Naples Philharmonic Chorus
Andrey Boreyko, conductor
James Cochran, chorus director
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
Pärt — Cecilia, vergine romana
Chopin — Piano Concerto No. 2
Tchaikovsky — Symphony No. 6, “Pathétique”
Prelude at 7pm
All Masterworks tickets include same-day admission to The Baker Museum. Special museum hours on day of performance: 10am-8pm.
This presentation is part of Artis—Naples’ 2017-18 season theme, Languages of Art.
Tickets start at $29
Russian conductor Andrey Boreyko is one of the most exciting and dynamic conductors to emerge from Eastern Europe in recent years. He is currently Music Director of the Naples Philharmonic as well as the Orchestre National de Belgique, and serves as Principal Guest Conductor of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Euskadi in San Sebastian.
As a guest conductor, Boreyko has worked with many of the world’s most renowned orchestras, including the Berliner Philharmoniker, Münchner Philharmoniker, Staatskapelle Dresden, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Wiener Symphoniker, Filarmonica della Scala, Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, and the London Symphony, Czech Philharmonic, Philharmonia, BBC Symphony, Royal Concertgebouw orchestras, and most recently The Philadelphia Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI and Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra.
“Benjamin Grosvenor may well be the most remarkable young pianist of our time.” — Gramophone
British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor is internationally recognized for his electrifying performances and penetrating interpretations. His virtuosic command has made Grosvenor one of the most sought-after young pianists in the world.
Recent and future highlights include engagements with the Cleveland Orchestra, San Francisco, Houston and Montreal Symphony Orchestras, Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Orchestre de chambre de Paris and Orquesta de Euskadi, as well as recital debuts at the Boston Celebrity Piano Series, Club Musical de Québec, Vienna Konzerthaus and Southbank Centre, London.
James Cochran is the founder and director of the Naples Philharmonic Chorus, director of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus and resident organist of the Naples Philharmonic. As an organ recitalist, Cochran has performed in the United States, Canada, Great Britain and Mexico. As the Naples Philharmonic Chorus director, he has prepared the ensemble for concerts under the batons of such preeminent conductors as Keith Lockhart, Jack Everly and Jorge Mester. Outside of his work with the Naples Philharmonic, Cochran serves as the director of music at the Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church. Cochran holds master and doctorate of music arts degrees from the Eastman School of Music.