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SCOTT DUNN – 2013-2014 SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTS

February 16, 2014 - perform an all Richard Rodney Bennett recital and concert with mezzo Barbara Rearick at Taplin Hall, Princeton University, Princeton NJ

March 19 and 20, 2014 - conduct world premiere recording of the Vernon Duke Violin Concerto with violinist Elmira Darvarova and the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra for commercial release on the COMPLETE VIOLIN WORKS OF VERNON DUKE by Urlicht AudioVisual; Österreichischer Rundfunk, Vienna, Austria

March 29, 2014 - perform with jazz singer Greta Matassa; bassist Jodi Proznick and violinist Peter Krysa An Evening of Songs by Gershwin, Porter, Arlen, Duke and Bernstein featuring vocal and instrumental arrangements by Richard Rodney Bennett, Bill Evans, George Gershwin and others and presented by the Whistler Arts Council; Millennium Place, Whistler, B.C. Canada

May 21, 2014 - conduct the Mimesis Ensemble in the NY premiere of Mohammed Fairouz' Audenesque for mezzo soprano and chamber orchestra; Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, NYC

June 21 through September 14, 2014 - associate conductor for the LA Phil's Hollywood Bowl Orchestra's Gala Opening, Dreamworks Animation, Gloria Estefan, Hitchcock! and Fireworks Finale concerts at the Hollywood Bowl, LA, CA

August 12-16, 2014 - assistant conductor for Boston Symphony's production of Bernstein's CANDIDE with Frederica von Stade, Anna Christy, Nicholas Phan, Richard Stuart, Bramwell Tovey and others; Tanglewood Music Festival, Lenox MA

September 5-6, 2014 - conduct the Los Angeles Philharmonic with special guest artists Ben Folds and Elvis Costello at the Hollywood Bowl, LA CA

September 9, 2014 - conduct the Seattle Symphony with special guest artist, guitarist and Phish frontman, Trey Anastasio, Benaroya Hall, Seattle WA

September 11, 2014 - conduct the Oregon Symphony with special guest artist, guitarist and Phish frontman, Trey Anastasio; Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR

September 26, 2014 - conduct the Los Angeles Philharmonic with special guest artist, guitarist and Phish frontman, Trey Anastasio at the Hollywood Bowl, LA CA

October 31/November 1, 2014 - conduct the Atlanta Symphony in Danny Elfman's MUSIC FOR THE FILMS OF TIM BURTON concerts (with additional orchestrations by Scott Dunn); Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta GA

December 14, 2014 - conduct Disney's FANTASIA complete with synced film with the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra; Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria

February 6-7, 2015 - conduct the Colorado Symphony in Danny Elfman's MUSIC FOR THE FILMS OF TIM BURTON concerts (with additional orchestrations by Scott Dunn); Boettcher Auditorium, Denver CO

 

PRIOR CONDUCTING HIGHLIGHTS (since 2011)

December, 2013 - conduct Orchestra of St Luke's 2013 Holiday Sing Concert with works of Bach, Corelli, Vaughan-Williams and featuring new orchestrations of classic Holiday music by Scott Dunn, DiMenna Center, NYC NY

December, 2013 - conduct multiple performances of Tchaikovsky's NUTCRACKER with Orchestra Iowa and Ballet Quad Cities, Paramount Theatre, Cedar Rapids, IA

October, 2013 - London world premiere at Royal Albert Hall of Danny Elfman's MUSIC FOR THE FILMS OF TIM BURTON concerts with additional orchestrations by Scott Dunn.

October, 2013 - conduct Richard Rodney Bennett's New York memorial concert featuring the New York/American premieres of Reflections on a Theme of William Walton for 11 solo strings; Concerto for Stan Getz with Eddie Daniels, tenor sax; Suite for Timpani and Strings (from Sidney Lumet's BEFORE THE DEVIL KNOWS YOU'RE DEAD 1996 - arr. Dunn 2013) featuring Fred Sherry, cello and Michael Truesdell, timp ; Songs Before Sleep for strings and baritone with Jonathan Lemalu, bass- baritone; St Peter's Church, NYC NY

June, 2013 - conduct Stravinsky L'HISTOIRE DU SOLDAT with 'new' libretto by Kurt Vonnegut with Tricia Park et al; MUSIC IC 2013 Iowa City, IA

March, 2013 - conduct Omaha Symphony and soprano Jennifer Zetlan in Schoenberg (orchestrated Dunn) Four Brettl - Lieder for Voice and Chamber Orchestra; Debussy (arr. Schoenberg/Benno Sachs) Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faune; JS Bach (arr Webern) Ricercare from A Musical Offering; and Stravinsky Pulcinella Suite Witherspoon Concert Hall, Omaha, NE

March, 2013 - conduct Atlanta Symphony in Pops concert with works of Copland and Grofé and featuring Steve Martin and the Deep Canyon Rangers, The Woodruff Center, Atlanta GA

January, 2013 - conduct Ligeti Piano Concerto with Jacaranda Symphony and Grammy-winning pianist Gloria Cheng pianist for Jacaranda Concerts, Santa Monica, CA

October, 2012 - conduct world premiere recording of recently recovered 'lost' choral works of Leon Kirchner for Verdant World records, NYC, NY

