Why does Opera Need an Orchestra?
80 Queens Park, Walter Hall
Time: Mar 13th, 7:30 pm End: Mar 13th, 9:00 pm
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Lecture by Sir Andrew Davis
Lecture by Sir Andrew Davis HERMAN GEIGER-TOREL LECTURER
Why does opera need an orchestra?
Internationally renowned conductor Sir Andrew Davis has served as Music Director & Principal Conductor of Lyric Opera of Chicago and is the Conductor Laureate of the Toronto Symphony, the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the former Music Director of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera. Sir Andrew also serves as Artistic Advisor to the Besançon Festival for their 2010 and 2011 Festivals. He has conducted all of the major orchestras of the world from the Chicago Symphony to the Berlin Philharmonic to the Royal Concertgebouw, and at opera houses and festivals throughout the world including the Metropolitan Opera, La Scala and the Bayreuth Festival.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 7:30 pm. Walter Hall Free admission