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Aiken Symphony Orchestra presents Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
October 20, 2018
Aiken Symphony Orchestra presents Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. Czech composer Antonin Dvořak’s From the New World is considered one of the most popular of all symphonies. Hence, Astronaut Neil Armstrong carried the cassette into space during 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing. In 1892, after a New York move, Dvořak wrote his two most successful orchestral works. Most noteworthy, the Symphony From the New World and Cello Concerto.
Violin Concerto in D Major written in 1878. Tchaikovsky went to a Swiss resort on Lake Geneva shores to recover from the depression. Due to, a disastrous marriage and failed suicide attempt. The composer completed the entire work in less than a month inspired by a young violinist he met there.
Recipient of the prestigious 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant. Also, the 2017 Lincoln Center Award for Emerging Artists. Violinist Paul Huang has gained attention for his eloquent music making, distinctive sound and effortless virtuosity. Huang makes his 2018 recital debut at the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland. Similarly, embarks on a tour in La Jolla, Chicago, Toronto, Palm Desert, Taiwan (Taipei, Hsinchiu, Tainan), and New York. Finally, tour culminates at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.