Held March 26, 2022 – 7:30 p.m.
The Palace Theatre, Greensburg
Daniel Meyer, Artistic Director, and Conductor
Enjoy a vibrant musical evening when the WSO takes you into the ring for The Bullfighter’s Prayer, whisks you away for a tour of The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires with stunning soloist Chee-Yun and inspires you with the “Spanish Mozart” Arriaga’s Symphony in D Major.
Make sure to come early to Nuevo Tango so you can hear the IUP Steel Band perform prior to the concert! Under the direction of Dr. Ronald Horner, the group will play songs from “Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing” by Stevie Wonder to “Under the Sea,” and many others!
Violinist Chee-Yun’s flawless technique, dazzling tone, and compelling artistry have enraptured audiences on five continents. Charming, charismatic, and deeply passionate about her art, Chee-Yun continues to carve a unique place for herself in the ever-evolving world of classical music.
Chee-Yun has performed with many of the world’s foremost orchestras and conductors. Orchestral highlights include her tours of the United States with the San Francisco Symphony under Michael Tilson Thomas and Japan with the NHK Symphony, a concert with the Seoul Philharmonic conducted by Myung-Whun Chung that was broadcast on national television, and a benefit for UNESCO with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s at Avery Fisher Hall.
Chee-Yun has performed frequently on National Public Radio’s Performance Today and on WQXR and WNYC radio in New York City. She has been featured on KTV, a children’s program on the cable network CNBC, A Prairie Home Companion, Public Radio International, and numerous syndicated and local radio programs across the world. She has appeared on PBS as a special guest on Victor Borge’s Then and Now 3, in a live broadcast at Atlanta’s Spivey Hall concurrent with the Olympic Games, and on ESPN performing the theme for the X Games. In 2009, she also appeared in an episode of HBO’s hit series Curb Your Enthusiasm. In 1989, she won the Young Concert Artists International Auditions, and a year later she became the recipient of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant.
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