The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Pacho Flores and Domingo Hindoyan will offer the premiere of Roberto Sierra’s new trumpet concerto, Salseando, next Thursday, January the 9th of 2020 at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. Its next premiere will be about the summer by the São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra and Giancarlo Guerrero and it will have its Spanish and French premieres at the end of the year by two orchestras to announce. Salseando is composed in three movements: Salseado (tempo of Salsa), Tempo di Bolero, and Veloz (fast), and demands four different instruments, trumpets in C and Bb, piccolo in A and flugelhorn. Together with Roberto Sierra’s premiere, Pacho will also play the British premiere of Arturo Márquez’s Concierto de Otoño. Both concertos are part of a large and ambitious project of co-commissions of new trumpet concertos to outstanding composers as Sierra and Márquez themselves, Paquito D’Rivera, Efraín Oscher, Christian Lindberg and Daniel Freiberg, involving orchestras form all around the world.
Arturo Márquez’s Concierto de Otoño was commissioned and premiered by the National Orchestra of México and Carlos Miguel Prieto, the Tucson Symphony Orchestra and José Luis Gómez, the Hyogo PAC Orchestra of Japan and Michiyoshi Inoue, and the Oviedo Filarmonía in Spain and Lucas Macías; Paquito D’Rivera’s Concerto Venezolano was premiered by the Orquesta Sinfónica de Minería with Carlos Miguel Prieto and is going soon to have its USA and Spanish premieres by the San Diego Symphony Orchestra with Rafael Payare and Orquesta of Valencia in Spain with Vicent Alberola. Recently it was also premiered Efraín Oscher’s Danzas Latinas by the Real Filharmonía de Galicia with Manuel Hernández-Silva. Daniel Freiberg and Christian Lindberg commissions and premieres will be announced soon.
Besides this project os shared commissions of new trumpet concertos Pacho is also premiering new works dedicated to him as the double concerto for trumpet and trombone Un Sueño Morisco, by Christian Lindberg, premiered this year by the Spanish National Orchestra of Radio and TV conducted by Christian Lindberg himself and with Ximo Vicedo at the trombone; or its own piece Cantos y Revueltas, premiered by the Real Filharmonía de Galicia and Manuel Hernández-Silva in 2018, which is the main piece of Pacho’s last recording for Deutsche Grammophon launched recently.
Arturo Márquez’s Concierto de Otoño will be premiered in France by Pacho Flores and the Orchestre National de Lille under conductor Josep Vicent. Concerts will take place at the Auditorium du Nouveau Siècle, in Lille, on Thursday, 5, Boulogne-sur-Mer Théâtre on Friday, 6 and at L’Imaginaire in Douchy-les-Mines on Saturday, 7, December 2019. The program, entitled Eldorado, contains also works by Revueltas, Falla and Ravel. This Concierto de Otoño by Arturo Márquez was co-commissioned by four orchestras: National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico, Tucson Symphony Orchestra, Hyogo PAC Orchestra of Japan and Oviedo Philharmonia in Spain.
It was premiered along the 2018/19 season with conductors Carlos Miguel Prieto, José Luis Gómez, Michiyoshi Inoue and Lucas Macías respectively, and since then it was played by the Orquesta Sinfónica de Minería (Mexico) and the Opening Night Gala of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, both with C. M. Prieto; Filarmónica de Bogotá (Colombian premiere), Christian Vásquez; Colorado Springs Philharmonic, Josep Caballé Doménech; and Real Filharmonía de Galicia, with Manuel Hernández-Silva, together with the absolute premiere of Efraín Oscher’s Danzas Latinas; after Lille, the Concierto de Otoño is already programmed by the Winnipeg Symphony (Canadian premiere), José Luis Gómez; Liverpool Philharmonic (UK premiere), Domingo Hindoyan, together with the concerto Salseando by Roberto Sierra, UK premiere as well; Orquesta de Córdoba, Carlos Domínguez-Nieto, together with the absolute premiere of Concierto Mambí by Igmar Alderete; and some other orchestras to be announced.
D. Freiberg, A. Márquez, P. D’Rivera, P. Flores and C. M. Prieto during the recording of Mestizo for Deutsche Grammophon
Arturo Márquez’s Concierto de Otoño is the very first of a large and ambitious project of co-commissions of new trumpet concertos to outstanding composers as Paquito D’Rivera, Roberto Sierra, Efraín Oscher, Christian Lindberg and Daniel Freiberg involving orchestras form all around the world. Paquito D’Rivera’s Concerto Venezolano was premiered by the Orquesta Sinfónica de Minería with Carlos Miguel Prieto and is going to be premiered soon by the San Diego Symphony Orchestra with Rafael Payare and Orquesta of Valencia in Spain with Vicent Alberola; and Roberto Sierras’ Salseando will be premiered on next January by the Royal Liverpool Symphony Orchestra and Domingo Hindoyan and about the summer by the São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra and Giancarlo Guerrero.
Pacho Flores has just premiered Danzas Latinas by Efraín Oscher with the Real Filharmonía de Galicia and Manuel Hernández-Silva in a concert that also included Arturo Márquez’s Concierto de Otoño, the same week he launched his newest recording for Deutsche Grammophon, Cantos y Revueltas, with the same partners, Real Filharmonía and conductor Hernández-Silva. Cantos y Revueltas is also the title of the main work of the recording, a Fantasía Concertante for trumpet and Venezuelan cuatro, played in the premiere and the recording by the Venezuelan virtuoso Leo Rondón.