Via Salzburg Chamber Orchestra

Via Salzburg Chamber Orchestra

October 09, 2009 16:24 ET

Via Salzburg: New Appointment for Artistic Director Mayumi Seiler

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 9, 2009) - Via Salzburg is pleased to announce that Artistic Director Mayumi Seiler has recently been named Professor at the renowned Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria and will be teaching there for one week of every month for the coming season. Ms. Seiler received her musical education at the Mozarteum during the formative years of her childhood.

Ms. Seiler has performed with numerous renowned orchestras and conductors including Neville Marriner, Christopher Hogwood, Peter Oundjian, Sandor Vegh and has been the featured soloist with orchestras such as the City of London Sinfonia, the Royal Philharmonic, the Berlin Symphony, the Moscow Symphony, the Hong Kong Philharmonic, the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Camerata Academica Salzburg and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.

She was invited by legendary violinist Ruggiero Ricci to perform with him in his final concert in Washington, DC. Her performances as soloist with the UBS Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra under the baton of Maxim Vengerov saw her perform to critical acclaim in such major venues as Toronto's Roy Thomson Hall, New York's Carnegie Hall, Amsterdam's Concertgebouw and Vienna's Musikverein and the Barbican in London.

Robert Missen Appointed General Manager of Via Salzburg

Via Salzburg announces the recent appointment of longtime arts administrator Robert Missen as its new General Manager. Mr. Missen created Robert Missen Artists, one of Canada's most prestigious artist management companies, in 1990, after twenty years as a professional singer. Over the fifteen years of its existence, RMA represented such artists and attractions as the Elmer Iseler Singers, The Men of the Deeps, Stuart McLean, Veronica Tennant, Sylvia Tyson and Michael Burgess. He produced the national tour of Timothy Findlay's Piano Man's Daughter and Other Stories and co-produced the celebrated production of Noel Coward's Hay Fever, featuring the Follows family.

Via Salzburg is grateful to its season sponsors: Honda-Acura and TD Canada Trust Music and its media sponsor, Toronto Life.

For more information or to arrange for an interview with Mayumi Seiler, please contact Laura Adlers at (416) 467-0634.

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