Tickets: $40 sec. A / $25 sec. B /$20 sec. C / $10 students

Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez conducts the VBF Chamber Orchestra in a lively evening of celebratory works by Aaron Copland, Alberto Ginastera, Joan Tower, and Leonard Bernstein. Featuring clarinetist Vanguel Tangarov.

Quiet City Aaron Copland
Fanfare for the Common Man Aaron Copland
Variaciones Concertantes Alberto Ginastera
Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 1 Joan Tower
Clarinet Concerto Aaron Copland
Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 2 Joan Tower

Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs

Leonard Bernstein, arr. Lukas Foss

Vanguel Tangarov has performed in more than 20 countries, in venues such as Berliner Filharmoniker Hall (Berlin), Gewandhaus (Leipzig), Schauspielhaus (Berlin), Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Oslo Konserthaus (Norway),
Cadogan Hall (London), Symphony Hall Birmingham (UK), Bulgaria Hall (Sofia) and Zaragoza Hall (Spain). Tangarov is principal clarinet for the Austin Opera, Mid-Texas Symphony, and Victoria Symphony.

Assistant professor of clarinet at Texas State, he also serves as artistic director of the Musicartissimo International Master Class Series USA. He previously served as principal clarinet at the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, Bulgaria; Academia Chigiana Symphony Orchestra, Italy; Jeunesses Musicales World Symphony Orchestra, Germany; and Monterrey Symphony Orchestra in Mexico. He has appeared as a soloist with the Mid-Texas Symphony; Plovdiv, Rousse, Varna, and Sofia Philharmonic orchestras in Bulgaria; Constanta Philharmonic in Romania; and Monterrey Symphony and Monterrey Chamber Orchestra in Mexico. Vanguel Tangarov is a Buffet Crampon & Vandoren Artist and performs exclusively on Buffet Crampon clarinets and Vandoren products.


Thursday, June 8, 2017
7:30 pm

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