Charlotte Symphony’s Warren-Green to conduct at Royal Wedding

Posted on: March 16, 2011

Tuesday (3/15) on the website (Charlotte, North Carolina), Chris Dyches reports, “St. James’s Palace announced Tuesday that Charlotte Symphony Music Director Christopher Warren-Green will conduct the London Chamber Orchestra at the Royal Wedding of HRH Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton on April 29, 2011. The wedding ceremony will take place at 11:00 a.m. at Westminster Abbey. The Dean of Westminster Abbey, the Very Reverend Dr. John Hall, will conduct the service, and the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend and Right Honourable Dr. Rowan Williams, will marry Prince William and Miss Middleton. … Christopher Warren-Green was appointed as Music Director and Principal Conductor of the London Chamber Orchestra in 1988 and continues to hold that position. In September 2010, he became Music Director of the Charlotte Symphony. He and his wife Rosemary reside in Charlotte with their son, Jamie. ‘The choice of Christopher Warren-Green to conduct at the Royal Wedding confirms his stature abroad as a musician of the highest caliber,’ said Jonathan Martin, Charlotte Symphony Executive Director. ‘As Music Director of the Charlotte Symphony, Christopher brings international attention to Charlotte as he participates in the Royal Wedding activities.’ … Maestro Warren-Green has conducted numerous concerts at Buckingham Palace, Highgrove House and St James’s Palace.”

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Posted March 16, 2011