James Feddeck returns to conduct the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with four subscription concerts from 7 – 10 March. The programme features Beethoven’s Coriolan Overture and Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor”, with soloist Nicholas Angelich, and Dvořák’s Symphony No. 7. He steps in for David Afkham who has had to withdraw from his CSO engagement due to family reasons.

Born in New York and hailed by the Chicago Tribune as “A gifted conductor who’s clearly going places”, James Feddeck is a winner of the Solti Conducting Award, the Aspen Conducting Prize, and is a former Assistant Conductor of The Cleveland Orchestra. He studied oboe, piano, organ and conducting at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and was the first recipient of their Outstanding Young Alumni Award.

This season’s highlights include debuts with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Weimar and the Oregon Symphony Orchestra, and return visits to the Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal, Orchestre National de Belgique, Residentie Orkest, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Orquesta Sinfónica de Tenerife.

In recent seasons he has also appeared with many other leading European and North American orchestras including the Vienna Radio Symphony, Deutsches Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Orchestre National de France, BBC Symphony, BBC Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Barcelona Symphony, Stockholm Philharmonic, Helsinki Philharmonic, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Hallé Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Detroit Symphony, and the Toronto Symphony.

Please visit www.cso.org for tickets

For more information about James Feddeck, please visit www.jamesfeddeck.com.