South American Sounds
8:00 PM, Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Miguel Harth-Bedoya - Conductor
Elizabeth Hainen - Harp
Márquez - Danzón No. 2
Ginastera - Harp Concerto
Piazzolla - Tangazo
Lopez - Perú negro
Under the baton of Peruvian conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya, making his first-ever SPAC appearance, this program will transport listeners to South America with three SPAC premieres that explore the sounds of Argentina and Peru.
The effervescent Harp Concerto by the celebrated Argentinian composer Alberto Ginastera was premiered by The Philadelphia Orchestra in 1965 and is today performed by the current principal, Elizabeth Hainen, considered one of classical music’s great harp ambassadors.