Competition – Win Tickets to Colburn Orchestra – NCH – 22/08/18
Wednesday 22nd August 7.30pm
We have five pairs of tickets to give away to five lucky winner for the Colburn Orchestr at the NCH on the 220/8/18.
To be in with a chance of winning, name the conductor of the orchestra? (Hint – See below).
Email your answer to firstname.lastname@example.org, mark the subject line of the mail Colburn Orchestra and include your name and phone number. All entrants must be over 18 and tickets are non-transferable. One entry per person only. Closing date for entries is Monday the 20th of August at 1pm.
(Dublin, July 26) – The Colburn Orchestra, the flagship ensemble of the Colburn School’s Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles, will perform at Dublin’s National Concert Hall on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 7.30 p.m direct from the Edinburgh International Festival where they will perform on the 20th August.
Led by Stéphane Denève, the program includes Esa-Pekka Salonen’s Nyx, Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances, and Barber’s Violin Concerto, performed by Colburn Conservatory student Simone Porter, who makes her debut with Denève. Porter, an Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient, has been recognized as an emerging artist of impassioned energy, musical integrity, and vibrant sound. The Los Angeles Times declared Porter “on the cusp of a major career.”
The Colburn Orchestra regularly performs throughout Southern California at venues such as Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Ambassador Auditorium, Royce Hall, Segerstrom Concert Hall, and the Valley Performing Arts Center. The Colburn Orchestra has welcomed guest conductors James Conlon, Placido Domingo, Gustavo Dudamel, Jaime Laredo, Sir Neville Marriner, Kurt Masur, Nicolas McGegan, and Ludovic Morlot. Guest soloists who have performed with the orchestra include violinists Joshua Bell, Cho-Liang Lin, Elmar Oliveira, and Pinchas Zukerman; soprano Elizabeth Hynes; mezzo-sopranos Sasha Cooke and Michelle DeYoung; pianist Vladimir Feltsman; and saxophonist Claude Delangle.
Simone Porter, violin
Stéphane Denève, conductor
Esa-Pekka Salonen Nyx
Barber Violin Concerto
Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances