Mark O'Connor: Tour Dates & Holiday LP

NEW COMMISSION ‘THE IMPROVISED VIOLIN CONCERTO’
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Mark O'Connor
Multiple Grammy-winning composer, violinist and educator Mark O’Connor will undertake an expansive schedule of projects this year, including a nationwide tour and the release of a holiday album with a star-studded list of contributors. O’Connor will also continue work on his educational endeavors, which include his acclaimed String Camps, a personal Manifesto, and the expansion of his own teaching method.

The tour begins this spring, and includes a March 6 performance at Boston Symphony Hall, featuring the world premiere of O’Connor’s own work, “The Improvised Violin Concerto”, commissioned by the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras. Dates continue throughout the year, with other key performances highlighted below.

In September, O’Connor will release a holiday album featuring collaborations with Renee Fleming, Sharon Isbin, Alison Krauss, Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Jane Monheit, James Taylor, Chris Thile, Steve Wariner and more.

MARK O’CONNOR 2011 CONCERTS:
3/06 - Boston, MA @ Boston Symphony Hall (world premiere of The Improvised Violin Concerto)
3/19 - Indianapolis, IN @ Hilbert Circle Theatre (w/ the National Honors Orchestra)
3/30 - Evanston, IL @ Pick-Staiger Concert Hall (O'Connor String Quartet)
4/30 - Ventura, CA @ Ventura Missionary Church (O'Connor String Quartet)
5/06 - Brevard, NC
5/21- 5/22 - San Francisco, CA (world premiere of O'Connor string symphony - Elevations)
6/24 - Johnson City, TN @ East Tennessee State University (O'Connor String Camp and concert)
6/27 - 7/01 – Boston, MA @ Berklee College of Music (O'Connor String Camp and concert)
7/07 - Tanglewood, MA @ Ozawa Hall (O'Connor String Quartet)
7/12 - Boulder, CO @ Colorado Music Festival (O'Connor String Quartet)
8/05 - Charleston, NC @ Sotille Theatre (O'Connor Method Camp and 50th birthday concert)
10/11 - St. Louis, MO @ Southeast Missouri State University in Gape Girardeau, MO

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[Published on: 2/24/11]

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