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Nov-13-2019 —

Mei-Ann chats with Tim Mangan of VoiceofOC about Florence Price in advance of November 14 - 16 concerts in Orange County

Nov-13-2019 —

Mei-Ann conducts  Swedish violinist Johan Dalene in Thomas Adès violin concerto Concentric Paths with the Symphony Orchestra of Norrlands Operan in December. She also leads the premiere of Swedish composer Tobias Broström's orchestral interpretation of Melanie Bonis's Suite Orientale,  Stravinsky's Ballet Pulcinella Suite, and Brahms's  Haydn Variations.

Nov-7-2019 —

Mei-Ann travels to Sweden to guest the Symphony Orchestra of Norrlands December 5 in a program featuring Ades's Concentric Paths, with violinist Johan Dalene as soloist. Other works include Bbonis's Suite Oriental, Stravinsky's Pulcinella Suite and Brahms's Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn

"Chen is diminutive but powerful, with an exacting style of conducting that commands attention"
San Francisco Classical Voice
“Her controlled yet fluid conducting style combined clear cues and beats with sweeping, circular gestures reminiscent of the great maestro Seiji Ozawa.”
The Press Democrat (CA)
“The performance indeed offered a captivating and inspired interpretation.”
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