The Columbus Symphony continues its successful new Happy Hour series with a free concert at the Ohio Theatre on February 12, featuring guest conductor Daniel Meyer. The performance will last approximately 90 minutes with commentary from WOSU’s Christopher Purdy, and feature Arvo Pärt’s Festina Lente, Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture, and Mozart’s Symphony No. 29. There will be free appetizers in the lobby and drink specials at the cash bar. No intermission.
The Columbus Symphony presents Happy Hour with Daniel Meyer at the Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) on Wednesday, February 12. Doors open at 5:30pm. The concert begins at 6:30pm. Admission is free. Cash bar. Free appetizers.
The 2013-14 Happy Hour concert series is presented by Watershed Distillery with concert performance support from the Johnstone Fund for New Music.
About guest conductor Daniel Meyer As Music Director of the Asheville Symphony and Erie Philharmonic, conductor Daniel Meyer has reinvigorated both orchestras with his innovative programs, engaging presence and keen musical intellect. In the 2013-14 season, Meyer’s guest conducting engagements include the Rochester Philharmonic, the Hilton Head Symphony, and a return to Europe at the Neue Philharmonie Westfalen. He will also lead a double bill of Puccini’s Suor Angelica and Leoncavallo’s I Pagliacci with Asheville Lyric Opera, and lead the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra where he serves as artistic advisor.
A native of Cleveland, Meyer is a graduate of Denison University and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. At Boston University, Meyer received the Orchestral Conducting Honors Award. He also studied conducting at the Hochschule für Musik in Vienna as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar.