Jacomo Rafael Bairos 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" 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