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ASU Concerts @ the Center 

ASU Symphony Orchestra 

The ASU Chamber Orchestra presents a new work by composer Daniel Taborda Higuita; Frank Proto’s virtuosic Nine Variants on Paganini, performed by bassist Nathaniel De la Cruz; and a newly created edition of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8. 

Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, 7:30 p.m.


  • A: $15
  • B: $10
  • Livestream: $5

About the Event

Daniel Taborda Higuita: New Work (2021) (World Premiere)  

Frank Proto: Nine Variants on Paganini (2002) performed by Nathaniel De La Cruz, bass 

BeethovenSymphony No. 8 (World Premiere, Nicholas Kitchen Edition) 

The ASU Chamber Orchestra presents two of ASU’s emerging stars: DMA composer Daniel Taborda Higuita, winner of the 2020 ASU Composition Competition, who wrote a new work for the ASUCO; and bassist Nathaniel De la Cruz, winner of the 2021 ASU Concerto Competition, who will perform Frank Proto’s virtuosic Nine Variants on Paganini. The concert concludes with a world premiere performance of a newly created edition of Beethoven’s brilliant Symphony No. 8. 


Virginia G. Piper Theater
7380 E 2nd St
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

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virtual livestream

Details on how to participate in the virtual livestream will be emailed after tickets are purchased.