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Copland 3 + Blue Electra

2020-2021 Season

Copland 3 + Blue Electra

Apr 17
Saturday
7:30 PM
Apr 18
Sunday
3 PM
Century II Concert Hall

featuring Anne Akiko Meyers, violin

JOAN TOWER Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman
ARTHUR HONEGGER Pacific 231
MICHAEL DAUGHERTY Blue Electra
   A new violin concerto inspired by Amelia Earhart featuring Anne Akiko Meyers
COPLAND Symphony No. 3
   Spoiler alert: it ends with Fanfare for the Comman Man!

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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 AnneAkikoMeyers.com.


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