Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Love the violin? Don't miss "Mendelssohn's Masterpiece"

With music like Mendelssohn’s beloved Violin Concerto in its arsenal, it’s no wonder the violin is such a popular instrument. Romantic and riveting, Mendelssohn’s piece allows the violinist to show off their skills while showcasing the instrument’s full range of emotion. The Omaha Symphony is thrilled to present Mendelssohn’s Masterpiece November 13 and 14 at 8 p.m. at the Holland Performing Arts Center. The symphony will also perform Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8 and Elgar’s In the South.

David Kim, violin, will shine as the concert’s featured soloist. Kim has served as concertmaster with the Philadelphia Orchestra for a decade. As a highly sought-after pedagogue, Kim presents masterclasses annually at institutions such as Curtis, Juilliard, and Yale, among others. On the Saturday morning he’s in Omaha, he will lead a masterclass with students from the Omaha Conservatory of Music. For more details on our guest artist, visit www.davidkimviolin.com.

Christopher Seaman, music director of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, will guest conduct at this MasterWorks program, sponsored by Omaha Steaks. Main floor tickets are still available, starting as low as $25. To purchase your tickets, call 402.342.3560, order online at www.omahasymphony.org, or visit the Omaha Symphony Box Office at 1605 Howard Street.

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