Livestream discussion with Chen, de la Parra, Falletta, and Johnson on Aug. 17

Posted on: August 7, 2020

Conductors Mei-Ann Chen, Alondra de la Parra, JoAnn Falletta, and Jeri Lynne Johnson will be featured on a livestream on August 17 at 9:30 a.m. on YouTube and Facebook Live. Nashville Public Radio’s 91Classical Colleen Phelps—host of the station’s Classically Speaking podcast—will moderate the panel discussion about the future of orchestras during the upheaval of 2020. Listeners may submit questions in advance by emailing colleen@91Classical.org, or submit questions in the comments during the talk. Mei-Ann Chen is music director of the Chicago Sinfonietta; Alondra de la Parra is music director of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra in Australia; JoAnn Falletta is music director of the Buffalo Philharmonic; Jeri Lynne Johnson is founding artistic director of the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, based in Philadelphia. More information about the event can be found at 91Classical’s website.