New Conductor Leads In Season Opener

February 27, 2004

THE National Symphony Orchestra and its new Artistic Director and Conductor Chosei Komatsu opens the 2004 concert season next weekend, at 8 p.m. Friday, March 5 and at 10:30 a.m., Sunday, March 7 in the National Theater.

Komatsu was chosen in a competitive search from among 190 candidates, and will lead the National Symphony as Artistic Director for the next three years.

Acclaimed violinist Misha Keylin will join the orchestra as soloist in the Dvorak Violin Concerto, and soprano Marianela Rojas will perform a Cantata by Costa Rican composer Eddie Mora. Brahms‚ First Symphony complete the program.

The 2004 season comprises 12 concerts from March through November. For a full season schedule or to purchase season tickets, contact Elena at the symphony office (236-5395 ext. 204) or Margaret Underwood (239-2551). Individual tickets are available at the National Theater box office (221-5341).

 

Facebook Comments

You may be interested

PeaceJam to host first Youth Summit in Costa Rica
Peace Talks
576 views
Peace Talks
576 views

PeaceJam to host first Youth Summit in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 19, 2018

Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams will headline the first PeaceJam Youth Summit in Costa Rica next month. The event, scheduled…

The energy of sound
Pic of the Day
597 views
Pic of the Day
597 views

The energy of sound

Alissa Grosskopf - October 19, 2018

“Sound is vibration, vibration is energy and that energy is light,” said Costa Rican musician Carlos "Tapado" Vargas. Apart from…

Human rights defender Alvaro Leiva: ‘There is a permanent darkness in Nicaragua’
Nicaragua
1007 views
Nicaragua
1007 views

Human rights defender Alvaro Leiva: ‘There is a permanent darkness in Nicaragua’

Katherine Stanley - October 19, 2018

When Alvaro Leiva took the stage at a recent fundraiser for Nicaraguan refugees and immigrants in Costa Rica, all eyes…