Virginia’s Blue Ridge Music Festival presents
“Classics Around the World”
– Don’t miss this exciting pre-Festival spring benefit concert –
Come hear violin virtuoso Akemi Takayama, Maestro David Stewart Wiley at the grand piano, and other acclaimed Festival principal musicians, as they perform classic favorites from around the globe.
Concert includes: –Mendelssohn’s youthful and memorable violin concerto – the Romance by female pioneer Amy Beach – a traditional Japanese classic Haru no Umi by Michio Miyagi – George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue finale – Vittorio Monti’s Gypsy-infused Czardas – and the fun and up-tempo Jazz suites by French master Claude Bolling.
The evening of show stopping masterpieces from around the world will benefit Virginia’s Blue Ridge Music Festival for its Inaugural Season, May 30 – June 9, 2013.