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Mon January 7, 2013

Guest Conductors Will Take Remmereit's Place This Month

Yoav Talmi will conduct the RPO for the
Yoav Talmi will conduct the RPO for the
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The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra will have two guest conductors for the next two programs which were originally scheduled to have Arild Remmereit at the podium.

Yoav Talmi will conduct the Mozart and More program, while Andrew Constantine will conduct A Mozart Family Affair. The RPO issued a statement stating that the guest conductors were necessary, as Remmereit did not confirm that he would be at the podium for these two programs.

Talmi has previously been a guest conductor in Rochester, he is currently principal guest conductor of the Israel Chamber Orchestra in Tel Aviv and conductor emeritus of the Quebec Symphony. Constantine is music director for the Fort Wayne Philharmonic and Reading Symphony Orchestra. 

Dates and Times for the programs are listed below:

Mozart and More, conducted by Yoav Talmi

  • Thursday, January 24 at 7:30 p.m., Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
  • Friday, January 25 at 7:30 p.m., Smith Opera House in Geneva
  • Saturday, January 26 at 8 p.m., Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre

A Mozart Family Affair, conducted by Andrew Constantine

  • Sunday, January 27 at 2 p.m., Hochstein Performance Hall