Acclaimed singer-songwriter Glen Hansard makes his debut performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall with special guest Aoife O’Donovan on Monday, November 9, at 7pm.
Yuga Cohler is the newly appointed Music Director and Conductor of the Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra in Los Angeles. Recognized as one of the most promising conductors of his generation, he was awarded a Career Assistance Award by the Solti Foundation U.S. in 2015. He serves as New York City Director of the Asia / America New Music Institute, and from 2013 – 2015 was the Music Director of the Weill Cornell Medical College Orchestra.
Jan Swafford is a composer and writer. His musical works range from orchestral and chamber to film and theater music, including four pieces for orchestra, Midsummer Variations for piano quintet, They That Mourn for piano trio, They Who Hunger for piano quartet, and From the Shadow of the Mountain for string orchestra. His music has been played around the country and abroad by ensembles including the symphonies of Indianapolis, St. Louis, Harrisburg, Springfield, Jacksonville, Chattanooga, and the Dutch Radio.