Duke Symphony Orchestra with Jimmy Gilmore, clarinetist
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 8:00pm
Program: Rossini: Overture to La Gazza Ladra (The Thieving Magpie); Copland: Concerto for Clarinet & String Orchestra, with Harp & Piano; Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, "Italian." Jimmy Gilmore is a native of Dallas, Texas and is Principal Clarinetist (ret.) of the North Carolina Symphony and presently serves as Senior Advisor for the Orchestra. He holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music and the Juilliard School of Music. Mr. Gilmore was formerly a member of the Rochester Philharmonic and the U.S. Military Academy Band at West Point. A faculty member of Duke University and Meredith College, Mr. Gilmore has made numerous appearances as a soloist and recitalist throughout the Southeast. In addition, he has appeared many times as a concerto soloist with the North Carolina Symphony. Harry Davidson is music director of the Duke Symphony Orchestra.