Thursday, March 10, 2011

Winner of Schadt String Competition Plays Leo Brouwer's 'Tres Danzas Concertantes'

[Leo Brouwer]

March 9, 2011
"The Allentown Symphony Orchestra's Schadt String Competition is an annual feature of early-March music-making. The winner always gets an opportunity to solo the following year with the orchestra.

"This year's competition was held last weekend. It was the year of classical guitar — the contest cycles between violin, cello and guitar — and the winner was Petrit Ceku of Prizen, Kosovo. Ceku, 25, a student at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, performed Leo Brouwer's Tres Danzas Concertantes." [The Afro-Cuban composer, guitarist and conductor Leo Brouwer (b. 1939) is profiled at

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