Sun Valley Music Festival Music Director, Alasdair Neale, returns to host his popular “Upbeat with Alasdair” speaking series on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Joining him will be conductor and curator of the upcoming Winter Season, Edwin Outwater, to take us behind the baton and discuss their experiences as conductors.
This program will have a special 7:00 p.m. start time. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.
*Registration for this program is FULL. Please contact the Festival at firstname.lastname@example.org or 208-622-5607 to join the wait list.
This program will also be live streamed and can be viewed on The Community Library’s LIVESTREAM page, during and after the event.
Now entering his 26th year as Music Director of the Sun Valley Music Festival, Alasdair Neale is also Music Director of the Marin Symphony and New Haven Symphony Orchestra. Beyond his leadership in Sun Valley, Connecticut, and the San Francisco Bay Area, Neale has guest-conducted numerous orchestras from around the world to much acclaim. His enthusiastic leadership and approach to music-making unite musicians and audiences alike.
Edwin Outwater has been called “one of the most innovative conductors on the scene today” by Michael Tilson Thomas. Outwater is Music Director Laureate of the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony and regularly appears with the San Francisco, New World, Chicago, National, and Virginia Symphonies. Along with guest appearances across the globe, he is known for creating concert experiences beyond the mainstream.