The Concord Orchestra presents “Pictures Within” at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 at the Performing Arts Center at 51 Walden.
The orchestra, directed by Alyssa Wang, performs Gioachino Rossini’s L’italiana in Algeri Overture, Carl Maria von Weber’s Clarinet Concerto No. 2, Robert Honstein’s Rise, and Edward Elgar’s Enigma Variations. A pre-concert talk by the conductor is scheduled for 7:15 p.m. Alyssa Wang is a finalist auditioning for the position of Music Director. Masks are required in the concert hall. Full immunization against COVID is strongly recommended, but proof of vaccination will not be required for attendance.
Music director finalist Wang is active as a conductor, violinist, and composer. She is Co-Founder, Artistic Director, and Principal Conductor of the Boston Festival Orchestra and the Assistant Conductor of Boston Ballet. She is a violinist performing regularly with multiple Boston-based organizations and has given lectures and master classes throughout the United States. She looks forward to the premiere of her Violin Concerto by the Palo Alto Philharmonic in 2022.
Nicholas Brown is the soloist for Carl Maria von Weber’s Clarinet Concerto No. 2. Brown is a Boston-based clarinetist, educator, and arts leader. He is a member of the Boston Lyric Opera Orchestra, New Bedford Symphony, and Phoenix, and is Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Boston Festival Orchestra.