Posted March 13, 2012

Principal Associate Concertmaster Laura Hamilton joins the Livermore-Amador Symphony

for a concert at the Bankhead Theater in downtown Livermore, CA.  8:00 p.m. on March 24th.  Dr. Arthur Barnes will conduct the Livermore-Amador Symphony, a position he has held since 1984. The 2012-2013 season will mark the Symphony’s 50th Year!

The March 24 concert includes:

The Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner

Violin Concerto by Felix Mendelssohn   Ms. Hamilton as soloist

Symphony No.6 of Antonin Dvorak

Laura Hamilton is principal associate concertmaster of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. During her 24-year tenure with the Metropolitan she has led hundreds of performances and has been concertmaster for live international high-definition video transmissions of Salome, Carmen, Madama Butterfly, and Nixon in China. Hamilton was previously a member of the Chicago Symphony and appeared with that orchestra as concerto soloist with Sir Georg Solti conducting. During her youth, Hamilton lived in Livermore and studied with local teachers Marion Clark and Robert Jacobson, and Daniel Kobialka of the San Francisco Symphony. She performed with LAS in 1976 as a winner of the Symphony’s Competition for Young Musicians and played the Tchaikovsky violin concerto with the orchestra in 1983.

The Bankhead Theatre is a beautiful 500-seat theater.  It is located in central Livermore and is walking distance to numerous restaurants.  There is plentiful free parking just steps from the theater.

For more information about the concert – here is the website: