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Join Maestro Boughton and other exciting guest speakers for a 30-minute lecture before each Classics Series concert. These engaging lectures cover the repertoire, composer insights, and secrets from soloists. Please join us for this FREE learning opportunity!

 2016-2017 Prelude speakers

(All preludes are in Sudler Hall located within Harkness Hall at Yale University at 6:30pm unless otherwise noted)

September 29th: Yaroslav Kargin, NHSO violist

October 20th: David Schancupp, NHSO Board Member

November 17th: Dr. Martin Bresnick, Yale School of Music Composition Faculty (Note: The NHSO will be performing Dr. Bresnick’s piece, The Way It Goes, on this concert)

December 15th: Amy Christman, Music Department Chair at ECA (Educational Center for the Arts)

March 2nd: Sacha Peiser, Professor and PhD Candidate at University of Connecticut (Please Note: This Prelude will be held at the Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale, located across the street at 80 Wall Street).

April 6th: TBA (Please Note: This prelude will be held in room 119 in Harkness Hall, located at 100 Wall Street)

May 4th: Dr. Hannah Lash, NHSO Composer-in-Residence/Yale School of Music Composition Faculty

May 13th: Ani Kavafian, NHSO Concertmaster

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