As a chamber musician Mr.Gollo has performed in prestigious concert halls in South America, Europe and North America with international artists including Alessio Bax, Dmitri Berlinsky, Monique Duphil, Gyula Stuller, Thomas Friedli, Edicson Ruiz, The Cuarteto Latinoamericano, Yura Lee, Alissa Margulis, Jakob Koranyi, Jorge Montilla and Leonardo Altino, among others. As a soloist, he has successfully shared scenery with orchestras in Venezuela, Switzerland, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina and the United States.

 

Selected Solo Performances with Orchestra

2012 Orquesta Sinfonica de Nueva Esparta. Porlamar, Venezuela

Work performed: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola and Orchestra in E-flat major, K. 364 (320d)

Soloists: Simon Gollo (Violin), Santiago Garmendia (Viola)

 

2012 Orquesta Sinfonica de Guarico. San Juan de los Morros, Venezuela

Work performed: Brahms Double Concerto in A minor, Op. 102

Soloists: Simon Gollo (Violin), Horacio Contreras (Cello)

 

2011 Virtuosi de Gravata Festival Orchestra. Gravata, Brazil

Work performed: Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs), Op. 20

 

2011 Orquesta Sinfonica de Merida. Merida, Venezuela

Work performed: Brahms Double Concerto in A minor, Op. 102

Soloists: Simon Gollo (Violin), Horacio Contreras (Cello)

 

2010 Orquesta Sinfonica de Venezuela. Caracas, Venezuela

Work performed: Beethoven’s Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano in C major, Op. 56 (Triple Concerto)

Soloists: Simon Gollo (Violin), Monique Duphil (Piano), Timothy Park (Cello), Theodore Kuchar (Conductor)

 

2010 Orquesta Sinfonica Simon Bolivar de San Cristobal (Colombia tour 2010)

Bogota, Colombia

Bucaramanga, Colombia

Works performed:

Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs), Op. 20

Ravel’s Ztigane

 

2009 Orquesta Municipal de Caracas. Caracas, Venezuela

Work performed: Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61

 

2009 Orquesta Sinfonica del Sistema Nacional de Orquestas Sinfónicas Juveniles e Infantiles – Batuta. Manizales, Colombia

Work performed: Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61

 

2009 Orquesta Juvenil Rafael Urdaneta. Maracaibo, Venezuela

Work performed: Beethoven’s Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano in C major, Op. 56 (Triple Concerto)

Soloists: Simon Gollo (Violin), Gerardo vila (Piano), Horacio Contreras (Cello)

 

2006 Orquesta Sinfonica Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho. Teresa Carreno Theater. Caracas, Venezuela

Work performed: Bach Concerto for Two Violins, Strings and Continuo in D Minor, BWV 1043 (Bach Double)

Soloists: Simon Gollo (Violin), Pedro Moya (Violin)

 

2005 1er Encuentro Internacional de International de Musicos Latinoamericanos Orchestra. Universidad Michoacana San Nicolás de Hidalgo. Morelia, México

Work performed: Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K. 216

 

2004 Orquesta Filarmonica Nacional. Teatro Teresa Carreno. Caracas, Venezuela

Work performed: Max Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26

 

2004 Orquesta Sinfonica de Salta. Salta, Argentina

Work performed: Max Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26.

Soloist: Simon Gollo (Violin), Carlos Izcaray (Conductor)

 

2004 Orchestre du Conservatoire Supérieur et Académie de Musique Tibor Varga. Sion, Switzerland

Work performed: Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K. 216

 

2004 Orquesta Sinfonica de Maracaibo. Maracaibo, Venezuela

Work performed: Max Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26

 

2003 Orchestre du Conservatoire Supérieur et Académie de Musique Tibor Varga. Sion, Switzerland

Work performed: Bach Concerto for Two Violins, Strings and Continuo in D Minor, BWV 1043 (Bach Double)

Soloists: Gyula Stuller (Violin), Simon Gollo (Violin), Gabor Takacs-Nagy (Conductor)

 

2003 Orchestre de l’Université de Genève. Geneva, Switzerland

Work performed: Bottesini’s Gran Duo for Double bass and Violin.

