2024 Artistic Collaboration

The Gurwitz 2024 International Piano Competition is proud to partner with the Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra for its final Round IV, conducted by renowned violinist and artistic director Scott Yoo. Members from The Mexico City Phil will also be performing as a chamber ensemble alongside the finalists in Round III. This performance features the commissioned work by San Antonio composer Aaron Prado, DMA, inspired by the Aztec myth “El Colibrí y la Cempasúchil” and featuring elements from the folk dances of Mexico and Cuba.

Scott Yoo

Round IV Conductor & Jury Chair

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Aaron Prado, DMA

Commissioned Composer

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