Daniel Asia & Dvorak’s Masterpieces


**”Daniel Asia and Antonín Dvořák’s Masterpieces” A Celebration of Musical Mastery**

**[Tucson, AZ. March 7, 2024]** – Join us for an extraordinary evening of music as we celebrate the works of two visionary composers, Daniel Asia and Antonín Dvořák. This special concert, presented by the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra, will showcase a diverse program, highlighting the unique styles and contributions of these two masters of classical music.

Daniel Asia is renowned for his innovative compositions that blend traditional and contemporary elements, captivating audiences with their rich harmonies and emotional depth. His “Gateways” symphony, featured in this concert, is a testament to his genius and has garnered critical acclaim for its grandeur and profound themes.

Antonín Dvořák, one of the most celebrated composers of the Romantic era, is known for his rich melodies and symphonic works that reflect his Czech heritage. His Symphony No. 7,” will be a centerpiece of the evening, showcasing Dvořák’s mastery of orchestration and melody.

The concert will feature a performance by Grammy winning cellist Zuill Bailey, under the baton of Linus Lerner. Audiences can expect a night of musical exploration and discovery, as Asia and Dvořák’s compositions transport them to new musical landscapes.

“We are thrilled to present this concert celebrating the incredible talents of Daniel Asia and Antonín Dvořák,” said G. Barreda, Operations Manager of SASO. “Their music has inspired generations of listeners, and we are excited to share their works with our audience.”

Joining the orchestra as a featured soloist is renowned cellist Zuill Bailey. Known for his expressive and virtuosic performances, Bailey has established himself as one of the leading cellists of his generation. His passionate playing and deep musicality bring new life to the cello repertoire, captivating audiences wherever he performs.

“We are thrilled to have Zuill Bailey join us for this special concert,” said Todd Wiener, President of the SASO Board of Directors. “His artistry and musicianship are truly exceptional, and we are honored to have him as part of this celebration of Daniel Asia and Antonín Dvořák.”

Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the genius of Daniel Asia and the timeless beauty of Antonín Dvořák. Join us for an evening of extraordinary music that will leave you inspired and uplifted.

**Event Details:**

– **March 16, 2024:** 

– **7:30-9:30PM** 

– **DesertView PAC, 39900 S Clubhouse Dr. Oro Valley, AZ 85739** 

– **Tickets are available at the door and www.dvpac.net** 

– **March 17, 2024**

– **3:00-5:00PM**

– **St. Andrews Presbyterian Church (SW Campus) 7575 N Paseo Del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704**

– **Tickets are available at the door, online at sasomusic.org/buy-tickets or by calling (520) 308-6226**

**About Daniel Asia:**

Daniel Asia is a composer of orchestral, chamber, and vocal music. He has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Rome Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Copland Award. Asia’s music has been performed by major orchestras and ensembles worldwide, and he is widely regarded as one of the leading composers of his generation.

**About Antonín Dvořák:**

Antonín Dvořák was a Czech composer of the late Romantic era, known for his symphonies, operas, and chamber music. His works, deeply rooted in Czech folk traditions, have become staples of the classical repertoire and continue to inspire musicians and audiences alike.

**About Zuill Bailey:**

Zuill Bailey is a Grammy Award-winning cellist known for his captivating performances and passionate musicality. He has appeared as a soloist with major orchestras around the world and is acclaimed for his recordings of the cello repertoire. Bailey is also a dedicated educator and advocate for classical music.

**About Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra:**

SASO is dedicated to promoting excellence in classical music through innovative programming and performances. With a commitment to artistic excellence and community engagement, SASO strives to enrich the cultural life of our city and beyond.

**Media Contact:**

[Gabe Barreda]

[Operations Manager]

[Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra]

[manager@sasomusic.org or

c.(520) 647-2839]


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