NEWS OF LUIS SERRANO ALARCÓN
In Germany Hong Kong Singapore Spain Manchester
ALARCÓN IN GERMANY April 15th
On 15 April 2012, the Landesblasorchester Baden-Württemberg will give a concert in Ludwigsburg Form. Led by its principal conductor, Isabelle Ruf-Weber, they will play Alarcón’s Marco Polo, the Silk Road.
Guest soloist in Martin Ellerby’s Clarinet Concerto will be Wolfgang Meyer, Clarinet Professor at the University of Music Karlsruhe, a member of the Lucerne Festival Orchestra and known worldwide as a chamber musician and soloist in contemporary works.
ALARCÓN IN HONG KONG April 21st
My programme in Hong Kong with the Hong Kong Festival Wind Orchestra will include Luis’ Pequena Suite para Banda
Grainger/Marching Song of Democracy
Wong/Song of the Sea – World Premiere
Gorb/Dances from Crete
ALARCÓN IN SINGAPORE April 30th
For the second time, Luis Serrano Alarcón has been invited as guest conductor with The Philharmonic Winds of Singapore. This time the Valencian composer leads a program, entitled Roots,including two of his own works (Concertango and Duende) and a selection of pieces by composers of Latin Americans. The soloist will be the prestigious American saxophonist Kenneth Tse. The concert will be held on April 30 at the Esplanade Concert Hall in Singapore.
ALARCÓN IN MANCHESTER
Thursday 28 June 1.15pm RNCM Concert Hall
Timothy Reynish, Yibin Seow conductors
Peggy Nolan cello
RNCM Wind Orchestra Kenneth Hesketh Vranjanka Luis Serrano Alarcon Tramonto Adam Gorb Repercussions
Today’s programme opens with Kenneth Hesketh’s Vranjanka, based on a traditional Serbian folksong. Tramonto was composed as an homage to famous local painter Joseph Morea and is based on one of his paintings: one that evokes a melancholic evening in Italy. The programme ends with Adam Gorb’s Repercussions, described by the composer as a ‘history of the world in four chapters’.
NEW HORN CONCERTO BY ALARCÓN
Luis Serrano Alarcón is writing a concerto for horn and orchestra in 2012 for Radovan Vlatkovic.
Radovan Vlatkovic,is one of the major horn soloists in the world, is a professor at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and at the Escuela Reina Sofia in Madrid and has worked extensively as a soloist and with other great performers such as V. Ashkenazy, G. Kremer and H. Holliger among others.
The work, for horn and orchestra, was commissioned by the Down Syndrome Foundation of Madrid and will be released in this city in March 2013 ..