Classical Conversations

Andrew Crust and the Lima Symphony Orchestra

Andrew Crust

WGTE's Brad Cresswell speaks with conductor Andrew Crust, newly-appointed Music Director of the Lima Symphony Orchestra. Currently the Associate Conductor of the Vancouver Symphony in Canada and former Assistant Conductor for the Memphis Symphony, Andrew launches his official Lima Symphony tenure with a concert on Saturday, November 28th. The program, called Lyrical Exuberance, features music by Copland and Bartok, plus Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 with soloist Awadagin Pratt. The concert will be both broadcast at the Van-Del Drive-In theater in Lima and streamed online. In this conversation, Andrew talks about that upcoming concert, his plans for the future and how the orchestra is adapting under the coronavirus pandemic.

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