Masterworks: Symphonie Fantastique
March 7, 2024 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm$20 – $50
Featured Artist: Kelly Hall-Tompkins, violin
Acclaimed violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins returns to perform Bruch’s Concerto No. 1 for Violin in G minor. Dame Ethel Smythe’s early 20th century rarity Overture to The Wreckers and the opulent Symphonie Fantastique by Berlioz will also be performed.
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Smyth Overture to The Wreckers
Bruch Concerto No. 1 for Violin in G minor
Kelly Hall-Tompkins, violin
— INTERMISSION —
Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique
About the Artist:
Acclaimed by the New York Times as “the versatile violinist who makes the music come alive” and as a 2017 New York Times “New Yorker of the Year,” for her “tonal mastery” (BBC Music Magazine) and “Groundbreaking” recording projects (STRINGS Magazine), and featured in the Smithsonian Museum of African- American History, violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins is trailblazing an innovative, creative and entrepreneurial career as a soloist and chamber musician. Winner of a Naumburg International Violin Competition Honorarium Prize, Concert Artists Guild Career Grant, and Sphinx Medal of Excellence, Ms. Hall-Tompkins has appeared as soloist as the Inaugural Artist in Residence with the Cincinnati Symphony and with orchestras including the Dallas Symphony, Oakland Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony, Tulsa Philharmonic, Greenville Symphony, Chamber Orchestra of New York, Gateways Music Festival, for the Manhattan School Centennial Gala at Carnegie Hall with co-soloist Glenn Dicterow, under the baton of Leonard Slatkin, and a Brevard Festival Orchestra under the baton of Keith Lockhart. Additional concerts and recitals include the cities of Kiev, Ukraine; New York, Washington, Cleveland, Toronto, Chicago, Baltimore, and Greenville, South Carolina, and at festivals in France, Germany and Italy. (Read more).