Playing It Forward in Classical Music – An interview with David Robertson

  • October 24, 2018 • 4 PM
  • PILLSBURY THEATRE, 560 MUSIC CENTER

 

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Music at Washington University in St. Louis invite you to a public program featuring two leaders from St. Louis’ classical music community.

 

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Music at Washington University in St. Louis invite you to a public program featuring two leaders from St. Louis’ classical music community. David Robertson, whose 13-year tenure as music director of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra culminated this past spring, will join St. Louis Public Radio’s Robert Peterson for a lively discussion focusing on classical music’s future directions. Their conversation will address issues including building new audiences for classical music, preparing the next generation of musicians, music’s role in the American cultural landscape, and what it means to be a conductor today.

Featuring:

David Robertson
Chief Conductor and Artistic Director, Sydney Symphony Orchestra; Director of Conducting Studies, Distinguished Visiting Professor, The Julliard School

In conversation with

Robert B. Peterson III
Director of Radio Programming and Operations, St. Louis Public Radio; Host, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Broadcasts, St. Louis Public Radio


Register online at amacad.org/playingitforward

Complimentary parking will be available in the the 560/COCA garage behind the 560 Music Center.

For questions, contact Hannah Gersten, Membership Engagement Coordinator: 617-576-5095; hgersten@amacad.org.

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