Joshua heads to the windy city Friday, October 10 to Monday, October 13 for the 2014 Joshua Roman Series with the Camerata Chicago, a four-night tour of Dvořák’s Cello Concerto with the chamber orchestra culminating in a live broadcast on radio station WFMT. Music Director Drostan Hall conducts the program, which also includes Rossini’s Barber of Seville Overture and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5, at Chicago’s Fourth Presbyterian Church, the Wheaton College Artist Series, the Lutheran Church of the Ascension in Northfield, and the Music Institute of Chicago on four consecutive nights. Find more information about the concerts and broadcast here.
Joshua Roman joins the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya for Dvorák’s lyrical Cello Concerto in B Minor on Saturday, August 23 in his Texas debut. More information about the concert, which also includes Brahms’ Academic Festival Overture and selections from his Hungarian Dances as well as lively selections from Dvorák’s Slavonic Dances, can be found here.
Live Stream Joshua’s Orchestral Conducting Debut with World Premiere of Own Work in Residence at Music Academy of the West
Joshua returns to the Music Academy of the West for his second season as Alumnus-in-Residence this month with two weeks of masterclasses and performances, working closely with the fellows of the Music Academy according to a curriculum devised based on his unique musical and professional perspective.
The residency culminates with Joshua’s conducting debut on August 2, leading Academy fellows in the world premiere of his own composition and Music Academy commission, we do it to one another, a nine-part song cycle based on Life on Mars, a collection of Pulitzer Prize-winning poems by Tracy K. Smith. The concert will be streamed live via the Music Academy’s website. Learn more here.
On Thursday, May 1, Joshua joins the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and conductor Ilan Volkov for a performance of the Dvorak Cello Concerto. Those who cannot be in the hall that night will be able to listen to BBC Radio 3’s live broadcast of the concert on their radios in the UK or worldwide via the live stream on the BBC Radio 3 website. The concert, at Glasgow’s City Halls, begins at 7:30pm. (2:30pm EDT.) This performance marks Joshua’s second engagement with the BBC Scottish, having debuted with the orchestra in June 2012, when he played Matthias Pintscher’s cello concerto Reflections on Narcissus.
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This March, Joshua will in Oklahoma City to headline “Transcendental Doxology” with the Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble on March 10 and 11. Presenting his account of Schumann’s romantic Adagio and allegro for cello and piano alongside Mendelssohn’s Second Piano Trio and Schubert’s sublime String Quintet in C, the concerts represent a homecoming for Joshua, who was born and raised in the Oklahoman capital.
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