Sunday, March 24, 2013

Successful World Premiere Performance of Second Symphony

Orchestra New England gave a very successful world premiere performance of Russo's Second Symphony. The performance was given at Battell Chapel in New Haven on Saturday, March 23, 2013 with James Sinclair conducting..   Russo performed in the bass section for this performance.

Here are some photos of the evening:




Both photos show Joseph Russo with conductor and long time friend James Sinclair after the first performance of Russo's Second Symphony.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Successful World Premiere Performance of "Mourning Mist"

On Wednesday evening, March 20, 2013 members of the Guitar Festival at Long Island University (Harris Becker, director) gave a successful performance of Russo's quintet "Mourning Mist" for guitar and string quartet.  To view the video of the performance click here.  To listen to the sound file of the performance click here.
The work is scheduled to be performed again at the Guitar Festival near Quebec, Canada this coming summer.