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Symphony Talks: Conductor Jayce Ogren and Pianist Joyce Yang
Friday, April 13, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Jayce Ogren was recently announced as artistic director of orchestra 2001 in Philadelphia. Recent conducting highlights include Rossini’s La Cenerentola at the Music Academy of the West; an engagement with Ensemble Intercontemporain of Paris that included music of Stockhausen, Jodlowski, Nono, and Andrew Norman; subscription weeks with the Colorado, Edmonton and Victoria symphony orchestras, and Orchestra 2001; Bernstein’s West Side Story with film for the Pittsburgh Symphony and the Dallas Symphony; and the world premiere of Jack Perla’s Shalimar the Clown for the Opera Theatre of St. Louis. Other highlights include stepping in for James Levine to conduct the Boston Symphony Orchestra in a challenging program that included the world premiere of Peter Lieberson’s song cycle Songs of Love and Sorrow with Gerald Finley; his debut with the New York Philharmonic on the CONTACT! Series and leading the Philharmonic in two concerts during the inaugural NY PHIL BIENNIAL; staged performances of Turn of the Screw for the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and engagements with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the New World Symphony. He has also led all-Stravinsky programs with the New York City Ballet.