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So Conducts Beethoven

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Sunday • March 26 • 3:00 pm
Lyman Center for the Performing Arts 501 Crescent Street
New Haven, Connecticut (CT) 06515

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Perry faces the camera straight on with a grin on his face. He is wearing a deep colored collared shirt and stands in front of an unfocused image of a building.

The Music

Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”

Samuel Barber
Violin Concerto

Tania León

The Performers

New Haven Symphony Orchestra
Perry So, Music Director Candidate
Aubree Oliverson, violin soloist

Perry is wearing a black suit and stands in front of a white backdrop. He holds a conducting baton between his two hands.Perry So is the Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra (Navarre Symphony Orchestra). He has held posts as Assistant and Associate Conductor of the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Conducting Fellow of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and Artistic Collaborator of the Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias in Spain and is a member of the conducting faculty at the Manhattan School of Music. When he was a student at Yale he founded an orchestra and led the undergraduate opera company. He received his formal training as a conductor under Gustav Meier at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore and has received First and Special Prizes at the International Prokofiev Conducting Competition in St Petersburg, Russia.

Aubree holds a violin and bow. She is wearing a sleeveless tank top and colorful, floral skirt. She is standing in a hallway with her hair down and looks over her left shoulder at the camera with a smile. Praised for her evocative lyricism and joyful, genuine approach, young American violinist Aubree Oliverson is proving to be one of the most compelling artists of her generation. Aubree won the ‘2021 Special Prize of Merit’ for violin at the prestigious Verbier Festival Academy in Switzerland, a National YoungArts Foundation award, was honored as a United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts, and was selected for the Dorothy DeLay Fellowship and concerto performance at the Aspen Music Festival.  She made her solo debut with the Utah Symphony at age eleven, her Carnegie Hall Weill Hall recital debut at age twelve as winner of the American Protégé International Strings Competition, and has been featured on NPR’s hit radio show From The Top several times.


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  • Prelude: Pre-Concert Talk

    Sunday, March 26
    2:00pm • Earl Hall

    Join us for a free 30-minute educational “prelude” before the concert. These engaging lectures and conversations cover the repertoire, composer insights, and secrets from soloists. Please join us for this FREE learning opportunity!

    This Prelude will be led by music director candidate Perry So. It will be held in Earl Hall, located in the building directly behind the Lyman Center.

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