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Concerto for Piano, Strings and Percussion, a composition inspired by Carlos Cruz-Diez

Composer Reinaldo Moya premiered his Concerto for Piano, Strings and Percussion, an original piece inspired by Carlos Cruz-Diez and commissioned for the Bangor Symphony Orchestra

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Couleur Additive Asiática 3, 2011 From the Cruz-Diez Foundation Collection © Carlos Cruz-Diez / Bridgeman Images, 2021

With this piece, Reinaldo Moya – the inaugural recipient of the Ellis-Beauregard Foundation Composer Award – proposes a musical interpretation of Cruz-Diez’s pictorial language. Each of the piece's four movements is inspired by specific Cruz-Diez works and lines of research. Images of selected Carlos Cruz-Diez's works, including pieces from Cruz-Diez Foundation’s collection, accompany the performance.

The event, organized in partnership with the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, took place live at the Collins Center for the Arts in Orono early in October, and its recording is available for subscribers as part of the Celebration: The BSO is Back event until October 26, 2021

Starting Monday, October 4, 2021, a round table conversation with conductor Lucas Richman, composer Reinaldo Moya, pianist Joyce Yang, and Fabiana Cruz, artist and granddaughter of Carlos Cruz-Diez, will be also available online, don't miss out!

Carlos Cruz-Diez in front of his work Ambientación de Color Aditivo, Simón Bolivar International Airport, Maiquetía, Venezuela, 1974 © Carlos Cruz-Diez / Bridgeman Images, 2021


Celebration: The BSO is Back

WHEN Now and until October 26, 2021

WHERE Collins Center for the Arts, Orono

MORE Subscriptions and tickets available here

Round table conversation available here


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