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!
(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: Kevin Sherwin, Associate Artistic Director for the American Baroque Orchestra (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 (Please Note: This prelude will be held in the Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street, with the Voynich Manuscript on display)
May 13th: Ani Kavafian, NHSO Concertmaster, interviewed by Michael Brown, NHSO New Generation Artist (Please Note: This concert and prelude will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, located at 292 Orange Street)