Making his grand debut appearance on stage at the Historic Elsinore Theatre in downtown Salem, the world-renowned violinist Joshua Bell performs Bruch's Violin Concerto in G minor and Sarasate's Zigeunerweisen with the Salem Symphony. With additional works by Saint Saens and Tchaikovsky. Guest Conductor, Anthony Parnther. Performances include: "Bacchanale" - Saint Saens, "Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture" - Tchaikovsky, "Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor" - Bruch, "Zigeunerweisen" - Sarasate.
Tickets: $40 - $80, Family 4-Pack $30 - $70, Stradivarius: A VIP Experience, meet Joshua Bell,Premiere Seating. 503-375-3574
With a career spanning more than 30 years as a soloist, chamber musician, recording artist and conductor, Joshua Bell is one of the most celebrated violinists of his era. An exclusive Sony Classical artist, Bell has recorded more than 40 CDs garnering Grammy, Mercury, Gramophone and Echo Klassik awards and is recipient of the Avery Fisher Prize. Named the Music Director of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields in 2011, he is the only person to hold this post since Sir Neville Marriner formed the orchestra in 1958.
Bell’s 2016/17 season includes season-opening appearances with the Atlanta Symphony and Minnesota Orchestra and performances with the New York Philharmonic under Alan Gilbert, Los Angeles Philharmonic under Gustavo Dudamel, plus the symphony orchestras of San Francisco, Seattle, Montreal and the National Arts Centre Orchestra. Abroad he performs with the Vienna Philharmonic, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Frankfurt Radio Symphony and Czech Philharmonic. He embarks on four international orchestral tours: To the U.K., Benelux, Germany and Australia with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; to Switzerland with the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra; to Austria, Germany, Italy and Sweden with the Swedish Radio Symphony.
Join the music lovers of the Mid-Willamette Valley as we welcome Joshua Bell.