Violinist performs in Oak Ridge

The Oak Ridge Civic Music Association is pleased to announce a series of performances and outreach activities featuring internationally renowned violinist, Rachel Barton Pine, March 30–April 2, 2017. Ms. Pine is an American violinist who made her solo debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at age 10, and was the first American and youngest ever gold medal winner of the International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition.

Saturday, April 1:
Ms. Pine will perform Dvorak’s Violin Concerto with the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 7:30 PM at the Oak Ridge High School Performing Arts Center. Led by Maestro Dan Allcott, the orchestra will also perform music by Vaughan Williams, Sibelius, and Smetana. Audience members are invited to bid on delightful items at a spring-themed silent auction in the lobby. A reception will be held after the concert.

Tickets for adults are $25 and young adults, ages 19-29, are just $10. Students 18 & under are free. Seating is general admission. Tickets may be purchased online at www.ORCMA.org or by calling (865) 483-5569. Ms. Pine’s four-day Oak Ridge residency is made possible with the generous support of Mr. James Rome.

Sunday, April 2:
Violinist Rachel Barton Pine will perform a solo recital on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 3:00 PM at the Pollard Auditorium in Oak Ridge. Ms. Pine will perform “American Partitas,” a recital program of newly commissioned works by David Wallace Bruce Molsky, April Verch, Darol Anger, Billy Childs and Daniel Bernard Roumain partnered with the Bach Partitas for solo violin.

Tickets for adults are $25 and young adults, ages 19-29, are just $10. Students 18 & under are free. Seating is limited for this performance; advance reservations are recommended. Tickets may be purchased online at www.ORCMA.org or by calling (865) 483-5569.

An elegant dinner with Rachel Barton Pine will follow the concert in the lobby of the Pollard Auditorium. Catered by Bidwell Catering, the menu will feature Maple Syrup & Brown Sugar Glazed Pork Loin, Pasta Primavera, Herb Roasted Potatoes, Sautéed Zucchini and Squash, and Mixed Berry Cobbler.

Dinner tickets are $50 per person and all proceeds benefit the Oak Ridge Civic Music Association. Please call (865) 483-5569 or e-mail office@orcma.org by Thursday, March 30 for reservations.

Thursday, March 30:
Classical violinist Rachel Barton Pine shows off her versatility with a metal-rock concert at the Oak Ridge High School Performing Arts Center on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 7:00 PM. The nationally recognized Oak Ridge High School Orchestra will perform selections at the beginning of the concert before Ms. Pine takes the stage with string players from the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Pine and members of the orchestra will perform popular selections by Led Zeppelin, Rush, AC/DC, Black Sabbath, and more.

Admission is free for this performance and no tickets are required. For more information, please call (865) 483-5569 or e-mail office@orcma.org.

Friday, March 31:
Four local violin students have been selected to participate in a special master class led by violinist Rachel Barton Pine on Friday, March 31, 2017 from 3:00-5:00 PM at the Oak Ridge High School Performing Arts Center.

The master class is free and open to the public; no tickets are required. For more information, please call (865) 483-5569 or e-mail office@orcma.org.

About Rachel Barton Pine:
Heralded as a leading interpreter of the great classical masterworks, international concert violinist Rachel Barton Pine thrills audiences with her dazzling technique, lustrous tone and emotional honesty. With an infectious joy in music-making and a passion for connecting historical research to performance, Pine transforms audiences’ experiences of classical music.

Pine has appeared as soloist with many of the world’s most prestigious ensembles, including the Chicago Symphony; the Philadelphia Orchestra; the Royal Philharmonic; and the Netherlands Radio Kamer Filharmonie. She has worked with such renowned conductors as Charles Dutoit, Zubin Mehta, Erich Leinsdorf, Neeme Järvi and Marin Alsop.

About ORCMA:
The Oak Ridge Civic Music Association presents professional performances in the Oak Ridge community with its symphony, chorus, and chamber music series. Subscription and individual tickets may be purchased online at www.ORCMA.org or by calling (865) 483-5569.