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Scottish Chamber Orchestra


October 16
4:00 pm
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Concert Hall

Maxim Emelyanychev, Principal Conductor
Nicola Benedetti, Violin

Anna Clyne: Stride
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56, Scottish
Read program notes here.

The Joan and David Steinberg Annual Endowed Concert.

Classical music performances are made possible, in part, by the Classical Music Fund in honor of Dr. Elliott Sroka.

2:45 Arts Insider event, Krasnoff Theater: LIU Post faculty member, Dr. Paul Kim, will speak about Max Bruch and Felix Mendelssohn and explore the significance of their respective works, the Violin Concerto No. 1 and Symphony No. 3 “Scottish.” This event is free for all Scottish Chamber Orchestra ticket buyers and takes place in the Krasnoff Theater from 2:45-3:30 pm. Advance reservations are highly encouraged by contacting the Tantleff Box Office, Mon-Fri, 1-6 PM, 516.299.3100.

Arts Insider programs are supported by the Gilbert and Rose Tilles Fund for Arts Education.

About Nicola Benedetti: Grammy Award-winning Nicola Benedetti is one of the most sought-after violinists of her generation. Born in the Scottish town of Irvine, of Italian heritage, Nicola began violin lessons at the age of four with Brenda Smith. In 1997, she entered the Yehudi Menuhin School where she studied with Natasha Boyarskaya. Upon leaving, she continued her studies with Maciej Rakowski and then Pavel Vernikov. In 2004, she won “BBC Young Musician,” launching her career as an international concert violinist.

Among the conductors Nicola has worked with include Marin Alsop, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Jiří Bělohlávek, Karina Canellakis, Christoph Eschenbach, Vladimir Jurowski, Cristian Măcelaru, Zubin Mehta, Michael Tilson Thomas, Donald Runnicles, Pinchas Zukerman and Jaap van Zweden.

Nicola has performed with the London Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Leipzig Gewandhausorchester, Frankfurt Radio Symphony, Czech Philharmonic, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and National Symphony Orchestra of Washington DC.

Regular prices: $79, $59, $44

Tilles Your Way prices: $72, $52, $37 – must buy 3 or more shows to save up to $7 per ticket.

Prices include a facility fee.

Masks optional