It is the tradition at the Lamont School of Music to welcome its incoming faculty by featuring them in a concerto with the student orchestra. This year’s a two-fer! New violin faculty, Igor Pizkayen, and I will be featured in this lush score (which oddly presents more balance problems for the horn than the violin), on the first Lamont Symphony Orchestra concert of the year.
Brett Mitchell, Music Director of the Colorado Symphony, conducts the Lamont Symphony Orchestra in a performance featuring Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 1 and Ethel Smyth: Concerto for Violin and Horn with the debuts of new Lamont faculty members Igor Pikayzen, violin and David Byrd-Marrow, horn