The Passion of English Music for Strings: Frost Symphony Orchestra and piano soloist Zoe Zeniodi

Friday, April 20th, 8:00 p.m.

Enjoy an enchanting evening with the Frost Symphony Orchestra (FSO) featuring guest piano soloist Zoe Zeniodi, who has appeared in major concerts halls throughout the world, as she performs Finzi’s Eclogue for Piano and String Orchestra and Romance for String Orchestra; Elgar’s Serenade for Strings; and Britten’s Simple Symphony led by conductor Thomas Sleeper. Revel in the beauty of some of the most moving works for strings in the classical repertoire written by English composers such as Gerald Finzi, Sir Edward William Elgar, and Benjamin Britten.

Zoe has appeared in major concerts halls in the USA, Russia, England, Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Belgium, Holland, Croatia, Venezuela, Mauritius and Greece. She has released three commercial recordings on the Albany Records to critical acclaim: Thomas Sleeper’s “Translucence” (Brno Philharmonic) and “XENIA” (Frost Symphony Orchestra), as well as Frank Ticheli’s “An American Dream” (Frost Symphony Orchestra). She also released “ThivaKm102” with the ARTéfacts Ensemble (Puzzlemusik) and Thomas Sleeper’s “Through a Glass darkly” with the 21st Ensemble (Uroboros Music).

Zoe Zeniodi has been heralded as a “…fearless, musically sensitive piano soloist..” by Lawrence Budmen of the the South Florida Classical Review.

She was selected by the Dallas Opera for the residency of the Institute of Women Conductors, 2016. She is the Artistic & Music Director of the Broward Symphony Orchestra (Florida, USA) and the “Momentum” Athens Chamber Orchestra (Athens, Greece), the Associate Music Director & Conductor of the Festival of the Aegean (Syros, Greece) and the Artistic Advisor of the Alhambra Orchestra (Florida, USA).

She has conducted opera and ballet productions at the Florida Grand Opera, the National Greek Opera, the Onassis Cultural Center, the Festival of the Aegean and the FROST School of Music. As a guest conductor, she has worked with the Brno Philharmonic, the Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra, the New Philharmonic Orchestra of Florida, the Pan-European Philharmonic, the Palm Beach Symphony, the National Radio Symphony Orchestra of Greece, the Kamerata/Armonia Atenea, the Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra, the City of Thessaloniki Symphony Orchestra, the Florida Youth Orchestra, the Greater Miami Youth Symphony, the National Youth Orchestra of Spain (JONDE), the ARTéfacts Ensemble and the 21st Ensemble.

Zoe holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts and an Artist Diploma in Orchestral Conducting from the FROST School of Music at the University of Miami and Master and Bachelor Degrees in Piano Performance and Accompaniment (Royal College of Music, London & Mozarteum, Salzburg). During her studies, she won all the piano accompaniment prizes at the Royal College of Music, where she was named a Junior Fellow in 2003.

Gusman Concert Hall
1314 Miller Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146
www.frostmusiclive.com

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