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Dec 10
Éliane Radigue: tape music - Vice-Versa, etc... + Kyema from Trilogie de la Mort Live Oak Friends Meeting House 1318 West 26th Street Houston, TX 77008
Dec 10
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Embassy of France - La Maison Française 4101 Reservoir Road, NW - Washington, DC
Dec 6
French Drama in the Spotlight at Princeton Princeton New Jersey 08544 USA

From Movie Themes to Classics

For its season premiere, the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra will be joined by Vincent Beer-Demander who will play Lalo Schifrin's Mandolin Concert. Following the concerto, the Mid-Atlantic Symphony will perform Nicolas Mazmanian's Mission Impossible Variations. The concert will conclude with a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.

Vincent Beer-Demander, Soloist, Mandolin

Vincent Beer-Demander (born in 1982) has won many awards from prestigious Conservatoires in France and Italy. A regular collaborator of many international orchestras, he plays as a soloist as well as in chamber music groups.

As a professor at the National Conservatory of Marseille in France, the Royal Conservatory of Liège in Belgium, he is regularly called upon to give master-classes. Also a composer, he has produced a vast array of pieces which have been published by the Oz musical library (Canada), Mundoplectro (Spain), Trekel (Germany) & Hody (France).

Julien Benichou, Music Director

As Music Director of both the Mid-Atlantic Symphony and Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra, Julien Benichou is noted for his powerfully vivid, graceful, and sensitive conducting.

He was also appointed Principal Conductor of the Washington Opera Society and Music Director of the Southern Maryland Youth Orchestra.