Soloists: Simon Gollo (Violin), Adrien Gaubert (Double Bass), Gleb Skvortsov (Conductor)

 

2003 Orquesta del IV Festival Internacional de Violin de Margarita. Porlamar, Venezuela

Work performed: Max Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26

 

2002 Orchestre Du Conservatoire Genève. Geneva, Switzerland

Work performed: Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins, Strings and Continuo in D Minor, BWV 1043 (Double Violin Concerto).

Soloists: Simon Gollo (Violin), Melik Kaptan (Violin)

 

2001 Ensemble Instrumental du Léman. Geneve, Switzerland

Work performed: Bach-Concerto for Violin and Oboe in c minor, BWV 1060.

Soloists: Simon Gollo (Violin), Ayser Vançin (Oboe)

 

2000 Orchestre Lycée-Université. Neuchatel, Switzerland

Work performed: Beethoven’s Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano in C major, Op. 56 (Triple Concerto)

Soloists: Simon Gollo (Violin), Corinne Fischer (Piano), Sebastien Singer (Cello)

 

1997 Orquesta Sinfonica de Maracaibo. Maracaibo, Venezuela

Work performed: Vieuxtemps Violin Concerto No. 5

 

Selected Chamber Music Performances

2013 West Chester University School of Music. West Chester, PA, USA

Works performed:

Johannes Brahms’ Violin Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108.

Simon Gollo (Violin), Lino Rivera (Piano)

Eric Ewazen Trio for Trumpet, Violin, and Piano.

Simon Gollo (Violin), Jean Christophe Dobrzelewski (Trumpet), Lino Rivera (Piano).

Selected Chamber Music Performances, cont.

 

2012 Festival Le Printemps De L’athénée 4. Geneva, Switzerland

Works performed: Gabriel Fauré Piano Quintet No. 2 in c minor, Op. 115.

Simon Gollo (Violin), Alissa Margulis (Violin), Miguel Da Silva (Viola), Timothy Park (Cello), Audrey Vigoureux (Piano)

 

2012 Festival Le Printemps De L’athénée 4. Geneva, Switzerland

Works performed:

César Franck’s Piano Quintet in F minor

String Sextet No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 18.

Alissa Margulis (Violin), Simon Gollo (Violin), Stephane Gontiès (Viola), Timothy Park (Cello), Marcus Hagemann (Cello), David Kadouch (Piano)

 

2011 2do Festival de Musica de Merida. Merida, Venezuela (2011)

Works performed:

Franz Schubert’s String Quintet in C major (D. 956, Op. Posth. 163).

Simon Gollo (Violin), Alissa Margulis (Violin), Santiago Garmendia (Viola), Horacio Contreras (Cello), Jacob Koranyi (Cello).

 

2011 2do Festival de Musica de Merida. Merida, Venezuela (2011)

Work performed: Johannes Brahms String Sextet No. 1 in B-flat major, Op. 18

Alissa Margulis (Violin), Simon Gollo (Violin), Santiago Garmendia (Viola), Marvicpermar Urbina, (Viola), Timothy Park, (Cello) Horacio Contreras (Cello)

 

2011 Virtuosi de Gravata Festival Orchestra. Gravata, Brazil

Works performed:

Johannes Brahms’ Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in A major, Op. 100

Johannes Brahms’ Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108

Johannes Brahms’ Sonata No. 1 in G major, Op. 78.

Simon Gollo (Violin), Victor Asuncion (Piano)

 

2011 Asociacion Cultural Pro Musica de Camara. Centro de Convenciones Hacienda la Vega. Caracas, Venezuela

Works performed:

Milhaud’s Suite for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano

Khachaturian Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano

Igor Stravinsky L’histoire du soldat for Violin, Clarinet and Piano

Béla Bartók’s Contrasts.

