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  • XalapaSymphonyOrchestraXalapa - Veracruz - Mxico

  • Founded in 1929, the Xalapa Symphony Orchestra (OSX) exemplifies the cultural commitment the University of Veracruz - one of the largest and most important public universities in Mexico.

  • on e of th e most renown ed orch estras i n M exi co

    Today, thanks to the efforts of many Mexicans and people from around the

    world who consider music to be one of the highest manifestations of the

    human spirit, it has become

  • Pablo Casals, Cellist

  • which reunited such renowned musicians as the aforementioned Casals, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Andre Navarra, Zara Nelsova and Mstislav Rostropovich.

    Th roughout its 85-year h istory, th e Xalapa Sym phony Or-ch estra has proj ected its m usical vision both nationally an d i nternationally, taki ng on a leadi ng role i n major artistic events i n M exico. For i nstance,

    Pablo CasalsInternational Cello Festivaland Competition in 1959

  • Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Worldwi de, th e OSX represented M exico i n th e Eu ropalia I nternational Arts Festival i n 1993 an d has tou red i nternationally, most recently to Belgi u m, th e N eth erlan ds, Luxem bou rg an d Germany i n 2004 an d to Guatemala i n 2010, wh ere it was hai led as "th e foremost am bassador of M exican m usic an d creativity."

    Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Netherlands

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    Mstislav RostropvichCellist

    Among the most notable soloists to perform with the OSX are: Pierre Fournier, Horacio Gutirrez, Claudio Arrau, Mitslaw Rostropovitch, Henryk Szering, Anglica Morales, Manuel Su-arez, Emil Gilels, Ruggiero Ricci, Mi-chael Rabin, Jorge Luis Prats, Alfred Brendel, Plcido Domingo, Piotr Palec-zny, Konstanty Kulka, Andrea Bocelli, Rosario Andrade, Vladimir Spivakov, Norman Krieger, Mara Luisa Tamez, Carlos Prieto, Manuel Ramos, Richard Markson, Grant Johannensen, Olivia Gorra, Jorge Federico Osorio, Richard Stoltzman, Philippe Quint and Javier Camarena.

  • Krzysztof PendereckiConductor

    Eduardo MataConductor

    The Xalapa Symphony Orchestra has hosted many prestigious conductors and soloists, and has premiered many new pieces which, along with the stan-dard works, constitute a strong reper-tory that has set the standard for other Mexican orchestras. Among the long list of conductors that have performed with the OSX, some of the most prominent are: Hermann Scherchen, Fritz Reiner, Neeme Jarvi, Julin Carrillo, Eduardo Mata, Jorge Mester, Hans Zanotelli, Jos Iturbe, Bruno Campanella, Jorma Panula, Zuohuang Chen and Krzysztof Penderecky.

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  • Larry Kirkegaard has consulted on a significant number of the worlds performing arts facilities designed or renovated over the past forty years. He has been a pioneer-ing figure in the field of architectural acous-tics, helping to redefine the relationship between music and architecture - achievements recognized by the Acoustical Society of America, American Institute of Architects, United States Institute for Theatre Technology, and conductors and musicians around the world.

  • One of Brazil`s most internationally renowned artistsSince January of 2012, Lanfranco Marcelletti has been the Music Director of the Xalapa Symphony Orchestra, with whom he has pledged to devote the passion for music and professionalism that has characterized his career. In addition, he has established a rapport with the audience that regularly attends the Xalapa Symphonys concerts, relating entertaining historical anecdotes of the performed works in his charismatic and effusive style.

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    Music Director

  • PALACIO DE BELLAS ARTES, MEXICO CITYfebruary 22, 2014

    Nezahualcoyotl concerT hall, Mexico CITYnovember 29 , 2012

    Giuseppe Verdis RequiemChoir of the University of Veracruz

  • Nezahualcoyotl concerT hall, Mexico CITYnovember 29 , 2012

    Te Deum, Anton Bruckner

  • "The orchestra is first rate and they have just moved into their new hall-one of the most acoustically beautiful spaces in latin america!"Amit Peled, Israeli cellist

    "the xalapa symphony orchestra is one of the best in the country"Jorge Federico Osorio, Mexican pianist

  • "The xalapa symphony orchestra sounded great and extremely secure. I hope to return again soon."Elena Herrerra, Cuban conductor

    "I am honored to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of my artistic career with my beloved Xalapa Symphony."Javier Camarena, Mexican Tenor

  • "I a lways lov e to co m e to Xa la pa a n d wo r k w ith th i s fi n e o rc h estra...w e a r e o ld fr i en d s!"James Paul, US Conductor

    "Th e O SX prov i d es a lot o f s u ppo rt a n d m a k es m e feel s ec u r e."Faustino Daz, Mexican Trombonist

  • "Th e O SX gav e a n i n c r ed i b le per fo r m a n c e o f M a h ler`s

    Fi fth Sym ph o ny"Sylvain Gasancon, French Conductor

    "Th e s o u n d o f th i s o rc h estra i s s pectac u la r!"Richard Stoltzman, US Clarinetist

  • Xalapa Symphony OrchestraXalapa, Veracruz, Mxico

    Phone +(52) 228 8180834 / EXT. 106 and 107

    facebook SinfonicaXalapatwitter @OSX_UV

    email [email protected]