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CONCERT PROGRAM
Rossini (1792-1868)
Overture from La Scala Di Seta
Martin (1890-1974)
Concerto for Seven Wind Instruments

Intermission

Haydn (1732-1809)
Symphony No. 104
CONDUCTOR
Albert-George Schram conductor
INFORMATION
Seven Wonders
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
7:30 PM
The Society of the Four Arts
Running Time
1 hour, 30 minutes
Doors Open
30 minutes prior to performance
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Featured Artist

Courtesy of the Charlotte Symphony

Albert-George Schram
Guest Conductor

Equally adept at conducting classical and pops programs, Albert-George Schram has led a wide variety of repertoire for many orchestras in the U.S. and abroad. Schram is currently Resident Staff Conductor of the Columbus (Ohio) Symphony and Charlotte Symphony orchestras. He has conducted classical, pops, holiday and educational concerts for both orchestras. He has also served as Music Director of the Lubbock (Texas) Symphony and the Lynn Philharmonia (Florida). Most recently, Schram concluded his tenure as Resident Conductor of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra. Previously he has held titled positions with the Louisville Philharmonic and Florida Philharmonic orchestras.

Schram’s guest-conducting roster has included the symphonies of Dallas, Charlotte, Tucson, New Orleans (Louisiana Philharmonic), Oklahoma City, Louisville, Spokane, San Antonio and Orlando, among others. His conducting engagements abroad have been with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, the KBS (Seoul) and Teagu Symphonies in Korea, the Orquestra Sinfonica Nacional of Bolivia, the Orquestra Sinfonica Universidad Nacional de Cuyo (Mendoza) in Argentina, the National Symphony Orchestra of Uzbekistan and the Orchester der Allgemeinen Musikgesellschaft (Luzern) in Switzerland.

Educated at The Hague Conservatory in his native Netherlands, Schram has also studied at the Universities of Calgary and Victoria in Canada, and the University of Washington. His teachers have included Rafael Kubelik, Franco Ferrara, Abraham Kaplan and Neeme Jarvi.

On the classical side, Schram has worked with many distinguished artists, including pianists Lang Lang and Olga Kern and violinist Elmar Oliveira, among many others. His vast performance repertoire has included most of the standard symphonic masterpieces, especially the great symphonies of Gustav Mahler, the subject of his dissertation. He has had a lifelong affinity for performing the great choral-orchestral works, in particular the Requiems of Verdi, Mozart, Berlioz, et al. This, in addition to music by such acclaimed contemporary composers as John Corigliano and Jennifer Higdon.

As a pops conductor, Schram has worked with James Taylor, Art Garfunkel, Chris Botti, Boyz II Men, LeAnn Rimes, Kenny G, Olivia Newton-John, Smokey Robinson, Chicago, Aretha Franklin, and numerous others. He has created a large variety of themed programs, celebrating everything from “Home for the Holidays” (Christmas), and “That’s Amore” (Valentine’s), to swinging jazz big band, country and soul music.

George currently resides in Florida with his wife, Debbie. Their three children are all grown up! In his spare time George is an avid racquetball player and a certified group-fitness instructor.

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