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#MusicWise with Laura Jackson, Conductor
July 7, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFree
WATCH ON FACEBOOK LIVE
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 1pm Pacific | 4pm Eastern
“MusicWise – Conversations about Arts & Culture with Donato Cabrera” is weekly Facebook Live series that is part of the continued commitment by Donato, California Symphony, and Las Vegas Philharmonic to promote engagement and connection with their audiences. Donato will be hosting interviews with engaged artists and civic leaders who influence and shape our cultural landscape, discussing their career and background, showcasing their favorite performances and recordings, and asking questions from the Facebook Live audience.
July 7 – Laura Jackson, Music Director and Conductor of the Reno Philharmonic
Laura Jackson is described by audiences as “passionate, personable, engaging, innovative, charismatic, musical, and effervescent.” Now in her eleventh season as Music Director and Conductor of the Reno Philharmonic, she continues to win praise for her artistry, leadership, innovative programming, and creative community engagement.
Her passion and drive have helped the Reno Philharmonic reach new heights with engaging composer-in-residence projects, vibrant performances of traditional repertoire, and collaborations that captivate the enthusiasm of the local community as well as the symphonic industry nationwide.
In addition to classical, pops, ballet, and educational concerts with the Reno Philharmonic, Ms. Jackson guest conducts nationally and internationally. Recent performances have included concerts with the symphonies of Eugene, Hartford, Charlottesville, Hawaii, Flint, the Philly POPS, and L’Orchestre symphonique de Bretagne in France. In addition, Jackson recently returned to perform with the Atlanta Symphony, where she previously served as their first-ever female assistant conductor from 2004–7, working closely with Music Director Robert Spano.