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The Concord Orchestra presents “East Meets West”
October 16, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
One event on October 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm
The Concord Orchestra presents the first concert of its 2021-2022 season, with five programs planned and conducted by finalists auditioning for the position of Music Director.
The first program of the season, “East Meets West”, planned and conducted by Geneviève Leclair, takes place on Saturday, October 16 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 17 at 2:00 p.m. There is a pre-concert lecture by Ms. Leclair at 7:15 p.m. on Saturday, October 16. The orchestra performs Richard Wagner’s Tannhäuser Overture, Alan Hovhaness’ Artik with French horn soloist Lauren Winter, Chen Yi’s Ge Xu (Antiphony), and Claude Debussy’s La Mer.
Canadian conductor Geneviève Leclair was appointed Assistant Professor at Berklee College of Music in 2016. Very active with organizations across Canada, the United States and the UK, she is also a guest conductor with Northern Ballet (UK) and a member of the Board of Directors of the International Conductors Guild.
Lauren Winter is principal horn of the Portland Symphony Orchestra and Springfield Symphony Orchestra.