The lagoon pianist Ricardo Acosta will return to local stages on August 12 and 14, at the invitation of the Camera of Coahuilain which he will participate as director and will be the guest soloist at the opening concert of the Autumn-Winter 2022 Season.
This season runs from August to December and will be made up of a total of 10 concerts that will take place in the Isauro Martinez Theater in Torreon.
As happened at the beginning of this year, the Camerata de Coahuila will offer the repetition of its concerts on Sundayswith the purpose of continuing to promote the creation of new audiences and promote the cultural offer.
The direction of the concerts of the season will be under the baton of Ramón Shade, artistic director of the orchestra, as well as the teacher Ethan Eager.
It was also reported that the orchestra is currently in the selection phase of the auditions to fill the vacant places of: second row violin, principal cello, principal trumpet and third horn.
For the execution of the concerts of the season, the musicians work attached to the municipal and state provisions through the guidelines issued by the Technical Health Subcommittee in the Laguna Region to prevent covid-19in order to offer a safe environment for music lovers.
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The music of Ricardo Acosta has been described as “possessing great sensitivity, with colors and shadows that create a personal and unique atmosphere” by the East Hampton Star.
It was laureate in France at the Concours International Piano à Mayenne 2019. He is a pianist and composer native of TorreonCoahuila, Mexico, who began his studies with teachers Mariana Chabukiani and Michael Coonrod.
He was awarded a scholarship Eastman School of Music to study Piano and Music Composition under the tutelage of Barry Snyder, Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon and Carlos Sánchez-Gutierrez.
It has been presented as soloist and composer in various orchestras such as the Camerata de Coahuila, Musica Nova, the Toluca Youth Symphony, the Michoacán Symphony, the Moscow State Symphony, the Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra and the Eastman Philharmonia, under great conductors such as Shade, Brad Lubman, Neil Varon and Dmitri Orlov .
In the plane of chamber music and contemporary music, has collaborated with Steve Reich, Patricia Kopatchinskaya, Enno Poppe and Patrick Jüdt. I participate in the Moscow Summer Music Festival, the Prague CCM International Festival, the Black and White in Mexico City and the Gilmore Master Class Festival series.
In 2016 he was awarded the prestigious Scholarship for Excellence in Arts from the Swiss government to enroll in the Bern University of the Arts.in Piano as the main subject, under the direction of Tomasz Herbut, in conducting with Florian Ziemen and in composition with Xavier Dayer as subspecialties.
In 2019 he was creditor of the Master’s degree with high honors as a concert performer and in 2022 as a pedagogue also with honors. Since 2020 he is professor of piano at the Konservatorium Bern and co-competitor for the Conducting and Precollege classes at the Bern University of the Arts.
He also works as musical director at the opera company Workshopera Bern, with which The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart has already been staged in 2018 and The Secret Marriage by Domenico Cimarosa in 2021, without neglecting his project supported in the same year by the Foncafor which the piano music of the Mexican composer José F. Vásquez was rescued, specifically the cycle of 15 Impressions for piano.
This project consisted of a concert tour throughout Mexico and the recording of an album, which was donated to the cultural heritage of the Fonoteca Nacional at the beginning of this year.
In the month of February 2017, Camerata de Coahuila was in charge of making the national and international premiere of the “Chamber Symphony”, a work written by the young lagoon pianist and composer Ricardo Acosta.
The program of the inaugural concert of the season is made up of the “Piano Concerto no. 4” by Ludwig van Beethoven, “Prelude to a Faun’s Siesta” by Claude Debussy and lastly, the Suite “My mother, the goose” by Maurice Ravel.
The Season ticket sales are available at the orchestra offices and has a special 25 percent discount for students, teachers and Inapam, while tickets can be purchased on the NewTicket platform and at the TIM box office starting next Thursday.
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