David Hill brings Yale and Juilliard to Europe

18 May 2015

Conductor David Hill will begin his tour to England and France with two of America’s finest music conservatories this week.

In England, David will lead Yale Schola Cantorum, with whom he is principal conductor, and period-instrument ensemble Juilliard415 in performances of Beethoven’s Mass in C Major, Haydn’s Symphony No. 94, “Surprise” and two new commissions; O Brother Man by Roderick Williams and Shout, Joy! by Daniel Kellogg. In Paris, David will conduct Palestrina’s Kyrie and Gloria from Missa Confitebor tibi, Domine, Daniel Roth’s Improvisation and Beethoven’s Mass in C once more.

The tour takes David and the ensemble to iconic English and French venues including St John’s, Smith Square in London, St. George’s Chapel in Windsor, St John’s College in Cambridge, University Church of St. Mary the Virgin in Oxford and the Church of Saint-Sulpice in Paris.

For more information about the tour, please visit The Juilliard School’s website. David will be also speaking about the tour and performing music by Palestrina on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune on Wednesday 27 May.

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