Okanagan Symphony Orchestra Introduces New Series of Guest Conductors

Okanagan Symphony Orchestra Introduces New Series of Guest Conductors

The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra (OSO) is thrilled to announce a new series of guest conductors for the 23/24 season.

We are shifting direction and have invited some very talented conductors to share the stage with our extremely gifted musicians.

Jeff Faragher, Music & Artistic Director of the Symphony of the Kootenays, brings a youthful passion and energy to the orchestra. A professional cellist, he has along history of music performance and excellence. He will lead the OSO for the Yuletide Ukulele concert December 15, 16 and 17.

Ukulele virtuoso James Hill will be appearing with Anne Janelle, his wife and songwriting partner. During these performances we will experience the launch of their brand-new Christmas recording, The Midnight Clear.

“We are excited to invite to our stage a dynamic mix of guest conductors, guest artists and to feature our musicians in starring roles throughout the remainder of the season. Stay tuned for more announcements about upcoming guest conductors in the OSO’s remaining concerts”, says Judy Burns, Board President.

The eclectic and electric AMPLIFY concert in November was Music Director Rosemary Thomson’s last concert with the OSO. “We are looking to our future with great anticipation. We thank Rosemary for her years of service to the organization and wish her well in her future endeavours.” said Burns.

Don’t miss this opportunity to welcome conductor Jeff Faragher and witness James Hill, a musical master at Yuletide Ukulele December 15, Kelowna, December 16, Penticton and December 17, Vernon. Tickets are on sale now.


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