Friday, June 25, 2010

James DePreist & Imre Palló Lead Sydney Conservatorium & Juilliard Orchestra Oct. 18, 2010

[James De Preist conducts Oregon Symphony]

June 21, 2010
“The Juilliard Orchestra announces its 2010-2011 season featuring esteemed guest conductors John Adams, David Effron, Alan Gilbert, Jeffrey Kahane, Nicholas McGegan, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Imre Palló, Keri-Lynn Wilson, and Xian Zhang, and Juilliard conductors James DePreist (director of conducting and orchestral studies) and Jeffrey Milarsky (music director of AXIOM). Maestros Kahane, Nézet-Séguin and Palló will be leading the Juilliard Orchestra for the first time. Also this season, Juilliard collaborates with the Sydney Conservatorium of Music from Australia in a special joint program on October 18, led by conductors James DePreist and Imre Palló.”

“On Monday, October 18 at 8 PM in Alice Tully Hall, Juilliard collaborates for the first time with the Sydney Conservatorium of Music Orchestra (SCMO) from Australia during their debut visit to the U.S. James DePreist and Imre Palló will lead a work of their choosing with the orchestra of the other conservatory, as well as a joint orchestra made up of students from each conservatory. The program features Schuman's American Festival Overture (performed jointly with Palló conducting); Dello Joio's Meditations on Ecclesiastes (SCMO with DePreist conducting); Richard Mills' Sequenzas (Juilliard with Palló conducting); and Britten's Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (performed jointly with DePreist conducting).”

On March 1, 2010 announced a complete revision of its page on James DePreist (b. 1936), the world-famous African American conductor.

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