The Norwalk Symphony is marking its' 25th anniversary celebration on Saturday October 25 with a performance by the world - renowned violinist Midori who will join the Norwalk Symphony for its opening concert at the Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT.
The evening starts with a celebration at the Norwalk Inn at 5:00pm, there will be food and beverages and good friends! A $150 celebration ticket includes a ticket to the concert. If you already have your ticket for the concert, celebration tickets are $100. Tickets for the pre-concert event are available by calling the office at 203.956.6771 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. There is limited seating for the pre-concert event.
Ms. Midori* will play Robert Schumann's Violin Concerto. Since her debut at the age of 11, she has established a record of achievement which sets her apart as a master musician, innovator and champion of the developmental potential of children. In 1991, she founded Midori & Friends, a non-profit organization in New York which brings music education programs to thousands of underserved chlidren each year. During the 2013-2014 season, she was featured on two new recordings: one in collaboration with the NDR Symphony and conductor Christoph Eschenbach in a rare recording of the Hindemith violin concerto and, the other, a recital program with pianist Ozgur Aydin in works by Shostakovich, Janacek and Bloch.
Also on the program for the evening are Charles Ives' "The Unanswered Question," Mozart's Overture to the "Marriage of Figaro" and his "Symphony No. 29."