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    NEC Philharmonia + Andrew Litton

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    December 12, 2012

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    NEC Philharmonia + Andrew Litton

    Guest conductor Andrew Litton conducts the Philharmonia in an all-Russian program including: Kabalevsky: Overture to "Colas Breugnon"
    Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2
    Tsotne Tsotskhalashvili, piano solo, winner of school concerto competition
    Prokofiev: Symphony No. 4 (Second version, Op. 47/112) Andrew Litton is Music Director of Norway’s Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Artistic Director of the Minnesota...

    Guest conductor Andrew Litton conducts the Philharmonia in an all-Russian program including: Kabalevsky: Overture to "Colas Breugnon"
    Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2
    Tsotne Tsotskhalashvili, piano solo, winner of school concerto competition
    Prokofiev: Symphony No. 4 (Second version, Op. 47/112) Andrew Litton is Music Director of Norway’s Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Artistic Director of the Minnesota Orchestra’s Sommerfest (for which he recently signed a contract extension through 2014), and Conductor Laureate of Britain’s Bournemouth Symphony. In June 2012 he was named Artistic Advisor of the Colorado Symphony assuming artistic leadership of the Denver-based orchestra. He guest conducts the world’s leading orchestras and opera companies and has a discography of over 100 recordings with awards including America’s Grammy, France’s Diapason d’Or, and many British and other honors. Mr. Litton was Principal Conductor of the Bournemouth Symphony from 1988-1994, bringing it on its first American tour and producing 14 recordings, including the Grammy winning Belshazzar’s Feast. Music Director of the Dallas Symphony from 1994-2006, he hired over one third of the players, led the orchestra on three major European tours, appeared four times at Carnegie Hall, created a children’s television series broadcast nationally and in widespread use in school curricula, produced 28 recordings, and helped raise the orchestra’s endowment from $19 million to $100 million. Mr. Litton’s Dallas Symphony Rachmaninov Piano Concerto recordings with Stephen Hough, widely hailed as the best since the composer’s own, won the Classical Brits/BBC Critics Award. Mr Litton also received a Grammy nomination for his recording of Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd with the New York Philharmonic and Patti Lupone.


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