North American debuts for Edward Gardner



This week will see Edward Gardner expand his guest conducting in North America as he makes his debut with National Symphony Orchestra Washington on Thursday. In a concert entitled ‘Shakespeare at the Symphony: From Tchaikovsky to Elgar’, Edward will conduct Elgar’s ‘Falstaff’, Walton’s ‘Henry V – Suite’ and Tchaikovsky’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’. This marks the first in a series of debuts including the New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Seattle Symphony and the Minnesota Orchestra.
Other US engagements this season include a return to the Metropolitan Opera New York for a production of Massenet’s ‘Werther’.
Up and coming…
Thursday 29, Friday 30 September, Saturday 1 October 2016
National Symphony Orchestra Washington
ELGAR Falstaff
WALTON Henry V – Suite
TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet
Thursday 20, Friday 21 October 2016
Minnesota Orchestra            
BERLIOZ Overture to Benvenuto Cellini
RAVEL Suite No. 2 from Daphnis et Chloé
ADAMS Scheherazade 2
Thursday 1, Saturday 3 December 2016
Seattle Symphony          
ELGAR The Dream of Gerontius
Mezzo: Sasha Cooke
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