Gisele Ben-Dor Conducts the ARCO Ensemble
Kean University’s Gene & Shelley Enlow Recital Hall presents New Jersey’s virtuoso string orchestra, Arco Ensemble on Saturday, March 31 at 7:30 pm. Arco Goes Latin is their show celebrating Iberian heritage with a program led by guest conductor Gisele Ben-Dor.
A formidable and incandescent presence on the podium, Ben-Dor is overwhelmingly praised for her appearances with major orchestras and opera houses throughout the world.
Among her list of past successes, Ms. Ben-Dor has led the New York Philharmonic, London Symphony, London Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Helsinki Philharmonic, Minnesota Orchestra, Houston Symphony, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, New World Symphony, Israel Philharmonic , Jerusalem Symphony and the Israel Chamber Orchestra, as well as the Seoul and Rotterdam Philharmonics, and many orchestras in France, Italy and Latin America.
Arco Ensemble was founded by violinist Victoria Stewart. Her concert experience includes solo, chamber music, symphonic, and opera performances across the globe. While maintaining her position on the Kean University Concert Artist faculty and her busy freelance schedule, Stewart has eagerly embraced the challenge of managing the operations of Arco.
The Arco Ensemble consistently thrills audiences with its dynamic, polished and exciting performances led by world renowned guest conductors. A.E.’s broad and interesting programming appeals to seasoned concert lovers as well as to those who have yet to experience the joy of hearing great music performed live. The current sixth season marks the ensemble’s third year presenting concerts in Kean University’s shining jewel, Enlow Recital Hall.
Tickets to Arco Goes Latin at Enlow Hall are $25 standard and can be purchased by calling Kean Stage Box Office at 908.737.SHOW (7469), online at http://enlowhall.kean.edu, or in person at Kean University’s Wilkins Theater Box Office. Enlow Recital Hall is located at 215 North Avenue in Hillside, NJ.
WQXR is a media sponsor of Gene & Shelley Enlow Recital Hall. For complete Enlow Hall 2012 Season information, please visit the website or contact Ms. Cory Ransom, Director, Operations (908) 737-5932, email@example.com.
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