February 2, 2024| From 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Edgar Neville Auditorium
PROGRAM Nº 4
Director: EDMON LEVON
ELGAR…. .Cello Concerto in D minor, Op. 85 35′
Soloist: ÁLVARO LOZANO CAMES, cello
BRAHMS….……..…. First Serenade in D major, Op. 11 49′
Edmon Levon: conductor and violinist born in Sofia (Bulgaria) and based in Granada, he is currently the principal conductor of the Ceuta International Symphony Orchestra and the Young Symphony Orchestra of Granada, as well as a violinist in the City of Granada Orchestra. His training includes conservatories in Manchester, Amsterdam and The Hague, standing out as one of the few emerging Spanish directors with international projection. He has directed and collaborated with various orchestras and, in the 23/24 season, he has engagements with prominent musical groups, such as the Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra and the National Youth Orchestra of Spain. In addition, he shows a special interest in directing socio-educational programs, being the creator of the concert “Stand up, music!”
Edmon Levon has conducted world-renowned orchestras, such as the Zürich Tonhalle Orchestra and the Moscow Philharmonic, participating in master classes with leading conductors. Winner of Third Prize in the “Llíria City of Music” International Conducting Competition in 2021, he has been a semi-finalist in other international conducting competitions, such as the Hong Kong and the “Sir Georg Solti” with the Radio Symphony Orchestra. Frankfurt. His experience as assistant conductor includes collaborations with prestigious orchestras and renowned conductors, contributing to his outstanding career in the musical field.
Alvaro Lozano Cams: Born in Malaga in 2006, this young musical talent has stood out since he began his studies at the age of 8. Currently, he is immersed in his training at the Aline Foriel-Destezet Cello Chair at the Reina Sofía Higher School of Music, under the tutelage of Professor Jens Peter Maintz. Enjoying scholarships awarded by Grupo Planeta and the Albéniz Foundation, he uses a Gary Garavaglia cello provided by the Foundation as part of his academic recognition. Throughout his career, he has participated in various international competitions, obtaining multiple awards, and has received teachings from renowned musicians in master classes. In addition, he is an active part of ensembles such as the Arriaga Quartet of Banco de España and the Areti Trio at the Reina Sofía Higher School of Music.