Global Concert Hall
NWS Face Off: A Battle of the Instruments
About this event
Everyone’s favorite classical music competition is back! What happens when you combine the New World Symphony and The Voice? To find out, join New World Symphony and hosts, hip-hop artist and DJ Fly Guy, and Chad Goodman, in a night that is equal parts contest and concert. Vying for the win this year are the violas, percussion, trumpet, harp, bassoon and cellos—who are determined to defend last year's title. Which instrument will win? You’ll decide, by voting on your favorite each round until the last instrument standing wins!
Face Off’s concert and voting app will be offered in English and Spanish. To access the voting app, you must register for an account through this link.
Face Off is designed by Horn Fellows Corbin Castro and Eli Pandolfi and Clarinet Fellow Angelo Quail. Fellow-driven projects are sponsored in part by the Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation. Knight Foundation and New World Symphony: Reimagining Classical Music in the Digital Age. Face Off was originally designed by NWS alumna Andrea Beyer.
* Face Off: A Battle of the Instruments will stream live at 7:30 PM on Friday, Jan. 15. On-demand streaming will not be available after the concert starts.
Fly Guy, host
Chad Goodman, host
Musicians of the New World Symphony
1. Concert – approx. 60 min programme
1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492 (1786)
Chad Goodman, conductor
YOUR COMPETITORS, PERFORMING EXCERPTS FROM THE FOLLOWING WORKS:
2. CELLO Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893): Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture (1869-80) - Arranged by Ben Fryxell
3. TRUMPET Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904): Mvt. IV (Allegro con fuoco) from Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, “From the New World” (1893)
4. BASSOON Hector Berlioz (1803-1869): Mvt. IV (March to the Scaffold) from Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14 (1830) - Arranged by Amelia del Caño
6. HARP Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893): Waltz of the Flowers from The Nutcracker, Op. 71a (1892)
7. VIOLA Johannes Brahms (1833-1897): Variation V (Vivace) from Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56 (1873)
8. PERCUSSION Joe Tompkins (b. 1970): Trio in a Rudimental Style (2002)
Time to vote! The second round of competition will be announced shortly.
9. Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881): The Great Gate of Kiev from Pictures from an Exhibition (1874) - Orchestrated by Maurice Ravel
Dean Whiteside, conductor
The concert will be streamed live from New World Center, Miami Beach, FL, USA.
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