Blue Electra


Blue Electra

Feb 11
7:30 PM
Century II Concert Hall

featuring Anne Akiko Meyers, violin


Multiple adventures await in the music of this concert.

Superstar violinist Anne Akiko Meyers takes you in flight with Blue Electra, the brand-new violin concerto from Grammy Award-winning composer Michael Daugherty. American & Kansas icon Amelia Earhart and her Lockheed 10-E Electra inspire the music and your imagination in this adventure.

Cruise down Germany's Rhine River past vineyards, Gothic cathedrals, and towering mountains as Schumann's Rhenish Symphony evokes the famous Rhine landscape.

Explore the romanticisim and folk-infused melodies in Serenade by the dean of African-American composers, William Grant Still.

     Featuring Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
ROBERT SCHUMANN Symphony No. 3 “The Rhenish”

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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

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