July 23, 2016

Fall Concert

– Wagner’s “Dawn/Siegfried’s Rhine Journey” from Götterdamerung 

– Mahler’s Songs of a Wayfarer

– Nielsen’s Imaginary Journey to the Faroe Islands

– Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite

Featuring guest conductor Matt Marco

Matt Marco

Matthew Marco is active in Buffalo, NY, as a conductor and collaborative pianist. He is the accompanist for the Buffalo Master Chorale, and has held Music Director or Assistant Conductor positions with Nickel City Opera, Buffalo Opera Unlimited, the Hillman Opera Company, and Opera-Lytes. Mr. Marco has also performed with Amarillo Opera (TX), Civic Morning Musicals (Syracuse, NY), Opera Tampa (FL), the Savannah Voice Festival (GA) and the National Choral Festival (Carnegie Hall, NY).

Locally, he enjoys regular performances with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as engagements with the Buffalo Chamber Players, Friends of Vienna, and Western New York Chamber Orchestra. Mr. Marco studied piano with Anne Kissel and Francois Germain, and conducting with Paul Ferington and Brian Doyle. He has conducted in masterclasses for Larry Rachleff, Donald Schleicher, Ann Howard Jones, Kenneth Kiesler, and Helmuth Rilling.