.  Jean Marie Zeitouni, conductor.

02.12.08    Piedra en la Piedra.  Heather Franklin, flute; Jason Hammond-Wood, marimba; Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN.

03.03.08    Conpass Points.  The Verdehr Trio.  The Phillips Collection, Washington DC.

03.10.08    Bachangó.  Martha Aznavoorian, piano.  WNYC-2 93.9FM

03.15.08    Rumba Sinfonica.  Lynn University Philharmonia Orchestra, Raphael Jimenez, conductor.  The Festival of the Arts Boca.

03.27.08    Bachangó. Anthony de Mare, piano.  College of Music Auditorium, MSU.

03.29.08    Piedra en la Piedra, Heather Franklin, flute; Jason Hammond-Wood, marimba; Percussive Arts Society Day of Percussion – Indiana Chapter: Butler University, Indianapolis, IN.

04.18-19.08    Rumba Sinfónica.  San Antonio Symphony, Ken David Masur, conductor.

04.26-27.08    Rumba Sinfónica.  Portland Symphony Orchestra.  Robert Moody, conductor.

05.11.08    Rumba Sinfónica.  Detroit Symphony Orchestra.  Sarah Hatsuko Hicks, conductor.

05.28.08    Compass Points.  The Verdehr Trio.  Cobb Great Hall, Wharton Center. East Lansing, MI.

05.31.08    Rumba Sinfonica. Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra.  Allen Tinkham, conductor.   Ravinia Festival, Highland Park, IL.

06.07.08    Rumba Sinfonica. Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Dallas (TX).  Germán Gutierrez, conductor.

06.09.08    Compass Points.  The Verdehr Trio.  Fundación Mozarteum.  Montevideo, Uruguay.

07.08.08    Pataruco: Concerto for Maracas & Orchestra.  Orquesta Sinfonica do Estado de Minas Gerais.  Alcides Rodriguez, maracas; Fabio Mechetti, conductor.  Brazil.

07.15.08    Pataruco: Concerto for Maracas & Orchestra.  Orquesta Sinfonica do Estado de Minas Gerais.  Alcides Rodriguez, maracas; Fabio Mechetti, conductor.  Festival de Campos de Jordao, Brazil.

07.20.08    Compass Points.  Emilie-Anne Gendron, vln; Sean Rica, cl; Joel Sachs, pn; Summer Garden Festival, MoMa, New York.

08.1-2.08    Pataruco: Concerto for Maracas & Orchestra.  Grand Park Symphony
Orchestra; Ed Harrison, maracas; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor.  Harris Hall, Millennium Park, Chicago, IL.

Full Strings


November 19, 2006
Full Strings

Music in The Loft
Washington Blvd
Chicago, ILL
3PM

Premiere of new work for guitar and string quartet. Commissioned by Music in The Loft for guitarist Rami Vamos and the Pacifica String Quartet.
Take a peek at MITL 2006-2007 Season Brochure.

New Scenes from Childhood


September 13, 2006
New Scenes from Childhood

Martin Theater
Ravinia Festival, Highland Park, ILL
8:00PM

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.
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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
3PM

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
Maryland

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
3PM

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.
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