Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Juilliard Orchestra Tours China Without Maestro James DePreist

The African American conductor James DePreist (b. 1936) is Director of Conducting
and Orchestral Studies at the Juilliard School.
The Juilliard Orchestra was scheduled
to give concerts in Beijing and Shanghai from May 26-June 6, 2008 under his direction.
Gloria Gottschalk, Media Relations Manager for The Juilliard School, informed AfriClassical
yesterday: “James DePreist will not be going on the tour. Zhang Xian is now the

1 comment:

Stephen A. Bess said...

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