Simon Gollo (Violin), Jorge Montilla (Clarinet), Sergei Pilenkov (Piano)

 

2011 Asociacion Cultural Pro Musica de Camara. Centro de Convenciones Hacienda la Vega. Caracas, Venezuela

Works performed:

Brahms Scherzo in C Minor from F.A.E. Sonata

Brahms Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 100

Ernest Bloch Nigun

Witold Lutoslawski Subito

Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs), Op. 20

Ravel’s Ztigane.

Simon Gollo (Violin), Arnaldo Pizzolante (Piano)

 

2011 Festival de Musica de Camara del Sistema de Orquestas Sinfonicas Juveniles e Infantiles del Estado Nueva Esparta. Centro de Artes Omar Carreño. Nueva Esparta, Venezuela

Works performed: Ernst von Dohnanyi Serenade in C Major for String Trio, Op.10.

Ensamble de Camara Cruz Diez: Simon Gollo (Violin), Santiago Garmendia (Viola), Horacio Contreras (Cello)

 

2011 Festival y Academia del Nuevo Mundo. Maracaibo, Venezuela

Works performed:

W.A. Mozart Flute Quartet No. 1 in D major, K. 285

Mozart Clarinet Quartet in B flat major (K317d).

Marco Granados (Flute), Jorge Montilla (Clarinete), German Marcano (Cello), Simon Gollo (Violin), Santiago Garmendia (Viola), Horacio Contreras (Cello)

 

2011 Festival y Academia del Nuevo Mundo. Maracaibo, Venezuela

Works performed:

César Franck’s Piano Quintet in F minor.

Monique Duphil (Piano), Simon Gollo (Violin), Francesca Anderegg (Violin), Santiago Garmendia (Viola), Marcio Carneiro (Cello)

Robert Schumann Piano Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 44.

Monique Duphil (Piano), Francesca Anderegg (Violin), Simon Gollo (Violin), Santiago Garmendia (Viola), Marcio Carneiro (Cello)

 

2010 Aruba Piano Festival. Oranjestad, Aruba

Works performed:

Joaquin Turina Piano Trio No.2.

Wim Status Muller (Piano), Simon Gollo (Violin), German Marcano, (Cello).

Gabriel Fauré’s Piano Quartet No. 1, in C minor, Op. 15.

Monique Duphil (Piano) Simon Gollo (Violin), Mirjam Tschopp (Viola), German Marcano Cello.

 

2010 92Y-Kaufmann Concert Hall. New York, NY, USA

Works performed:

Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor

Dvořák Piano Quintet No.2 in A major.

Simon Gollo (Violin), Alissa Margulis (Violin), Yura Lee (Viola), Jakob Koranyi (Cello), Anna Khanina (Piano)

 

2009 Oberlin College Conservatory of Music. Oberlin, OH, USA

Works performed:

Zoltán Kodály Duo for Violin and Violoncello, Op. 7.

Simon Gollo (Violin) Leonardo Altino (Cello)

Antonin Dvořák Trio “Dumky” for Piano, Violin and Violoncello, Op. 90.

Simon Gollo (Violin), Leonardo Altino (Cello), Monique Duphil (Piano)

Ernest Chausson Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Quartet, Op. 21.

Simon Gollo (Violin), Monique Duphil (Piano), Luisa Barroso (Violin), Ran Cheng (Violin), Jan Miyake (Viola), Zizai Ning (Cello).

 

2009 Festival y Academia del Nuevo Mundo. Maracaibo, Venezuela

Works performed: Ernest Chausson Concert for Violin, Piano and String Quartet, Op.21.

Cuarteto Latinoamericano and Special Guests Simon Gollo (Violin) and Monique Duphil (Piano)

 

2008 Festival Coral de Bach a Curiepe. Fundacion Schola Cantorum de Venezuela. Caracas, Venezuela

Work performed: J.S. Bach: Sonata No.1 in B minor, BWV 1014.

Simon Gollo (Violin), Abraham Abreu (Harpsichord)

 

2007 Aruba Piano Festival. Oranjestad, Aruba

Works performed:

Johannes Brahms Piano Trio in B major, Op. 8.

