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TIMELESS TREASURES

Mozart
Overture to The Marriage of Figaro

Schumann
Violin Concerto in D minor
David McCarroll, violin


Mendelssohn
Symphony #3 in A minor, Opus 56 "Scottish"




SPONSORED BY: Charles & Olivia Hasty
SOLOIST SPONSORS: Gary Bowers
CONDUCTOR SPONSOR: Savings Bank of Mendocino County
CONCERTMASTER SPONSOR: Nancy & Charles Jenkins
PRINCIPAL VIOLA SPONSOR: Teresa Eacker

Mozart conducted the orchestra from the piano for the immediately successful Marriage of Figaro in 1786. By contrast, Schumann's brilliant Violin Concerto, composed in 1853, was not performed until eighty years later. And Mendelssohn took thirteen years to complete his Symphony #3 (1829-1842), an exciting and innovative work of timeless beauty.



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David McCarroll -FEATURED ARTIST

Winner of the European Young Concert Artists Auditions and Silver Medalist at the Klein International Competition, David McCarroll has been described as "a violinist of mature musicality and deep understanding of his repertoire whose playing is distinguished by clarity of form and line" by Musik Heute. He made his concerto debut with the London Mozart Players in 2002 and has since appeared in major concert halls including the Berlin Konzerthaus, Concertgebouw, Vienna Konzerthaus and Musikverein, Wigmore Hall, Kennedy Center, Library of Congress, and Carnegie Hall. His performances have been broadcast on radio stations including WGBH Boston, WQXR New York, National Public Radio, BR-Klassik, Ö1, and the BBC.

Recent performances have included Stravinsky's violin concerto at the Konzerthaus Berlin, touring with Musicians from Marlboro, and performances of György Kurtág's "Kafka Fragments" for violin and soprano. In September 2015, he joined the Vienna Piano Trio with whom he has toured and recorded extensively.

An active chamber musician, he has performed in many chamber ensembles with musicians including Mitsuko Uchida, Richard Goode, Miriam Fried, Pamela Frank, Anthony Marwood, Donald Weilerstein, Kim Kashkashian, Roger Tapping, Atar Arad, Bonnie Hampton, Marcy Rosen, Peter Stumpf, Peter Wiley, Paul Katz, Timothy Eddy, and Laurence Lesser. He has appeared at festivals including Marlboro, Caramoor's Rising Stars Series, Ravinia, ChamberFest Cleveland, Prussia Cove's Open Chamber Music, Yellow Barn, Moab, Menuhin Festival Gstaad, Siete Lagos (Argentina), Frutillar (Chile), and with the Israeli Chamber Project.

David was born in Santa Rosa, California in 1986 and began studying the violin with Helen Payne Sloat at the age of 4. At 8, he attended the Crowden School of Music in Berkeley studying with Anne Crowden. When David was 13, he received an invitation to join the Yehudi Menuhin School outside London where he studied for five years with Simon Fischer. David continued his studies with Donald Weilerstein and Miriam Fried at New England Conservatory of Music in Boston and with Antje Weithaas in the Konzertexamen program at the Hanns Eisler Academy in Berlin.

In addition to music, David maintains an active interest in social concerns including the needs of those impacted by the AIDS pandemic and is currently working on projects of the Starcross Community to help AIDS orphans in Africa. He has played in programs promoted by the Fellowship of Reconciliation and has given benefit concerts for Doctors Without Borders. With other members of his family, David has worked to get strings to young music students in Cuba where such items are very difficult to obtain. David plays a 1761 violin made by A & J Gagliano.



Saturday, Nov. 9, 7:30pm / Sunday, Nov. 10, 2pm

Mozart - Marriage Of Figaro - Overture
Mendelssohn Symphony no. 3 Scottish - Klemperer & Philharmonia Orchestra
Snippets-mvt 1--Schumann Violin Concerto in D minor - Gidon Kremer (Live recording)
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Saturday, 7:30PM ~ Sunday, 2:00PM
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From Main Street (Hwy 1) in Fort Bragg, head East (a right turn if you're coming from the South) on Fir Street. Cotton Auditorium is six blocks from Main Street at the intersection of Fir Street and N. Harold Street.

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Jason Kirkman & Carol Kawase
Opus #1
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Opus #3
Fort Bragg Center for the Arts
Opus #4
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Theresa Eacker
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Jason Kirkman & Carol Kawase
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