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Mozart & Bach with Joshua BellAcademy of St Martin in the Fields
Academy of St Martin in the Fields Music Director and superstar violinist Joshua Bell joins the ensemble in Bach’s Violin Concerto in A minor, paired with a performance of Bach’s epic Keyboard Concerto No.1 by Anne-Marie McDermott and two of Mozart’s early symphonies: Nos. 25 and 29.
Renowned for its beautifully refined sound and vibrant interpretations, the Academy, led by Music Director Joshua Bell, makes a triumphant return for its fourth residency at Bravo! Vail.
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Joshua Bell, violin
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano
BACH Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041
MOZART Symphony No. 29
BACH Keyboard Concerto No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052
MOZART Symphony No. 25
Joshua Bell (violin), born in Bloomington, Indiana, has for over forty years been heard as a soloist, chamber musician, recording artist, conductor and director, and Grammy Award winner. Bell has served as Music Director of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields since 2011, and his 2022/23 season highlights with the Academy include touring to eight countries throughout Europe and South America. This summer's performances mark Bell's fourth appearance at Bravo! Vail with the Academy.
Anne-Marie McDermott (piano) has been Bravo! Vail’s Artistic Director since 2011. Last summer, she performed the Vail premiere of Chris Rogerson’s Dream Sequence with the Dover Quartet, as well as the world premiere of Samaa’ (a piano concerto, also by Rogerson), commissioned by Bravo! Vail in celebration of her 10th year as Artistic Director. She regularly performs with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, where she has been a member since 1995, and has recorded extensively for Bridge Records. This fall she performs with the New York Philharmonic and Jaap van Zweden in the season opening of The McKnight Center of the Performing Arts at Oklahoma State University.
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