April 4, 2013
Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance
Peter Dabrowski, Music Director & Conductor
Adam Wodnicki, piano
March 26, 2013, McAllen -- The Valley Symphony Orchestra & Chorale welcomes Adam Wodnicki, spectacular piano virtuoso, back to the final concert of the 60th Anniversary Season – Concert VI to be held at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance located at 118 Paseo del Prado (behind Women’s Hospital at Renaissance off of McColl Road), in Edinburg on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 8:00 PM.
Whether your celebrating an anniversary or if you just want to make it a date night -- prepare yourselves for a magnificent evening of entertainment by Maestro Peter Dabrowski’s Valley Symphony Orchestra and internationally renowned pianist, recording artist and pedagogue, Polish born artist, Adam Wodnicki. He has received acclaim on five continents for his dramatic interpretations, poetic sensitivity and brilliant technique.
Wodnicki is a three-time winner of the annual Chopin Society National Piano Competition in Warsaw and recipient of three prizes at the 8th Festival of Polish Pianists. He is also a Regents Professor of Piano at the University of North Texas in Denton and Co-Director of International Piano Master Classes in Varna, Bulgaria. Adam Wodnicki has concertized and taught in North and South America, Europe, Africa and the Far East. He studied with Jan Hoffman, Guido Agosti and Gyorgy Sebok, and his artistic roots can be traced to the traditions of Fryderyk Chopin, Franz Liszt and Ferrucio Busoni.
Don’t miss out!! Experience first-hand the most exciting, dazzling and intricately tender piano performance of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto, No. 2, op. 18, in C minor as Wodnicki’s masterful piano skills evoke and awaken the splendor of the piece as it was meant to be heard. Let the music of Georges Bizet’s Carmen excite your passion for the orchestra as you are transported with triumphant explosions of passion and romance in the majesty of the Toreador. The acclaimed Valley Symphony Orchestra and Peter Dabrowski, Music Director/Conductor welcome you to experience the magic for yourself on Thursday, April 4 at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance.
Tickets start at $20, $35 and $40 for orchestra level seating. Discounts of $5 are available for seniors, students and children. Call us at (956) 661-1615 or stop by the VSO Box Office located in the Chase (Neuhaus) Tower, 200 South 10th St., Suite 104 in McAllen to reserve your tickets today. The Box Office is open weekdays from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Tickets may also be secured online at www.VSOMusic.org. Please note, there will be a $5.00 additional charge for all tickets purchased at the door.
For more information concerning VSO Concert VI, to acquire electronic copies of Adam Wodnicki’s photo & biography or to secure an interview with Maestro Peter Dabrowski, call Vivian Vargas, Marketing Director at (956) 661-1615 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
||Piano Concerto No. 2, op. 18, O minor
||Adam Wodnicki, piano