Reinaldo Moya: Composer Residency

In 2019, composer Reinaldo Moya was named the inaugural recipient of the Ellis-Beauregard Foundation Composer Award, with a commission to write a new work for the Bangor Symphony Orchestra. Here, you can learn more about Moya’s Concerto for Piano, Strings and Percussion and upcoming opportunities to meet and learn from the composer himself.

Performances & Events

“An Evening with Reinaldo Moya”
Saturday, September 4, 2021 at 7 p.m. | The Strand Theater, Rockland
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This event features The DaPonte String Quartet performing “Chapter One” preceded and followed by conversation and presentation by both the composer, Reinaldo Moya, and the DaPonte String Quartet.

“Meet the Composer: Reinaldo Moya”
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 7 p.m. | Online via Zoom
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Presented in partnership with the Maine Multicultural Forum, this is an opportunity to hear from the composer about his life and work, from Venezuela to the U.S. There will also be time for a Q&A. 

“Pre-Concert Talk”
Available for streaming starting Monday, October 4, 2021
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Sponsored by UBS Argosy Wealth Management, this Pre-Concert Talk brings together conductor Lucas Richman, composer Reinaldo Moya, pianist Joyce Yang, and Fabiana Cruz, artist and granddaughter of Carlos Cruz-Diez, the inspiration behind Mr. Moya’s new piece.

“Celebration: The BSO is Back”
Sunday, October 10, 2021 at 3 p.m. | Collins Center for the Arts, Orono
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The BSO premieres Reinaldo Moya’s new Concerto with pianist Joyce Yang in their first live concert in over 18 months. Also available for streaming online.

About the Piece

Moya’s new work is inspired by Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez. Explore this slide show with Moya’s program notes and the accompanying images by Cruz-Diez that each movement is based on.

About the Artists