Missed Tafelmusik Director Jeanne Lamon on Morning Light with host Michael Wolch? Listen Here!

This year is violinist Jeanne Lamon's final year as Music Director of Tafelumik. After 33 years she is changing her focus from directing one of the world's greatest Baroque ensembles to training and passing on her wisdom to a new generation of performers.

Music Director of Tafelmusik since 1981, Jeanne has been praised by critics in Europe and North America for her strong musical leadership. In addition to performing with and directing Tafelmusik, Jeanne regularly guest directs symphony orchestras in North America and abroad. Upcoming and recent engagements include Les Violons du Roy, Detroit Symphony, L'Orchestre Métropolitain (Montreal), Orchestra London, Victoria Symphony and Symphony Nova Scotia.

She has won numerous awards for her work with Tafelmusik, including the Prix Alliance Fançaise, the 1997 M. Joan Chalmers Award for Artistic Direction and the prestigious Molson Prize from the Canada Council for the Arts. In 2000, Jeanne lamon was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada in recognition of her work with Tafelmusik.

She holds two honorary Doctorates, one from York University and one from Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax. Jeanne is passionate about teaching young professionals, which she does at the University of Toronto and through Tafelmusik's artist training programmes.

She will be in Winnipeg January 16 & 17, 2015 to perform with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra in a program called Mozart & Haydn with Jean Lamon. Directing from the violin, Jeanne will lead an exquisite program that features WSO prinicipal clarinetist Micah Heilbrunn in Mozart's unforgettable Clarinet Concerto.

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Listen below for Classic 107's Mchael Wolch exclusive conversation with Jeanne Lamon.