Joshua Roman makes his Tucson Symphony Orchestra debut on Friday, April 10 with Joseph Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major under the baton of guest conductor David Danzmayr, with a second performance on Sunday, April 12. The program also includes Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4, “Romantic”, one of the cornerstones of Austrian music. Joshua takes part on a pre-performance discussion one hour prior to both performances. Find tickets and more information here.
Joshua Roman partners with premier Chicago chocolate maker Vosges Haut-Chocolat on Saturday, January 7 for “Cello + Chocolate: An Evening of Decadent Delight”, a solo recital complimented by a his own hand-picked truffle selection. The performance, which takes place at Lincoln-Way North Performing Arts Center in Frankfort, IL as part of the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra’s IPO Presents series, is preceded by a pre-concert chocolate tasting talk by Vosges representatives. Tickets and more information can be found here.
Under the baton of Michael Rossi, Joshua Roman plays Dvořák’s Cello Concerto on January 24 in Tula, Oklahoma with the Signature Symphony. More information about the performance, which also includes Verdi’s La Forza del Destino and Tchaikovsky’s 5th Symphony, can be found here.
On January 20, Joshua Roman performs chamber works by Lera Auerbach with the composer along with violinist Philippe Quint, who is replacing Daniel Hope who has cancelled due to illness, in a performance presented by San Francisco Performances at the SF JAZZ Center. The program includes Auerbach’s Triptych—This Mirror Has Three Faces (Trio No. 2) and the world premiere of the composer’s transcription of Prokofiev’s Flute Sonata, Op. 94. Find tickets and more information here.
At Town Hall Seattle on January 12, Joshua Roman appears as guest soloist with Third Coast Percussion for a performance of Tan Dun’s Elegy: Snow in June, a work for percussion and cello that commemorates Beijing’s Tiananment Square massacre. The evening’s program also includes David Little’s Haunt of Last Nightfall, which blends pre-recorded heavy metal sounds with live percussion, and John Cage’s Credo in Us. Find more information and tickets here.