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MM Recital: Lorenzo Guggenheim, conducting

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 12:30pm
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Join us for a concert where all the different facets of Mozart meet! A full orchestra led by Lorenzo Guggenheim will present a diverse selection of movements and excerpts of opera, symphonies and concertos, featuring instrumental soloists and singers. 

Get a glimpse of what Mozart was writing when he became one of the first independent composers in history and moved to Vienna. 



  • Overture to Le Nozze di Figaro, K. 492
  • Le Nozze di Figaro: Recitativo accompagnato ed Aria Hai già vinta la causa - Vedrò mentr'io sospiro (Il Conte), K. 492 / Darrell J. Jordan, baritone
  • Don Giovanni: Recitativo accompagnato ed Aria In quali eccessi, o Numi - Mi tradì quell'alma ingrata (Donna Elvira,) K. 540c / Suzanna Mizell, soprano
  • Piano Concerto No. 14, K. 449, Mov. I: Allegro Vivace / Lorenzo Guggenheim, piano
  • Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola, K. 364, Mov, II: Andante / Emili Acri, violin; Vijay Chalasani, viola
  • Symphony No. 40, K. 550, Mov. III: Menuetto
  • Symphony No. 39, K. 543, Mov. IV: Finale
  • Don Giovanni: Sestetto Sola sola, in buio loco (Donna Anna, Zerlina, Donna Elvira, Don Ottavio, Leporello, Masetto), K. 527 / Suzanna Mizell, Olivia Kerr, Gemma Balinbin, David Wadden, Josh Lutman, Jacob Caspe


Violins: Emily Acri (Concertmistress), Haile Borror, Renee Zhang, Tyler Kim, Judith Kim, Heather Borror, Kelsey Luu, Miri Nishikawa, Colin Todd, Jonathan Kuehn

Viola: Vijay Chalasani, Alessandra Barrett, Mario Torres, Irene Putnam

Cello: Ryan Farris, Isabella Kodama, Evan Howard

Bass: Logan Grimm

Flutes: Elise Kim, Miao Liu

Oboes: Diego Espinoza, Sam Rockwood

Clarinets: Caitlyn Beare, Brian Schappals

Bassoons: David Wall, Lucas Zeiter

Horns: Christine Sass, Kelly Brown

Trumpets: Ross Venneberg, Stacie Tao

Timpani: Gabriela Garza Canales

Piano collaboration: Steve Damouni


Lorenzo Guggenheim

Lorenzo Guggenheim is a young conductor and music student raised in Argentina. A pianist since childhood, he was trained in jazz and popular music as well as academic music. He is currently pursuing a Master of Music degree in Orchestra Conducting at the University of Washington School of Music under the mentorship of Senior Artist-in-Residence Dr. David Rahbee and Seattle Symphony’s Music Director Ludovic Morlot. Lorenzo is a teaching assistant at the UW, where he is co-conductor of the Campus Philharmonia orchestras and assistant conductor of UW Symphony Orchestra.

He graduated with Honors in 2014 from the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina licensed in Orchestral Conducting. He also studied Contemporary Music Ensemble Conducting’s Diploma in Conservatorio de Musica “Manuel de Falla” in Buenos Aires. His professional debut came in 2012, conducting the Symphony Orchestra of the Catholic University of Argentina and since then he has conducted in some of the most important theaters in Argentina. In 2014 he conducted in the renowned Teatro Colon with the Academic Orchestra of its Institute for the Arts as parts of the “Interpretes Argentinos” Series. In the same year he performed as a guest conductor for the Compania Oblicua, a leading ensemble dedicated to contemporary music, with Stravinsky’s Histoire du Soldat at Usina del Arte in Buenos Aires.

After completing studies in Argentina, he traveled to the United States to continue his studies at the University of Washington, where he studied Choral Conducting with Dr. Giselle Wyers, Opera Conducting with Tom Harper, Advanced Jazz Studies with Coung Vu and Ted Poor, American Musical History with Larry Starr, and worked as a diction coach for the UW's December 2014 production of Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi.


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