Friday, September 28, 2018

Russo Third Symphony World Premiere!

Russo's Third Symphony will be be given its world premiere performance by Orchestra New England at their 7:30pm concert on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Battell Chapel in New Haven, Connecticut.  This concert will celebrate the 45th birthday of Orchestra New England.  (Russo will be playing bass on this concert).   If you would like to learn more about this concert and acquire tickets to this concert you may do so by clicking here.   If you would like to listen to the computer generated sound files for the four movements of Russo's Third Symphony you may do so by clicking here.    The symphony is scored for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 French horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, percussion (one player) and strings.   It runs about 39 minutes.   Hope to see you at the performance on March 9, 2019! 

UPDATE: Russo's "Remembrance" music (dedicated to Anne Mauro) and his Third Symphony were given superb premiere performances by Orchestra New England on the evening of March 9, 2019.  Both the performing musicians and the audience enjoyed this new music -- the Orchestra New England received a standing ovation after its first performance of Russo's Third Symphony. 

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