SSMF Conductor in Residence Octavio Más-Arocas begins his residency in Brazil at the Unicamp Castro Mendez School
Under Spanish baton of conductor Octavio Más-Arocas with two Brazilian soloists and a repertoire that combines classical to contemporary, from Unicamp Symphonic Orchestra (USO) debuts its 2013 season today at the Municipal Theater José de Castro Mendes. The OSU started the year by announcing a set of actions that aims to provide the interactivity of the public inside and outside the university. In the program, the contemporary pieces Igor Maia (graduate student at Unicamp) and classics Domenico Cimarosa and Ludwig van Beethoven.
Más-Arocas, who served as assistant conductor Kurt Masur, has conducted the OSU back in 2012 and now integrating the Artist in Residence program, a partnership between the Center for Integration, Documentation and Cultural Diffusion (Ciddic) Unicamp and the Department of Music Institute of Arts. ”Last year I was here for a few days. Now I was invited to return as Artist in Residence with the proposed rule ten concerts in five different programs, “he says. Programs, starting with this first concert, always have a contemporary piece, a soloist and with a work of the classical repertoire. ”In this concert we will present the work De Profundis, Igor Maia, a young Brazilian composer I met last year and that is very good, with the advanced language for their age. In the future, it will certainly be the best Brazilian composers, “he says. A second piece of the program is the Concerto for 2 Flutes, Domenico Cimarosa (1749-1801), with solos and Roger Lucas Martinelli Peruchi of Lira. ”Both are flutists Symphony, a very young and one older,” says the maestro. Closing the program, the Symphony No. 7 in A major, Beethoven (1770-1827).”This is one of the composer’s most famous symphonies, a very energetic piece, considered the apotheosis of the dance, because calls to dance. It is a bold and iconic work for the first concert of the season, “he says. Inside the Artist in Residence program, the Spanish maestro will also act in the Music Department at Unicamp, in the field of orchestral conducting and orchestral practice in the discipline of the undergraduate Music. Under the new conductor of the OSU Cínthia Alireti, the Artist in Residence program is part of the set of actions for the restructuring of OSU, which aims to give visibility to the newest crop of best of contemporary production, and interact with students from schools and public networks individuals by means of open rehearsals. Guided acting, the conductor promises an attractive schedule this season, with popular classics.