Friday, February 15, 2008

James DePreist Conducts Juilliard Orchestra at Carnegie Hall

The African American conductor James DePreist (b. 1936) is profiled at and has a website of his own, He is Permanent Conductor of the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Laureate Music Director of the Oregon Symphony, and Director of Conducting and Orchestral Studies at the Juilliard School. Maestro DePreist will conduct the Juilliard Orchestra and pianist Stephen Beus at Carnegie Hall at 8:00 PM Saturday, February 23, 2008:

CHEN YI Ge Xu (Antiphony) for orchestra (1994)
PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26
BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14

Subsequent Schedule
From March 10-30, Maestro DePreist will lead the
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra. He will return to Juilliard from March 31-May 5. DePreist will tour China with the Juilliard Orchestra from May 26-June 6.

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