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Mayte Levenbach (Violin), Guest Soloist in the XXVII digital delivery of the OSC

The young and virtuous Mayte Levenbach will surprise us by interpreting a brilliant Concerto No. 2 for Violin and Orchestra, op. 63 by Sergei Prokófiev in the XXVII delivery in the Digital Concert Hall of the Cuenca Symphony Orchestra this Friday, September 4 at 8 PM on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/sinfonicacuenca and on Facebook https: //www.facebook.com/sinfonicacuenca, concert recorded on Friday, December 7, 2018 at the Pumapungo Theater. The repertoire includes the beautiful work of the great composer Ottorino Respighi: Las Fontanas de Roma.

The Fontanas of Rome. Ottorino Respighi. In this symphonic poem the composer has tried to express the feelings and visions suggested to him by four of the fountains of Rome, contemplated at the hours in which their beauty is most impressive for those who observe them: the Fountain of Valle Julia, the Triton Fountain, Trevi Fountain and Villa Medici Fountain. Then everything dies peacefully in the silence of the night.

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra N ° 2, op. 63. Sergei Prokofiev. It was premiered on December 1, 1935 in Madrid by the French violinist Robert Soëtens and the Madrid Symphony Orchestra conducted by Enrique Fernández Arbós. Prokofiev wrote it after being satisfied with the interpretation of his Sonata for Two Violins by Soëtens and Samuel Dushkin. Stravinsky had just dedicated a concert to Dushkin, so Prokofiev did the same for Soëtens. While composing the concert, Prokofiev was on tour with Soëtens and later wrote: “The variety of places where I wrote this Concerto shows the nomadic lifestyle-concert tour that I was leading then. I wrote the main theme of the first movement in Paris, the first theme of the second movement in Voronezh, I finished the orchestration in Baku and the premiere was in Madrid. " Prokofiev faces the work just at a difficult moment: on the one hand, there will be the interventionism and censorship of the Zdanov Committee, on the other the primacy granted to Shostakovich and the line that his criteria will impose and to complete, in his capacity as a piano player, the preponderance that the ascending generation of the Gilels or Richter will mark.

Mayte Levenbach. Violinist (December 14, 2001). She is a young violinist, who likes to play the violin, sing and compose various styles of music. From a very young age she listened to the violin and wanted to learn to play it. Finally, at the age of 5, she started with Stieneke Voorhoeve-Poot with lessons according to the Suzuki method. At the age of 7, she was accepted as one of the youngest students of the Department of Young Talents of the Royal Conservatory of The Hague as a student of Ilona Sie Dhian Ho.

She continues her high school education and is a member of the Atheneum Chamber Orchestra. As of September 2015, Mayte teaches at Theodora Geraets and the Young Talent Department of the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. Mayte enjoys making music with other young musicians, among other things, participating in music contests and events. As a soloist, she has been invited by various orchestras. In the future she wishes to form a chamber music ensemble. Several of her compositions have already been performed for the public by her and other musicians. Mayte actively participates in various competitions where she regularly wins prizes.

With this delivery there will be 27 digital concerts that the public can enjoy and share from anywhere on the planet at the time and as many times as they want in the Digital Room of the Cuenca Symphony Orchestra.
               
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