Caleb Young Makes Canadian Debut Conducting Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra

9 Feb 2024

Caleb Young makes his Canadian Debut, conducting the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra on Saturday, 10 February at FirstOntario Concert Hall. The programme includes José Evangelista’s Airs d’Espagne pour orchestra à cordes; Richard Strauss’s Horn Concerto No. 1, with the HPO’s principal horn Jessie Brooks as soloist; and Mozart’s Symphony No. 40

American conductor Caleb Young is known for his incisive renditions of American music. A former mentee of legendary Finnish conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Young’s programming reflects both his fondness for American composers and his rigorous training in the European tradition. His conducting resumé includes a number of the world’s leading orchestras, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Detroit Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, Kansas City Symphony, Oregon Symphony, Finnish Chamber Orchestra, and Tapiola Sinfonietta. He makes his home in Berlin, currently serving as Guest Conductor for Engagement for the Fort Wayne Philharmonic.

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