Celtic Fiddle Festival and Salerno-Sonnenberg & McDermott Set for The Barns at Wolf Trap, 10/16 & 18
The Barns at Wolf Trap will welcome the Celtic Fiddle Festival and Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg & Anne-Marie McDermott this month. All shows play at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna, VA. Details below!
Celtic Fiddle Festival is a trio of fiddlers and a guitarist who have been performing rousing Celtic music since 1993. Heralded as "three of the finest folk violinists anywhere" (The Washington Post), this group presents animated music that draws from French, Irish and Canadian traditions. This year they released Live in Brittany, a celebration of 20 years of memorable performances and impassioned music. "Celtic Fiddle Festival ratchets up the temperature as they ricochet through everything from magnificent Québecois tunes to Breton marches to The Irish Tradition." -The Irish Times
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano
Founder's Day Celebration
The Discovery Series
Friday, October 18, 2013 at 8 pm
Electrifying performances, fearless interpretations, and musical depth have established violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg as one of the leading violinists of our time. Her exceptional artistry is paired with great musical intelligence, which has served her well in numerous environments: on camera, on stage, and as a powerful and innovative presence on the recording scene.
Pianist Anne-Marie McDermott is a consummate artist who balances a versatile career as a soloist and collaborator. Performing more than 100 concerts annually in a combination of solo recitals, concerti, and chamber music shows, her musical style has received rave reviews internationally. McDermott's repertoire choices are eclectic, spanning from Bach and Haydn to Prokofiev and Scriabin, while also encompassing Kernis, Hartke, Tower, and Wuorinen. Both Salerno-Sonnenberg and McDermott "are musicians who bring considerable energy and emotional rawness to the music at hand..." (The New York Times).
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