Tag: Janna Hymes

Tessa Lark to Premiere Love Letter with the Carmel Symphony Orchestra in February

Love is in the air for the Carmel Symphony Orchestra (CSO) on Saturday, February 10 when they perform familiar melodies of Gershwin and Bernstein, and then are joined by Tessa Lark with the world premiere of “Love Letter,” a concerto written for Lark by her significant other, composer and musician Michael Thurber. The performance is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at the Palladium, with a pre-concert conversation, “Music Matters,” at 6:45 p.m.

Recipient of a 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant, Silver Medalist in the 9th Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, and winner of the 2012 Naumburg International Violin Competition, Tessa Lark has been called one of the most captivating artistic voices of our time. She is praised consistently by critics and audiences for her astounding range of sounds, technical agility, captivating interpretations, and multi-genre programming and performance.

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Carmel Mayor Declares Janna Hymes Day

It was an honor to have Carmel Mayor James Brainard proclaim our 2017-2018 season opener on October 14, 2017 officially “Janna Hymes Day,” marking Hymes first official concert as the Carmel Symphony Orchestra’s (CSO) new Music Director.

Carmel Indiana Welcomes Maestro Janna Hymes

“Truly a wonderful way to welcome Janna Hymes to the Carmel Symphony Orchestra family and to acknowledge our 42nd season as Carmel’s resident orchestra,” says Alan Davis, executive director for the CSO. “We are elated with the her addition and excited to begin a new era of orchestral excellence.”

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Janna Hymes Makes Her Debut

Janna Hymes Makes Her Debut as Music Director, Conductor with Carmel Symphony Orchestra

Season’s first concert showcases CSO’s musical depth with Brahms, Barber, Grieg and Beethoven

Janna Hymes and the Carmel Symphony Orchestra (CSO) bring in a new era of orchestral excellence with the season’s opening concert, “Clay Township Orchestral Showcase,” on Saturday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Palladium, with a pre-concert conversation, “Music Matters,” at 6:45 p.m.

“We are elated with the addition of Janna Hymes to the Carmel Symphony Orchestra, and we are confident in her abilities to lead the orchestra to a new level of artistic excellence,” said Alan Davis, executive director for the CSO. Hymes was named to her post with the CSO late last spring. She serves as the music director for the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra of Virginia as well as the Maine Pro Musica Orchestra that she founded in 2008.

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Fanfare for a New Era

Our 2017-2018 Carmel Symphony Orchestra (CSO) season kick-off on Saturday October 14, 2017 is slated to be an evening full of beautiful music and special CSO moments.

The inaugural concert of the CSO’s 42nd season steps away from a traditional “featured guest artist” format and allows the orchestra and its new conductor to shine musically. The approach, programmed by George Zack, former music director of the Lexington Philharmonic, seemed appropriate for this season’s opener.

CSO Board Member and House District 39 Rep Jerry Torr will start the evening by conducting an original score composed long ago when he was a 20-something music student with a passion for composing.

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