POSTPONED: Menuhin Competition Richmond 2020 Opening Gala Concert

May 14, 2020 7:30 PM

Jahja Ling, Conductor
Chloe Chua, Violin
Christian Li, Violin
Soyoung Yoon, Violin

SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overture, Opus 96
SAINT-SAËNS Introduction & Rondo capriccioso, Opus 28
BIZET/SARASATE Carmen Fantasy, Opus 25
PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major, Opus 19
RIMSKY-KORKSAKOV Capriccio espagnol, Opus 34


The Opening Gala Concert kicks off the Menuhin Competition Richmond 2020 in spectacular fashion, with violin solos performed by three previous winners of the 1st Prize including an outstanding juror, alongside celebratory orchestral works. Chloe Chua and Christian Li, joint winners of the Geneva 2018 Junior 1st Prize, and Soyoung Yoon, 2020 juror and winner of the Boulogne 2002 Senior 1st Prize, are conducted by guest conductor Jahja Ling and accompanied by the Richmond Symphony, which closes the concert with Rimsky-Korsakov's effervescent and virtuosic Capriccio Espagnol.

This evening's events are sponsored by Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU and Dominion Energy.


The Opening Gala Concert will be held at
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center for the Performing Arts
600 East Grace Street
Richmond, VA 23219

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