Harmonica and Orchestra
Since winning the Belgian Crystal Harmonica Award in 2008 Joe has performed at Classical music events and with symphony orchestras around the world. From guest starring with the Ichikawa Symphony in Japan in 2011 to sold-out performances at the Oregon Bach Festival in 2012. He appeared with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in 2013, kicking off their 35th season with double performances of the Gordon Jacob Harmonica Suite. On his 2016 world tour he played with the Barcelona Symphonic Band, and performed the Villa Lobos Harmonica Concerto with the Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra guest directed by Bulgarian conductor, Emil Tabakov. Most recently Joe gave a Tango themed concert with dance performers accompanied by the Querétaro Chamber Orchestra in Mexico. More information about Joe here.
His repertoire includes harmonica concertos, Pops programs, Argentine Tango music and more!
Heitor Vila-Lobos concerto for harmonica and orchestra.
"Libertango" by Astor Piazzolla
Czardas by Vittorio Monti
Harmonica Suite (with 5 movements) by Gordon Jacob
Traditional Tango with dance performers