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Firebird!

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Friday, January 30, 2015 – 10:45 AM
Saturday, January 31, 2015 – 8:00 PM

Concert Description

DSO concertmaster Yoonshin Song performs Prokofiev's First Violin Concerto, and Robert Treviño conducts orchestral favorites by Strauss and Stravinsky.


Artists

Robert Treviño, conductor  Bio

Robert Trevino burst into the international spotlight with unprecedented success at the Bolshoi Theater in December 2013, when he led a new production of Verdi’s Don Carlo substituting for Vasily Sinaisky. The enthusiastic audience and Russian press praised Mr. Trevino, a native of Fort Worth, Texas by saying “There has not been an American success of this magnitude in Moscow since Van Cliburn”.

In summer 2011, Mr. Trevino was selected by James Levine to be the Seiji Ozawa Conducting Fellow at the Tanglewood Music Festival, where he led Mark Morris’ production of Milhaud’s Trios Operas Minutes. Mr. Trevino has spent a month with the Helsinki Philharmonic as a Conductor-in-Residence, at the invitation of Music Director Leif Segerstam, assisting on the complete cycle of Sibelius symphonies. His mentors also include David Zinman, Michael Tilson Thomas and Louis Langree, with whom he has been working closely during his tenure as Associate Conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Last year Robert Trevino became the Principal Conductor of the Shippensburg Music Festival.

Learn more at roberttrevino.org.

Yoonshin Song, violin   Bio

Acclaimed as “a wonderfully talented violinist… [whose] sound and technique go well beyond her years,”  DSO Concertmaster Yoonshin Song was born in South Korea where she began her musical studies at age 5. Making her orchestral debut at age 11, she has since built a successful performing career throughout Korea, the United States, and Europe. Song earned her master’s degree and Graduate Diploma under the tutelage of Donald Weilerstein at the New England Conservatory and recently completed the Artist Diploma and Professional Study programs at Manhattan School of Music, where she studied with Robert Mann and Glenn Dicterow.

Learn more at dso.org/orchestra.

Program

STRAUSS Don Juan  
PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 1  
STRAVINSKY Suite from The Firebird