Sarasota Orchestra Welcomes Violin Legend Midori
The Sarasota Orchestra welcomes the legendary Midori as guest artist for its Masterworks concert 'Midori Honors Bernstein.'
A leading concert violinist for over 30 years, Midori has performed with the world's top orchestras including the London Symphony, Staatskapelle Dresden, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, and New York Philharmonic. Midori regularly transfixes audiences around the world, bringing together graceful precision and intimate expression that allows the listening public to not just hear music but to be personally moved by it.
Midori is also an honorary professor at Beijing's Central Conservatory of Music, a guest professor at both Soai University in Osaka and the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, and a distinguished visiting artist at the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University.
For Masterworks 'Midori Honors Bernstein' with the Sarasota Orchestra Midori joins guest conductor Michael Balke in a performance of Bernstein's Serenade after Plato's Symposium, a tribute to Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday.
The concert also features Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 (Pastorale) and Rossini's Overture to The Barber of Seville.