Sunday, October 28, 2012

Violist Nokuthula Ngwenyama Performs Bartok's Viola Concerto with Phoenix Symphony Orchestra Nov. 8, 9 & 10, 2012

Violist Nokuthula Ngwenyama, President of the American Viola Society, is featured at and  She performs Bartok's Viola Concerto with the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, Nov. 8 in Phoenix; Friday, Nov. 9 in Scottsdale; and Saturday, Nov. 10 in Phoenix:

Phoenix Symphony

Thursday, November 8, 2012 7:30PM
Symphony Hall

Ignat Solzhenitsyn, conductor
Nokuthula Ngwenyama, viola

Mendelssohn: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
Bartók: Viola Concerto
Stravinsky: Petrushka (1947 version)

Join The Phoenix Symphony in welcoming the exciting conducting of Ignat Solzhenitsyn. Continuing a season where the greatest conductors of our next symphonic generation come to Arizona, experience the former music director of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and principal guest conductor of the Moscow Symphony Orchestra as he conducts the music from Stravinsky’s ballet Petrushka. Son of Nobel Prize-winning author Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Ignat Solzhenitsyn, a pianist as well as conductor, brings a lyrical and poignant interpretative style that has won him critical acclaim throughout the world. Experience Maestro Solzhenitsyn as he guides The Phoenix Symphony and mesmerizing hometown native violist and winner at age 17 of the Primrose International Viola Competition, Nokuthula Ngwenyama, a “Face To Watch” as featured in the Los Angeles Times, in Bartók’s last work, his Viola Concerto.

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