Lara St. John and Matt Herskowitz

April 7, 2017

Music Worcester Announcement
For Immediate Release

Contact:  Midge Hamilton, Marketing Director, Music Worcester
Midge@MusicWorcester.org   508.754.3231

Photos, Artist Contact Information for Interviews, Press Passes Available

 
 

Music Worcester presents

Lara St.John and Matt Herskowitz

Dynamic Canadian Duo Brings Fantastic Program to

Brooks Hall on the campus of The College of The Holy Cross

in Worcester

FRIDAY,  April 7, 2017, at 8 PM

 

Worcester -The performance in the evening, presented by Music Worcester, will follow an afternoon coaching class for Holy Cross music students. Tickets may be purchased from the MusicWorcester.org web site, by phone, or at the door (provided not sold out) the evening of the performance.

The fiery, Canadian-born violinist Lara St. John has been described as "something of a phenomenon" by The Strad and a “high-powered soloist” by the New York Times.

She has performed as soloist with the orchestras of Cleveland, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, the Boston Pops, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, NDR Symphony, Zurich Chamber Orchestra, Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, Strasbourg Philharmonic, Bournemouth Symphony, Camerata Ireland, Belgrade Symphony, Amsterdam Symphony, and the Akbank Chamber Orchestra in Turkey, among others.

Uniquely combining the superlative technique of a classical virtuoso with his prowess in jazz, world music and free improvisation, pianist, composer and arranger Matt Herskowitz has carved out a unique and personal voice in music. Over the course of the last decade, Matt has produced a series of critically-acclaimed recordings, premiered his works in settings from New York's Central Park to Germany's Köln Philharmonie, collaborated with top classical, jazz and pop artists, and has performed at music festivals across the globe.

 

Watch as Lara St. John offers a fun video called Highwire BACH