Saturday, October 22, 2016
Violin and Piano
James Ehnes: violin
Andrew Armstrong: piano
Note: This concert is not included in our 2016-17 subscription series, tickets for this recital must be purchased separately. This is a co-presentation with the Yukon Arts Centre.
Known for his virtuosity and probing musicianship, Canadian violinist James Ehnes has performed in 37 countries on five continents, appearing regularly in the world’s great concert halls and with many of the most celebrated orchestras and conductors. In addition to his solo work, he is also the first violinist of the Ehnes Quartet and the Artistic Director of the Seattle Chamber Music Society. James plays the “Marsick” Stradivarius of 1715. He currently lives in Florida with his wife and children.
Praised by critics for his passionate expression and dazzling technique, pianist Andrew Armstrong has delighted audiences across Asia, Europe, Latin America, Canada, and the United States, including performances at Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, and Warsaw’s National Philharmonic.
This concert is part of the James Ehnes @ 40 tour. During which James will celebrate his 40th birthday by appearing in every Province and Territory across the country.