KU Symphony Orchestra with special guest Benjamin Beilman, violin

Benjamin Beilman is the recipient of a prestigious 2014 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship, the 2012 Avery Fisher Career Grant and a London Music Masters Award. He performs regularly with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, has been featured in the great recital halls of the world and recently made his Alice Tully Hall debut. Beilman has performed as a soloist with some of the world’s most renowned orchestras, including the Philadelphia Orchestra, Zürich Kammerorchester and Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Mexico.

He will perform Camille Saint-Saëns’ Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61 at the Lied Center with the University of Kansas Symphony Orchestra (KUSO), and the orchestra will also present Hector Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique. KUSO is the premier orchestral organization in the KU School of Music. It is led by the internationally-renowned Director of Orchestral Activities David Neely, who is recognized for his polished, expressive performances, leading the orchestra in repertoire ranging from the Baroque period to 21st century masterworks.

“Handsome technique, burnished sound, and quiet confidence.” The New York Times

KU-Osher-Logo--VerticalAdditional event: Conversation with David Neeley

Friday, Sept. 25, 2:30 p.m. | Lied Center Seymour Gallery

Join the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute for a pre-performance conversation with conductor David Neely about the KU Symphony’s performance. Reception to follow.

Visit KU Osher’s website for more information.