Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra and Music School Festival Orchestra: “Mahler’s First Symphony”
Rossen Milanov, CSO Music Director and conductor
Timothy Muffitt, MSFO Music Director
Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D major
Comprised of top-tier students from conservatories and universities in the U.S. and abroad, Music School Festival Orchestra members participate in a variety of musical activities during their summers at Chautauqua including chamber music and private lessons along with their meticulous orchestral training. Alumni from the MSFO can be heard in many of the world’s top orchestras and chamber ensembles and can be found on music faculties worldwide. The MSFO is led by Artistic Director Timothy Muffitt, who serves as Music Director of the Lansing Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Laureate of the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra.