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HSO—Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra

April 20, 2024 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

APRIL 20, 2024 | 7:30PM | SHRIVER HALL

Pre-Concert Zine Release Party with DMC—6:30pm*

Bartók Concerto for Orchestra
Jed Gaylin, Music Director

Eric Lian, piano
Jarett Ren, marimba

Virtuosity takes front and center at our all-concerto season finale. Winners of our biennial Concerto Competition are followed by musical prowess from the full orchestra, performing Bartók’s well-loved and vibrant Concerto for Orchestra.

EMMANUEL SÉJOURNÉ: Concerto for Marimba and Strings, movement 2—Jarett Ren, marimba

SERGEI RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 1, movement 1—Eric Lian, piano

BÉLA BARTÓK: Concerto for Orchestra

*Come by early for a Pre-Concert Zine Release Party with the Digital Media Center!
Join the DMC in celebrating the inaugural edition of CMZ—Creative Media Zine—where we showcase the wide-ranging creative endeavors of the DMC community. Peruse the zine, enjoy light fare, and get inspired for your contribution to a future edition! Located on the 2nd floor lobby of Shriver Hall at 6:30pm.

Jed Gaylin, headshot

Jed Gaylin:

Jed Gaylin serves as Music Director of the Bay Atlantic Symphony (NJ), Johns Hopkins Symphony Orchestra, and Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra (WV). In addition, he is Principal Conductor of the Cape May Music Festival. Previous posts have included Principal Guest Conductor of the National Film and Radio Philharmonic (Beijing), Director of Orchestras of the Cervera International Music Festival and Summer Course (Spain), and Principal Guest Conductor of the Sibiu State Philharmonic (Romania), and Artist in Residence at Stockton University. In 2018, Mr. Gaylin was tapped by Eastman School of Music composer Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez to conduct his Alla Balena Ensemble. ABE has performed at Eastman’s Kilbourn Hall, The Mexican Cultural Institute (Washington, DC), and Teatro Degollado in Guadalajara.

As a guest conductor, he has also worked with such prestigious orchestras as the St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra (Russia), Bucharest Radio Orchestra, Shanghai Conservatory Orchestra, Academia del Gran Teatre del Liceu (Barcelona), Eastman School of Music Broadband Ensemble, Lodz Philharmonic (Poland), Pomorska Philharmonic (Poland), Gnessin Institute Orchestra (Russia), Moscow Chamber Symphony, Orquesta Sinfonica de Guanajuato (Mexico), Orvieto Festival Orchestra (Italy), Naples Philharmonic (Florida), Symphony New Hampshire, Opera Vivente (Baltimore), Wheeling Symphony, and the Xinjiang Philharmonic.

Mr. Gaylin has numerous television and radio broadcasts to his credit including National Public Radio’s “Weekend Edition,” Voice of America (Europe and the former Soviet Union), WBJC (Baltimore), WWFM (NJ), Bucharest Radio Orchestra, and the National Radio and Film Philharmonic in Beijing.

He has collaborated with such celebrated soloists as Hilary Hahn, Yuja Wang, Eugenia Zukerman, Shai Wosner, and Stefan Jackiw. His discography includes Lee Pui Ming, She comes to shore, with Bay-Atlantic Symphony (Naxos/Innova) and Xinjiang Philharmonic (Tian Xian label).

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