Summer Season Finale

Summer Season Finale Orchestra of St. Luke’s

Leonidas Kavakos, violin

Sun, August 2, 4:00pm

Overview

The 75th Summer Season comes to a close with our resident ensemble, Orchestra of St. Luke’s led by the dynamic conductor Karina Canellakis making her Caramoor debut. Violinist Leonidas Kavakos joins the orchestra for Beethoven’s Violin Concert in D Major. Kavakos’ recent recording of the concerto garnered praise from The Guardian who summed up the performance by saying, “with his sweet, powerful tone and technical precision, Kavakos treats the performance as conversation rather than combat, decorating and accompanying as much as leading the musical argument.”

“I doubt if there is more than a handful of violinists alive who can match Kavakos in the tonal variety, accuracy and speed of his harmonics, or in the deft alternation of bowing and left-hand pizzicato.” — Gramophone

 

Artist

Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Karina Canellakis, conductor
Leonidas Kavakos, violin

Program

Missy Mazzoli Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres)
Beethoven Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61
Mozart Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551, “Jupiter”

 
3:00pm Pre-concert conversation with members of Orchestra of St. Luke’s

Season Finale Dinner Advance reservations required

Complimentary Garden Listening tickets for Members at the Family level and above


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