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11.02.16
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BBCSO/Weilerstein review - Dean's Hamlet 'diffraction' whets the appetite
The Guardian
03.05.16
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Weilerstein, Milwaukee Symphony deliver an engaging performance
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
02.27.16
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San Diego Symphony 'refreshingly unusual' under Weilerstein
San Diego Union-Tribune
12.11.15
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Review: Naples Philharmonic plays new commission, old classic
Naples Daily News
10.25.15
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Guest conductor Joshua Weilerstein leads BSO in a fine concert
The Washington Post
04.09.15
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Joshua Weilerstein leads refreshing DSO concert
Dallas Morning Times
01.10.15
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Pianist Stephen Hough, Grand Rapids Symphony: Uncomfortable to watch, but pleasant to hear Dvorak concerto
MLive
11.20.14
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American conductor Joshua Weilerstein is appointed the new Artistic Director of the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne.
09.25.14
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Review: Joshua Weilerstein
Ziarul Financiar
08.06.14
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Balsom, Karadaglic a cool match at Hollywood Bowl
Los Angeles Times
07.21.11
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JOSHUA WEILERSTEIN AND CASE SCAGLIONE NAMED NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC ASSISTANT CONDUCTORS FOR THE 2011–12 SEASON
The New York Philharmonic
08.11.10
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The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association Announces Conductors Selected for 2010/11 Dudamel Fellowship Program
Los Angeles Philharmonic
05.17.09
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NEC’s Joshua Weilerstein ’09 Wins Malko Competition for Young Conductors

Joshua Weilerstein is the Artistic Director of the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne. His clarity of musical expression, unforced manner and deep natural musicianship connects him with orchestras and has led him to conduct extensively in both Europe and America. His enthusiasm for a wide range of repertoire, including his support for programming works by living composers, is combined with an ambition to bring new audiences to the concert hall.

Highlights of the 16/17 season include debuts with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Czech Philharmonic, NDR Hannover London Philharmonic Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony, and North Carolina Symphony. With the National Symphony Orchestra, Weilerstein conducts a special John F. Kennedy centennial celebration concert with Yo-Yo Ma as soloist. He returns to the Vancouver Symphony, The Florida Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Netherlands Philharmonic, Orchestre National de Lyon, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen and Oslo Philharmonic.

Weilerstein’s career was launched when he won the 2009 Malko Competition. From 2011-2014 he served as Assistant Conductor of the New York Philharmonic, and he has since rapidly become one of the most sought-after young conductors in the world. Weilerstein believes fundamentally in the importance of music education and continues his commitment to students and young musicians in concerts this season with the New England Conservatory and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. He previously served as concertmaster of Discovery Ensemble, a Boston-based chamber orchestra dedicated to presenting classical music to inner-city schools.

Weilerstein feels that it is essential to have an open communication between the stage and the audience. He is accessible on social media for conversation about the future of classical music, programming, and the experience of concert-going ... read full bio