Heitor Villa-Lobos Piano Trio No. 1.

Simon Gollo (Violin), Gerardo Vila (Piano), Horacio Contreras (Cello)

 

2006 Cas di Cultura Concert Hall. Oranjestad, Aruba

Works performed:

Mozart’s Sonata for Piano and Violin in B Flat Major. K454

Beethoven’s Sonata for Piano and Violin in G Major. Opus 30 Nr.3

Brahms Sonata for Piano and Violin in B Minor. Opus 108.

Simon Gollo (Violin), Abraham Abreu (Piano)

 

2005 Festival y Academia del Nuevo Mundo. Teresa Carreno Theater. Caracas, Venezuela

Work performed: Johannes Brahms Piano Quartet in G minor, Op. 25. (Arranged for quintet by Arnold Schoenberg)

Juan David Molano (Piano), Simon Gollo (Violin), Adriana Linares (Viola), Yolena Orea (Cello), Edicson Ruiz (Double Bass)

 

2004 Teresa Carreno Theater. Caracas, Venezuela

Works performed: Robert Schumann’s Piano Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 44.

Schweizer Klavier Trio and Special Guests: Simon Gollo (Violin), Santiago Garmendia (Viola)

 

2004 Bolivar Hall. London, England, UK

Works performed:

Sergei Rachmaninoff Trio élégiaque No.1 in G minor

Shostakovich Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, for violin, cello and piano, Op. 67

Maurice Ravel Trio in A minor for Piano, Violin and Cello.

Trio America: Simon Gollo (Violin), Juan David Molano (Piano), Yolena Orea (Cello).

 

2004 Fête de la Musique 2004. Geneve, Switzerland

Work performed:

Franz Schubert Piano Quintet in A major (Trout Quintet).

Simon Gollo (Violin), Juan David Molano (Piano), Jorman Hernandez (Viola), Martin Reetz (Cello), Pedro Vares de Acevedo (Double Bass)

 

2004 Banco de La Republica, Cucuta, Colombia

Works performed:

Sergei Rachmaninoff Trio élégiaque No. 1 in G minor

Dmitri Shostakovich Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67

Maurice Ravel Trio in A minor.

Trio America: Simon Gollo (Violin), Juan David Molano (Piano), Yolena Orea (Cello).

 

2003 Conservatoire de Musique de Neuchâtel. Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Works performed:

Brahms Piano Trio in B major, Op. 8

Maurice Ravel’s Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello

Piazzola’s Otoño Porteño

Piazzola’s Verano Porteño

Trio America: Simon Gollo (Violin), Yolena Orea (Cello), Juan David Molano (Piano)

 

2000 Semaine de Solidarite avec la Lutte contre les Disparitions Forcees. Geneve, Switzerland (2000)

Works performed:

Veracini, Sonata Accademica in E minor Op. 2 No. 8

Bach Violin Partita No.3 in E major, BWV 1006

Sarasate Zapateado, Op. 23, No. 2.

Simon Gollo (Violin), Alexis Jesmadyan (Cello)

Felix Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49.

Simon Gollo (Violin), Azumi Nishizawa (Piano), Alexis Jesmadyan (Cello)

 

1998 Fundacion Corp Group Centro Cultural. Caracas, Venezuela (1998)

Works performed:

Mozart Violin Sonata No. 21 in E minor, K. 304

Ernest Bloch Nigun

Brahms Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 100

Simon Gollo (Violin), Gerardo Vila (Piano)

 

Selected Dali Quartet Performances

2014 Faculty Concert: Coastal Bend Camp and Chamber Music Workshop. Performing Arts Center. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Corpus Christi, TX, USA*

