Monthly Archives: September 2017

Loh to debut here as conductor of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra | News, Sports, Jobs

Lawrence Loh has been named the new musical director and conductor of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra and will make his first appearance in Parkersburg on Sunday at 3 p.m. at Blennerhassett School, which serves as the second home for the symphony orchestra. (Photo provided) PARKERSBURG – The new music …

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YuMi the robot debuts as a conductor in Italy

Robots can do a lot of things: they can sing at funerals, swim, guide you through airports, and even dance to a Guinness World Record. Now a robot called YuMi made his debut as a conductor in Italy, leading an orchestra and famous Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli in three pieces …

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Stilian Kirov to audition for the post of Music Director of the South Bend Symphony Orchestra

Andrew S. Hughes Stilian Kirov started his career as a pianist, not as a conductor. But one day, during a rehearsal break with an orchestra in his native Bulgaria which had hired him as guest soloist, he left his piano and approached the conductor’s podium. “(I) hit the stick,” he …

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