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Winter Soiree featuring Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin

Thursday, February 21, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Home of Linda Kenyon,
3105 Sugan Road,
Solebury, PA 18963

Concert Details

You are invited to a
Soiree

Thursday, February 21, 2019
Featuring
Elizabeth Pitcairn

Performing on her 1720 Red “Mendelssohn” Stradivarius
Elizabeth will be accompanied by
Pianist Barbara Podgorski

This Soiree benefits the
Bucks County Symphony Orchestra,
its programming and partnership in education

Join celebrated violin virtuoso Elizabeth Pitcairn for an intimate evening
of superb music, and hear about her partnership with the mysterious and
legendary 1720 Red “Mendelssohn” Stradivarius

A buffet supper, wine and desserts will precede the performance a
t the beautifully preserved Bucks County Barn of Linda Kenyon
3015 Sugan Road, Solebury, Pa. 18963

Ticket Reservation

Tickets available for $100 per person. To Reserve Your Tickets, Call 215-348-7321. Tickets are limited, please reserve early.

Payments:

Bucks County Symphony Society
c/o Carolyn Evans
1424 Markley St.
Norristown, PA 19701-2912

 

Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin

Violin virtuoso Elizabeth Pitcairn, who started violin studies at age 3, and made her orchestral debut at 14, has earned a stunning reputation as a soloist. Performing in partnership with one of the world’s most legendary instruments, she has appeared with the Philadelphia Orchestra, made her NYC debut at Alice Tully Hall, performed at Carnegie Hall, Disney Concert Hall, the Fisher Center at Bard, the Kimmel Center, and many other great orchestras across the globe.

Passionate about youth and music education, she serves as President and Artistic Director of the Luzerne Music Center, a summer camp and chamber music festival for gifted young students. On her tours, she makes time for school visits and gives master classes. A former member of the distinguished faculty at USC’s Colburn School of Music, she taught alongside her former teacher, Robert Lipsett. At the Marlboro Music Festival she performed with members of the Juilliard and Guarneri String Quartets.

Her discography includes recordings of Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Bruch, Bizet, and “Hymns to the Night” commissioned from Swedish composer Tommie Hoaglund, which earned Ms. Pitcairn a Swedish Grammi nomination.

Barbara Podgorski, piano

A native of New York, pianist and teaching artist Barbara Podgorski holds a DMA in piano performance from the Graduate Center (CUNY) as well as a BM in Piano performance and an MM in both Piano performance and music theory from the Mannes College of Music. She has performed as soloist and chamber musician throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Caribbean and Europe at many of the music world’s finest venues, including a number of performances at Carnegie Hall.

Photo Credit: Christian Steiner

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