It has just been announced that Alpesh will make his US debut conducting the Alabama Symphony Orchestra in their 2016-17 Masterworks season, which features a number of internationally renowned musicians. Read the full announcement here.
Alpesh's main season concert with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra will take place on 9 March 2016, marking the end of his three years shadowing the orchestra. The programme includes Borodin's ever-popular Polovtsian Dances, Shostakovich's 15th and final symphony and the UK premiere of Golijov's “Azul”, a fantastic concerto where Latin America meets Bach. The concerto's soloist will be Alpesh's former cello teacher, Eduardo Vassallo. Find out more and book tickets he
Gramophone has just published a blog post from Alpesh, where the young conductor discusses the BBC Ten Pieces project, the importance of music education and the lack of ethnic audiences at classical concerts. Speaking about the Ten Pieces project, Alpesh commented: "It answers a very real need in this country to expose our younger citizens to music of all genres, in an exciting and inspiring way. British culture suffers if we forget about appealing to young people’s creative