Celebrating two Brazilian giants

Fabio Mechetti, conductor
Gabriella Pace, soprano

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GOMES
GOMES
GOMES
GOMES
VILLA-LOBOS
VILLA-LOBOS
Lo Schiavo: Dawn
Lo Schiavo: Come serenamente
Il Guarany: C'era una volta un principe
Il Guarany: Overture
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5
Choros nº 6

Fabio Mechetti, conductor

Born in São Paulo, Fabio Mechetti is the Music Director and Principal Conductor of the Minas Gerais Philharmonic since its creation in 2008. Recently, he became the first Brazilian invited to lead an Asian orchestra, being appointed Principal Conductor of the Malaysian Philharmonic. In the United States, Mechetti was Resident Conductor of the San Diego Symphony, Principal Conductor of the Syracuse Symphony, and is now Conductor Emeritus of the Spokane Symphony and the Jacksonville Symphony, after leading them for many seasons with great success. In Washington, he served as Associate Conductor for Mstislav Rostropovich in the National Symphony. With a solid career both in the USA and Brazil, Mechetti has already performed in Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, New Zealand, Spain, Japan, Scotland, Finland, Canada, Sweden, and Italy. He is also a winner of the Malko Competition and holds Master’s degrees in conducting and composition from the Juilliard School of Music.

Programa de Concerto

4 Oct 2018
Thursday, 8:30 pm

Minas Gerais Hall sold out

5 Oct 2018
Friday, 8:30 pm

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