Opening Night: Beethoven's Eroica - Boise

September 21, 2019, 7:30 pm
Anne Akiko Meyers
Anne Akiko Meyers, is one of the most internationally renowned and respected classical musicians of our time. Known for her passionate performances, purity of sound, deeply poetic interpretations, innovative programming and best-selling recordings, Anne frequently performs with the world’s top orchestras and presents ground-breaking recitals. She has dramatically expanded the modern violin repertoire with significant new commissions. Anne Akiko Meyers was born in San Diego and grew up in Southern California. She studied with Alice and Eleonore Schoenfeld at the Colburn School of Performing Arts, Josef Gingold at Indiana University, and Felix Galimir, Masao Kawasaki, and Dorothy DeLay at the Juilliard School. She performs on the Vieuxtemps Guarneri del Gesù, dated 1741, considered by many to be the finest sounding violin in existence.

You won't want to miss the opening concert of our 60th Anniversary Celebration 2019-2020 Season, with guest soloist Anne Akiko Meyers!

Feel the power of Beethoven’s Eroica, dedicated to “the memory of a great man,” intended for Napoleon before the latter fatefully crowned himself emperor. Eric Garcia also conducts Adam Schoenberg’s Orchard in Fog, a violin concerto commissioned for and played by Anne Akiko Meyers, our world-renowned guest soloist. The program opens with the overture to Rossini’s The Barber of Seville, whose familiar music originates from one of the most famous operas of all time.

Rossini: Overture to The Barber of Seville

Adam Schoenberg: Orchard in Fog
Anne Akiko Meyers, soloist

Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Eroica

 

Come to our Pre-Concert with the Phil event with Jamey Lamar at 6:30pm, as well as our Post-Concert event with Music Director Eric Garcia immediately following the performance.

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Anne Akiko Meyers
Anne Akiko Meyers, is one of the most internationally renowned and respected classical musicians of our time. Known for her passionate performances, purity of sound, deeply poetic interpretations, innovative programming and best-selling recordings, Anne frequently performs with the world’s top orchestras and presents ground-breaking recitals. She has dramatically expanded the modern violin repertoire with significant new commissions. Anne Akiko Meyers was born in San Diego and grew up in Southern California. She studied with Alice and Eleonore Schoenfeld at the Colburn School of Performing Arts, Josef Gingold at Indiana University, and Felix Galimir, Masao Kawasaki, and Dorothy DeLay at the Juilliard School. She performs on the Vieuxtemps Guarneri del Gesù, dated 1741, considered by many to be the finest sounding violin in existence.