BSO's Musical Tour of Spain Features Exquisite Performance by Classical Guitarist

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BSO's Musical Tour of Spain Features Exquisite Performance by Classical Guitarist


Harrison, Judy, Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME)


The Bangor Symphony Orchestra kicked off its 119th season with a stunning musical tour of Spain on Sunday at the Collins Center for the Arts in Orono. Titled "Espana," it featured works by Spanish, French and Russian composers that swept the audience past tiny mountain villages, through dark dance halls inhabited by flamenco dancers and into dusty bullrings.

As he has done at previous concerts, music director and conductor Lucas Richman stacked the compositions carefully on top of one another, beginning with the sweet ballet "Three-Cornered Hat, Suite No. 2," by Manuel de Falla, and ending with a cacophony of sound, "Capriccio Espagnol," by the master of orchestration, Nikolai Rimsky- Korsakov.

At the center of Sunday's performance was classical guitarist Ana Vidovic performing "Concierto de Aranjuez" by Joaquin Rodrigo. Dressed in a sherbet orange chiffon gown, she resembled a fall leaf caressing her guitar.

The instrument cradled by the 33-year-old native of Croatia seemed to dance with the orchestra as the chords she played were echoed by the musicians. While concertgoers could see Vidovic's fingers working tirelessly, she seemed to play the strings with her soul. That allowed a concert hall full of Mainers to experience the spirit of Spain as Rodrigo said he depicted it in the themes of the concierto, where "there lingers the fragrance of magnolias, the singing of birds and the gushing of fountains."

Vidovic started playing guitar at the age of 5 and began performing two years later, according to her biography. …

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