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Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

Monday, March 4, 2013 at 7:30 pm
Ventura High School Theater
2 Catalina Street, Ventura, CA

One of the most famous and recorded orchestras in history brings its signature sound to Ventura! In addition to its over 500 classical recordings, the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields is also recognized through its soundtracks to such films as Amadeus, The English Patient and Titanic.

Two of the world's leading soloists perform with the Academy, leading from their instruments: the 2011 MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Grant recipient, Alisa Weilerstein, the first cellist in thirty years to sign as a recording artist with the exclusive Decca label, and pianist Inon Barnatan, a 2009 Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient, whose album, Darknesse Visible, was named one of the best of 2012 by the New York Times.

Experience two great artists with the orchestra that has all but defined the sound and style of the great masters!

Listen to Symphony No. 83 in G Minor, The Hen IV. Finale (Vivace).mp3

Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge Britten
Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major
  Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, BWV 1052
  Inon Barnatan, piano
Symphony No. 45, "Farewell" Haydn

Hear more at the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields' website

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