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Juilliard alumnus Peter Oundjian returns to conduct the Juilliard Orchestra on Thursday, April 11, at 7:30pm in Alice Tully Hall.

The program features Bloch’s Suite for Viola and Orchestra with Juilliard violist Tabitha Rhee and Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4 in E-flat Major (“Romantic”).

Tickets are $30 ($15 for full-time students with a valid ID) and available at

Conductor Peter Oundjian’s (MM ’81, violin) 2018-19 season includes debuts with the Indianapolis and New Zealand symphony orchestras, and return engagements with the St. Louis, Baltimore, Atlanta, Utah, Colorado, and New World symphonies as well as the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. In January he transitioned from artistic advisor to music director for the Colorado Music Festival, commencing a five-year tenure. 

He has conducted in Berlin, Amsterdam, Tel Aviv, New York, Chicago, and Sydney. He has also appeared at annual festivals from the BBC Proms and the Prague Spring Festival to the Edinburgh Festival and the Philadelphia Orchestra's Mozart Festival, where he was artistic director from 2003 to 2005. Oundjian was principal guest conductor of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra from 2006 to 2010 and artistic director of the Caramoor International Music Festival in New York from 1997 to 2007. Since 1981, he has been a visiting professor at the Yale School of Music, and earned the university's Sanford Medal for distinguished service to music in 2013.

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