Meet Guest Conductor Ken-David Masur; Performs with the RI Philharmonic Orchestra on Jan. 19 & 20

Amica Rush Hour Concert features Side-by-Side performance
with the RI Philharmonic Youth Symphony Orchestra, Jan. 19


KEN-DAVID MASUR will be the guest conductor on Saturday (Jan. 20). The program includes Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony, Brahms’ Tragic Overture and Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, and features tenor Anthony Dean Griffey and horn soloist Kevin Owen.

“fearless, bold, and a life-force”—San Diego Union-Tribune

  • Assistant Conductor of the Boston Symphony.
  • Has led the Munich Symphony as Principal Guest Conductor in Munich and on tour in Italy.
  • Received his B.A. from Columbia University in New York City where he served as the first Music Director of the Bach Society Orchestra and Chorus.
  • Studied conducting primarily with his father Kurt Masur.
  • Masur was hired as Resident Conductor of the San Antonio Symphony in 2007 by then Music Director Larry Rachleff.
  • This appearance will be his first conducting the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra.

“A brilliant and commanding conductor with unmistakable charisma”—Leipzig Volkszeitung

Buy Tickets

Tickets are $15-$150 (including all fees), and can be purchased online at or from the RI Philharmonic Orchestra Box Office in East Providence; by phone 401.248.7000 (M-F 9am-4:30pm, closed Martin Luther King Day). On day of concerts, tickets are available at The VETS Box Office (Friday, 3:30pm–showtime; Saturday, 4pm-showtime). Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more.