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José Luis Gomez, conductor
Pacho Flores, trumpet

Mozart: Overture to The Abduction from the Seraglio
J.B.G. Neruda: Concerto for Corno da Caccia
Márquez: Trumpet Concerto – U.S. Premiere
TSO co-commission with Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de México,
Hyogo PAC Orchestra of Japan
and the Oviedo Filarmonía
Copland: Our Town
Copland: Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo
Bernstein: Overture to Candide

  • Written for the 1940 film based on Wilder’s play Our Town will be a multi-media presentation.
  • American folk tunes are used to celebrate the American West in Rodeo.
  • Candide is in the vein of Gilbert and Sullivan.
  • Flores has been achieving worldwide recognition with his energy, bell-like beauty of tone and integration of jazz, Latin American and classical influences.
  • Márquez is the Sonoran composer whose danzóns are favorites with Tucson audiences.
  • Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio, a Turkish harem, provided a memorable scene in the hit film Amadeus.
  • Neruda’s concerto was written for the corno da caccia, or hunting horn, in the 18th century.