Amarillo Symphony http://hppr.org en Bairos speaks Innovators this week on Amarillo Symphony Presents http://hppr.org/post/bairos-speaks-innovators-week-amarillo-symphony-presents <p></p><p>This week on <a href="http://hppr.org/programs/amarillo-symphony-presents-hppr">Amarillo Symphony Presents</a>, hear the <em>Symphony No. 7</em> of Ludwig van Beethoven and listen to a chat with Amarillo Symphony musical director Jacomo Rafael Bairos as he draws the connection between Beethoven and Elon Musk, the man behind Tesla Motors and SpaceX.</p><p>The performance of Beethoven's 7th is from the symphony's "Innovators" concert in September of 2013, the opening to the symphony's previous concert season.</p><p>Also hear a selection from the <em>Symphony No. 5</em> of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, a performance from November of 2012. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:45:07 +0000 Adam Vos 34476 at http://hppr.org Bairos speaks Innovators this week on Amarillo Symphony Presents Amarillo Symphony returns to HPPR July 6 http://hppr.org/post/amarillo-symphony-returns-hppr-july-6 <p>A brand new season of performances from the Amarillo Symphony premieres on HPPR this Sunday.</p><p>The season begins Sunday, July 6 at noon with a performance of <a href="http://www.pauldooley.net/works/velocityfestivals"><em>Velocity Festivals</em></a> by Paul Dooley, a work commissioned for the opening to the symphony's 2013-14 concert season. Hear commentary from the Amarillo Symphony's 17th musical director <a href="http://www.amarillosymphony.org/conductor">Jacomo Rafael Bairos</a>, who began his debut season with the symphony with this performance. Also hear the <em>Symphony No. 8</em> of Antonín Dvořák.<a href="http://hppr.org/programs/amarillo-symphony-presents-hppr"><strong> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 14:58:17 +0000 Adam Vos 34047 at http://hppr.org Amarillo Symphony returns to HPPR July 6 Symphony to "step out of the box" for concert "Reimaginings" http://hppr.org/post/symphony-step-out-box-concert-reimaginings <p></p><p>In what may be called the apex of the symphony's vision to rejuvenate the traditional symphonic experience, the Amarillo Symphony's "Reimaginings" this weekend presents a concert full of reconception.</p><p><a href="http://www.whatisproject.org"><strong>Project Trio</strong></a>, comprised of a string bass, cello and flute, joins the symphony, adding an eclectic flavor of musical styles to the concert. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 16:43:00 +0000 Adam Vos 28250 at http://hppr.org Symphony to "step out of the box" for concert "Reimaginings" Project Trio visits HPPR studio in advance of Amarillo Symphony appearance http://hppr.org/post/project-trio-visits-hppr-studio-advance-amarillo-symphony-appearance <p>Brooklyn-based <strong>Project Trio</strong> will be performing with the Amarillo Symphony this Friday and Saturday night at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts.</p><p>They stopped by HPPR studios&nbsp;on Thursday for a quick interview and performance. You can hear the interview and 2 performances above- the first piece is the trio's&nbsp;arrangement of Charles Mingus' Fables of Faubus, and the second is one of their own compositions entitled Raga Raja. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 16:27:24 +0000 Mike Fuller 28244 at http://hppr.org Project Trio visits HPPR studio in advance of Amarillo Symphony appearance Symphony's "Intimate Evening" includes "romantic wine in the classical barrel" http://hppr.org/post/symphonys-intimate-evening-includes-romantic-wine-classical-barrel <p>Guest conductor Yaniv Dinur shares his thoughts on "Intimate Evening," the Amarillo Symphony's concert this weekend.</p><p>Soprano vocal soloist Sarah Jane McMahon joins the symphony for the concert this Friday and Saturday.</p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 06:01:27 +0000 Adam Vos 27077 at http://hppr.org Symphony's "Intimate Evening" includes "romantic wine in the classical barrel" Interview with composer Adam Schoenberg http://hppr.org/post/interview-composer-adam-schoenberg <p>This weekend, the Amarillo Symphony performs "Finding Rothko," an orchestra work by composer Adam Schoenberg.&nbsp; The relatively contemporary piece, written in 2006, will be performed next to works like Ralph Vaughn Williams' "The Lark Ascending" and Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition" at the symphony's concert titled "Pictures in Music."</p><p>Adam Schoenberg joined me from his home in Los Angeles.&nbsp; I asked him about the inspiration and process behind composing "Finding Rothko." Fri, 22 Nov 2013 03:17:20 +0000 Adam Vos 24643 at http://hppr.org Interview with composer Adam Schoenberg Harrington String Quartet Fundraiser Nearing Goal http://hppr.org/post/harrington-string-quartet-fundraiser-nearing-goal <p>A fundraising campaign to sustain the Harrington String Quartet after a major loss of funding has raised a majority of its goal.</p><p>Stringendo, a West Texas A&amp;M University project established in April to support the Canyon, Tex. classical music quartet, has raised $25,000 of a $35,000 goal in under four months, the <a href="http://amarillo.com/news/local-news/2013-08-04/fundraiser-preserve-harrington-string-quartet-nears-35k-goal"><strong>Amarillo Globe-News</strong></a> reports. Tue, 06 Aug 2013 05:01:00 +0000 Adam Vos 19789 at http://hppr.org Harrington String Quartet Fundraiser Nearing Goal Amarillo Symphony Presents Returns August 4th http://hppr.org/post/amarillo-symphony-presents-returns-august-4th <p>Tune in as highlights from some of the finest performances in our region return to HPPR.</p><p>The 2013 broadcast season of the <a href="http://www.amarillosymphony.org"><strong>Amarillo Symphony</strong></a> begins with an all-Brahms program, Sunday, August 4<sup>th</sup> at noon.&nbsp; Hear the First Symphony of Johannes Brahms in C Minor, Opus 68 as performed October 19<sup>th</sup> and 20<sup>th</sup>, 2012 by the Amarillo Symphony. Tue, 30 Jul 2013 22:01:41 +0000 Adam Vos 19538 at http://hppr.org Amarillo Symphony Presents Returns August 4th Interview with Amarillo Symphony's New Conductor http://hppr.org/post/interview-amarillo-symphonys-new-conductor <p>The Amarillo Symphony last week announced Jacomo Rafael Bairos as its new musical director.&nbsp; I sat down with the new conductor to ask him about his influences and his vision for the symphony. Wed, 10 Jul 2013 05:02:00 +0000 Adam Vos 18553 at http://hppr.org Interview with Amarillo Symphony's New Conductor