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The Bard Center Presents The Woodstock Chamber Orchestra Music Director Search Season
In November the orchestra will present Mozart’s “Prague” Symphony No. 38 in D Major under the baton of Miriam Burns, music director of the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, Kenosha Symphony and the Orchestra of the Redeemer in New York City. That concert also includes the Concertino for Trombone and String Orchestra by Swedish composer Lars-Erik Larsson, with trombonist Sean Scott Reed. In March, conductor Nathan Madsen, a previous WCO guest conductor, presents an orchestra version of Bach’s Cantata No. 140, “Wachet Auf,” along with the Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor with WCO principle cellist Ling Kwan, and Mozart’s “Paris” Symphony No. 3 in D Major. The season concludes in April with conductor Teresa Cheung leading the orchestra in George Frideric Handel’s Concerto for Oboe No. 3, featuring WCO principle oboe Alison Bitz, along with Mozart’s “Linz” Symphony No. 36 in C Major.
The Woodstock Chamber Orchestra, formed in 1980 by musicians from the Woodstock area, now is comprised of professional musicians from the entire Hudson Valley. The WCO regularly commissions music by local and regional composers and performs in Woodstock and at Bard College in Dutchess county.
Please call (845) 679-6431 or visit our website (www.wco-online.com) for information and updates.
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September 2, 2011
This event was last updated on 09-05-2011