Kurt Masur Conducting Seminar and Concert

Photo from Kurt Masur Conducting Seminar and Concert on April 22, 2009

April 22 -– 25, 2009

Park Avenue Armory will co-present the Manhattan School of Music’s Kurt Masur Conducting Seminar, a series of master classes for young conductors, in the Wade Thompson Drill Hall. The classes are free and open to the public, and will culminate in a concert of Felix Mendelssohn led by the Maestro and the young conductors on Saturday, April 25th.

9:30am, Wed Apr 22
5:00pm, Thu Apr 23
9:30am, Fri Apr 24
9:30am, Sat Apr 25

7:30pm, Sat Apr 25
Kurt Masur, Conductor
Selected Seminar Conductors

All Mendelssohn Program:
Overture, op.95 (“Ruy Blas”)
Symphony No. 4 in A Major, op.90 (“Italian”)
Symphony No. 5 in D Major, op.107 (“Reformation”)

$20 adults
$12 seniors and students

*For more information, please contact Charmaine Portis at (212) 616 3946 or cportis@armoryonpark.org

Generous funding provided by Wade and Angela Thompson and Marjorie and Gurnee Hart.

The Armory will be honoring the Maestro at an intimate dinner on Monday April 21st. For more information, please contact Barbara Giordano at (212) 616-3952.