Ficciones is an immersive concert film experience featuring Roberto Sierra’s newly commissioned Concerto for Electric Violin, which presents a mixture of Sierra’s Latin-influenced ideas and modern compositional techniques through the voice of the electric violin, performed by the renowned soloist Tracy Silverman.
Jimi Hendrix would have been proud —New York Classical Review
The Puerto Rican composer based his four-movement concerto on short stories by the late, great Argentine author Jorge Luis Borges. The piece received its world premiere on June 5, 2022 in New York, NY at the Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall by the American Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Leon Botstein with soloist Tracy Silverman.
Captured in high definition with expert sound engineering, this offering will premiere on June 2, 2023 at 12:00AM EST and will be available to watch on-demand through September 1, 2023 at 11:59PM EST.
Support for the production of Ficciones can be made through online donations here.
ROBERTO SIERRA (b. 1953)
Ficciones, Concerto for Electric Violin and Orchestra (2022)