As the musical world faces the trials of 2020’s upheaval, Classically Speaking continues to bring you the voices of leading classical musicians. In this case, a look at the future of the orchestra – broadcast live via YouTube and Facebook Live on August 17, 2020 at 9:30 a.m.
Host Colleen Phelps will be joined for a live panel discussion with four preeminent conductors: Mei-Ann Chen, Alondra de la Parra, JoAnn Falletta, and Jeri Lynne Johnson.
Send in your questions in advance of the discussion by emailing [email protected] You can also submit questions in the comments during the talk.
Get to know the panel through their musical leadership:
Taiwanese conductor Mei-Ann Chen has led the MacArthur-winning Chicago Sinfonietta since 2011.
Mexican conductor Alondra de la Parra is the first ever Music Director of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra in Australia.
JoAnn Falletta has led the Buffalo Philharmonic since 1998. You can hear more from her in the latest episode of Classically Speaking.
Jeri Lynne Johnson is the Founding Artistic Director of the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, in Philadelphia, PA.
Tune in to our Facebook Live or via our YouTube at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, August 17.