From Paganini to Ellington
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.