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Conductor Juan Pablo Izquierdo Conducts
Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic Oct. 15

PITTSBURGH-Juan Pablo Izquierdo will conduct the Carnegie Mellon
Philharmonic
in concert at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the Carnegie Music Hall,
4400
Forbes Avenue. The program includes Igor Stravinsky's "Symphony in
Three
Movements" and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's "Symphony No. 4 in F Minor."
Regular
admission is $5; student admission is free with a valid student ID.
Tchaikovsky's "Symphony No. 4" is one of the most beloved and moving of
all
romantic works. Stravinsky's "Symphony in Three Movements" is one of
the most
brilliant works from his neoclassical period.

The Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic and Maestro Izquierdo have performed
at
Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center and Symphony Hall in Boston, and have
made
recordings on the Mode and the New Albion labels. Izquierdo is
internationally
known, having conducted major orchestras in Europe and South America,
including
the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and those in Hamburg, Berlin, Frankfurt,
Dresden,
Leipzig, Madrid, Paris and Brussels.

In the Middle East, Izquierdo has conducted the Jerusalem Symphony and
the
Israel Chamber Orchestra and was music director of the Testimonium
Israel
Festival in Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv from 1974 to 1985. In 1976, he was
awarded
the National Music Prize by the Israel Ministry of Culture. He has also
conducted at the Holland, Paris, Strasbourg, Berlin, Munich and
Budapest
festivals, and in 1998 received his second National Critics Award in
his native
Santiago.

The School of Music is one of five schools in Carnegie Mellon?s College
of Fine
Arts. The College of Fine Arts is a community of nationally and
internationally
recognized artists and professionals organized into five schools:
Architecture,
Art, Design, Drama and Music, and their associated centers and
programs. For
more information on the College of Fine Arts, contact Eric Sloss at
412-268-5765 or email ecs@andrew.cmu.edu.
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