FRANCISCO J. NÚÑEZ AND CRISTIAN GRASES TO CONDUCT 215 CHILDREN FROM FOUR COUNTRIES IN DCINY CONCERT AT CARNEGIE HALL
SUNDAY, JUNE 24 AT 2 P.M.
In a DCINY 10th anniversary concert that joins young voices from four countries around the globe, conductor/composer Francisco J. Núñez, artistic director/founder of the Young People’s Chorus of New York City, and Venezuelan composer/conductor Cristian Grases will lead 16 youth choirs from China, Finland, Ireland, and six U.S. states, including YPC, in a program highlighted by two world premieres.
Mr. Núñez will conduct his world premiere work, Liminality - as part of the DCINY Premiere Project - as well as other compositions he has composed - Forever is My Song, Naturaleza, and Es Tu Tiempo.
Mr. Grases will conduct the world premiere of La Cigarra y La Hormiga, a seven-movement work based on rhythms mainly from Colombia, Cuba, Brazil, Dominican Republic, and Venezuela.
The program features Hanrich Claassen, music director of the Florida Symphony Youth Orchestras, conducting his young musicians in works by Deussen and Grieg.
Tickets and more information are available at https://www.dciny.org/concerts/song-play/