Thursday, November 1, 2007

This Weekend: Violinist Midori & the OAYO All-Orchestra Concert at the Holland

Midori, Violin
Robert McDonald, Pianist
Saturday, November 3, 2007 | 8:00 PM
Peter Kiewit Concert Hall | Holland Performing Arts Center

After more than 20 years on stage, onetime violin prodigy Midori remains one of the leading violinists in the world, consistently appearing with top orchestras including the Berlin, New York and Israel Philharmonics and the San Francisco Symphony.

Today, Midori and and accompanist Bob McDonald continue their U.S. recital tour and making a stop here in Omaha Nebraska. Their program includes work by Brahms, Beethoven, Grieg and Corigliano. Catch them if your can, as tickets have been snatched up throughout this week.

OAYO All-Orchestra Concert
Holland Performing Arts Center
Sunday, November 4th, 2007 | 7:00 PM

Other concert to note this weekend is on Sunday,
Omaha Area Youth Orchestra will open its new season with an All-Orchestra Concert. The program will feature a variety of orchestral music presented by four of the OAYO’s ensembles. Additionally, the concert will feature Luke Witchger, the 2007 OAYO concerto competition winner. Witchger will play the final movement of Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1.

1 comment:

Cheryl said...

For those of you reading who are from Los angels this should be of interest:

African Millennium Foundation
is honored to host world renowned violinist
for an intimate recital at the home of
Peter & Sarah Mandell

December 2, 2007
4:30 in the afternoon

Valet parking

This very special event is to benefit the
Reencontro Project
which serves over 7000 AIDS orphans in the township of Maputo, Mozambique
Midori Center for Community Engagement
which advocates for the health of the arts in the community at-large.

$500 for recital and reception with the artist
$250 for recital only
Of course, tax deductible

Soothe your parched soul with this beautiful music
while contributing to the greater good.
What better gift to yourself, your loved ones and your world?
Let your friends know this is your gift this holiday season.

Seating is extremely limited. Please respond quickly.

Cheryl Bianchi


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