Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra Season Opening Concert: Eternal Prodigies
WHAT: Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra Season Opening Concert: Eternal Prodigies
WHEN: Friday, September 28, 2018 - 7:30pm-10:30pm
WHERE: La Maison Française – 4101 Reservoir Rd, NW - Washington, D.C. - 20007
PRICE: $32.23 - Advanced purchase required. No tickets sold at the door
RESERVATION: Online registration required on EventBrite.
ADD. INFOS: Every attendee must be registered under his/her name. Valid ID required. No parking inside the embassy.
French Maestro Julien Benichou and the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra will be joined by Stefan Jackiw who will be playing the timeless Beethoven’s Violin Concerto. Following the concerto will be Dvorak’s lush Symphony No. 7 and complemented along with a piece by one of France’s foremost living composers, Regis Campo, who comes especially to present his masterpiece Overture in the Shape of Stars.
Julien Benichou, Music Director
As Music Director of both the Mid-Atlantic Symphony and Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra, Julien Benichou is noted for his powerfully vivid, graceful, and sensitive conducting.
He was also recently appointed Principal Conductor of the Washington Opera Society and Music Director of the Southern Maryland Youth Orchestra.
Last season, Benichou guest conducted the U.S. Army Strings and Blues Jazz Band, the Newark Symphony, Washington Opera Society, Opera Delaware, and returned as guest conductor for “The Tim Janis American Christmas Carol” at Carnegie Hall.
Next season’s performances include concertos with Stefan Jackiw, and Leon Fleisher, guest conducting the State Symphony in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, the Orqesta Sinfonica Verum in Madrid, Spain as well as return engagements at the Maison Française in Washington DC, the Maison Symphonique in Montreal and at Carnegie Hall.