The brass family meets the percussion family

Marcos Arakaki, conductor

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MECHETTI
GABRIELI
DUKAS
SPIVACK
TOMASI
CHÁVEZ
DUDA
Fanfare
Sonata XIII
La Péri: Fanfare
Quartet for paper bags
Fanfares Liturgiques
Toccata for Percussion Instruments
Suíte Nordestina [Brazilian Northeast Suite]

Marcos Arakaki, conductor

Marcos Arakaki is the Associate Conductor of the Minas Gerais Philharmonic. He has also led other important orchestras in Brazil, United States, Mexico, Argentina, Czech Republic and Ukraine. Pinchas Zukerman, Gabriela Montero, Sergio Tiempo, Anna Vinnitskaya and Sofya Gulyak are among the renowned artists he has played with. In 2001, Arakaki won the Eleazar de Carvalho Competition for Young Conductors and, in 2009, the Camargo Guarnieri Prize, both in Brazil. He has served as the Principal Conductor in the Paraíba Symphony Orchestra and Brazilian Symphony Youth Orchestra. Leading the Brazilian Symphony, he recorded the soundtrack for the movie Our Home, composed by Philip Glass. Born in São Paulo, Arakaki holds a Bachelor’s degree in Violin from the São Paulo State University (Unesp) and a Master’s degree in Orchestral Conducting from the University of Massachusetts. Over the last ten years, he gave major contributions to the development of new audiences for symphonic music in Brazil, participating in orchestral tours to more than 70 cities in the whole country.

Programa de Concerto

9 Sep 2018
Sunday, 11:00 am

Minas Gerais Hall sold out

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