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Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: "A Russian Evening"

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
08:15pm

Location Amphitheater

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Into the Music Series No. 3
"A Russian Evening"
Rossen Milanov
, conductor

 

Repertoire: 

Sergei Prokofiev/Arr. Palmer: Waltz from War and Peace: Symphonic Suite, op. 91  [6’]

 

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy  [20’]

 

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Festival Overture, op. 36  [14’]

 

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Gopak from Mazeppa  [4’] 

 


Rossen Milanov, conductor

Respected and admired by audiences and musicians alike, Rossen Milanov is in his third season as Music Director of the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra following two seasons of enthusiastic acclaim. He is also the Music Director of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, the Princeton Symphony, and the Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias (OSPA) in Spain.

Mr. Milanov has previously appeared with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, and the BBC, Baltimore, Mexico, Indianapolis, New Jersey, North Carolina, Seattle, Oregon, and Milwaukee Symphony Orchestras. His recent season highlights include Tchaikovsky’s critically acclaimed Alexei Ratmansky revival of Swan Lake in Paris with La Scala Ballet and in Zurich with the Zurich Opera, appearances with the Toronto, Colorado, Detroit, Milwaukee, Vancouver, Fort Worth, Aalborg, and National Symphony Orchestras, and his Link Up education projects at Carnegie Hall with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s.

Mr. Milanov has had the privilege to collaborate with some of the world’s finest artists, including Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman, Joshua Bell, Midori, and André Watts. During his eleven-year tenure with The Philadelphia Orchestra, Milanov served as Associate Conductor and Artistic Director of the Orchestra’s summer home at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts.  

Mr. Milanov studied at the Curtis Institute of Music, The Juilliard School, and the Bulgarian National Academy of Music. In addition to his musical achievements, Mr. Milanov is a passionate chef and frequently dedicates his culinary talents to various charities.

For interview inquiries, please contact: Ronald Merlino, MusicVine | phone: 646.825.9585 e-mail: merlino@musicvinearts.com  | Website: http://www.rossenmilanov.com/

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