2014 Concert Series. National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC, USA*

2014 Lyceum Series. Elon University. Whitley Auditorium. Elon, NC, USA*

2014 Friends of the Conservatory Series. Winthrop University. Barnes Recital Hall. Rock Hill, SC, USA*

2014 Latin IS America Festival 2014. East Lansing, MI, USA*

2014 Park City Music Festival. Salt Lake City, UT, USA*

2013 The Barnes Foundation. Philadelphia, PA, USA*

2013 Wilfrid Laurier University. Maureen Forrester Recital Hall. Waterloo, ON, Canada*

2013 Mooredale Concerts. University of Toronto. Toronto, ON, Canada*

2013 Music of the Americas Series with the Cuarteto Latinoamericano. Americas Society. New York, NY, USA*

2013 Wildflower Music Festival. Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary. White Mills, PA, USA*

2013 Beacon Hill Concerts. Music Hall. Stroudsburg, PA, USA*

2013 ArtsLink Concert Series. New Martinsville, WV, USA*

2013 Community Arts and Cultural Series. Penn State University Great Valley. Warren V. Musser Auditorium. Malvern, PA, USA*

2012 Festival y Academia del Nuevo Mundo. Maracaibo, Venezuela. Work performed: Johannes Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34. Alessio Bax (Piano), Dali Quartet: Simon Gollo (Violin), Carlos Rubio (Violin), Adriana Linares (Viola), Jesus Morales (Cello).

2012 Kenan Auditorium. University of North Carolina Wilmington. Wilmington, NC, USA. Special Guest – Orlando Cotto, Percussionist*

2012 Foy Concert Hall. Moravian College. Bethlehem, PA, USA*

 

*Dali Quartet Selected Repertoire:

Joseph Haydn – Quartet in G major, Op. 76 No. 1

Alberto Ginastera – Quartet Op. 20 No. 1 (1948, Argentina)

Heitor Villa-Lobos – Quartet No. 1 (1915, Brazil)

Heitor Villa-Lobos – Quartet No. 5 (1931, Brazil)

Joaquín Turina – “La oración del torero” Op. 34 (1925, Spain)

Astor Piazzolla – “Four, for Tango” (1987, Argentina)

Anthony Scarmolin – Quartet for Strings, Opus 174

Franz Schubert – “Quartettsatz” in C minor, D. 703

Johannes Brahms – Quartet in A minor, Op. 51 No. 2

W.A. Mozart – Quartet in D major, K. 575

Jeremy Gill – Fantasia (2004, USA)

Efrain Amaya – Angelica (2000, Venezuela)

Gonzalo Castellanos Yumar – Fantasia (1946, Venezuela)

Juan Bautista Plaza – Fuga Romantica & Fuga Criolla (1950 & 1931, Venezuela)

Paquito D’Rivera – Wapango (1990, Cuba)

Abelardito Valdes – Danzón Almendra (1938, Cuba), arr. by N. Aponte

Guido López-Gavilan – Mi menor Conga (2006, Cuba)

Ricardo Lorenz – Puente Trans-Arábico (2000, Venezuela)

Guido López-Gavilan – Camerata en Guaguancó, arr. by Ricardo Lorenz**

Jorge Mazón – Rico Melao: Preludio, Danzón y Cha-cha-chá, arr. by Ricardo Lorenz**

A variety of Tangos, boleros and Latinamerican dances.

**String quartet, latin percussion and double bass

 

Orchestral Experience:

2013 Camerata Nordica, Sweden.

2013 Orchestra of St Luke’s. New York, NY.

2013 Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra. Harrisburg, PA.

2012 Aspen Chamber Symphony (Aspen Music Festival). Conducted by Maestro Robert Spano, Maestro Nicholas McGegan.

2011 Virtuosi Festival Orchestra, Recife.

2011 Concertmaster in the International Chamber Soloists ensemble. Conducted by Maestro Dmitri Berlinsky.

2009-12 Concertmaster in the String Orchestra of the “Festival y Academia del Nuevo Mundo”. Maracaibo, Venezuela.

2005 Concertmaster in the String Orchestra of the “Conservatoire Supérieur et Académie de Musique Tibor Varga”, Sion, Switzerland. Conducted by Maestro Gabor Takacs.