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Charles Ansbacher

conductor, Boston Landmarks Orchestra

Charles Ansbacher holds titled positions with orchestras in Boston, Moscow, Sarajevo, and Bishkek. His primary relationship is with The Boston Landmarks Orchestra, which he created in 2000 as a gift to his home community. Among recently highly acclaimed performances, he conducted *Beethoven's Ninth Symphony* in Harvard University's Sanders Theatre with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, the same work he performed in Belgrade with American and Russian soloists. As the first American to appear on stage after the Kosovo-related NATO bombing of Serbia.Beyond music, Charles Ansbacher applied art to public policy making when, as a White House Fellow, he was co-chair of the U.S. Department of Transporation's Task Force on the Use of Design, Art, and Architecture in Transportation.