I'm concertmaster of New York's MET Orchestra and a professor at Juilliard. In two weeks, I'll be conducting the Mainly Mozart Dual Orchestra where musicians of the LA Phil and San Francisco Symphony will perform together, on one stage, for the fi...
Edit: I've so loved getting to talk to everyone! I do have to run, but I'll do my best to come back and answer more questions soon. I hope to see some of you in two weeks! I'm so excited to be back out there performing and conducting again.
For those of you interested, Mainly Mozart will be hosting a Zoom Happy Hour this Thursday at 6:30 PST in preparation for the festival. San Francisco Symphony Principal Bass Scott Pingel and other musicians will all be online, drinks in hand, ready to chat! Click HERE to rsvp.
Hey Reddit! My name's David Chan, I'm concertmaster of New York's Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. I graduated from Harvard and Juilliard and have actually taught violin at Juilliard for almost fifteen years now. I also love golf!
In two weeks, I'll be kicking off the Mainly Mozart Festival of Orchestras in San Diego, CA. It's a three part drive-in orchestral Festival bringing members of the world's top orchestras together, on one stage.
From February 10-14, I'll be conducting (and soloing on opening night!) the Mainly Mozart Dual Orchestra featuring musicians of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and San Francisco Symphony. You can view soloist info and programming by clicking this sentence.
From April 15-18, I'll be conducting the Mainly Mozart Dual Orchestra featuring musicians of New York's MET Orchestra and D.C.'s National Symphony. Again, view soloist info and programming by clicking this sentence.
In June, it'll all come together with the Mainly Mozart All-Star Festival Orchestra, conducted by Michael Francis, the largest annual gathering of concertmasters and principal players in the country pulling members from dozens of the world's top orchestras, including the Philadelphia Orchestra, Boston Symphony and New York Philharmonic.
So excited to be a part of this! CEO Nancy Laturno will also be available to answer any questions that arise re: logistics, COVID testing protocols, etc.
Concerts begin at $49 per carload.
Check mainlymozart.org/la-sf for details. Check mainlymozart.org/roster to view the Mainly Mozart Dual Orchestra roster.
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