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Saturday, March 2, 2013 | Start Time: 08:00 PM

Music Center At Strathmore | North Bethesda, Md






The American Virtuoso Violin

Elena Urioste, violin
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Eminent violinist Elena Urioste brings her formidable talent to this concert featuring American works for violin. Signs of Life II, by the late American composer Russell Peck, features lush and invigorating music for string orchestra. Second on the program is the world premiere of Two Lyric Pieces by Steven Gerber, one of America’s most accessible contemporary composers.The evening also includes the late Washington, DC, composer Andreas Makris’s compelling Violin Concerto and Leonard Bernstein’s Serenade, a musical tribute to love’s power.
(This concert is part of Strathmore’s celebration of the violin in North America.)
Peck                Signs of Life II
Gerber           Two Lyric Pieces (world premiere)
Makris           Violin Concerto
Bernstein      Serenade