Joshua Bell & the Academy of St Martin in the Fields

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The perfect balance of showmanship and lyricism—experience a program that spotlights the exuberance that virtuoso Joshua Bell brings to his dual rule as violinist and leader of the illustrious chamber orchestra Academy of St Martin in the Field. Bell performs Paganini's Violin Concerto No. 1, a brillianttour de force not heard here for nearly 30 years. It is showman's piece that you have to see and hear to believe, combining finger leaps of Olympian proportions, stunning left-handed pizzicato (plucking of the string), and rapid avalanches of notes with the delicacy of elegant and inspired melodies. Then, Bell leads the Academy of St Martin in the Fields in Brahms' much-loved final symphony, a powerful catharsis featuring some of the deepest, darkest, and most moving music of the nineteenth-century.


Program

To Be Announced

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  1. Sun, Mar 1, 2020 at 7:30pm

    Davies Symphony Hall 

    Tickets will go on sale July 22, 2019.

If you would like assistance purchasing tickets for patrons with disabilities, please call the box office at 415-864-6000.

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Great Performers Series