Concerto for Violin and Orchestra | Savannah Morning News Article – 2016

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra | Savannah Morning News Article – 2016

“What a splendid way to start a new season.
The Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus will open its eighth season at the Lucas Theatre with the world premiere of a violin concerto composed by Richard Sortomme. It will be performed by Elmar Oliveira, the only American violinist to win the Gold Medal at Moscow’s Tchaikovsky International Competition.

It was Oliveira who commissioned the concerto…”

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TEN: Concert Overture for Orchestra | Savannah Morning News Review – 2018

TEN: Concert Overture for Orchestra | Savannah Morning News Review – 2018

“…the brass section brings you to attention as the timpani swells and the grand gesture to the Hostess City is given its due completion. The enjoyment from “Ten” was its transportation — not into a new world — but the familiar city of Savannah and the ability to sweep you through the historic streets with the accompaniment of the Philharmonic.”
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