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Mendelssohn & Schumann

Presented ByFairfax Symphony Orchestra
When/WhereSaturday, Feb 02, 2019 8:00pmCenter for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus

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Christopher Zimmerman, conductor
Chee Yun, violin

Program:
Mendelssohn:  Hebrides Overture
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto, Chee Yun, violin                 
Schumann: Symphony No. 2

Violinst Chee-Yun’s flawless technique, dazzling tone, and compelling artistry have enraptured audiences on five continents.  Charming, charismatic, and deeply passionate about her art, Chee-Yun continues to carve a unique place for herself in the ever-evolving world of classical music.

“Chee-Yun’s Mendelssohn, full of sparkly and imagination, goes readily to the top of the list of recommended versions.  Her tone is sweet and full, her playing wonderfully polished, her feeling for Mendelssohn’s line and phrase quite extraordinary sure…utterly magical.”  (Gramophone)

Pre-Performance Discussion at 7 pm: Join conductor Christopher Zimmerman and special guests.

Student tickets: $15