As part of its “Classics IV” program, the Stockton Symphony Association will feature two renowned soloists, Elena Urioste (violin), and Juan-Miguel Hernandez (Viola), on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at the Atherton Auditorium on the San Joaquin Delta College campus. A reception, hosted by Amigos for the Artes will follow immediately after at The Mile Wine Company on Pacific Avenue (see details in links below.)
Urioste was recently selected as BBC New Generation Artist. Among many others, she has played with the Chicago and Cleveland symphonies, the New York Philharmonic, the Boston Pops, and the Buffalo Philharmonic. She is winner of the First Place Laureate in the Senior Division of the Sphinx Competition and debuted at the Isaac Stern auditorium in Carnegie Hall in 2004, where she has returned to perform many times. She is also winner of the London Masters Award.
Hernandez is winner of the 16th International Johannes Brahms Competition in Austria, in 2009. He has been featured soloist with the Atlanta, Seattle, and Colorado symphonies, and has performed throughout Europe, the Middle East, Mexico, South America and Canada. In 2010, he received the Medal of the National Assembly of Quebec. He has performed at such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall, the White House, The Blue Note Jazz Club, and the Apollo Theater.
https://www.facebook.com/events/710171275670604/ (Tickets, directions, reception details)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZDNCLInBtE (Elena Urioste)
http://www.instantencore.com/contributor/bio.aspx?CId=5116796 (Juan-Miguel Hernandez)
Juan-Miguel Hernandez http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-AISLtPDas