conductor http://wamc.org en Albany Symphony Orchestra's Guest Conductor And Soloist, Jeffrey Kahane http://wamc.org/post/albany-symphony-orchestras-guest-conductor-and-soloist-jeffrey-kahane <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Internationally renowned pianist Jeffrey Kahane is not only performing Mozart’s sublime Piano Concerto No. 22, but also conducting at this weekend's <a href="http://www.albanysymphony.com">Albany Symphony</a>&nbsp;concert at The Palace.</p><p>Jeffrey Kahane has established an international reputation as a truly versatile artist, recognized by audiences around the world for his mastery of a diverse repertoire ranging from Bach, Mozart and Beethoven to Gershwin, Osvaldo Golijov and John Adams. He is the Music Director of the <a href="http://www.laco.org/home/">Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra</a>. Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 78276 at http://wamc.org Albany Symphony Orchestra's Guest Conductor And Soloist, Jeffrey Kahane SPAC - Stéphane Denève http://wamc.org/post/spac-st-phane-den-ve-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Recognized internationally as a conductor of the highest calibre, <a href="http://www.stephanedeneve.com/">Stéphane Denève</a> has won praise from audiences and critics alike for his performances and programming. With the Royal Scottish National Orchestra he has performed at the BBC Proms, Edinburgh International Festival, and at many other celebrated venues throughout Europe.</p><p>Denève enjoys close relationships with many of the world’s leading solo artists and is also a conductor of opera – having worked at the Royal Opera House, La Scala, Netherlands Opera, Cincinnati Opera and with many other phenomenal companies around the world.</p><p>He opened the Philly Orchestra season last night and will conduct the Bernstein Extravaganza tomorrow night and will conduct with soloist Yo-Yo Ma on <a href="http://www.spac.org">Saturday night</a>.</p><p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 14:35:00 +0000 Alan Chartock & Joe Donahue 71032 at http://wamc.org SPAC - Stéphane Denève Tanglewood - Stéphane Denève http://wamc.org/post/tanglewood-st-phane-den-ve <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Recognized internationally as a conductor of the highest caliber, <a href="http://www.stephanedeneve.com/">Stéphane Denève</a> has won praise from audiences and critics alike for his performances and programming. With the Royal Scottish National Orchestra he has performed at the BBC Proms, Edinburgh International Festival, and at many other celebrated venues throughout Europe.</p><p>Denève enjoys close relationships with many of the world’s leading solo artists and is also a conductor of opera – having worked at the Royal Opera House, La Scala, Netherlands Opera, Cincinnati Opera and with many other phenomenal companies around the world.</p><p>He's conducting the BSO&nbsp;at Tanglewood tonight in a <a href="http://www.bso.org/Performance/Detail/48877">program</a> featuring Strauss, Beethoven and Poulenc with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus.</p><p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 15:12:00 +0000 Alan Chartock & Joe Donahue 70623 at http://wamc.org Tanglewood - Stéphane Denève Tanglewood - Maestro Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos http://wamc.org/post/tanglewood-maestro-rafael-fr-hbeck-de-burgos <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A regular guest with North America's top orchestras, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos’ 2012-13 season includes engagements with the New York, Los Angeles, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Detroit, and Toronto Symphony Orchestras. He appears annually here at <a href="http://www.tanglewood.org">Tanglewood</a> and will be on the podium in the shed Friday night.</p><p>Born in Burgos, Spain, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos studied violin, piano, music theory and composition at the conservatories in Bilbao and Madrid. From 2004-2011, he was Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Dresden Philharmonic, and is just beginning his time as Chief Conductor of the Danish National Orchestra.</p><p>Friday night’s BSO opener at Tanglewood is an all-Tchaikovsky program featuring violinist, Joshua Bell.</p><p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 13:35:00 +0000 Alan Chartock & Joe Donahue 68432 at http://wamc.org Tanglewood - Maestro Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos ASO Guest Conductor, Daniel Hege http://wamc.org/post/aso-guest-conductor-daniel-hege <p>Daniel Hege is widely recognized as one of America's finest conductors, earning critical acclaim for his fresh interpretations of the standard repertoire and for his commitment to creative programming. He served for eleven seasons as the Music Director of the Syracuse Symphony and in June 2009, was appointed Music Director of the Wichita Symphony, beginning his tenure with that orchestra in September 2010.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 16:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 53045 at http://wamc.org ASO Guest Conductor, Daniel Hege Leonard Slatkin http://wamc.org/post/leonard-slatkin <p>We welcome <a href="http://www.leonardslatkin.com/">Maestro Leonard Slatkin</a> to the program and speak with him about his new book, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1574672045/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1574672045&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Conducting Business: Unveiling the Mystery Behind the Maestro</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=1574672045" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em>, Tanglew Fri, 17 Aug 2012 13:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 46038 at http://wamc.org Leonard Slatkin Tanglewood on Parade - Stéphane Denève http://wamc.org/post/tanglewood-parade-st-phane-den-ve <p>Conductor, Stéphane Denève, is incredibly excited to be making his <a href="http://www.tanglewood.org">Tanglewood</a> debut this week - and reasonably excited to be on our show again.</p> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 13:46:29 +0000 Joe Donahue & Alan Chartock 45020 at http://wamc.org Tanglewood on Parade - Stéphane Denève Tanglewood on Parade - Lorin Maazel http://wamc.org/post/tanglewood-parade-lorin-maazel <p>For over five decades, Lorin Maazel has been one of the world&#39;s most esteemed and sought-after conductors. Maestro Maazel recently completed his seventh and final season as Music Director of the New York Philharmonic. He continues, now in his fourth season, as the inaugural Music Director of the spectacular, Santiago Calatrava-designed opera house in Valencia, Spain, the Palau de les Arts &quot;Reina Sofia&quot; and as the founder and Artistic Director of new festival, the Castleton Festival, launched to exceptional acclaim in 2009. Tue, 07 Aug 2012 13:35:34 +0000 Joe Donahue & Alan Chartock 44967 at http://wamc.org Tanglewood on Parade - Lorin Maazel