Join us 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!
Guest Speaker: Alasdair Neale
Listen to Alasdair Neale, the first of the NHSO’s three Music Director candidates, talk about his life, experiences, and the musical program he put together for the NHSO community.
Alasdair Neale is Music Director of the Sun Valley Summer Symphony and Music Director of the Marin Symphony. In his twenty-two years as Music Director of Sun Valley, Mr. Neale has propelled this festival to national status: it is now the largest privately funded free admission symphony in America. Mr. Neale’s appointment with the Marin Symphony followed 12 years as Associate Conductor of the San Francisco Symphony and Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra. Previous posts have included principal guest conductor of the New World Symphony, conductor for the Juilliard pre-college orchestra, and Music Director of the Yale Symphony Orchestra. Neale is a 1985 graduate of the Yale School of Music.
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