Sunday, October 31, 2010

Kazem Abdullah, Winner of 2010 Solti Foundation Award, Conducts Napa Valley Symphony Nov. 14

[Kazem Abdullah]

Maestro Kazem Abdullah entered the world of music as a clarinetist, only to change to conducting. In January 2009 he made his debut with the Metropolitan Opera. Last season Kazem Abdullah conducted a Latin American powerhouse, the Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo, in its third coast-to-coast tour of the U.S.

3:00 p.m.
November 14, 2010
Lincoln Theater Napa Valley, Yountville
Kazem Abdullah, Conductor
Marnie Breckenridge, Soprano

Copland - Music for the Theater
BarberKnoxville Summer of 1915
MahlerSymphony No. 4

Columbia Artists Management Inc.
June 4, 2010
“The Solti Foundation U.S., established in 2000 by Lady Valerie Solti, widow of the late legendary conductor Sir George Solti, and their two daughters, Gabrielle and Claudia, honors the memory of the internationally celebrated conductor and his dedication to helping young artists. The Foundation seeks to encourage and lend significant support to talented young American conductors, providing critical assistance to them at the start of their professional careers. In continuing to fulfill its mission, The Solti Foundation U.S. is pleased to announce that it has awarded its 2010 Solti Foundation U.S. Career Assistance Award to Kazem Abdullah.

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