From Paganini to Ellington

Classical
Thu, Mar 25, 2021 8:00 PM
Meyerhoff
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 3:00 PM
Strathmore

Marin Alsop, conductor
Ning Feng, violin
Dancers from Baltimore School for the Arts

TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet, Overture-Fantasy
PAGANINI Violin Concerto No. 1
ELLINGTON Sophisticated Lady
ELLINGTON Night Creature

Chinese violinist Ning Feng, winner of the International Paganini Competition and a much sought-after soloist, will join Marin Alsop for Paganini’s First Violin Concerto, an exciting combination of technical wizardry and beautiful melodies. Also on the program is the sophisticated big-band-flavored jazz of Duke Ellington in his Night Creature, featuring Baltimore School for the Arts dancers.