The Red Violin Returns to Musica Reginae

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On Saturday, December 3rd, come and listen to a beautiful performance by Musica Reginae.

Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin, and Barbara Podgurski, piano, will perform sonatas by Mozart, Mendelssohn and Franck.

Celebrated violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn returns to perform on her “Red Mendelssohn” Stradivarius, made famous by the movie The Red Violin. The duo will showcase three beloved works of the violin and piano repertoire. Before the main performance, talented young students from the intensive summer program at the Luzerne Music Center will perform.

The program will feature Mozart’s Sonata in G Major, K.301, a composition of lyricism and virtuosity for both piano and violin. Mendelssohn’s Sonata in F Major, composed in 1838, is an exemplary and rarely-performed selection from the Romantic period.

The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. at The Church-in-the-Gardens, located at 50 Ascan Avenue.The audience is invited to a reception after the concert where they can meet the performers.

Tickets $20 adults or $10 students. Kids under 13 are free when accompanied by a paying adult.

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