Strauss German Vs Austrian Strauss by the OSX

This Friday, March 31 , will be held the eleventh concert of the Symphony Orchestra of Xalapa, which will feature the participation of the soloist Amit Peled in the Cello and Yuri Inti Bullón in the Viola, who will perform along with the OSX works by the three Strauss , The Austrian Richard Strauss and the German family of Johann Strauss. Under the baton of Lanfranco Marcelletti. 

Israeli-born cellist Amit Peled has been acclaimed in the United States, Europe, Middle East and Asia as one of the most emotional instrumentalists in the concert music scene today. Firm defender of breaking the barriers between the artist and his audience, and endowed with an exceptional artistic depth and a charismatic scenic presence,

After a series of appearances in the world's most important concert halls, the New York Times stated: "Its shimmering tone, seductive timbre and a particularly emotional approach to phrasing lead one to want to hear it again."

Yurii Inti Bullón is a native of Xalapa, Veracruz, and a graduate of the Faculty of Music of the Universidad Veracruzana, where he studied violin with Rodrigo García Gama, Míkhail Medvid and, in the professional cycle, with Erasmo Capilla. From 2003 to the present he is a member of the OSX, where he plays as principal in the violas section. Bullón has been invited by diverse national groups to make tours through Europe, his performances as soloist have been excellently received by the public, and with this organism has acted under the direction of teachers like Eduardo Sánchez Zúber, Antonio López Ríos, Héctor Guzmán, David Porcelijn, James Paul and Fernando Lozano.

On this occasion, the cellist Amit Peled and the violist Yuri Inti Bullón , together with the OSX, will play one of the most important pieces based on the knight of the sad figure, is the symphonic poem Don Quixote by Richard Strauss. The work consists of an introduction, which presents the main characters, Don Quixote represented by the cello soloist and Sancho Panza, represented by the viola soloist (and sometimes by the tuba and bass clarinet), ten variations, which respect The adventures of the gentleman along with his loyal companion, and an epilogue, which indicates the end of the story and the death of the protagonist.

On the other hand, OSX will present a selection of Waltzes and Polcas from the Strauss dynasty, one of the most influential families in the music world, which contributed to the rise in popularity and quality of dance music during the 19th century, especially The Viennese waltz, which reached its most celebrated thanks to the family. Its members intelligently combined a mixture of their great artistic creativity and their ability for business in such a way that their works became extremely popular, both waltzes, polkas, crews, marches, among others.

The appointment is this Friday at 20:30 hrs in Tlaqná, Cultural Center of the University of Veracruz . The cost of tickets is $ 80.00, $ 120.00, $ 30.00 with student credential. For more information, visit or visit us on Facebook as the Xalapa Symphony Orchestra.