Fresno Philharmonic Digital Masterworks Series Premieres Saturday January 16
The Fresno Philharmonic, Rei Hotoda Music Director and Conductor, will present the free livestream premiere of its first Digital Masterworks concert on Saturday January 16, 2021 at 5:30 pm PST on the Fresno Philharmonic’s website and YouTube channel. The program, titled Intersections of Past and Present, features musicians of the Fresno Philharmonic under the direction of Rei Hotoda performing Adolphus Hailstork’s An American Fanfare, William Bolcom’s Commedia for (Almost) 18th Century Orchestra and Franz Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No.44 in E minor. The program will also feature on screen commentary by Ms. Hotoda.
Valley Public Radio's David Aus spoke with Stephen Wilson, President & CEO of the Fresno Philharmonic, about the Digital Masterworks series and how the orchestra has been navigating the constraints of the pandemic to produce performances.