Keith Lockhart to conduct free concert at Peace Center
Renowned conductor and Furman graduate Keith Lockhart, a frequent visitor to Greenville, will present an admission-free concert with the Brevard Music Center orchestra on Sunday, June 28 at 3 p.m. at the Peace Center in Greenville.
The orchestra, which consists of top-notch student musicians from around the country, will be joined by cello soloist Cicely Parnas.
The program will include Dvo?ák’s “In Nature’s Realm,” Khachaturian’s Cello Concerto, Kodály’s “Dances of Galanta” and Janá?ek’s “Sinfonietta.”
Lockhart, a 1981 Furman graduate and longtime conductor of the Boston Pops, is an alumnus of the Brevard Music Center and serves as its artistic director and principal conductor. He has conducted nearly every major orchestra in North America and other prominent orchestras throughout the world. In 2010, Lockhart was appointed principal conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra.
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