Conference 2020 – What is the Artistic Work of Orchestras for Today?
Speakers: Julia Bullock, vocalist; Jonathan Harper, Chief Executive Officer, Paraorchestra; Charles Hazlewood, Conductor and Artistic Director, Paraorchestra; Joanne Roughton-Arnold, Co-Founder, formidAbility; and Esa-Pekka Salonen, Music Director Designate, San Francisco Symphony
Moderators: Jesse Rosen, League President and CEO and Karen Yair, Vice President, Knowledge, Learning, and Leadership, League of American Orchestras
We live in a time of unprecedented creative variety and possibility, a surge of digital content and distribution, and new understandings of who gets to shape the orchestra experience. What does this mean for the artistic leadership of orchestras today, and what may need to change in order to seize the opportunities ahead? Experience two contrasting conversations with boundary-breaking leaders exploring this new potential: Esa-Pekka Salonen, Music Director Designate and Julia Bullock, classical vocalist/curator and collaborative partner of the San Francisco Symphony, moderated by Jesse Rosen; and Charles Hazlewood, Artistic Director of UK-based Paraorchestra – the world’s only large-scale integrated virtuoso ensemble of professional disabled and non-disabled musicians, joined by the Paraorchestra’s Joanne Roughton-Arnold (collaborating artist) and Jonathan Harper (CEO and Executive Producer), moderated by League Vice President, Karen Yair.
About the Speakers
This session was generously sponsored by Boomerang Carnets | CIB.