September, 2012 - work on Boston Symphony production of Gershwin's PORGY AND BESS (original 1935 production version) with Alfred Walker, Laquita Mitchell, Marquita Lister and Gregg Baker. Symphony Hall, Boston, MA

April, 2012 – conduct concert performance of Mohammed Fairouz' opera SUMEIDA'S SONG with mezzo Rachel Calloway; soprano Jo Ellen Miller; tenor Robert Mack and baritone, Mischa Bouvier with Mimesis Ensemble at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, NYC, NY

April, 2013 - conduct west coast premier of Gubaidulina Risonanza for Jacaranda series concerts, Santa Monica, CA

March, 2012 – conduct revival of 'lost' Vernon Duke Violin Concerto with violinist Tricia Park and the University of Iowa Symphony, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

March, 2012 – conduct guitarist Trey Anastasio's appearance with the LA Philharmonic at Disney Hall, LA, CA

February, 2012 – conduct guitarist Trey Anastasio's appearance with the Colorado Symphony; Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver, CO

February, 2012 – conduct guitarist Trey Anastasio's with the Pittsburg Symphony at Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, PA

February, 2012 – conduct guitarist Trey Anastasio's with Atlanta Symphony at Woodruff Hall, Atlanta, GA

December, 2011 - conduct multiple performances of Tchaikovsky THE NUTCRACKER with NYC Balletleads, Janie Taylor and Sebastian Marcovici, choreography by Mario Nugara at the Fox Performing Arts Center, Riverside, CA

October 2011 – conduct the West Coast premiere of Phillip Glass' Another Look at Harmony, Part 4 for the Jacaranda series in Santa Monica, CA

October 2011 – conduct Russian premiere of three large Vernon Duke works for orchestra, chorus and soloists including the End of St. Petersburg Oratorio, Epitaph for Diaghilev and Dedicases for orchestra, piano and soprano obligato with pianist Nicolai Mazhara, mezzo Maria Solovieva, soprano Anastasia Kalagina, tenor Dmitri Voropaev, bass Ilya Bannick, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, and the Capella Chorus of St. Petersburg for the "Diaghilev PS" Festival at the Great Hall of St. Petersburg,St. Petersburg, Russia

August, 2011 – conduct Serge Gainsbourg: a Tribute Concert with Beck, Sean Lennon, Lulu Gainsbourg, Victoria LeGrand, Ed Droste, Mike Patton, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and other artists with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra,Hollywood Bowl, LA, CA

April, 2011 – conduct world premiere of Mohammed Fairouz' new opera SUMEIDA'S SONG with Mimesis Ensemble; mezzo Rachel Calloway; soprano Jo Ellen Miller; tenor Robert Mack and baritone Randall Scarlata at Ethical Culture Society NYC, NY

March, 2011 – conduct staged presentations of Randall Eng's HENRY'S WIFE directed by David Herskovitz for American Opera Projects and Manhattan School of Music NYC, NY

PIANO PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS (since 2011)

October, 2013 - perform Rzewski's Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues for gala 10th anniversary season opener for Jacaranda Concerts, Santa Monica, CA

October, 2013 - perform Richard Rodney Bennett's Memento for solo piano; Ballad in Memory of Shirley Horn with clarinetist Chris Richards and deliver eulogy for Richard Rodney Bennett's London Memorial at the Actors' Church (St Paul's), London, UK

May, 2013 - accompany mezzo Barbara Rearick in an all Richard Rodney Bennett memorial vocal recital at Opera America Center NYC NY

November, 2012 - record chamber works for the COMPLETE VIOLIN WORKS OF VERNON DUKE cd with violinist Elmira Darvarova for Naxos, Princeton, NJ

November, 2012 - play and conduct Debussy (arr. Schoenberg/Benno Sachs) Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faune and other works for Salastina Music Society concert Mount St Mary's College, Brentwood, CA and at Thayer Hall, The Colburn School, LA, CA

October, 2012 - play two benefit concerts with violinist Tricia Park featuring world premiere of RR Bennett's Four Vernon Duke Songs; Heifetz/Gershwin Selections from Porgy and Bess Manchester and Iowa City, IA

September, 2012 - perform Satie's Vexations in 24 hour marathon performance in the Cage 100 Festival, Miles Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA

December, 2011 – perform guest recital with violinist Tricia Park the Stravinsky Divertimento, Duke Violin Concerto and Heifetz/Gershwin Selections from Porgy and Bess at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

September, 2011 – play the American premiere of Nenia and Scherzino with violinist Elmira Darvarova and the Wagner/Liszt Isolde's Liebestod for the September 11th, 10th anniversary memorial concert by the New York Festival of Chamber Music, Symphony Space, NYC,NY

April, 2011 – play the Wagner/Liszt Isolde's Liebestod in the Univ. of Iowa's Franz Liszt Bicentennial Festival, Iowa City, IA

February, 2011 – record world premiere CD of Alfano Violin Sonata, Nenia and Scherzino and Quintet with Met Opera orchestra violinists Elmira Darvarova and Mary Ann Mumm, violist Craig Mumm and cellist Sam Magill, for Naxos, NYC, NY

February 3, 2011 – perform Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue with Evans Christ and Macedonian Philharmonic in Skopje, Macedonia