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I could not be more excited for the critically acclaimed Discovery Ensemble’s upcoming program: Three Faces of Romanticism: Music of Wagner, Schreker and Schumann. I recently sat down with the ever-charming Courtney Lewis, Conductor and Founding Music Director, and he dishes about his history, the ensemble, traveling, and the future of classical music in the Americas.

The performance is this Thursday, March 17, at 7:30pm at the Sanders Theatre at Harvard.  For more information, go here, or call 617-496-2222. And thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, Discovery Ensemble is able to offer up to 500 free tickets to college students with valid ID!

Courtney Lewis, the 26-year old Irish transplant, is a rising new talent, and it’s his sharp, keen and passionate interpretation of the music he selects that presents his greatest point of promise: a fresh injection of much-needed energy into the contemporary classical music scene.

Full interview, after the JUMP

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