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  • New Century Chamber Orchestra featuring Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin

    Series Name:

    Essential Classics

    Sponsors:

    Duke Performances and Music

    Location:

    Page Auditorium - Map

    Cost:

    $42 - $34 - $20 || $10 Duke students | Reserved Seating

    When:

    to

    Contact:

    Rumble, Ken

    Email:

    ken.rumble@duke.edu

    Phone:

    660-3348

    "A committed and distinctive performer," (NY Times), Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg has been a top classical violin soloist since winning the Naumburg International Violin Competition in 1981. Upon becoming the Music Director of the SF Bay Area's New Century Chamber Orchestra in 2008, she lent its signature rough-hewn musicality "a new sense of vitality and determination, as well as an audacious swagger" (Gramophone Magazine).Salerno-Sonnenberg performs with and conducts the New Century Chamber Orchestra at Duke Performances, soloing in a William Bolcom violin concerto after an opening Mendelssohn sinfonia. On the second half of the program, Bachianas Brasileiras from Brazil's Heitor Villa-Lobos leads into the late Metamorphosen of Strauss, a novel and highly personalized work of restless transformations. *** PROGRAM: MENDELSSOHN: String Symphony No. 10 in B Minor ; WILLIAM BOLCOM: Romanza (w/ Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin) ; VILLA-LOBOS: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 ; STRAUSS: Metamorphosen, Study for 23 Solo Strings

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