In Hope for Menuhin, acclaimed British violinist Daniel Hope joins music director Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and the always adventurous New Century Chamber Orchestra to pay tribute to the late, great Yehudi Menuhin, one of the most influential violinists of the 20th century. Hope may be making a bid for that 21st-century title as well. Labeled "adventurous and brilliant" by The New York Times, he's known for his musical and stylistic versatility, which he displays in this special concert at Osher Marin JCC in San Rafael. This eclectic salute features pieces by Bach, Vivaldi, Bartok and Mendelssohn, along with modern works like Glass' Echorus, Takemitsu's Nostalgia, El-Khoury's Unfinished Journey and P��rt's "Darf ich..." for solo violin, tubular bells and strings.
Program (subject to change):
J. S. Bach: Concerto in D Minor for 2 Violins, Strings and Basso Continuo, BWV 1043
P��rt: ���Darf ich������ Solo violin, Tubular Bells and Strings
Philip Glass: Echorus for 2 Violins and Strings
Mendelssohn: Concerto in D minor for Violin and Strings
Vivaldi: Concerto in A minor for 2 Violins, RV 522
El-Khoury: Unfinished Journey ��� in memorium Yehudi Menuhin
Takemitsu: Nostalgia for Solo Violin and Strings
Bart��k: Six Romanian Folk Dances
Total running time is two hours with intermission.