Star Power: British Violinist Ruth Palmer, Michael Gandolfi World Premiere, and Beethoven
Presented by Lexington Symphony at Cary Memorial Hall (Battin Hall)
February 16, 2013
Acclaimed British violinist Ruth Palmer, who has been described as “the most distinctive violinist of her generation,” performs Korngold’s glorious violin concerto as part of this special evening of star performances. Conducted by Jonathan McPhee, the program also features the world premiere of a new commission by award-winning contemporary composer Michael Gandolfi and a performance of Beethoven’s expressive sixth symphony, the “Pastoral.” Pre-concert conductor’s talk at 7 pm.