PROJECT Trio to Perform at Amarillo Symphony’s Reimaginings
Concert weekend features classical works with urban twist and Bernstein’s legendary West Side Story
AMARILLO, TEXAS – (February 11, 2014) – The Amarillo Symphony, (www.amarillosymphony.org), the leader of orchestral music in the Texas Panhandle since 1924, today announces details regarding its upcoming Reimaginings concerts on February 21 and 22 at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts.
Music director and conductor Jacomo Rafael Bairos presents a refreshing musical experience with renowned guest artist PROJECT Trio. A passionate, high energy chamber music ensemble comprised of three virtuosic composers/performers from Brooklyn, New York, PROJECT Trio blends their classical training with an eclectic taste in musical styles. Comprised of a double bass, flute and cello, PROJECT Trio makes an impact on audiences of all ages and joins the orchestra for a unique interpretation of Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf and Rossini’s William Tell Overture, among others. This concert repertoire also features a classic and beloved Bernstein work – the rhapsodic West Side Story: Symphonic Dances.
“Reimaginings reflects Jacomo Rafael Barios’ enthusiastic vision for the future of the Amarillo Symphony as we seek to blend cutting edge music with our favorite classical works,” said Susan White, executive director of the Amarillo Symphony. “We are very excited to present Reimaginings as we believe it delivers an experience for seasoned concertgoers and newcomers alike.”
Reimaginings will be held at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, February 21 and Saturday, February 22 at 8:00 pm. For more information about Reimaginings or to purchase tickets, please visit www.amarillosymphony.org or call 806-376-8782.
The Amarillo Symphony would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous support of Reimaginings: David D. and Nona S. Payne Foundation, Happy State Bank, Mullin Hoard & Brown, Mr. and Mrs. W.M. Quackenbush, BSA Health System, Gerry and Richard McKay, Dr. and Mrs. David Woodburn.
About the Amarillo Symphony
Founded in 1924, the mission of the Amarillo Symphony (www.amarillosymphony.org) is to infuse the Amarillo community with an unbridled enthusiasm for the performance and discovery of great orchestral music. The Amarillo Symphony is the only professional orchestra in the Texas Panhandle and offers an array of successful youth educational programs in addition to regularly scheduled concerts.
The 2013 – 2014 season is sponsored in part by the Texas Commission on the Arts. Learn more about the Amarillo Symphony at www.amarillosymphony.org.