The soloists who will be performing with the orchestra in this 2013-2014 Season have attained great recognition for their talents. Their passion for music shows in their performances.
A River Runs Through It
September 21, 2014
Saira Frank - Soprano, Winner Young Artist Competition February 2014
"With her strong silvery soprano, Saira Frank shines," raves Madison's Capitol Times of the 29 year old soprano, Saira Frank, who placed first in the vocal category of the Symphony's Young Artists Competition last spring.
November 2, 2014
Bill Cunliffe, Pianist
Bill Cunliffe, jazz pianist, composer and Grammy Award-winning arranger, is known for his innovative and swinging recordings and compositions. He began his career as pianist and arranger with the Buddy Rich Big Band and worked with Frank Sinatra and others. His recordings show his affinity for Latin rhythms and pay homage to some of his musical heroes, including Frank Sinatra.
March 15, 2015
Agnes Szekely Schwartz, Violinist
Agnes Szekely Schwartz, Concert Mistress for the Rio Hondo Symphony since 2007, was born in Budapest, Hungary into a musical family. She began violin studies at age 6, followed by piano and viola. Her first public appearance was at age 11. Currently, she is concentrating on teaching and performing solo and chamber music recitals, and she performs as a chamber member and as a member of orchestras and ensembles in Southern California.
Dreams of America
May 3, 2015
YAC Winner Feb 2015TBA