Joshua Bell in recital

The world-famous violin virtuoso with pianist Alessio Bax at Mechanics Hall

Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 7:30 pm - Mechanics Hall

 

photo by Chris Lee

 

PROGRAM
Sonata in A Major for Violin & Piano No. 2 - Beethoven
Scherzo in C Minor for Violin & Piano
- Brahms
Sonata No. 3 for Violin & Piano in D Minor - Brahms
Sonata in G Minor for Violin & Piano - Debussy
Carmen Fantasy for Violin & Piano - Sarasate

Tickets
Adult: $95 / $85 / $69 / $55
Student: $25
Youth: $25
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Music Reviewer calls Joshua Bell "...poet laureate of music, if there were such a post..."  Read Jonathan Blumhofer's full review here in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Interview with Joshua Bell by Worcester Telegram & Gazette's Richard Duckett click here

The Violin Channel's series "Meet The Pros" recently asked Joshua Bell 20 questions - very cool - watch here

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNjlFPuYyWI

 

Celebrated the world over as one of the finest violinists of his era, Joshua Bell is renowned for his virtuosity and passion.  Bell will be accompanied in recital at Mechanics Hall by pianist Alessio Bax, recipient of the Avery Fisher Career Grant and a Steinway Artist. 

Enjoy this fascinating essay by Mr. Bell about his 300 year old Stradivarius, why it is called "The Huberman", and how it found its way into his arms.

With an early start time of 7:30 PM to encourage music lovers of ALL ages to attend, none other than the famed "Man With The Violin" of the children's book by that name, will perform one night only in Worcester.

Known for his numerous recordings (over 40 albums to date!), for his jet-setting travel to play with the top orchestras around the world, and for playing incognito in the DC metro a few years ago, violinist Joshua Bell is universally regarded as one of the finest musicians of any generation.  Selected as Music Director of the Academy of St. Martin the Fields by the musicians in 2011, Bell is the first person to hold this post following Sir Neville Marriner, who formed the orchestra

Review
"Mr. Bell doesn't stand in anyone's shadow" - The New York Times

About Joshua Bell

Joshua Bell's Website

On YouTube

Bell explains his love for Brahms

About the Pianist

Alessio Bax's website

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