Connecticut Grand Opera's director and conductor, Laurence Gilgore, will present Greenwich Library's first exploration into the magnificent world of opera on Sunday, November 14, at 3 p.m., in the Cole Auditorium. Designed to enlighten the aficionado, as well as the curious beginner, Maestro Gilgore's insights, historical examples, selected film clips and talented guest performers will present opera as a truly inspirational and timeless art form.
Gilgore has led orchestras and opera companies nationally and internationally including: the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Long Beach Opera, The Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Rome's Teatro dell'Opera, Palermo's Teatro Massimo, Taipei's National Symphony and the Beijing Philharmonic. Gilgore was a Music Honors graduate of Clark University and was awarded the Artistic Diploma from the Bologna Conservatory in 1982. Subsequently, he served as assistant conductor at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan for the 1984-85 season.
For more information, please contact Michele Martin at (203) 625-6533.