3/14

Choral Union Series

Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin

Thursday, March 14, 2013, 7:30 pm
Hill Auditorium

Can talent inspire? A performance by one of the great violin virtuosos of our time.

With unparalleled distinction in the world of classical music, Anne-Sophie Mutter returns to UMS for her sixth appearance since her 1989 UMS May Festival debut with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. With an international career that began at age 13, when Herbert von Karajan invited her to perform with the Berlin Philharmonic, she also devotes time to numerous charity projects and supports the development of young, exceptionally talented musicians. Accompanied by her longtime recital partner, Lambert Orkis, she offers a performance that gives proof to her reputation as one of very best violin virtuosos in the world.

Program

Mozart Sonata in G Major for Violin and Piano, K. 379 (1781)
Schubert Fantasy in C Major, D. 934 (1827)
Lutosławski Partita (1984)
Saint-Saëns Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Piano in d minor, Op. 75 (1885)

Encore:
Maurice Ravel’s “Pièce en forme de Habanera.”
Program Book [PDF]

Also see
Anne-Sophie Mutter website

For more than 35 years, violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter has sustained a career of exceptional musicianship with an unwavering commitment to the future of classical music. She has had an international career since she was 13 years old, when the great conductor Herbert von Karajan invited her to play with the Berlin Philharmonic. Anne-Sophie also devotes time to numerous charity projects and supports the development of young, exceptionally talented musicians.

This performance by Anne-Sophie Mutter marks her sixth UMS appearance following her debut at Hill Auditorium in April 1989 with Kurt Masur and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. Ms. Mutter last appeared under UMS auspices in October 2008.

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