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Conductor Juan Pablo Izquierdo Conducts
Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic Oct. 15
PITTSBURGH-Juan Pablo Izquierdo will conduct the Carnegie Mellon
in concert at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the Carnegie Music Hall,
Forbes Avenue. The program includes Igor Stravinsky's "Symphony in
Movements" and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's "Symphony No. 4 in F Minor."
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
romantic works. Stravinsky's "Symphony in Three Movements" is one of
brilliant works from his neoclassical period.
The Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic and Maestro Izquierdo have performed
Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center and Symphony Hall in Boston, and have
recordings on the Mode and the New Albion labels. Izquierdo is
known, having conducted major orchestras in Europe and South America,
the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and those in Hamburg, Berlin, Frankfurt,
Leipzig, Madrid, Paris and Brussels.
In the Middle East, Izquierdo has conducted the Jerusalem Symphony and
Israel Chamber Orchestra and was music director of the Testimonium
Festival in Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv from 1974 to 1985. In 1976, he was
the National Music Prize by the Israel Ministry of Culture. He has also
conducted at the Holland, Paris, Strasbourg, Berlin, Munich and
festivals, and in 1998 received his second National Critics Award in
The School of Music is one of five schools in Carnegie Mellon?s College
Arts. The College of Fine Arts is a community of nationally and
recognized artists and professionals organized into five schools:
Art, Design, Drama and Music, and their associated centers and
more information on the College of Fine Arts, contact Eric Sloss at
412-268-5765 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.