Superstar violinist Ray Chen joins Olympic Music Festival Artistic Director Julio Elizalde in a recital of popular works by Beethoven, Saint-Saëns, and Stravinsky. Winner of the 2009 Queen Elisabeth Competition in Belgium, Chen is considered to be one of the greatest violinists of today. Chen performs on the famed 1715 "Joachim" Stradivarius. The two hour recital directly benefits the Olympic Music Festival’s 2018 summer season and includes a post-concert meet and greet with the artists.
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 1 in D major, Op 12 No. 1
Saint-Saëns: Violin Sonata No. 1 in D minor, Op. 75
Stravinsky: Divertimento on themes from "The Fairy's Kiss"