Washington Symphony Orchestra



Biography

The mission of the Washington Symphony Orchestra is to bring free concerts to both new and seasoned music lovers.


PROGRAM


Fanfare for a Common Man
Aaron Copland
Pasional ôHomage to Vieuxtempö
Enrique Espin-Yepez(1926-1997)
Fantasia in E minor
(dedicated to Mr. Saade)
Claudio Aizaga
(b.1923)
Ecuadorian Dance
Enrique Espin-Yepez
Symphony No. 6 ôPastoralö
Ludwig van Beethoven
ôMarsö from the Planets
Gustav Holst
Jorge Saade-Scaff, Violinist

Jorge Saade-Scaff, one of EcuadorÆs most outstanding violinists, began studying at the National Conservatory of Music when he was six years old. He is a Cum Laude graduate of the University of Miami, where he studied with violinist Thomas Moore and violist Pamela McConnell. As of 1995, he was the only Ecuadorian and Latin American accepted at the Mozarteum Institute in Salzburg, Austria, to study with violin virtuoso Ruggiero Ricci. Mr. Saade has been featured as a soloist with orchestras around the world, including the Pan American Symphony Orchestra, and has appeared in such prestigious halls as the Bolivar Hall in London, the International Diplomatic Academy in Paris, and the Library of Congress. He is also a founder of the Ecadorian Youth Symphony Foundation.

Watch Past Performances

Video 9/24/2000: Washington Symphony Orchestra

The mission of the Washington Symphony Orchestra is to bring free concerts to both new and seasoned music lovers.

Washington Symphony Orchestra