Two Symphony of Westchester violinists will step out of their section to perform Bach’s Double Violin Concerto BWV 1043 in D minor as part of an all-Baroque program on Sun., Dec. 15 at 3:00 p.m., at Iona College’s Christopher J. Murphy Auditorium.
Concertmaster Alex Abayev and first violinist Tetyana Byelgorodska are the featured soloists. Abayev will also perform Bach’s Violin Concerto no. 1, BWV 1041 in A minor. The program also includes Pachabel’s Canon and Handel’s Concerto Grosso, op. 6 no. 1.
In addition to being the Symphony’s concertmaster, Abayev performs as a soloist and chamber musician in the United States and abroad and participates in many international music festivals. Byelgorodska, a former concertmaster of the Symphony Orchestra of the National Philharmonic of Ukraine, has toured extensively throughout Europe, Japan and South Korea.
A snow date for this concert has been set for Sat., Dec. 14 at 3:00 p.m. The decision to use the snow date will be made on Fri., Dec. 13 and will be available on the Symphony’s website: www.thesymphonyofwestchester.org and by phone: (914) 654-4926.
Iona’s Christopher J. Murphy Auditorium is at 715 North Ave., New Rochelle. Ticket prices are $55 general admission, $40 seniors (65+) and $15 students with ID. Single tickets and subscriptions are available on-line: http://www.thesymphonyofwestchester.org or by phone: (914) 654-4926. More information is available on the website or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
This concert series is sponsored in part by the Iona College Council on the Arts through the generosity of JoAnn and Joseph M. Murphy and the Baron Lambert Fund.
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