World Premiere of composition by Hector Martignon at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, NYC

After a performance by one of New York city’s best string orchestras, Musica de Camara, at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, on Thursday April 7th. 2011,a review appeared in the New York Concert Review website. Among the compositions (all by Latin American composers) performed was Hector’s “Abre los Ojos, Cierra los Ojos” in a brand new orchestration commissioned by the ensemble; here excerpts from the review:

“Colombian Hector Martignon’s “Abre Tus Ojos, Cierra Tus Ojos” is a very difficult work that… caught the first violins off guard for a moment. Concertmaster Francisco Salazar, however, was absolutely terrific with his demanding solo part. Minimalistic, highly syncopated, and richly harmonized with 7th and 9th chords, “Cierra…is a marvelous work, and the composer was present to receive the audience’s enthusiastic gratitude (photo).”

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  1. Hector: me alegra muchisimo que estè actualizando la pagina. Como le va con twitter ? y con facebook ? considere que si los sabe utilizar son canales impresionantemente eficaces! crear communitu es la voz!

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