Music director Passmore runner-up to lead a concert on Sunday

By | November 18, 2022

Ian Passmore

The Oak Ridge Civic Music Affiliation – in partnership with First United Methodist Church of Oak Ridge, 1350 Oak Ridge Turnpike – will characteristic its fourth Music Director finalist, Ian Passmore, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 20, in its “Household Assembly !: A Musical Time Machine” that includes the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra & Refrain. Particular visitor artist Clare Longendyke will carry out the piano concerto “Peanuts Gallery” by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich.

Tickets can be found on-line at, on the door or by calling (865) 483-5569. Grownup $30; Younger grownup $10. There isn’t any admission charge for youth 18 and underneath, and each younger one who attends every of the Music Director’s 4 concert events this fall can request a free metronome to additional their curiosity in music. Further info can be accessible on the field workplace. By way of video, Passmore mentioned, “I’m comfortable to be a candidate for the place of musical director of your Oak Ridge Symphony! I need to personally invite you to our live performance. This household program will introduce you to every part of the Oak Ridge Symphony and Refrain, in addition to my good friend and rock star pianist Clare Longendyke. We’ll carry out a wide range of music by composers starting from the late 1500s to the current day. And as we undergo this system, we are going to be taught extra about Why each observe sounds the best way it does. We I cannot wait share this expertise with you, your loved ones and your folks. See you there! Hailed as “a rising younger conductor” by Fanfare Journal, Passmore’s decidedly romantic interpretations of ordinary repertoire are paying homage to a previous technology of conductors, based on a press launch. After two seasons as affiliate conductor of the Omaha Symphony, the orchestra named Ian its affiliate conductor in 2019, a place by no means earlier than created in its 100-year historical past. He made his Masterworks debut with them in February 2020, with a program that includes the works of Bernstein, Bruch and Brahms. Ian has additionally carried out with the orchestras of Kansas Metropolis, Buffalo, Charlotte, Jacksonville, Lincoln, Greensboro and Hanoi (Vietnam). His dedication to music training ceaselessly leads him to guide honor orchestras, bands and classroom workshops throughout the nation.