MERIDA — German cellist Leo Schmidt will perform with the Symphony Orchestra of Yucatan one of the masterpieces of musical romanticism, Robert Schumann’s Concerto for Cello Opus 129, in concert at Merida’s José Peón Contreras Theater, October 6 and 8.
In a press conference, the conductor of the local orchestra, Juan Carlos Lomónaco, announced the appearances by the European concert player, who has performed in renowned venues such as Royal Albert Hall, New York Weill Recital Hall, Konzerthaus Berlin, Musikverein and Konzerthaus of Vienna and Fine Arts City of Mexico, among others.
Lomónaco commented that the Concerto for Cello is one of the masterpieces written by the famous composer Schumann.
The fourth program of the second season of concerts for 2017 will also be composed of the Brahms Academic Festival Overture and the Symphony No. 9 “La Grande” by Schubert.
Born in Hamburg in 1989, Schmidt made his debut at age 17 as a soloist. At the invitation of the renowned Claudio Abbado he was a member of the Mozart Orchestra in Bologna, Italy. He shared acclaim with the Gewandhaus-Quartett, Daniel Müller-Schott, Thomas Zehetmair, Pekka Kuusisto, Helmut Lachenmann and George Benjamin.
He has participated in numerous festivals, among them Heidelberger Frühling, Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Lucerne, Beethoven Fest Bonn, Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Musikfest Stuttgart, Sonoro Festival in Bucharest, Saronic Festival in Greece and Diaghilev Festival in Perm, Russia.
The president of the Hosting Organization, Margarita Molina Zaldívar, and the general director of the Guaranty Trust of the OSY, Miguel Escobedo Novelo, highlighted the work of the German musician, who has been recognized several times in Europe.
more recommended stories
Lake Chapala: Mexico’s largest fresh water lake
Lake Chapala is Mexico’s largest fresh.
Yucatan is searching for “Miss Earth 2019”
“Miss Earth Yucatan 2019 is a.
Riviera Maya among the top 6 honeymoon destinations around the world
Couples narrowing down their honeymoon destination.
How Our Search for an Overseas Retirement Spot Surprised Even Us
When I retired about two years.
Pioneers in the realm of mental and physical wellness come to Oaxaca, Mexico this New Year’s Eve
Revelry Reinvented: Restival Announces Restival Award.
Mexico has 10 new Magic Towns
The following locations are added to.
Akumal Arts Festival & Residency: a front of women artists will ‘paint up the town’
The Akumal Arts Festival & Residency.
Yucatecans and Germans choirs sing together in Mérida
Young people from Yucatan and Germany.
Puppet shows at the General Cemetery of Mérida to celebrate “Day of the Dead”
Creating a recreational and cultural space.
10 Simple Reasons Why Mexico is an Expat Magnet
Did you know that more U.S..