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Lake Forest Civic Orchestra ready with new director, season

Lake Forest Civic Orchestra ready with new director, season

Howie Martino knew Robert Nordling was the one the first time Nordling conducted the Lake Forest Civic Orchestra. Nordling was among four directors auditioning for the job of music director last year. "He has such a love for music," said Martino, a bass player and the group's president. "I like his passion. That was clear from the first rehearsal on." As the orchestra's new director, Nordling will conduct the orchestra's first concert of the season at 4 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Gorton Community Center in Lake Forest. Nordling, a Chicago resident and principal conductor of the Baroque on Beaver Island Music Festival in Michigan, will also conduct a new...

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