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2023/24 Season Highlight: New Century Chamber Orchestra

Appointed in 2018 as Music Director and Concertmaster of San Francisco’s New Century Chamber Orchestra (NCCO), one of the world’s few conductorless ensembles, Hope begins his U.S. season leading the ensemble in four Bay Area concerts at the first “California Festival: A Celebration of New Music.” Featuring mezzo-soprano Kelley O’Connor and an eight-voice chorus, their…

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Daniel Hope is the Featured Artist at Schleswig-Holstein Festival 2023

Last fall, Daniel Hope was named the Featured Artist at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the largest classical music festival in Germany. In celebration of the violinist’s 50th birthday year, 50 concerts are being programmed, and for the first time in its history the residency is taking place not only during the festival period in July…

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June 10–25: Daniel Hope & New Century Chamber Orchestra Embark on Summer Tour

This summer, the New Century Chamber Orchestra embarks on its second European tour since Daniel Hope became Music Director. Drawing on music from programs performed throughout the 2022-23 season, nine of the ten performances feature Ukrainian pianist Alexey Botvinov and Hope in Tan Dun’s Double Concerto, and the rotating repertoire also includes iconic film music:…

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Daniel Hope Leads Bay Area Tour with New Century Chamber Orchestra

For their second set of concerts in the season, Daniel Hope and New Century present a selection of music from iconic films (Jan 19–22). Repertoire includes Bernard Herrmann’s music from Hitchcock’s Vertigo and selected film music by Ennio Morricone, both arranged by Paul Bateman; Gershwin’s American in Paris arranged by Clarice Assad; and the Double…

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