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January 31, 2017

An Evening of Classical Music to Benefit IHA

An evening of classical music is being sponsored in Frederick to benefit IHA.

Renown violinist Natasha Korsakova and Maestro and pianist David Michael Wolff will include Frederick on their USA spring tour. (pictured right)

Ms. Korsakova Is a sought after award winning violinist who has appeared in the world’s most distinguished concert halls. In 1998, she became the “Artist of the Year” in Chile and received the same honor in Italy in 2008. She was born into a musical family in Moscow, and began playing violin at age 5. Her instrument was crafted by Jean Baptiste Vuillaume in Paris in 1851.

Maestro Wolff is the Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of the Carolina Philharmonic. The orchestra is in partnership with Carnegie Hall – where it has performed, and who brings musical education opportunities for children in North Carolina. Wolff debuted as a piano soloist at 12 and since has performed across North America, Europe and Asia. He is in demand to coach opera stars, concert pianists and commissioned to compose works for opera, modern dance – one which led to a collaboration with Mikhail Baryshnikov.

The Repertoire for the evenings performance includes:

Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata for Violin and Piano in D major, Op. 12, No. 1, 3rd movement: Rondo. Allegro
Pablo de Sarasate: Romance Andalouse
Giuseppe Verdi – Delphin Alard: Fantasy on Themes from “La Traviata“ Op. 38
George Gershwin / Igor Frolov: Fantasy on Themes from “Porgy and Bess”, Op. 19

Tickets for their performance are available at: https://orchestra2100.yapsody.com/

The Concert will be staged at Evangelical Reformed United Church of Christ, 15 W. Church St, Frederick, MD 21701 on Thursday, March 30th from 7 to 8pm. The event is handicap accessible via the elevator on the ground floor entrance.

Concert sponsors are being sought and a private reception will be held prior to the recital as a benefit to donors.

After the concert, attendees are invited to a “Meet the Artist” Reception at 10 W. Church Street in the chapel across the street from the church.

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