Grab lunch from your favorite local restaurant (or your kitchen) and join us on Friday from 12 – 12:30 PM on Facebook LIVE for a stimulating conversation with SLO Chamber President/CEO, Jim Dantona and Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Mexico City Philharmonic and the Music Director of Festival Mozaic, Scott Yoo!
American conductor and violinist Scott Yoo is the Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Mexico City Philharmonic and the Music Director of Festival Mozaic. He is also the Host and Executive Producer of the all-new PBS series Now Hear This, the first show about classical music on American prime time TV in 50 years. Mr. Yoo has conducted the London Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and L’Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France in Europe, the Colorado, Dallas, Indianapolis, New World, San Francisco and Utah Symphonies, and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra in their Elliott Carter Festival and in his Carnegie Hall debut. After beginning his musical studies at age three, he received First Prize in the 1988 Josef Gingold International Violin Competition, the 1989 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, and the 1994 Avery Fisher Career Grant. He attended Harvard University, where he received a bachelor’s degree.