Acclaimed Violinist Sarah Chang Comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center March 8


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From Mayo Performing Arts Center:

Recognized as one of the foremost violinists of our time, Sarah Chang has performed with the most esteemed orchestras, conductors, and accompanists in an international career spanning more than two decades. Since her debut with the New York Philharmonic at the age of eight, Ms. Chang has continued to impress audiences with her technical virtuosity and refined emotional depth.

Chang will perform a recital with a quartet at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Thursday, March 8 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $29-$69.

The program will include:

Vitali: Chaconne
Vivaldi: Excerpts from The Four Seasons
Piazzolla: The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires

Over the years, Ms. Chang has received accolades and participated in astonishing opportunities around the world. In 2006 she was honored in Newsweek’s “Women and Leadership” issue, and in 2008, she was named a Young Global Leader by the WEF. Ms. Chang has also carried the Olympic Torch in New York City, been the youngest person inducted into the Hollywood Bowl’s Hall of Fame, and has a chair dedicated to her in Yale University’s Sprague Hall. Ms. Chang has also been awarded Gramophone’s “Young Artist of the Year” award, Germany’s Germany’s “Echo” Schallplattenpreis, “Newcomer of the Year” honors at the International Classical Music Awards in London, Korea’s “Nan Pa” award and the Avery Fisher Career Grant. In 2011, Ms. Chang was named an official Artistic Ambassador by the United States Department of State.

Mayo Performing Arts Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, presents a wide range of programs that entertain, enrich, and educate the diverse population of the region and enhance the economic vitality of Northern New Jersey. The 2017-2018 season is made possible, in part, by a grant the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as support received from the F.M. Kirby Foundation and numerous corporations, foundations and individuals. The Mayo Performing Arts Center has been designated a Major Presenting Organization by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Mayo Performing Arts Center was named 2016 Outstanding Historic Theatre by the League of Historic American Theatres, and is ranked in the top 50 mid-sized performing arts centers by Pollstar Magazine.