The Masterworks 1 Symphony Talk with Maestro Daniel Meyer and Chip Kauffman of Blue Ridge Public Radio will take place on Tuesday, September 19, at 4 p.m.in Thomas Wolfe Auditorium. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the pieces on our September 24 concert program. Symphony Talks are free and open to the […]
Rei Hotoda is currently serving as the associate conductor of the Utah Symphony Orchestra. She has appeared as guest conductor with the symphony orchestras of Chicago, St. Louis and Dallas, among many others. She is also an accomplished pianist. She has conducted from the piano the Symphony Orchestras of Dallas, Edmonton, and Utah. A consummate […]
Praised by the Westdeutsche Zeitung for his “exceptional combination of passion, elegance and well-timed pacing”, Maestro Darko Butorac has established himself as an exciting conductor in demand with orchestras both in Europe and the Americas. He currently serves as the music director of both the Tallahassee and Missoula symphony orchestras. Mr. Butorac has appeared at […]
Winner of the 1999 Leeds Conductor’s Competition, Scottish-born Garry Walker studied conducting at the Royal Northern College of Music. He is artistic director of conducting at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and becomes chief conductor of the Staatsorchester Rheinische Philharmonie Koblenz starting September 2017. He enjoys a close association with Red Note Ensemble, Scotland’s première […]
Nicholas Hersh currently serves as associate conductor of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and artistic director of the Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras. Since joining the BSO as assistant conductor in 2014, he continues to make his mark on the mid-Atlantic region with exciting, innovative programming—notably as conductor and co-curator of the acclaimed BSO Pulse series, bringing […]
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 […]
Described as a “genuine talent” (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) and having a “splendid sense of musicality”, (Knoxville Mercury) Portuguese-American Jacomo Bairos is currently the Amarillo Symphony’s music director and conductor, as well as co-founder and artistic director for Miami’s Nu Deco Ensemble. In 2016/17 Bairos debuts with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and returns to the Houston Symphony, […]
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