Orchestra performance set
Published 8:03 pm, Thursday, October 18, 2012
The concert is Part I of the Trilogy Tribute commemorating musical high points over the past 10 years, according to a release. The program will feature Beethoven's Violin Concerto with violinist Olivier Fluchaire, Leonore Overture No. 3, Smetana's "Moldau" from MaVlast, and Dvorak's Symphonic Variations.
Christopher James Hisey, the chamber's music director and co-founder, is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music and Bowling Green University in conducting, and made his international debut with the Ruse Philharmonic Orchestra in Bulgaria in January 2001.
He also serves as the music director and conductor for the Civic Orchestra of New Haven and the Greater Bridgeport Youth Symphony, and is associate conductor for the Greater Bridgeport Symphony.
Fluchaire has performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States, Austria, Belgium, England, Germany, South Korea, Lithuania, Russia and his native France. He has recorded for the VOX label, and his performances were broadcasted on France 3 Television, Bronxnet Television, BBC Television, National Educational Television, Radio France, "The Listening Room with Robert Sherman" on WQXR-FM and National Public Radio.
He performs on a rare violin by Andreas Gisalberti made in 1720 in Parma, Italy.
Founded in 2003, the orchestra is comprised of serious musicians and music educators from throughout Fairfield, New Haven and Westchester counties.
It has toured Austria, the Czech Republic, Spain, Italy and Scotland.
Suggested contribution to attend the concert is $15 for adults and $10 for students.
Call 203-255-7661 or visit www.americanchamberorchestra.org for information.