Curtis on Tour in Nantucket

 

Curtis on Tour in Nantucket

JULY 18-25, 2018

Curtis on Tour returns to New England for a tenth season, visiting Nantucket, Falmouth, and Great Barrington, Mass. Distinguished alumni and faculty performers with international touring careers join with students about to emerge onto the world stage. Violinist Bella Hristova ('08) has been called “a player of impressive power and control” (Washington Post).  A violist of international reputation, Roberto Díaz ('84) combines an active performing career with leadership of Curtis. They are joined by cellist Timotheos Petrin (’17) and violinist Maria Ioudenitch (’18) for a program of string quartets by Ravel and Shostakovich. 

 

Siasconset Casino in Nantucket 

Wednesday, July 18
Members-only performance

Bella Hristova, violin (’08)
Maria Ioudenitch, violin (’18) 
Roberto Díaz, viola (’84)
Timotheos Petrin, cello (’17)

SHOSTAKOVICH
RAVEL

Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110
Quartet in F major

Dr. David Ludwig (’01), chair of composition at the Curtis Institute of Music, offers spoken introductions to each piece. A post-concert reception follows.

For member tickets, visit Sconsetcasino.com.

 

Lecture-Recital 
Nantucket Dreamland, Studio Theater 

Thursday, July 19 at 5:30 p.m.

Strings Attached: The Violin Story with Bella Hristova and David Ludwig

Bella Hristova and David Ludwig will demonstrate the history of the violin in a lecture-recital that features music from centuries of virtuosic repertoire—from Bach to Paganini to John Corigliano’s Red Violin. The duo will share what makes these pieces special for the instrument, and how playing techniques and the violin itself have changed throughout history. Ms. Hristova, a Curtis alumna and a soloist who tours internationally, plays on a 1655 Nicolò Amati violin.

Free admission; reserve tickets at the Dreamland Box Office or online at nantucketdreamland.org.

 

Nantucket Pop-Up Concert
Unitarian Universalist Church

Saturday, July 21 at 12 p.m.

Violinist Maria Ioudenitch and cellist Timotheos Petrin give an informal midday concert of solo and duo repertoire, with spoken introductions to each work.

Free admission, no tickets required.

 

Nantucket Atheneum

Sunday, July 22 at 7 p.m.

Bella Hristova, violin (’08)
Maria Ioudenitch, violin (’18)  
Roberto Díaz, viola (’84) 
Timotheos Petrin, cello (’17)

SHOSTAKOVICH
RAVEL

Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110
Quartet in F major

Curtis on Tour concludes its week in Nantucket with a program of masterworks for string quartet by Shostakovich and Ravel. Dr. David Ludwig provides a spoken introduction to each piece.

Free admission; no tickets required.

 

 


Curtis on Tour is the Nina von Maltzahn Global Touring Initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music.