Blue Electra

Masterworks

Blue Electra

Feb 11
Saturday
7:30 PM
Century II Concert Hall

featuring Anne Akiko Meyers, violin

Named for Amelia Earhart’s Lockheed Electra aircraft, Michael Daugherty’s Blue Electra is a new violin concerto about the pioneering aviator, performed by world-class violinist Anne Akiko Meyers and the Wichita Symphony. Also on the program: William Grant Still's Serenade and Schumann's "Rhenish" Symphony.

WILLIAM GRANT STILL Serenade
MICHAEL DAUGHERTY Blue Electra
     Featuring Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 3 “Rhenish”

Anne Akiko Meyers

About Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers

Anne Akiko Meyers is one of today’s most internationally renowned and respected classical musicians.   Anne has dramatically expanded the modern violin repertoire with significant new commissions - including the violin concerto inspired by Amelia Earhart that you will hear live at this concert, Blue Electra. She has made 37 recordings, many of them debuting at #1 on the Billboard charts and becoming staples of classical music radio stations. Anne has been featured in profiles or performances on CBS Sunday Morning, CBS’s “The Good Wife,” NPR’s Morning Edition with Linda Wertheimer, and All Things Considered with Robert Siegel and recently curated “Living American” on Sirius XM Radio’s Symphony Hall. Learn more at AnneAkikoMeyers.com.

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