Massapequa Philharmonic Features Guest Conductor David Bernard and Violinist Kristin Lee in Season Finale Tonight
The Massapequa Philharmonic will be featuring guest conductor David Bernard and violinist Kristin Lee in its Season Finale at Berner Auditorium in Massapequa tonight, May 10th at 8 pm. The program will feature some of the most sublime and engaging classical music, including Dvorak's brilliant Symphony No. 9 ("From the New World"), Brahms exciting Academic Festival Overture and Saint-Saëns alluring and passionate Violin Concerto No. 3 featuring Ms. Lee. "I am looking forward to collaborating with the Massapequa Philharmonic and Kristin Lee on this fantastic program," says guest conductor David Bernard. "Dvorak's New World Symphony is thoroughly engaging, while Kristin Lee will dazzle with her artistry in the Saint-Saëns concerto. This concert will be a great experience for the audience."
The performance will be held at Berner Auditorium, 50 Carman Mill Road in Massapequa, New York.
Known as the energetic and incisive Music Director of New York City's Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, David Bernard has performed in more than 20 countries on four continents, including a nine-city tour of the People's Republic of China with the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony and guest conducting appearances with the China Conservatory Orchestra, the Long Island String Festival, the Massapequa Philharmonic, the New York Symphonic Arts Ensemble, the Putnam Symphony and the South Shore Symphony. A two-time First Prize Winner of the Orchestral Conducting competition of The American Prize, David Bernard's discography includes 20 albums spanning music from Vivaldi to Copland, including a complete cycle of Beethoven Symphonies, released on Amazon.com, iTunes, Napster and Rhapsody of which Fanfare Magazine acclaimed "David Bernard's interpretations are splendidly proportioned; from the first note to the last the listener feels that this is the way the whole work must go...balances are expertly judged and wonderfully blended...overall, distinguished and elegant music making."