Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Masterworks featuring Anthony Princiotti

close-orch-01a-2All concerts begin at 8:00 pm and are preceded at 7:00 pm by Musically Speaking, a free pre-concert discussion that provides entertaining insight into the evening’s program.


BEETHOVEN – Overture to Egmont
HINDEMITH – Mathis der Maler
TCHAIKOVSKY – Symphony No. 4

Anthony Princiotti, conductor

Anthony Princiotti

Anthony Princiotti was the conductor of the Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra and senior lecturer at Dartmouth College from 1992-2015.  He continues to serve at Dartmouth in the capacity of classical music advisor to the Hopkins Center.  Princiotti received a Doctor of Music degree from the Yale School of Music and a Bachelor of Music degree from the Juilliard School, where he was a violin student of Oscar Shumsky. Princiotti has been a recipient of the Marshall Bartholomew Scholarship, the Charles Ives Scholarship and the Yale School of Music Alumni Association Prize.  He was awarded a conducting fellowship at Tanglewood, where he studied with Leonard Bernstein, Gustav Meier and Seiji Ozawa.

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From 2001 to 2012, Princiotti served as Music Director and Conductor of the New Hampshire Philharmonic.  As a guest conductor, he has appeared with the Calgary Philharmonic, the New England String Ensemble, the Hartford Symphony, the San Paolo State Symphony, the Yale Philharmonia, the Norfolk Festival Orchestra, the Pioneer Valley Symphony and the Young Artists Philharmonic.

Between 1981 and 1987, Princiotti was first violinist with the Apple Hill Chamber Players, performing 75 to 100 concerts annually in venues throughout the United States.  He has been a member of the faculty of Dartmouth College since 1992, holding the rank of Senior Lecturer in Music.  His recording of Telemann’s Twelve Fantasias for Unaccompanied Violin was the first to be released by an American violinist.  A devoted music scholar, he is the author of more than eighty articles about orchestral music.

In addition to his professional interests, Anthony Princiotti is an avid endurance cyclist, a marathon runner, a fan of Boston-area professional sports teams, and the proud father of his intrepid daughter Nora.

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