Concert Artist Series present Miranda Cuckson, violinConcert Artist Series present Miranda Cuckson, violinhttp://www.haverford.edu/calendar/details/261446Founders Great Hall2014-10-05T15:00:002014-10-05T17:00:00
October 5,2014 3:00PM–5:00PM
Founders Great Hall
On Sunday, October 5 at 3 PM, the Concert Artist Series presents Miranda Cuckson, violin, featuring music by Bach, Bianchi, Weesner, Rowe, and Chasalow. This concert will be held in Founders Great Hall.
Miranda Cuckson, violin
On Sunday, October 5 at 3 PM, the Concert Artist Series presents Miranda Cuckson, violin. Her solo violin program features:
JS Bach Sonata No. 1 in G minor
Oscar Bianchi Semplice
Anna Weesner The Nearness of Things
Michael Hersch in the snowy margins
Eric Chasalow Scuffle and Snap (w/electronics)
This concert will be held in Founders Great Hall. Ticket prices are $20 (General Admission), $15 (Senior), $10 (Student), and $5 (Children ages 7 - 17). Bi-Co is free. There will be a van from the Visitors' Parking lot to the hall. For more information (610) 896-1011, www.haverford.edu/music/events/.
Called “top-notch in all respects” (Sequenza 21) and “an artist to be reckoned with” (Gramophone), violinist and violist Miranda Cuckson is widely acclaimed by audiences for her enthralling live performances of a wide range of repertoire, from early eras to the most current creations. In demand both as a soloist and chamber musician, she appears in major concert halls and festivals, as well as at universities, galleries and informal spaces. She has in recent years been one of the most sought-after performers of contemporary music, and has produced and presented concerts in a variety of formats as director of Nunc and in collaboration with many other organizations and people. She is enthusiastic about the role of the performer-interpreter in the musical creative process, and about supporting the culture of America and other countries. She has released nine lauded solo CDs, including music by Michael Hersch, Ralph Shapey and concertos by Korngold and Ponce. Her recording of Luigi Nono’s ”La lontananza nostalgica utopica futura” for violin and electronics was named a Best Classical Recording of 2012 by the New York Times. In January 2015, she will make her first CD for ECM Records in Europe, of duo music by Bartók, Schnittke and Lutoslawski.
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