Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 8 pm
~ featuring ~
Irina Muresanu, violin
Our 95th season kicks off with one of the greatest romantic violin concertos of all time performed by Romanian violinist Irina Muresanu. Praised by the Boston Globe and LA Times, Ms. Muresanu has performed across the globe, from concerts in Carnegie Hall to performances with the Boston Pops. Tchaikovsky’s ever-popular and triumphant Symphony No. 5 concludes the program.
Romanian violinist Irina Muresanu has won the hearts of audiences and critics alike with her exciting, elegant and heartfelt performances of the classic, romantic and modern repertoire. The Boston Globe has come to praise her as “not just a virtuoso, but an artist” and the Los Angeles Times has written that her “musical luster, melting lyricism and colorful conception made Irina Muresanu’s performance especially admirable.” Irina Muresanu’s performances have been frequently cited as among the Best of Classical Music Performances by the Boston Globe, and her recital in the Emerging Artist Celebrity Series was named one of the Top 10 musical events by the TAB Magazine.
Her recent solo engagements include concerts with the Boston Pops, the Miami Symphony Orchestra, the Williamsburg Symphonia, the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (Geneva), the Syracuse Symphony, the Metropolitan Orchestra (Montreal), the Transvaal Philharmonic (Pretoria, S. Africa), the Romanian National Orchestra, the Orchestre de la Radio Flamande (Brussels), the Boston Philharmonic, the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, the New England String Ensemble and among others. She has been a member of the Boston Trio since 2002 and she regularly performs with the Andover Chamber Music Society and the Walden Chamber Players.
Irina Muresanu currently serves on the faculty of the Boston Conservatory and has taught in the Music Department of Harvard University and MIT. Her ensemble, the Boston Trio, is Ensemble-in-Residence at the New England Conservatory, A native of Bucharest, Romania, Ms. Muresanu resides in Boston, MA with her husband, son and dog.
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