Friday, May 6, 2011

Violinist Samuel Thompson Joins 'Musicians of Mercy' in Benefit Concert for Earthquake Relief in Japan, May 25, Columbia, MD

[Samuel Thompson]

Violinist Samuel Thompson
tells us he will perform
in a
benefit concert in Columbia, Maryland:

“Musicians of Mercy
presents a benefit concert
for Earthquake relief in Japan.
Wednesday, May 25 at 7:30 pm
Christ Episcopal Church
6800 Oakland Mills Road
Columbia, MD 21045

“Admission is FREE, donations are welcome
Proceeds will be sent to World Vision:
Japan Quake and Tsunami Relief Fund

“The concert will include music from Antonin Dvorak's 'New World'
Symphony No. 9, An original work by Japanese composer Ryuichi
Sakamoto, Featured soloists include Erika Koscho, Michael Sheppard,
Christine Delbeau, Chelsey Green, Integriti Reeves, Bo Kwon, Samuel
Thompson, Jessi Sammis, Eunice Kim, Russell Wilson, Elizabeth Jaffe
and Robin Massie.”

“Since making his east coast debut at the 2006 New Haven International Festival of Arts and Ideas, Samuel Thompson continues to establish a multifaceted career as orchestral leader, recitalist, chamber musician, soloist and journalist. Hailed as a 'musician’s musician' by his colleagues and praised for the 'skill and sensitivity' (Ambush Magazine) he brings to works of all musical periods, recent seasons have included performances received with great audience acclaim in Toronto, New York, Chicago and throughout the southeastern United States.”

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