Selected for La Maestra, International Conducting Competition

Selected for La Maestra, International Conducting Competition

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Mélisse Brunet has been selected among 11 other candidates to compete in the La Maestra Conducting Competition, the first international competition for women conductors!

This is an incredible initiative that aims to discover, celebrate and support the world’s most talented women conductors and inspire younger generations wishing to pursue similar career paths.

Die Fledermaus

Die Fledermaus

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November 8 & 10, 2019 @ time TBD
Appalachian Symphony Orchestra & Appalachian Opera Theater
Strauss II, Die Fledermaus
Rosen Hall, Hayes School of Music, Boone, NC

Violin or Fiddle?

Violin or Fiddle?

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Guest Conducting the West Virginia Symphony & the WV Symphony Chorus
November 16, 2019 @ 7:30 P.M.; November 17 @ 3 P.M.
Brahms, Nänie with WV Symphony Chorus
Torke, Sky (BlueGrass Concerto) featuring Tessa Lark, violin
Beethoven, Symphony No.6
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Dallas Opera

Dallas Opera

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April 3, 4, 5, 8, 2020
Dallas Opera, TX
Pulcinella/La Voix Humaine
Stravinsky, Cocteau, and Poulenc
Mélisse Brunet will be part of the Music Team, assisting conductor Nicole Paiement
Cast: Patricia Racette, Lindsey Metzger, Matthew White, Richard Ollarsaba
Creative: Nicole Paiement, Patricia Racette, Candace Evans, Tommy Bourgeois, Krista Billings

Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems

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May 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 2019 in Cleveland, OH
Fanny Mendelssohn Overture in C Major
Saint-Saëns Symphony in A Minor, Op.55
Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op.33, featuring Amit Peled
Kodály Dances of Galánta

Conductor Mélisse Brunet and cellist Amit Peled will make their Cleveland debut with CityMusic Cleveland in a wonderful program called “Hidden Gems”
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Breaking Barriers

Breaking Barriers

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Review of Concert: I Want Magic (Is Magical)

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Brunet’s reputation as one of the world’s top, young female conductors continues to grow and the biggest question becomes how long will audiences be able to enjoy this incredible Paris, France native and her talented orchestra?
David Coulson, Blowingrocknews.com, read here full article.

Imagine

Imagine

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Saturday February 16, 2019 @ 8 P.M.
Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic
Mélisse Brunet, Interim Music Director
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F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre

I Want Magic

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February 24, 2019 @ 2 P.M.
Appalachian Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven, Egmont Overture
Griffes, Poem for Flute and Orchestra, featuring Emma Hammond
Prévin, I Want Magic (A Streetcar Named Desire), featuring Gretchen Struckmeyer, soprano
Coleridge-Taylor, Danse Nègre
Donizetti, Quel guardo il cavaliere (Don Pasquale) featuring Gretchen Stuckmeyer, soprano
Offenbach, Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts, Boone
free admission

Enigma

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Saturday March 2, 2019 @ 8 P.M.
Western Piedmont Symphony
Finalist for the Music Director Search
Adams, The Chairman Dances
Ravel, Concerto in G, featuring Orion Weiss, piano
Elgar, Enigma Variations
P.E. Monroe Auditorium at Lenoir-Rhyne University, Hickory
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