Contact: Wendel Sloan at 505.562.2253
Reporter: Scarlet Smith
PORTALES — Trio Encantada will present a faculty recital titled "From Commission to Performance: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Creative Process" at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct.. 12 in Buchanan Hall in the Music Building at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales.
Trio Encantada features ENMU music professors Drs. Tracy Carr, oboe; Jeanie Ornellas, lyric soprano; and Mark Dal Porto, pianist and composer. The group will perform Dr. Dal Porto's "Song of the Night for Oboe, Voice and Piano."
"Dr. Dal Porto composed 'Song of the Night' for the specific talents of Trio Encantada - oboe, voice, and piano. He found the unique, plaintive sound of the oboe especially fitting for the melancholy and pastoral quality of the text," Dr. Carr said.
Dr. Dal Porto will discuss how he came to compose the piece, highlight each movement, and then demonstrate at the piano the cyclic structure of the work as a whole.
For more information, call 505.562.2377.