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Rotary-UA Christmas Concert by the OFUA at the ADDA and open-door Dress Rehearsal at the UA Auditorium

 

 Update (18/12): ACTIVITIES CANCELED

 

 

Translated by Irene Nieva Moratalla
Alicante, 6 December 2020

On Monday 21 December, the University of Alicante Philharmonic Orchestra (OFUA) will hold its traditional Christmas charity concert at the Alicante Provincial Council Auditorium (ADDA) with two of the Alicante Rotary Clubs (Alicante Rotary Club and Alicante Port Rotary Club) in benefit of the Obra Mercedaria Foundation. The repertoire for this year's concert includes Franz Schubert's 5th Symphony and Marcel Noll's world premiere Suite Al-Laqant. Other than the Rotary Clubs sponsorship for the ADDA's concert, the OFUA Christmas concert is sponsored by Manuel Peláez Foundation, Hidraqua, Vectalia, and Cajamar. On Sunday 20 December, the open-door Dress Rehearsal will take place at the UA Auditorium.

Open-door Dress Rehearsal

OFUA Winter Concert at the ADDA
  • Date: Monday 21 December 2020, 8 p.m.
  • Venue: Alicante Provincial Council Auditorium (ADDA)
  • Price: €15 at instanticket.es. Donation tickets are available for people who cannot attend but want to contribute.

 

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Tobias Gossmann, conductor

He was born in Siegen (Germany) and attended the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, where he studied violin, piano, and orchestral conducting, and was awarded an artistic diploma with the highest honours. His professional career began as leader and concertmaster of the Vienna Chamber Orchestra Maurice Ravel Ensemble. He later held the position of associate concertmaster in the Symphony Orchestra of the Barcelona Great Theatre of the Liceu for more than ten years. From 1999 he decided to dedicate himself fundamentally to orchestral conducting, celebrating his official presentation with the Andorran Chamber Orchestra.  Since then, he has been invited to conduct the Festival Orchestra of Canford (England), the Folkwang Chamber Orchestra Essen (Germany), the Radio FM Orchestra Sofia (Bulgaria), the Radio Orchestra Pilsen (Czech Republic), the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra (Romania), the Cadaqués Orchestra, the Oviedo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Orchestra Extremadura (Spain), and the Bottega Armonica Orchestra and the Orchestra Internazionale d'Italia (Italy). He worked in Asia between 2001 and 2007, where he conducted the National Orchestra of Thailand and the Super World Orchestra (Japan). In 2009 and 2013 he returned to Japan as Tenured Conductor of the Symphony Orchestra Camerata XXI and in 2017 with the Orchestra Internazionale d'Italia.

 

 

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