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Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony • Nashua

  • Keefe Center for the Arts 117 Elm Street Nashua, NH, 03060 United States (map)

Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony 

SAT, NOV 3 • 8PM
Keefe Center for the Arts, Nashua

 Enrico Lopez-Yañez

Enrico Lopez-Yañez


Enrico Lopez-Yañez, guest conductor

Sinfonia Concertante
Symphony No. 4, Italian



Saturday, November 3rd at 8 pm

Keefe Center for the Arts
117 Elm Street, Nashua
(Parking and Directions)



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Enrico Lopez-Yañez, guest conductor

Conductor Enrico Lopez-Yanez is hailed as an "immensely talented and versatile conductor... showcasing his creativity and warmth while quickly developing a strong chemistry with [the] orchestra" by the Tennessean. Enrico is one of Symphony NH's Music Director Search finalists. 

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Enrico Lopez-Yañez is the Assistant Conductor of the Nashville Symphony. Lopez-Yañez moved to Nashville following two seasons as Assistant Conductor of the Omaha Symphony where he led over 100 performances on their Family, Education, Community, and Symphony Rocks concert series. In the summer of 2016, Lopez-Yañez served as Assistant Conductor to Christoph Eschenbach and Valeri Gergiev for the National Youth Orchestra’s Carnegie Hall, New York state, and European tour performances.

Sharing an equal love for opera, Lopez-Yañez recently served as Assistant Conductor and Chorus Master for the Berkshire Opera Festival where his work was met with rave reviews. He has led opera gala concerts in San Diego and Aguascalientes (Mexico), a production of Madama Butterfly with Main Street Opera in Chicago, and served as Assistant Conductor for Opera Omaha’s production of La Boheme.

While in graduate school, Lopez-Yañez served as Assistant Conductor to the Capital City Symphony and Music Director for the University of Maryland’s Repertoire Orchestra. Lopez-Yañez also attended the Castleton Music Festival where Lorin Maazel invited him as a Conducting Associate. His international appearances have included guest conducting with the Orquesta Filarmónica de Zacatecas (Mexico), the Orchestra Sinfónica de Aguascalientes (Mexico), the Prague Summer Nights Orchestra (Czech Republic) and at the 2011 Festival de Musica in Londrina, Brazil.

Lopez-Yañez’s principal teachers were Jim Ross and Thomas Wilkins, with additional studies and masterclasses from Lorin Maazel, Michael Tilson Thomas, and Ken Kiesler. He holds a Masters in Music in Orchestral Conducting from the University of Maryland.  Before studying at Maryland, Lopez-Yañez received his Baccalaureate and Masters in Music from UCLA, where he studied trumpet with Jens Lindemann and graduated summa cum laude.

Programs are subject to change. Tickets are nonrefundable. Group rates are available. Children age 5+ are welcome. Exchanges can be made up to 24 hours before the originally scheduled concert date for a fee of $5. Handling fees are waived for subscribers. Online ticket sales are available until 4 pm on the day of the concert. The box office at the concert venue opens one and a half hours before the concert.
*Free youth tickets available with purchase of an adult or senior ticket.

Earlier Event: October 28
The Music of John Williams • Concord
Later Event: December 8
An Irish Christmas • Nashua