The enigma of a symphony

Fabio Mechetti, conductor
Danielle Akta, violoncello

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LEVY
FAURÉ
SAINT-SAËNS
BEETHOVEN
Werther: Dramatic Overture
Elegy, Op. 24
Violoncello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33
Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93

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

19 Mar 2020
Thursday, 8:30 pm

Minas Gerais Hall

20 Mar 2020
Friday, 8:30 pm

Minas Gerais Hall
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