The Senior Finals


Saturday, March 1, 2014

8:00 pm

Long Center for the Performing Arts (Austin map)
Tickets: $24-$54 or contact box office

Austin Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Peter Bay
Soloists: four senior finalists

Program to include the candidate’s choice of:
BARBER: Violin Concerto, Op. 14
MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto in E minor Op 64
PROKOFIEV: Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 19
PROKOFIEV: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63
SAINT-SAËNS: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G minor, Op. 61

Four outstanding violin concertos and four of the world’s most talented young players will create a particularly exciting evening at Austin’s Long Centre when the Menuhin Competition 2014 culminates in the Senior Finals. Accompanied by the Austin Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Peter Bay, four finalists will each perform their chosen violin concerto in their quest for the coveted 1st Prize.

The winner will be announced at the end of the evening

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